Parallel Verses

King James 2000

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: 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 to the wicked! It shall be ill with them, for what their hands have done shall be done to them.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto the wicked! It shall be ill with him, for according to the work of his hands it shall be done unto him.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the unjust! evil! 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 you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their deeds. 11 Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall be done to him. 12 As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they who lead you cause you to err, and destroy the way of your paths.


Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:15-68

But it shall come to pass, if you will not hearken unto the voice of the LORD your God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command you this day; that all these curses shall come upon you, and overtake you:

Ecclesiastes 8:13

But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong his days, which are as a shadow; because he fears not before God.

Psalm 1:3-5

And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he does shall prosper.

Psalm 11:5-6

The LORD tests the righteous: but the wicked and him that loves violence his soul hates.

Psalm 28:4

Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavors: give them after the work of their hands; render to them what they deserve.

Psalm 62:12

Also unto you, O Lord, belongs mercy: for you render to every man according to his work.

Psalm 120:3-4

What shall be given unto you? or what shall be done unto you, you false tongue?

Proverbs 1:31

Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.

Isaiah 48:22

There is no peace, says the LORD, unto the wicked.

Isaiah 57:20-21

But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.

Isaiah 65:13-15

Therefore thus says the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but you shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but you shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but you shall be ashamed:

Isaiah 65:20

There shall be no more there an infant of days, nor an old man that has not fulfilled his days: for the child shall die a hundred years old; but the sinner being a hundred years old shall be accursed.

2 Corinthians 5:10

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that everyone may be recompensed for the things done in his body, according to what he has done, whether it be good or bad.

James 2:13

For he shall have judgment without mercy, that has showed no mercy; and mercy triumphs over judgment.

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