Psalm 35:5
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New International Version
May they be like chaff before the wind, with the angel of the LORD driving them away;

King James Bible
Let them be as chaff before the wind: and let the angel of the LORD chase them.

Darby Bible Translation
Let them be as chaff before the wind, and let the angel of Jehovah drive [them] away;

World English Bible
Let them be as chaff before the wind, Yahweh's angel driving them on.

Young's Literal Translation
They are as chaff before wind, And a messenger of Jehovah driving away.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Let the angel of the Lord chase them - By angel we may either understand one of those spirits, whether good or bad, commonly thus denominated, or any thing used by God himself as the instrument of their confusion.

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as chaff

Psalm 1:4 The ungodly are not so: but are like the chaff which the wind drives away.

Psalm 83:13-17 O my God, make them like a wheel; as the stubble before the wind...

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...

and

Exodus 14:19 And the angel of God, which went before the camp of Israel, removed and went behind them...

Isaiah 37:36 Then the angel of the LORD went forth, and smote in the camp of the Assyrians a hundred and fourscore and five thousand...

Acts 12:23 And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Hebrews 11:28 Through faith he kept the passover, and the sprinkling of blood, lest he that destroyed the firstborn should touch them.

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Specific References to Prophecy in the Gospels
20. But, if it does not weary you, let the point out as briefly as possible, specific references to prophecy in the Gospels, that those who are being instructed in the first elements of the faith may have these testimonies written on their hearts, lest any doubt concerning the things which they believe should at any time take them by surprise. We are told in the Gospel that Judas, one of Christ's friends and associates at table, betrayed Him. Let the show you how this is foretold in the Psalms: "He
Various—Life and Works of Rufinus with Jerome's Apology Against Rufinus.

The Ninth Commandment
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.' Exod 20: 16. THE tongue which at first was made to be an organ of God's praise, is now become an instrument of unrighteousness. This commandment binds the tongue to its good behaviour. God has set two natural fences to keep in the tongue, the teeth and lips; and this commandment is a third fence set about it, that it should not break forth into evil. It has a prohibitory and a mandatory part: the first is set down in plain words, the other
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

Cross References
Job 21:18
How often are they like straw before the wind, like chaff swept away by a gale?

Psalm 1:4
Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away.

Psalm 83:13
Make them like tumbleweed, my God, like chaff before the wind.

Isaiah 29:5
But your many enemies will become like fine dust, the ruthless hordes like blown chaff. Suddenly, in an instant,

Habakkuk 3:6
He stood, and shook the earth; he looked, and made the nations tremble. The ancient mountains crumbled and the age-old hills collapsed-- but he marches on forever.

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