So the people
; a people
(as a congregated unit
); specifically a tribe
(as those of Israel); hence (collectively) troops
; figuratively a flock
were scattered abroad
A primitive root; to dash
in pieces, literally or figuratively (especially to disperse
Stem - Hiphil (See H8818
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 4046
; properly the whole
; hence all
(in the singular only, but often in a plural sense).
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm
; the earth
(at large, or partitively a land
Dual of H4693
, that is, Upper and Lower Egypt.
A primitive root; to become sapless
through drought; used only as denominative from H7179
; to forage
for straw, stubble or wood; figuratively to assemble
Stem - Poel (See H8845
Mood - Infinitive (See H8812
Count - 5
instead of straw.
Probably from H1129
; properly material
, that is, (specifically) refuse haum
or stalks of grain (as chopped
in threshing and used for fodder).
_ _ So the people were scattered It was an immense grievance to the laborers individually, but there would be no hindrance from the husbandmen whose fields they entered, as almost all the lands of Egypt were in the possession of the crown (Genesis 47:20).
Exodus 15:7 And in the greatness of thine excellency thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, [which] consumed them as stubble.
Isaiah 5:24 Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, [so] their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.
Isaiah 47:14 Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: [there shall] not [be] a coal to warm at, [nor] fire to sit before it.
Joel 2:5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
Nahum 1:10 For while [they be] folden together [as] thorns, and while they are drunken [as] drunkards, they shall be devoured as stubble fully dry.
Obadiah 1:18 And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be [any] remaining of the house of Esau; for the LORD hath spoken [it].
1 Corinthians 3:12 Now if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, stubble;
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