Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

King James Version

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

Holman Bible

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns—
whether green or burning—
He will sweep them away.

International Standard Version

Before your clay pots are placed on a fire of burning thorns whether green or ablaze wrath will sweep them away like a storm.

A Conservative Version

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he will take them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

American Standard Version

Before your pots can feel the thorns, He will take them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.

Amplified


Before your cooking pots can feel the fire of thorns [burning under them as fuel],
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning ones alike.

Bible in Basic English

Before they are conscious of it, let them be cut down like thorns; let a strong wind take them away like waste growth.

Darby Translation

Before your pots feel the thorns, green or burning, they shall be whirled away.

Julia Smith Translation

Before your pots shall perceive the thorn, as living, as in wrath, he will sweep him away.

King James 2000

Before your pots can feel the burning thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Before your pots can feel [the heat of] a thornbush, whether green [or] {dry}, he will sweep it away.

Modern King James verseion

Before your pots can feel the thorns, whether green or glowing, He shall sweep it away.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As a green thorn kindled with fire goeth out before your pots be made hot; even so, let a furious rage bring him to nought.

NET Bible

Before the kindling is even placed under your pots, he will sweep it away along with both the raw and cooked meat.

New Heart English Bible

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.

The Emphasized Bible

Before your kettles can perceive the kindled bramble, Be he green or be he withered, he shall be swept away.

Webster

Before your pots can feel the thorns, he shall take them away as with a whirlwind, both living, and in his wrath.

World English Bible

Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns, he will sweep away the green and the burning alike.

Youngs Literal Translation

Before your pots discern the bramble, As well the raw as the heated He whirleth away.

Context Readings

A Cry Against Injustice

8 Let them be as a snail which melts away as it goes along,
Like the miscarriages of a woman which never see the sun.
9 Before your pots can feel the fire of thorns
He will sweep them away with a whirlwind, the green and the burning alike.
10 The righteous will rejoice when he sees the vengeance;
He will wash his feet in the blood of the wicked.


Cross References

Psalm 118:12

They surrounded me like bees;
They were extinguished as a fire of thorns;
In the name of the Lord I will surely cut them off.

Proverbs 10:25

When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more,
But the righteous has an everlasting foundation.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as the crackling of thorn bushes under a pot,
So is the laughter of the fool;
And this too is futility.

Numbers 16:30

But if the Lord brings about an entirely new thing and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them up with all that is theirs, and they descend alive into Sheol, then you will understand that these men have spurned the Lord.”

Job 18:18

He is driven from light into darkness,
And chased from the inhabited world.

Job 20:5-29

That the triumphing of the wicked is short,
And the joy of the godless momentary?

Job 27:21

“The east wind carries him away, and he is gone,
For it whirls him away from his place.

Psalm 10:2

In pride the wicked hotly pursue the afflicted;
Let them be caught in the plots which they have devised.

Psalm 10:5

His ways prosper at all times;
Your judgments are on high, out of his sight;
As for all his adversaries, he snorts at them.

Psalm 55:23

But You, O God, will bring them down to the pit of destruction;
Men of bloodshed and deceit will not live out half their days.
But I will trust in You.

Psalm 73:18-20

Surely You set them in slippery places;
You cast them down to destruction.

Proverbs 1:27

When your dread comes like a storm
And your calamity comes like a whirlwind,
When distress and anguish come upon you.

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing,
But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.

Isaiah 17:13

The nations rumble on like the rumbling of many waters,
But He will rebuke them and they will flee far away,
And be chased like chaff in the mountains before the wind,
Or like whirling dust before a gale.

Isaiah 40:24

Scarcely have they been planted,
Scarcely have they been sown,
Scarcely has their stock taken root in the earth,
But He merely blows on them, and they wither,
And the storm carries them away like stubble.

Jeremiah 23:19

“Behold, the storm of the Lord has gone forth in wrath,
Even a whirling tempest;
It will swirl down on the head of the wicked.

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