Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"But all these nations will someday taunt him and ridicule him with proverbial sayings: 'The one who accumulates what does not belong to him is as good as dead (How long will this go on?) -- he who gets rich by extortion!'

New American Standard Bible

“Will not all of these take up a taunt-song against him,
Even mockery and insinuations against him
And say, ‘Woe to him who increases what is not his—
For how long—
And makes himself rich with loans?’

King James Version

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!

Holman Bible

Won’t all of these take up a taunt against him,
with mockery and riddles about him?
They will say:


Woe to him who amasses what is not his—
how much longer?—
and loads himself with goods taken in pledge.

International Standard Version

"Will not all of these ridicule him with mocking scorn? They will say, "Woe to the one who hordes for himself what isn't his. How long will you enrich yourself by extortion?'

A Conservative Version

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him who increases that which is not his (how long?) and who loads himself with pledges!

American Standard Version

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and that ladeth himself with pledges!

Amplified


“Will all these [victims of his greed] not take up a taunting song against him,
And in mocking derision against him
Say, ‘Woe (judgment is coming) to him who increases that which is not his—
How long [will he possess it]?
And [woe to him who] makes himself wealthy with loans.’

Bible in Basic English

Will not all these take up a word of shame against him and a bitter saying against him, and say, A curse on him who goes on taking what is not his and is weighted down with the property of debtors!

Darby Translation

Shall not all these take up a proverb about him, and a taunting riddle against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that loadeth himself with pledges!

Julia Smith Translation

Shall not these all of them lift up a parable against him, and an enigma of an oracle against him, and it shall be said, Wo! to him multiplying that not to him. how long making heavy upon him goods taken in pledge?

King James 2000

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increases that which is not his! how long? and to him that loads himself with many pledges!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Shall not all of these take up a taunt against him, with ridicule and riddles against him, saying, 'Woe to him who heaps up what is not his'? [For] how long? And, '[Woe to him] who makes himself heavy with pledges'?

Modern King James verseion

Shall not all these lift up a parable against him, and a mocking riddle to him, and say, Woe to him who increases what is not his! Until when, then, shall he load the pledges on himself?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But shall not all these take up a proverb against him, and mock him with a byword, and say, "Woe unto him that heapeth up other men's goods: How long will he lade himself with thick clay?"

New Heart English Bible

Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion. How long?'

The Emphasized Bible

Shall not, these, all of them, against him, take up - a taunt, a mocking poem, enigmatical sentences - concerning him? And say - Alas! for him who maketh abundance in what is not his own, How long? that he should be burdening himself with heavy debts?

Webster

Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!

World English Bible

Won't all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, 'Woe to him who increases that which is not his, and who enriches himself by extortion! How long?'

Youngs Literal Translation

Do not these -- all of them -- against him a simile taken up, And a moral of acute sayings for him, And say, Woe to him who is multiplying what is not his? Till when also is he multiplying to himself heavy pledges?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Shall not all these take up
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 39

מליצה 
M@liytsah 
Usage: 2

חידה 
Chiydah 
Usage: 17

Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

that which is not his how long and to him that ladeth
כּבד כּבד 
Kabad 
Usage: 114

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Doom On The Unrighteous

5 Indeed, wine will betray the proud, restless man! His appetite is as big as Sheol's; like death, he is never satisfied. He gathers all the nations; he seizes all peoples. 6 "But all these nations will someday taunt him and ridicule him with proverbial sayings: 'The one who accumulates what does not belong to him is as good as dead (How long will this go on?) -- he who gets rich by extortion!' 7 Your creditors will suddenly attack; those who terrify you will spring into action, and they will rob you.



Cross References

Numbers 23:7

Then Balaam uttered his oracle, saying, "Balak, the king of Moab, brought me from Aram, out of the mountains of the east, saying, 'Come, pronounce a curse on Jacob for me; come, denounce Israel.'

Job 20:15-29

The wealth that he consumed he vomits up, God will make him throw it out of his stomach.

Jeremiah 50:13

After I vent my wrath on it Babylon will be uninhabited. It will be totally desolate. All who pass by will be filled with horror and will hiss out their scorn because of all the disasters that have happened to it.

Micah 2:4

In that day people will sing this taunt song to you -- they will mock you with this lament: 'We are completely destroyed; they sell off the property of my people. How they remove it from me! They assign our fields to the conqueror.'

Numbers 23:18

Balaam uttered his oracle, and said, "Rise up, Balak, and hear; Listen to me, son of Zippor:

Job 22:6-10

"For you took pledges from your brothers for no reason, and you stripped the clothing from the naked.

Psalm 94:3

O Lord, how long will the wicked, how long will the wicked celebrate?

Proverbs 22:16

The one who oppresses the poor to increase his own gain and the one who gives to the rich -- both end up only in poverty.

Isaiah 14:4-19

you will taunt the king of Babylon with these words: "Look how the oppressor has met his end! Hostility has ceased!

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes; his deceived mind misleads him. He cannot rescue himself, nor does he say, 'Is this not a false god I hold in my right hand?'

Isaiah 55:2

Why pay money for something that will not nourish you? Why spend your hard-earned money on something that will not satisfy? Listen carefully to me and eat what is nourishing! Enjoy fine food!

Jeremiah 29:22

And all the exiles of Judah who are in Babylon will use them as examples when they put a curse on anyone. They will say, "May the Lord treat you like Zedekiah and Ahab whom the king of Babylon roasted to death in the fire!"

Jeremiah 51:34-35

"King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon devoured me and drove my people out. Like a monster from the deep he swallowed me. He filled his belly with my riches. He made me an empty dish. He completely cleaned me out."

Ezekiel 32:21

The bravest of the warriors will speak to him from the midst of Sheol along with his allies, saying: 'The uncircumcised have come down; they lie still, killed by the sword.'

Habakkuk 1:9-10

All of them intend to do violence; every face is determined. They take prisoners as easily as one scoops up sand.

Habakkuk 1:15

The Babylonian tyrant pulls them all up with a fishhook; he hauls them in with his throw net. When he catches them in his dragnet, he is very happy.

Habakkuk 2:13

Be sure of this! The Lord who commands armies has decreed: The nations' efforts will go up in smoke; their exhausting work will be for nothing.

Luke 12:20

But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you, but who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'

1 Corinthians 7:29-31

And I say this, brothers and sisters: The time is short. So then those who have wives should be as those who have none,

James 5:1-4

Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.

1 Peter 4:7

For the culmination of all things is near. So be self-controlled and sober-minded for the sake of prayer.

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