Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the unjust! evil! for the reward of his hands shall be done to him.

New American Standard Bible

Woe to the wicked! It will go badly with him,
For what he deserves will be done to him.

King James Version

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

Holman Bible

Woe to the wicked—it will go badly for them,
for what they have done will be done to them.

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for the wicked! Disaster is headed their way, because what they did with their hand will be repaid to them.

A Conservative Version

Woe to the wicked! [It is] ill [with him], for what his hands have done shall be done to him.

American Standard Version

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him ; for what his hands have done shall be done unto him.

Amplified


Woe (judgment is coming) to the wicked! It shall go badly with him,
For what his hand has done shall be done to him.

Bible in Basic English

Unhappy is the sinner! for the reward of his evil doings will come on him.

Darby Translation

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him, because the desert of his hands shall be rendered unto him.

King James 2000

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be done to him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe to the wicked! [It is] bad! For what is done [by] his hands will be done to him.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to the wicked! For the evil doing of his hand will be done to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But woe be unto the ungodly and unrighteous, for they shall be rewarded after their works.

NET Bible

Too bad for the wicked sinners! For they will get exactly what they deserve.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to the wicked. Disaster is upon them; for the deeds of his hands will be paid back to him.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! for the lawless, it is ill, For what his own hand hath matured, shall he done to him.

Webster

Woe to the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

World English Bible

Woe to the wicked! Disaster is upon them; for the deeds of his hands will be paid back to him.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to the wicked -- evil, Because the deed of his hand is done to him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
אוי 
'owy 
Usage: 24

unto the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

with him for the reward
גּמוּל 
G@muwl 
Usage: 19

of his hands
יד 
Yad 
Usage: 1612

References

Context Readings

Leaders Of Judah And Jerusalem

10 Say to the just, that it is good that they shall eat the fruit of their doings. 11 Wo to the unjust! evil! for the reward of his hands shall be done to him. 12 My people, their tyrants from children, and women ruled over them. My people, they calling thee happy, causing to err; they destroyed the way of thy paths.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:15-68

And it being, if thou shalt not hear to the voice of Jehovah thy God, to watch to do all his commands and his laws which I command thee this day; and all these curses came upon thee, and overtook thee:

Ecclesiastes 8:13

And it shall not be good to the unjust one; he shall not lengthen the days as a shadow, for he feared not from before the face of God.

Psalm 1:3-5

And he was as a tree planted by the streams of water which will give its fruit in its time; his leaf shall not fall away, and all which he shall do shall be prospered.

Psalm 11:5-6

Jehovah will try the just one: and the unjust and him loving violence, his soul hated.

Psalm 28:4

Give to them according to their work and according to the evil of their doings, according to the word of their hands; give to them, turn back to them their recompense.

Psalm 62:12

And to thee, O Jehovah, mercy: for thou wilt recompense to each according to his work.

Psalm 120:3-4

What shall be given to thee? and what shall be added to thee, thou tongue of deceit?

Proverbs 1:31

And they shall eat from the fruit of their way, and be filled with their purposes

Isaiah 48:22

No peace, said Jehovah, to the unjust

Isaiah 57:20-21

And the unjust as the tossed sea when it shall not be able to rest, and its waters will toss up mud and mire;

Isaiah 65:13-15

For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah, Behold, my servants shall eat and ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink and ye shall thirst: behold, my servants shall rejoice, and ye shall be ashamed.

Isaiah 65:20

There shall be no more from thence a child of days, and an old man who shall not fill up his days: for the boy shall die the son of a hundred years and he sinning, the son of a hundred years, shall be cursed.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all be made manifest before the judgment seat of Christ; that each might receive the things for the body, for what he did, good or bad.

James 2:13

For unpropitiated judgment to him not doing mercy; and mercy boasteth against judgment.

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