New American Standard Bible
"Therefore I will scatter them like drifting straw To the desert wind.
King James Bible
Therefore will I scatter them as the stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will scatter them as stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.
World English Bible
Therefore will I scatter them, as the stubble that passes away, by the wind of the wilderness.
Young's Literal Translation
And I scatter them as stubble, Passing away, by a wind of the wilderness.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Stubble - Broken straw separated from the wheat after the grain had been trampled out by the oxen. Sometimes it was burned as useless; at other times left to be blown away by the wind from the desert.
LibraryOn Earthly Things
The earth is man himself; in the gospel: another has fallen into the good earth. The same in a bad part about the sinner: you devour the earth all the days of your life. [Mark 4:18; Genesis 3:14] The dry lands are the flesh of a fruitless man; in Ecclesiastes, to work in a dry land with evil and sorrow. [Ecclesiastes 37:3] The dust is a sinner or the vanity of the flesh; in the psalm: like the dust, which the wind blows about. [Ps. 1:4 Vulgate] The mud is the gluttony of sinners; in the psalm: tear …
St. Eucherius of Lyons—The Formulae of St. Eucherius of Lyons
Covenanting Confers Obligation.
'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.
O my God, make them like the whirling dust, Like chaff before the wind.
In that time it will be said to this people and to Jerusalem, "A scorching wind from the bare heights in the wilderness in the direction of the daughter of My people-- not to winnow and not to cleanse,
"I will scatter them among the nations, whom neither they nor their fathers have known; and I will send the sword after them until I have annihilated them."
Like an east wind I will scatter them Before the enemy; I will show them My back and not My face In the day of their calamity.'"
"The Lord has rejected all my strong men In my midst; He has called an appointed time against me To crush my young men; The Lord has trodden as in a wine press The virgin daughter of Judah.
"One third you shall burn in the fire at the center of the city, when the days of the siege are completed. Then you shall take one third and strike it with the sword all around the city, and one third you shall scatter to the wind; and I will unsheathe a sword behind them.
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