18 How often are they like straw before the wind,
    like chaff(A) swept away(B) by a gale?(C)

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Not so the wicked!
    They are like chaff(A)
    that the wind blows away.

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May they be like chaff(A) before the wind,
    with the angel of the Lord(B) driving them away;

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13 Make them like tumbleweed, my God,
    like chaff(A) before the wind.

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13 Although the peoples roar(A) like the roar of surging waters,
    when he rebukes(B) them they flee(C) far away,
driven before the wind like chaff(D) on the hills,
    like tumbleweed before a gale.(E)

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A bruised reed(A) he will not break,(B)
    and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out.(C)
In faithfulness he will bring forth justice;(D)

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17 who drew out(A) the chariots and horses,(B)
    the army and reinforcements together,(C)
and they lay(D) there, never to rise again,
    extinguished, snuffed out like a wick:(E)

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Therefore they will be like the morning mist,
    like the early dew that disappears,(A)
    like chaff(B) swirling from a threshing floor,(C)
    like smoke(D) escaping through a window.

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