Job 21:18
Good News Translation
and blow them away like straw in the wind, or like dust carried away in a storm?

Contemporary English Version
How often does he strike them like a windstorm that scatters straw?

Douay-Rheims Bible
They shall be as chaff before the face of the wind, and as ashes which the whirlwind scattereth.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They shall be as chaff before the face of the wind, and as ashes which the whirlwind scattereth.

as stubble

Job 13:25 Against a leaf, that is carried away with the wind, thou shewest thy power, and thou pursuest a dry straw.

Exodus 15:7 And in the multitude of thy glory thou hast put down thy adversaries: thou hast sent thy wrath, which hath devoured them like stubble.

Psalm 1:4 Not so the wicked, not so: but like the dust, which the wind driveth from the face of the earth.

Psalm 35:5 Let them become as dust before the wind: and let the angel of the Lord straiten them.

Psalm 83:13 O my God, make them like a wheel; and as stubble before the wind.

Isaiah 5:24 Therefore as the tongue of the fire devoureth the stubble, and the heat of the flame consumeth it: so shall their root be as ashes, and their bud shall go up as dust: for they have cast away the law of the Lord of hosts, and have blasphemed the word of the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 17:13 Nations shall make a noise like the noise of waters overflowing, but he shall rebuke him, and he shall flee far off: and he shall be carried away as the dust of the mountains before the wind, and as a whirlwind before a tempest.

Isaiah 29:5 And the multitude of them that fan thee, shall be like small dust: and as ashes passing away, the multitude of them that have prevailed against thee.

Isaiah 40:24 And surely their stock was neither planted, nor sown, nor rooted in the earth: suddenly he hath blown upon them, and they are withered, and a whirlwind shall take them away as stubble.

Isaiah 41:15,16 I have made thee as a new thrashing wain, with teeth like a saw: thou shalt thrash the mountains, and break them in pieces: and shalt make the hills as chaff. . . .

Jeremiah 13:24 And I will scatter them as stubble, which is carried away by the wind in the desert.

Hosea 13:3 Therefore they shall be as a morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the dust that is driven with a whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.

Nahum 1:10 For as thorns embrace one another: so while they are feasting and drinking together, they shall be consumed as stubble that is fully dry.

Matthew 3:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his floor and gather his wheat into the barn; but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire.

carrieth.

Context
Job: God will Punish the Wicked
17How often shall the lamp of the wicked be put out, and a deluge come upon them, and he shall distribute the sorrows of his wrath? 18They shall be as chaff before the face of the wind, and as ashes which the whirlwind scattereth.19God shall lay up the sorrow of the father for his children: and when he shall repay, then shall he know.…
Cross References
1 Corinthians 3:12
Now, if any man build upon this foundation, gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble:

Job 13:25
Against a leaf, that is carried away with the wind, thou shewest thy power, and thou pursuest a dry straw.

Job 22:16
Who were taken away before their time, and a flood hath overthrown their foundation.

Job 27:21
A burning wind shall take him up, and carry him away, and as a whirlwind shall snatch him from his place.

Psalm 1:4
Not so the wicked, not so: but like the dust, which the wind driveth from the face of the earth.

Psalm 35:5
Let them become as dust before the wind: and let the angel of the Lord straiten them.

Psalm 83:13
O my God, make them like a wheel; and as stubble before the wind.

Proverbs 10:25
As vinegar to the teeth, and smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that sent him.

Isaiah 17:13
Nations shall make a noise like the noise of waters overflowing, but he shall rebuke him, and he shall flee far off: and he shall be carried away as the dust of the mountains before the wind, and as a whirlwind before a tempest.

Hosea 13:3
Therefore they shall be as a morning cloud, and as the early dew that passeth away, as the dust that is driven with a whirlwind out of the floor, and as the smoke out of the chimney.

Habakkuk 3:6
He stood and measured the earth. He beheld, and melted the nations: and the ancient mountains were crushed to pieces. The hills of the world were bowed down by the journeys of his eternity.

Additional Translations
Are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a storm?They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away.

That they are as stubble before the wind, And as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

And they shall be as chaff before the wind, or as dust which the storm has taken up.

Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

That they are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?

They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.

How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?

They are as straw before wind, And as chaff a hurricane hath stolen away,
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