New International Version
When the storm has swept by, the wicked are gone, but the righteous stand firm forever.
King James Bible
As the whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no more: but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
Darby Bible Translation
As a whirlwind passeth, so is the wicked no [more]; but the righteous is an everlasting foundation.
World English Bible
When the whirlwind passes, the wicked is no more; but the righteous stand firm forever.
Young's Literal Translation
As the passing by of a hurricane, So the wicked is not, And the righteous is a foundation age-during.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
As the whirlwind passeth - As tornadoes that sweep every thing away before them; so shall the wrath of God sweep away the wicked; it shall leave him neither branch nor root. But the righteous, being built on the eternal foundation, יסוד עולם yesod olam, shall never be shaken.
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'The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.'--PROVERBS x. 29. You observe that the words 'shall be,' in the last clause, are a supplement. They are quite unnecessary, and in fact they rather hinder the sense. They destroy the completeness of the antithesis between the two halves of the verse. If you leave them out, and suppose that the 'way of the Lord' is what is spoken of in both clauses, you get a far deeper and fuller meaning. 'The way …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
How the Simple and the Crafty are to be Admonished.
Letter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
"Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.
The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.
How often are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a gale?
who lends money to the poor without interest; who does not accept a bribe against the innocent. Whoever does these things will never be shaken.
Before your pots can feel the heat of the thorns-- whether they be green or dry--the wicked will be swept away.
when calamity overtakes you like a storm, when disaster sweeps over you like a whirlwind, when distress and trouble overwhelm you.
No one can be established through wickedness, but the righteous cannot be uprooted.
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