Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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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Context Readings

Prayer Against Enemies

12 who said, "Let us take [as] our possession the pastures of God." 13 O my God, make them like the tumbleweed, like the chaff before wind. 14 As fire burns a forest, and as a flame sets afire mountains,


Cross References

Job 21:18

[How often] are they like straw {before} the wind, and like chaff that [the] storm carries away?

Psalm 35:5

Let them be like chaff before [the] wind, with the angel of Yahweh {driving them}.

Job 13:25

Will you terrify a blown leaf? And will you pursue dry stubble?

Isaiah 40:24

Indeed, hardly are they planted; indeed, hardly [are they] sown; indeed, hardly has their shoot taken root in the earth when he blows on them and they wither, and [the] tempest carries them like stubble.

Jeremiah 13:24

And I will scatter them like stubble scattered by [the] wind of [the] desert.

Exodus 15:7

And in the greatness of your majesty you overthrew those standing up [to] you; you released your fierce anger, and it consumed them like stubble.

Psalm 22:1

My God, my God why have you forsaken me? [Why are you] far from helping me, [far from] the words of my groaning?

Psalm 44:4

You are my king, O God. Command victories for Jacob.

Psalm 68:1-2

God will arise; his enemies will be scattered, and those who hate him will flee from before him.

Psalm 74:11-12

Why do you draw back your hand, even your right hand? [Take it] from your bosom; destroy [them]!

Isaiah 17:12-14

Ah! [The] noise of many peoples, they make a noise like [the] noise of [the] seas! And [the] roar of nations, they roar like [the] roar of mighty waters!

Isaiah 41:2

Who has roused salvation from the east, summoned him to his foot, gives nations {in his presence}, and subjugates kings? He makes [them] like the dust [with] his sword, like scattered stubble [with] his bow.

Matthew 3:12

His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, and he will clean out his threshing floor and will gather his wheat into the storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

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