Turning One's Back

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Exodus 33:23

Then I will take My hand away, and you will see My back, but My face will not be seen.”

Jeremiah 18:17

I will scatter them before the enemy like the east wind.
I will show them My back and not My face
on the day of their calamity.

Jeremiah 2:27

say to a tree, “You are my father,”
and to a stone, “You gave birth to me.”
For they have turned their back to Me
and not their face,
yet in their time of disaster they beg,
“Rise up and save us!”

Ezekiel 8:16

So He brought me to the inner court of the Lord’s house, and there were about 25 men at the entrance of the Lord’s temple, between the portico and the altar, with their backs to the Lord’s temple and their faces turned to the east. They were bowing to the east in worship of the sun.

Joshua 7:8

What can I say, Lord, now that Israel has turned its back and run from its enemies?

2 Samuel 22:41

You have made my enemies retreat before me;
I annihilate those who hate me.

Psalm 18:40

You have made my enemies retreat before me;
I annihilate those who hate me.

Psalm 21:12

Instead, you will put them to flight
when you aim your bow at their faces.

Exodus 23:27

“I will cause the people ahead of you to feel terror and throw into confusion all the nations you come to. I will make all your enemies turn their backs to you in retreat.

Judges 20:42

They retreated before the men of Israel toward the wilderness, but the battle overtook them, and those who came out of the cities slaughtered those between them.

Jeremiah 48:39

“How broken it is! They wail! How Moab has turned his back! He is ashamed. Moab will become a laughingstock and a shock to all those around him.”

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