New International Version
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."
King James Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Darby Bible Translation
As with an east wind will I scatter them before the enemy; I will shew them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
World English Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind before the enemy; I will show them the back, and not the face, in the day of their calamity.
Young's Literal Translation
As an east wind I scatter them before an enemy, The neck, and not the face, I shew them, In the day of their calamity.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
I will scatter them as with an east wind - It is the property of this wind, almost every where, to parch up, blast, and destroy grain and trees, and even cattle and men suffer from it. Hence the old metrical proverb: -
"When the wind blows from the east, 'Tis good for neither man nor beast."
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"Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation." This is predicated of the judgments of God on those who had shed the blood of his saints. The Savior declares that all the righteous blood which had been shed on the earth from that of Abel down to the gospel day, should come on that generation! But is not this unreasonable and contrary to the Scriptures? "Far be wickedness from God and iniquity from the Almighty. For the work of man shall be render unto him, and cause every …
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The east wind carries him off, and he is gone; it sweeps him out of his place.
You destroyed them like ships of Tarshish shattered by an east wind.
for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.
They say to wood, 'You are my father,' and to stone, 'You gave me birth.' They have turned their backs to me and not their faces; yet when they are in trouble, they say, 'Come and save us!'
"I will scatter you like chaff driven by the desert wind.
They turned their backs to me and not their faces; though I taught them again and again, they would not listen or respond to discipline.
The mercenaries in her ranks are like fattened calves. They too will turn and flee together, they will not stand their ground, for the day of disaster is coming upon them, the time for them to be punished.
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