Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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

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:

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 in their pasture, and the waste places of the rich ones shall strangers eat. 18 Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope: 19 That say, Let him make speed, and hasten his work, that we may see it: and let the counsel 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 strengthen also the hands of evildoers, that none does return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto me as Sodom, and its inhabitants as Gomorrah.

Jeremiah 23:10

For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land mourns; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course is evil, and their might is not right.

Judges 17:5

And the man Micah had a shrine, and made an ephod, and household gods, and consecrated one of his sons, who became his priest.

Judges 17:13

Then said Micah, Now know I that the LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite as my priest.

2 Samuel 16:20-23

Then said Absalom to Ahithophel, Give counsel among you what we shall do.

Psalm 10:11

He has said in his heart, God has forgotten: he hides his face; he will never see it.

Psalm 14:1

[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The fool has said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that does good.

Psalm 36:2

For he flatters himself in his own eyes, until his iniquity is found to be hateful.

Psalm 94:5-11

They break in pieces 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 are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:

Isaiah 59:4-8

None calls for justice, nor does any plead for truth: they trust in empty words, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their own power; and my people love to have it so: and what will you do in the end?

Jeremiah 8:5-9

Why then is this people of Jerusalem slidden back by a perpetual backsliding? they hold fast deceit, they refuse to return.

Jeremiah 23:24

Can any hide himself in secret places that I shall not see him? says the LORD. Do not I fill heaven and earth? says the LORD.

Jeremiah 28:15-16

Then said the prophet Jeremiah unto Hananiah the prophet, Hear now, Hananiah; The LORD has not sent you; but you make this people to trust in a lie.

Jeremiah 44:15-19

Then all the men who knew that their wives had burned incense unto other gods, and all the women that stood by, a great multitude, even all the people that dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying,

Ezekiel 13:10-11

Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered mortar:

Ezekiel 13:22

Because with lies you have made the heart of the righteous sad, whom I have not made sad; and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not turn from his wicked way, to save his life:

Zephaniah 1:12

And it shall come to pass at that time, that I will search Jerusalem with lamps, and punish the men that are settled in their complacency: that say in their heart, The LORD will not do good, neither will he do evil.

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time comes, that whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.

Acts 26:9

I verily thought with myself, that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

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