New Living Translation
Are they driven before the wind like straw? Are they carried away by the storm like chaff? Not at all!
King James Bible
They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.
Darby Bible Translation
Do they become as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away?
World English Bible
How often is it that they are as stubble before the wind, as chaff that the storm carries away?
Young's Literal Translation
They are as straw before wind, And as chaff a hurricane hath stolen away,
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LibraryWhether Every Punishment is Inflicted for a Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that not every punishment is inflicted for a sin. For it is written (Jn. 9:3, 2) about the man born blind: "Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents . . . that he should be born blind." In like manner we see that many children, those also who have been baptized, suffer grievous punishments, fevers, for instance, diabolical possession, and so forth, and yet there is no sin in them after they have been baptized. Moreover before they are baptized, there is no more sin …
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Anyone who builds on that foundation may use a variety of materials--gold, silver, jewels, wood, hay, or straw.
Would you terrify a leaf blown by the wind? Would you chase dry straw?
They were snatched away in the prime of life, the foundations of their lives washed away.
The east wind carries them away, and they are gone. It sweeps them away.
But not the wicked! They are like worthless chaff, scattered by the wind.
Blow them away like chaff in the wind--a wind sent by the angel of the LORD.
O my God, scatter them like tumbleweed, like chaff before the wind!
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