New Living Translation
I will winnow you like grain at the gates of your cities and take away the children you hold dear. I will destroy my own people, because they refuse to change their evil ways.
King James Bible
And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will bereave them of children, I will destroy my people, since they return not from their ways.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will fan them with a fan in the gates of the land; I will bereave of children and destroy my people: they have not returned from their ways.
World English Bible
I have winnowed them with a fan in the gates of the land; I have bereaved [them] of children, I have destroyed my people; they didn't return from their ways.
Young's Literal Translation
And I scatter them with a fan, in the gates the land, I bereaved, I have destroyed My people, From their ways they turned not back.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
15:7 A fan - Not a purging fan by affliction, to separate their chaff and dross from them, but a scattering fan. In the gates - This is added in pursuit of the metaphor of fanning, men usually chusing barn - doors to fan at, that they may have the advantage of the wind.
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He is ready to separate the chaff from the wheat with his winnowing fork. Then he will clean up the threshing area, gathering the wheat into his barn but burning the chaff with never-ending fire."
But not the wicked! They are like worthless chaff, scattered by the wind.
For after all this punishment, the people will still not repent. They will not seek the LORD of Heaven's Armies.
For death has crept in through our windows and has entered our mansions. It has killed off the flower of our youth: Children no longer play in the streets, and young men no longer gather in the squares.
So let their children starve! Let them die by the sword! Let their wives become childless widows. Let their old men die in a plague, and let their young men be killed in battle!
Foreigners will come and winnow her, blowing her away as chaff. They will come from every side to rise against her in her day of trouble.
I will cause my people to walk on you once again, and you will be their territory. You will never again rob them of their children.
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