Micah 2:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

King James Version

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

International Standard Version

"Woe to those who are crafting iniquity, planning evil well into the night! When morning's light comes, they carry out their plans because they have the power to do so.

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

American Standard Version

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Amplified

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work out evil upon their beds! When the morning is light, they perform and practice it because it is in their power.

Bible in Basic English

A curse on the designers of evil, working on their beds! in the morning light they do it, because it is in their power.

Darby Translation

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Holman Bible

Woe to those who dream up wickedness and prepare evil [plans]on their beds! At morning light they accomplish it because the power is in their hands.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.

King James 2000

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to those who plot wickedness and prepare evil on their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe unto them that imagine to do harm, and devise ungraciousness upon their beds, to perform it in the clear day: for their power is against God.

NET Bible

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds. When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

New simplified Bible

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning comes they do it because they are able to (it is in the power of their hands).

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for them who devise iniquity and work wickedness upon their beds, - in the light of the morning, they will execute it, for it is in the power of their hand.

Webster

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

World English Bible

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds! When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to those devising iniquity, And working evil on their beds, In the light of the morning they do it, For their hand is -- to God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
הוי 
Howy 
woe , Ah , Ho , O , Alas
Usage: 50

חשׁב 
Chashab 
Usage: 124

און 
'aven 
Usage: 79

and work
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

רעה רע 
Ra` 
Usage: 669

משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

is light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

it, because it is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is , be , have , there ,
Usage: 135

in the power
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Woe To The Oppressors Of God's People

1 Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands. 2 They covet fields and then seize them, And houses, and take them away They rob a man and his house, A man and his inheritance.


Cross References

Psalm 36:4

He plans wickedness upon his bed; He sets himself on a path that is not good; He does not despise evil.

Genesis 31:29

"It is in my power to do you harm, but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, 'Be careful not to speak either good or bad to Jacob.'

Deuteronomy 28:32

"Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, while your eyes look on and yearn for them continually; but there will be nothing you can do.

Proverbs 3:27

Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, When it is in your power to do it.

Isaiah 32:7

As for a rogue, his weapons are evil; He devises wicked schemes To destroy the afflicted with slander, Even though the needy one speaks what is right.

Hosea 7:6-7

For their hearts are like an oven As they approach their plotting; Their anger smolders all night, In the morning it burns like a flaming fire.

Nahum 1:11

From you has gone forth One who plotted evil against the LORD, A wicked counselor.

Esther 3:8

Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not observe the king's laws, so it is not in the king's interest to let them remain.

Esther 5:14

Then Zeresh his wife and all his friends said to him, "Have a gallows fifty cubits high made and in the morning ask the king to have Mordecai hanged on it; then go joyfully with the king to the banquet." And the advice pleased Haman, so he had the gallows made.

Esther 9:25

But when it came to the king's attention, he commanded by letter that his wicked scheme which he had devised against the Jews, should return on his own head and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, he travails with wickedness, And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.

Psalm 140:1-8

Rescue me, O LORD, from evil men; Preserve me from violent men

Proverbs 4:16

For they cannot sleep unless they do evil; And they are robbed of sleep unless they make someone stumble.

Proverbs 6:12-19

A worthless person, a wicked man, Is the one who walks with a perverse mouth,

Proverbs 12:2

A good man will obtain favor from the LORD, But He will condemn a man who devises evil.

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are defiled with blood And your fingers with iniquity; Your lips have spoken falsehood, Your tongue mutters wickedness.

Jeremiah 18:18

Then they said, "Come and let us devise plans against Jeremiah Surely the law is not going to be lost to the priest, nor counsel to the sage, nor the divine word to the prophet! Come on and let us strike at him with our tongue, and let us give no heed to any of his words."

Ezekiel 11:2

He said to me, "Son of man, these are the men who devise iniquity and give evil advice in this city,

Matthew 27:1-2

Now when morning came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people conferred together against Jesus to put Him to death;

Mark 15:1

Early in the morning the chief priests with the elders and scribes and the whole Council, immediately held a consultation; and binding Jesus, they led Him away and delivered Him to Pilate.

Luke 20:19

The scribes and the chief priests tried to lay hands on Him that very hour, and they feared the people; for they understood that He spoke this parable against them.

Luke 22:2-6

The chief priests and the scribes were seeking how they might put Him to death; for they were afraid of the people.

John 19:11

Jesus answered, "You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above; for this reason he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin."

Acts 23:12

When it was day, the Jews formed a conspiracy and bound themselves under an oath, saying that they would neither eat nor drink until they had killed Paul.

Acts 23:15

"Now therefore, you and the Council notify the commander to bring him down to you, as though you were going to determine his case by a more thorough investigation; and we for our part are ready to slay him before he comes near the place."

Romans 1:30

slanderers, haters of God, insolent, arrogant, boastful, inventors of evil, disobedient to parents,



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