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Theasaurus: Chaff

20 Bible Verses about Chaff

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Daniel 2:31-35

"Your majesty, while you were watching, you observed an enormous statue. This magnificent statue stood before you with extraordinary brilliance. Its appearance was terrifying. That statue had a head made of pure gold, with its chest and arms made of silver, its abdomen and thighs made of bronze, its legs made of iron, and its feet made partly of iron and partly of clay.read more.
"As you were watching, a rock was quarried but not with human hands and it struck the iron and clay feet of the statue, breaking them to pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were broken in pieces together and became like chaff from a summer threshing floor that the breeze carries away without leaving a trace. Then the rock that struck the statue grew into a huge mountain and filled the entire earth.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore they will be like morning clouds, like early morning dew that evaporates, like chaff blown away from the threshing floor, or like smoke from a chimney."

Job 13:25

Are you a god who would make a leaf tremble or who would prosecute a dry straw?

Job 41:28

Arrows won't make him flee; stones from a sling are only pebbles to him.

Isaiah 33:11

You conceive dried grass, you give birth to stubble; your breath is a fire that will consume you.

Psalm 1:1-6

How blessed is the person, who does not take the advice of the wicked, who does not stand on the path with sinners, and who does not sit in the seat of mockers. But he delights in the LORD's instruction, and meditates in his instruction day and night. He will be like a tree planted by streams of water, yielding its fruit in its season, and whose leaf does not wither. He will prosper in everything he does.read more.
But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away. Therefore the wicked will not escape judgment, nor will sinners have a place in the assembly of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked will be destroyed.

Job 21:17-18

"How often do the wicked have their lights put out? Does calamity ever fall on them? Will God in his anger ever apportion their destruction? May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

Psalm 35:4-6

Let those who seek my life be ashamed and disgraced; let those who plot evil against me be driven back and confounded. Make them like the chaff before the wind, as the messenger of the LORD pushes them aside. May their path be dark and slippery, as the messenger of the LORD tracks them down.

Psalm 83:13-15

God, set them up like dried thistles, like straw before the wind. Like a fire burning a forest, and a flame setting mountains ablaze. Pursue them with your storm and terrify them with your whirlwind.

Isaiah 17:13

The nations roar like the rushing of many waters, but the LORD will rebuke them, and they will run far away, chased like chaff blown down from the mountains or like thick dust that rolls along, blown along by a wind storm.

Isaiah 29:5

"But the hordes of your enemies will become like fine dust, and the hordes of tyrants like flying chaff. Then suddenly, in an instant,

Isaiah 40:24-25

No sooner are they planted, no sooner are they sown, no sooner have their stems taken root in the earth, than he blows on them, and they wither, and the tempest sweeps them away like stubble. "To whom, then, will you compare me, and to whom should I be equal?" asks the Holy One.

Jeremiah 13:24

I'll scatter them like chaff blown away by a desert wind.

Isaiah 41:15-16

"See, I'm making you into a new, sharp, and multi-tooth threshing sledge. You'll thresh and crush the mountains, and make the hills like chaff. You'll winnow them, and the wind will lift them up, and a tempest will blow them away. Then you'll rejoice in the LORD, and you'll make your boast in the Holy One of Israel."

Isaiah 41:2

Who has aroused victory from the east, and has summoned it to his service, and has handed over nations to him? Who brings down kings, and turns them into dust with his sword, into windblown stubble with his bow?

Matthew 3:11-12

I am baptizing you with water as evidence of repentance, but the one who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not worthy to carry his sandals. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand. He will clean up his threshing floor and gather his grain into the barn, but he will burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Luke 3:16-17

John replied to all of them, "I'm baptizing you with water, but one is coming who is more powerful than I, and I'm not worthy to untie his sandal straps. It is he who will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand to clean up his threshing floor. He'll gather the grain into his barn, but he'll burn the chaff with inextinguishable fire."

Psalm 1:4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Jeremiah 23:28

Let the prophet who has a dream relate the dream, but let whoever receives my message speak my message truthfully. What does straw have in common with wheat?" declares the LORD.

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Chaff » Figurative

Matthew 3:12

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

Job 21:18

May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

Psalm 1:4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Psalm 35:5

Make them like the chaff before the wind, as the messenger of the LORD pushes them aside.

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore, as flames of fire devour straw, as dry grass collapses in flames, so their root will be rotten, and their blossom will blow away like dust, because they have rejected the instruction of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, and have despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Wicked people » Compared with » Chaff

Matthew 3:12

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

Job 21:18

May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

Psalm 1:4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Chaff

Matthew 3:12

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

Job 21:18

May they become like a straw, blown away before the wind; like a chaff that's swept off by a storm.

Psalm 1:4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

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Light As Chaff

Psalm 1:4

But this is not the case with the wicked. They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

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