Parallel Verses

Amplified

Woe to those who draw [calamity] with cords of iniquity and falsehood, who bring punishment to themselves with a cart rope of wickedness,

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;

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!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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 shall the lambs feed [among the ruins] as in their own pasture, and [among] the desolate places of the [exiled] rich shall sojourners and aliens eat. 18 Woe to those who draw [calamity] with cords of iniquity and falsehood, who bring punishment to themselves with a cart rope of wickedness, 19 Who say, Let [the Holy One] make haste and speed His [prophesied] vengeance, that we may see it; and let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near and come, that we may know it!


Cross References

Jeremiah 23:14

I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem a horrible thing: they commit adultery and walk in lies; they encourage and strengthen the hands of evildoers, so that none returns from his wickedness. They have all of them become to Me like Sodom, and her inhabitants like Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers (forsakers of God, Israel's true Husband). Because of the curse [of God upon it] the land mourns, the pastures of the wilderness are dried up. They [both false prophets and people] rush into wickedness; and their course is evil, their might is not right.

Judges 17:5

And the man Micah had a house of gods, and he made an ephod and teraphim and dedicated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Judges 17:13

Then said Micah, Now I know that the Lord will favor me, since I have a Levite to be my priest.

2 Samuel 16:20-23

Then Absalom said to Ahithophel, Give your counsel. What shall we do?

Psalm 10:11

[The foe] thinks in his heart, God has quite forgotten; He has hidden His face; He will never see [my deed].

Psalm 14:1

The [empty-headed] fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable deeds; there is none that does good or right.

Psalm 36:2

For he flatters and deceives himself in his own eyes that his iniquity will not be found out and be hated.

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 (the place of the dead) we have an agreement -- "when the overflowing scourge passes through, it will not come to us, for we have made lies our refuge, and in falsehood we have taken shelter.

Isaiah 59:4-8

None sues or calls in righteousness [but for the sake of doing injury to others -- "to take some undue advantage]; no one goes to law honestly and pleads [his case] in truth; they trust in emptiness, worthlessness and futility, and speaking lies! They conceive mischief and bring forth evil!

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests exercise rule at their own hands and by means of the prophets. And My people love to have it so! But what will you do when the end comes?

Jeremiah 8:5-9

Why then is this people of Jerusalem turned away with a perpetual turning away [from Me]? They hold fast to deceit (idolatry); they refuse to repent and return [to God].

Jeremiah 23:24

Can anyone hide himself in secret places so that I cannot see him? says the Lord. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the Lord.

Jeremiah 28:15-16

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

Jeremiah 44:15-19

Then all the men who knew that their wives were burning incense to other gods, and all the women who stood by -- "a great assembly -- "even all the people who dwelt in Pathros in the land of Egypt, answered Jeremiah:

Ezekiel 13:10-11

Because, even because they have seduced My people, saying, Peace, when there is no peace, and because when one builds a [flimsy] wall, behold, [these prophets] daub it over with whitewash,

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies you have made the righteous sad and disheartened, whom I have not made sad or disheartened, and because you have encouraged and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from his wicked way and be saved [in that you falsely promised him life],

Zephaniah 1:12

And at that time I will search Jerusalem with lamps and punish the men who [like old wine] are thickening and settling on their lees, who say in their hearts, The Lord will not do good, nor will He do evil.

John 16:2

They will put you out of (expel you from) the synagogues; but an hour is coming when whoever kills you will think and claim that he has offered service to God.

Acts 26:9

I myself indeed was [once] persuaded that it was my duty to do many things contrary to and in defiance of the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

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