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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Chaff

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The refuse of threshed and winnowed grain — the husk of the wheat. Used symbolically for that which is quickly consumed, or easily swept away by the wind — worthless people. Psalm 1:4 ;

Psalm 35:5 ; Isaiah 5:24 ; Jeremiah 23:28 . The wicked also are compared to chaff to be burned up with unquenchable fire — eternal punishment. Matthew 3:12 ; Luke 3:17 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Chaff '. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/c/chaff.html. 1897.

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Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
the Week of Proper 27 / Ordinary 32
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