Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood,
And sin as if with cart ropes;

King James Version

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:

Holman Bible

Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for those who parade iniquity with cords of falsehood, who draw sin along as with a cart rope;

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and sin as it were with a cart rope,

American Standard Version

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and sin as it were with a cart rope;

Amplified


Woe (judgment is coming) to those who drag along wickedness with cords of falsehood,
And sin as if with cart ropes [towing their own punishment];

Bible in Basic English

Cursed are those who make use of ox-cords for pulling the evil thing, and the bands of a young ox for their sin!

Darby Translation

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as with cart-ropes!

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to those drawing iniquity with cords of evil, and sin as the cords of a wagon:

King James 2000

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! Those who drag iniquity along with the cords of falsehood and sin as with rope of the cart,

Modern King James verseion

Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin with cart ropes;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto vain persons, that draw wickedness unto them with cords of vanity; and sin, as it were with a cart rope.

NET Bible

Those who pull evil along using cords of emptiness are as good as dead, who pull sin as with cart ropes.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope;

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! for them Who draw on themselves punishment with cords of falsehood, - And as with waggon-bands, penalty:

Webster

Woe to them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart-rope:

World English Bible

Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope;

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to those drawing out iniquity with cords of vanity, And as with thick ropes of the cart -- sin.

Interlinear

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

עוון עון 
`avon 
Usage: 230

with cords
חבל חבל 
Chebel 
Usage: 62

of vanity
שׁו שׁואo 
Shav' 
Usage: 53

and sin
חטּאת חטּאה 
Chatta'ah 
Usage: 294

as it were with a cart
עגלה 
`agalah 
Usage: 25

References

American

Easton

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

17 Then the lambs will graze as in their pasture,
And strangers will eat in the waste places of the wealthy.
18 Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood,
And sin as if with cart ropes;
19 Who say, “Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it;
And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near
And come to pass, that we may know it!”


Cross References

Jeremiah 23:14

“Also among the prophets of Jerusalem I have seen a horrible thing:
The committing of adultery and walking in falsehood;
And they strengthen the hands of evildoers,
So that no one has turned back from his wickedness.
All of them have become to Me like Sodom,
And her inhabitants like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers;
For the land mourns because of the curse.
The pastures of the wilderness have dried up.
Their course also is evil
And their might is not right.

Judges 17:5

And the man Micah had a shrine and he made an ephod and household idols and consecrated one of his sons, that he might become his priest.

Judges 17:13

Then Micah said, “Now I know that the Lord will prosper me, seeing I have a Levite as priest.”

2 Samuel 16:20-23

Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, “Give your advice. What shall we do?”

Psalm 10:11

He says to himself, “God has forgotten;
He has hidden His face; He will never see it.”

Psalm 14:1

For the choir director. A Psalm of David.
The fool has said in his heart, “There is no God.”
They are corrupt, they have committed abominable deeds;
There is no one who does good.

Psalm 36:2

For it flatters him in his own eyes
Concerning the discovery of his iniquity and the hatred of it.

Psalm 94:5-11

They crush Your people, O Lord,
And afflict Your heritage.

Isaiah 28:15

Because you have said, “We have made a covenant with death,
And with Sheol we have made a pact.
The overwhelming scourge will not reach us when it passes by,
For we have made falsehood our refuge and we have concealed ourselves with deception.”

Isaiah 59:4-8

No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly.
They trust in confusion and speak lies;
They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely,
And the priests rule on their own authority;
And My people love it so!
But what will you do at the end of it?

Jeremiah 8:5-9

“Why then has this people, Jerusalem,
Turned away in continual apostasy?
They hold fast to deceit,
They refuse to return.

Jeremiah 23:24

“Can a man hide himself in hiding places
So I do not see him?” declares the Lord.
Do I not fill the heavens and the earth?” declares the Lord.

Jeremiah 28:15-16

Then Jeremiah the prophet said to Hananiah the prophet, “Listen now, Hananiah, the Lord has not sent you, and you have made this people trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 44:15-19

Then all the men who were aware that their wives were burning sacrifices to other gods, along with all the women who were standing by, as a large assembly, including all the people who were living in Pathros in the land of Egypt, responded to Jeremiah, saying,

Ezekiel 13:10-11

It is definitely because they have misled My people by saying, ‘Peace!’ when there is no peace. And when anyone builds a wall, behold, they plaster it over with whitewash;

Ezekiel 13:22

Because you disheartened the righteous with falsehood when I did not cause him grief, but have encouraged the wicked not to turn from his wicked way and preserve his life,

Zephaniah 1:12

“It will come about at that time
That I will search Jerusalem with lamps,
And I will punish the men
Who are stagnant in spirit,
Who say in their hearts,
‘The Lord will not do good or evil!’

John 16:2

They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

Acts 26:9

“So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

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