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Daniel 2:31-35

"You, O king, were looking and, look, there was one great statue. This statue [was] huge and its brilliance extraordinary, standing [there] before you, and its appearance [was] frightening. The head of this statue [was] of fine gold, its chest and its arms of silver, its belly and its thighs of bronze, its legs of iron, its feet, part of them of iron and part of them of clay.read more.
You were looking on {until} a stone was chiseled out--that not by hands--and it struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay, and it broke them in pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver and the gold {all at once} broke into pieces and they became like chaff from the summer threshing floor, and the wind carried them away and any trace of them could not be found. But the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and it filled the whole earth.

Hosea 13:3

Therefore, they will be like the morning cloud, and like [the] dew of early morning going [away], like chaff swirling from [the] threshing floor, or like smoke from a window.

Job 13:25

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

Job 41:28

{An arrow} will not make it flee; sling stones are turned to stubble for it.

Isaiah 33:11

You conceive dry grass, you bring forth stubble; your breath [is] a fire; it will consume you.

Psalm 1:1-6

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of [the] wicked; nor does he stand in [the] way of sinners; nor does he sit in [the] assembly of mockers. Instead, in the law of Yahweh [is] his delight, and on his law he meditates day and night. And so, he is like a tree planted by streams of water that gives its fruit in its season; its leaf also does not wither. Therefore all that he does prospers.read more.
Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters. Therefore [the] wicked will not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of [the] righteous; for Yahweh knows [the] way of [the] righteous, but [the] way of [the] wicked will perish.

Job 21:17-18

"How often is [the] lamp of [the] wicked put out, and their disaster comes upon them? He distributes pains in his anger. [How often] are they like straw {before} the wind, and like chaff that [the] storm carries away?

Psalm 35:4-6

Let those who seek my life be shamed and humiliated. Let those who plot calamity against me be repulsed and ashamed. Let them be like chaff before [the] wind, with the angel of Yahweh {driving them}. Let their way be dark and slippery, with the angel of Yahweh pursuing them.

Psalm 83:13-15

O my God, make them like the tumbleweed, like the chaff before wind. As fire burns a forest, and as a flame sets afire mountains, so pursue them with your tempest and terrify them with your storm.

Isaiah 17:13

[The] nations roar like [the] roar of many waters, but he will rebuke him, and he will flee far away. And they are chased like chaff of [the] mountains before [the] wind and like tumbleweed before [the] storm.

Isaiah 29:5

But the multitude of your strangers shall be like fine dust, and [the] multitude of tyrants like chaff that passes by. And it will happen [in] an instant, suddenly.

Isaiah 40:24-25

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. "And to whom you will compare me, and am I equal?" says [the] holy one.

Jeremiah 13:24

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

Isaiah 41:15-16

Look! I will make you into a new sharp threshing sledge, {with} sharp edges. You shall thresh and crush [the] mountains, and you shall make [the] hills like chaff. You shall winnow them and [the] wind shall carry them, and [the] tempest shall scatter them. And you yourself shall rejoice in Yahweh; you shall boast in the holy one of Israel.

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 3:11-12

I baptize you with water for repentance, but the one who comes after me is more powerful than I [am], whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. 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."

Luke 3:16-17

John answered them all, saying, "I baptize you with water, but the one who is more powerful than I [am] is coming, of whom I am not worthy to untie the strap of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. His winnowing shovel [is] in his hand, to clean out his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his storehouse, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire."

Psalm 1:4

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

Jeremiah 23:28

The prophet who [has] with him a dream, let him tell [the] dream. But [the prophet] who [has] my word with him, let him speak my word faithfully. {What is straw compared to wheat}?" {declares} Yahweh.

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Chaff » Figurative

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."

Job 21:18

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

Psalm 1:4

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

Psalm 35:5

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

Isaiah 5:24

Therefore as the tongue of fire devours the stubble, and dry grass sinks down [in the] flame, so their root will become like [the] stench, and their blossom will go up like [the] dust. For they have rejected the instruction of Yahweh of hosts, and they have treated the word of the holy one of Israel with contempt.

Wicked people » Compared with » Chaff

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."

Job 21:18

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

Psalm 1:4

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

Wicked, the, are compared to » Chaff

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."

Job 21:18

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

Psalm 1:4

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.

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Psalm 1:4

Not so the wicked. Instead, [they are] like the chaff that [the] wind scatters.