They shall all come for violence: their faces are set like the east wind, and they shall gather captives as the sand.
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George Leo Haydock
Burning. Hebrew also, "eastern "which is hot, and raises the sand of Arabia so as to be very detrimental. (Calmet)
Out of 2,000 travellers from Mecca to Aleppo, only twenty-nine escaped such a storm, or kamsin, in that vast desert, August 23, 1813. (Rock. 312.) (Haydock)
Sand, from various countries, Isaias xx. 4. (Beros. cited contra Apion i.)