New International Version
"I will scatter you like chaff driven by the desert wind.
King James Bible
Therefore will I scatter them as the stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.
Darby Bible Translation
And I will scatter them as stubble that passeth away by the wind of the wilderness.
World English Bible
Therefore will I scatter them, as the stubble that passes away, by the wind of the wilderness.
Young's Literal Translation
And I scatter them as stubble, Passing away, by a wind of the wilderness.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The wind of the wilderness - Some strong tempestuous wind, proverbially severe, coming from the desert to the south of Judea.
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I will scatter you among the nations and will draw out my sword and pursue you. Your land will be laid waste, and your cities will lie in ruins.
Make them like tumbleweed, my God, like chaff before the wind.
At that time this people and Jerusalem will be told, "A scorching wind from the barren heights in the desert blows toward my people, but not to winnow or cleanse;
I will scatter them among nations that neither they nor their ancestors have known, and I will pursue them with the sword until I have made an end of them."
Like a wind from the east, I will scatter them before their enemies; I will show them my back and not my face in the day of their disaster."
"The Lord has rejected all the warriors in my midst; he has summoned an army against me to crush my young men. In his winepress the Lord has trampled Virgin Daughter Judah.
When the days of your siege come to an end, burn a third of the hair inside the city. Take a third and strike it with the sword all around the city. And scatter a third to the wind. For I will pursue them with drawn sword.
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