New American Standard Bible
Let them be like chaff before the wind, With the angel of the LORD driving them on.
King James Bible
Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the LORD chase them.
Darby Bible Translation
Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive them away;
World English Bible
Let them be as chaff before the wind, Yahweh's angel driving them on.
Young's Literal Translation
They are as chaff before wind, And a messenger of Jehovah driving away.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Let them be as chaff before the wind - As chaff is driven away in winnowing grain. See the notes at Psalm 1:4.
And let the angel of the Lord chase them - Drive them away, or scatter them. Angels are often represented in the Scriptures as agents employed by God in bringing punishment on wicked people. See 2 Kings 19:35; Isaiah 37:36; 1 Chronicles 21:12, 1 Chronicles 21:30; 2 Samuel 24:16.
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"Are they as straw before the wind, And like chaff which the storm carries away?
The wicked are not so, But they are like chaff which the wind drives away.
O my God, make them like the whirling dust, Like chaff before the wind.
But the multitude of your enemies will become like fine dust, And the multitude of the ruthless ones like the chaff which blows away; And it will happen instantly, suddenly.
He stood and surveyed the earth; He looked and startled the nations. Yes, the perpetual mountains were shattered, The ancient hills collapsed. His ways are everlasting.
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