As smoke is driven away, so you drive them away. As wax melts in the presence of fire, so the wicked die in the presence of God.
"You're driving me from the soil today. I'll be hidden from you, and I'll wander throughout the earth as a fugitive. In the future, whoever finds me will kill me."
After this, Cain left the presence of the LORD and settled in the land of Nod, east of Eden.
2 Kings 17:18
As a result, the LORD was angry with Israel and removed them from his presence. No one was left except for the tribe of Judah.
2 Kings 17:20
so the LORD rejected all of the descendants of Israel, afflicted them, and handed them over to the control of plunderers until he had thrown them away from his presence.
2 Kings 17:23
until the LORD removed Israel from his presence, just as he had warned through all of his prophets who served him. So Israel was carried off into exile from their own land into Assyria, where they remain to this day.
2 Kings 23:27
The LORD said, "I'm going to remove Judah from my sight as well, just as I've removed Israel. I will abandon Jerusalem, this city that I've chosen, as well as the Temple, about which I've spoken, "My Name shall remain there.'"
2 Kings 24:3
It was truly by the command of the LORD against Judah that it came, in order to remove them from his sight, because of every sin that Manasseh had committed,
2 Kings 24:20
because through the LORD's anger these things happened to Jerusalem and Judah until he threw them from his presence.
Because Jerusalem and Judah had angered the Lord, he cast them out of his presence. Zedekiah rebelled against the king of Babylon,
I'll cast you out of my sight, just as I cast out all your brothers, all the descendants of Ephraim.
2 Kings 13:23
but the LORD showed grace to them, displayed his compassion toward them, and turned to them due to his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. He would not destroy them or evict them from his presence up until that time.
Therefore I'll surely forget you and cast you and the city I gave you and your ancestors out of my presence.
So I told myself, "I have been driven away from you. How will I again gaze on your holy Temple?'