Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

O my God, make them, As whirling dust , As chaff before a 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 chaff before the wind [worthless and without substance].

Darby Translation

O my God, make them like a whirling thing, like 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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Context Readings

Prayer Against Enemies

12 Who said - Let us take a possession foe ourselves, The pastures of God! 13 O my God, make them, As whirling dust , As chaff before a wind; 14 As a fire burneth a forest, - And as a flame setteth mountains ablaze,


Cross References

Job 21:18

They become as straw before the wind, and as chaff, which the storm stealeth away.

Psalm 35:5

Let them be as chaff before the wind, with, the messenger of Yahweh, pressing them on:

Job 13:25

A driven leaf, wilt thou cause to tremble? Or, dry stubble, wilt thou pursue?

Isaiah 40:24

Scarcely have they been planted, Scarcely have they been sown, Scarcely hath their stock, begun to take root in the earth, When he hath just blown upon them and they have withered, And, a whirlwind, as though they haft been chaff, carrieth them away.

Jeremiah 13:24

Therefore have I scattered them, As broken straw passing away, by the wind of the desert.

Exodus 15:7

And in the greatness of thine exaltation, dost thou tear down thine opposers, - Thou dost send forth thy wrath, it consumeth them as straw;

Psalm 22:1

My GOD, my GOD, why hast thou forsaken me? Far from saving me, The words of my loud lamentation?

Psalm 44:4

Thou thyself, art my king, O God, Command thou the victories of Jacob.

Psalm 68:1-2

Let God arise, let his enemies be scattered, Yea let them that hate him flee before him:

Psalm 74:11-12

Wherefore shouldst thou withdraw thy hand - thy right hand? Bring it out of the midst of thy bosom! Selah.

Isaiah 17:12-14

Alas! the booming of many peoples, Like the booming of the seas, shall they boom, - And the rushing of nations! Like the rushing of mighty waters, shall they rush.

Isaiah 41:2

Who roused up one from the East, In righteousness, called him to his feet, - Set before him nations And over kings, caused him to rule, His sword, made them like dust, His bow like driven chaff:

Matthew 3:12

Whose fan is in his hand, and he will clear out his threshing-floor, - and will gather his wheat into the granary, but, the chaff, will he burn up with fire unquenchable.

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