Meaning of (SOW THE WIND AND) REAP THE WHIRLWIND in English

(SOW THE WIND AND) REAP THE WHIRLWIND

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suffer serious consequences as a result of one's actions. [with biblical allusion to Hos. 8:7.]

→ whirlwind

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