New American Standard Bible
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.'"
King James Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Darby Bible Translation
As with an east wind will I scatter them before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
World English Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Young's Literal Translation
As an east wind I scatter them before an enemy, The neck, and not the face, I shew them, In the day of their calamity.'
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy.
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"The east wind carries him away, and he is gone, For it whirls him away from his place.
With the east wind You break the ships of Tarshish.
For a righteous man falls seven times, and rises again, But the wicked stumble in time of calamity.
Who say to a tree, 'You are my father,' And to a stone, 'You gave me birth.' For they have turned their back to Me, And not their face; But in the time of their trouble they will say, 'Arise and save us.'
"Therefore I will scatter them like drifting straw To the desert wind.
"They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction.
"Also her mercenaries in her midst Are like fattened calves, For even they too have turned back and have fled away together; They did not stand their ground. For the day of their calamity has come upon them, The time of their punishment.
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