Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight!

King James Version

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Holman Bible

Woe to those who are wise in their own opinion and clever in their own sight.

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for those who are wise in their own opinion, and clever in their own reckoning!

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

American Standard Version

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Amplified

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes and prudent and shrewd in their own sight!

Bible in Basic English

Cursed are those who seem wise to themselves, and who take pride in their knowledge!

Darby Translation

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and intelligent in their own esteem!

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto those that are wise in their own eyes and prudent in their own sight!

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to the wise in their eyes, and knowing before their face.

King James 2000

Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Lexham Expanded Bible

Ah! [Those who are] wise in their own eyes and have understanding {in their view}!

Modern King James verseion

Woe to those wise in their own eyes, and bright in their own sight!

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be unto them that are wise in their own sight, and think themselves to have understanding.

NET Bible

Those who think they are wise are as good as dead, those who think they possess understanding.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for them Who are wise in their own eyes, - And in their own sight, are prudent.

Webster

Woe to them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

World English Bible

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to the wise in their own eyes, And -- before their own faces -- intelligent!

Interlinear

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

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and prudent
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

20 Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter! 21 Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight! 22 Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine And valiant men in mixing strong drink,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:7

Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly Do not be wise in your own estimation.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no man deceive himself If any man among you thinks that he is wise in this age, he must become foolish, so that he may become wise.

Job 11:12

"An idiot will become intelligent When the foal of a wild donkey is born a man.

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

John 9:41

Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no sin; but since you say, 'We see,' your sin remains.

Romans 1:22

Professing to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you, brethren, to be uninformed of this mystery--so that you will not be wise in your own estimation--that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the fullness of the Gentiles has come in;

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