Psalm 1:4
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English Standard Version
The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away.

King James Bible
The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

American Standard Version
The wicked are not so, But are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Not so the wicked, not so: but like the dust, which the wind driveth from the face of the earth.

English Revised Version
The wicked are not so; but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

Webster's Bible Translation
The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away.

Psalm 1:4 Parallel
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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

15 And in all the land there were not found women so fair as the daughters of Job: and their father gave them inheritance among their brothers.

On נמצא, followed by the acc., vid., Ges. 143, 1, b. להם, etc., referring to the daughters, is explained from the deficiency in Hebrew in the distinction of the genders. Job 42:15 sounds more Arabian than Israelitish, for the Thora only recognises a daughter as heiress where there are no sons, Numbers 27:8 The writer is conscious that he is writing an extra-Israelitish pre-Mosaic history. The equal distribution of the property again places before our eyes the pleasing picture of family concord in the commencement of the history; at the same time it implies that Job will not have been wanting in son-in-law for his fair, richly-dowried daughters, - a fact which Job 42:16 establishes:

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Psalm 35:5 Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the LORD chase them.

Job 21:18 They are as stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carries away.

Isaiah 17:13 The nations shall rush like the rushing of many waters: but God shall rebuke them, and they shall flee far off...

Isaiah 29:5 Moreover the multitude of your strangers shall be like small dust...

Hosea 13:3 Therefore they shall be as the morning cloud and as the early dew that passes away...

Matthew 3:12 Whose fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner...

Cross References
Matthew 3:12
His winnowing fork is in his hand, and he will clear his threshing floor and gather his wheat into the barn, but the chaff he will burn with unquenchable fire."

Job 21:18
That they are like straw before the wind, and like chaff that the storm carries away?

Psalm 35:5
Let them be like chaff before the wind, with the angel of the LORD driving them away!

Psalm 37:38
But transgressors shall be altogether destroyed; the future of the wicked shall be cut off.

Isaiah 17:13
The nations roar like the roaring of many waters, but he will rebuke them, and they will flee far away, chased like chaff on the mountains before the wind and whirling dust before the storm.

Jeremiah 15:7
I have winnowed them with a winnowing fork in the gates of the land; I have bereaved them; I have destroyed my people; they did not turn from their ways.

Daniel 2:35
Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.

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