Parallel Verses

NET Bible

O my God, make them like dead thistles, like dead weeds blown away by 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 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.

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's take over the pastures of God!" 13 O my God, make them like dead thistles, like dead weeds blown away by the wind! 14 Like the fire that burns down the forest, or the flames that consume the mountainsides,


Cross References

Job 21:18

How often are they like straw before the wind, and like chaff swept away by a whirlwind?

Psalm 35:5

May they be like wind-driven chaff, as the Lord's angel attacks them!

Job 13:25

Do you wish to torment a windblown leaf and chase after dry chaff?

Isaiah 40:24

Indeed, they are barely planted; yes, they are barely sown; yes, they barely take root in the earth, and then he blows on them, causing them to dry up, and the wind carries them away like straw.

Jeremiah 13:24

"The Lord says, 'That is why I will scatter your people like chaff that is blown away by a desert wind.

Exodus 15:7

In the abundance of your majesty you have overthrown those who rise up against you. You sent forth your wrath; it consumed them like stubble.

Psalm 22:1

For the music director; according to the tune "Morning Doe;" a psalm of David. My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? I groan in prayer, but help seems far away.

Psalm 44:4

You are my king, O God! Decree Jacob's deliverance!

Psalm 68:1-2

For the music director; by David, a psalm, a song. God springs into action! His enemies scatter; his adversaries run from him.

Psalm 74:11-12

Why do you remain inactive? Intervene and destroy him!

Isaiah 17:12-14

The many nations massing together are as good as dead, those who make a commotion as loud as the roaring of the sea's waves. The people making such an uproar are as good as dead, those who make an uproar as loud as the roaring of powerful waves.

Isaiah 41:2

Who stirs up this one from the east? Who officially commissions him for service? He hands nations over to him, and enables him to subdue kings. He makes them like dust with his sword, like windblown straw with his bow.

Matthew 3:12

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

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