Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

O my God, make them like a whirling thing, like stubble before the wind.

New American Standard Bible

O my God, make them like the whirling dust, Like chaff before the wind.

King James Version

O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.

Holman Bible

Make them like tumbleweed, my God,
like straw before the wind.

International Standard Version

God, set them up like dried thistles, like straw before the wind.

A Conservative Version

O my God, make them like the whirling dust, as stubble before the wind,

American Standard Version

O my God, make them like the whirling dust; As stubble before the wind.

Amplified

O my God, make them like whirling dust, like stubble or chaff before the wind!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

O my God, make them like a whirlwind, as the stubble before the wind.

Julia Smith Translation

O my God, set them as a wheel; as straw before the wind.

King James 2000

O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.

Lexham Expanded Bible

O my God, make them like the tumbleweed, like the chaff before wind.

Modern King James verseion

O my God, make them like a wheel; like the stubble before the wind.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

O my God, make them like unto a wheel, and as the stubble before the wind.

NET Bible

O my God, make them like dead thistles, like dead weeds blown away by the wind!

New Heart English Bible

My God, make them like tumbleweed; like chaff before the wind.

The Emphasized Bible

O my God, make them, As whirling dust , As chaff before a wind;

Webster

O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind.

World English Bible

My God, make them like tumbleweed; like chaff before the wind.

Youngs Literal Translation

O my God, make them as a rolling thing, As stubble before wind.

References

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Easton

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Context Readings

Prayer Against Enemies

12 For they have said, Let us take to ourselves God's dwelling-places in possession. 13 O my God, make them like a whirling thing, like stubble before the wind. 14 As fire burneth a forest, and as the flame setteth the mountains on fire,


Cross References

Job 21:18

Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

Psalm 35:5

Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive them away;

Job 13:25

Wilt thou terrify a driven leaf? and wilt thou pursue dry stubble?

Isaiah 40:24

Scarcely are they planted, scarcely are they sown, scarcely hath their stock taken root in the earth, but he also bloweth upon them and they wither, and the whirlwind taketh them away as stubble.

Jeremiah 13:24

And I will scatter them as stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.

Exodus 15:7

And by the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown thine adversaries: Thou sentest forth thy burning wrath, it consumed them as stubble.

Psalm 22:1

{To the chief Musician. Upon Aijeleth-Shahar. A Psalm of David.} My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? why art thou far from my salvation, from the words of my groaning?

Psalm 44:4

Thou thyself art my king, O God: command deliverance for Jacob.

Psalm 68:1-2

{To the chief Musician. Of David. A Psalm: a Song.} Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, and let them that hate him flee before him.

Psalm 74:11-12

Why withdrawest thou thy hand, and thy right hand? pluck it out of thy bosom: consume them.

Isaiah 17:12-14

Ha! a tumult of many peoples! they make a noise as the noise of the seas; and the rushing of nations! they rush as the rushing of mighty waters.

Isaiah 41:2

Who raised up from the east him whom righteousness calleth to its foot? He gave the nations before him, and caused him to have dominion over kings; he gave them as dust to his sword, as driven stubble to his bow.

Matthew 3:12

whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he shall thoroughly purge his threshing-floor, and shall gather his wheat into the garner, but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable.

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