Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

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

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.

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
Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

חכם 
Chakam 
Usage: 137

and prudent
בּין 
Biyn 
Usage: 169

References

Fausets

Context Readings

Woes On The Wicked

20 "How terrible it will be for those who call evil good and good evil, who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness, who substitute what is bitter for what is sweet and what is sweet for what is bitter!" 21 "How terrible it will be for those who are wise in their own opinion, and clever in their own reckoning! 22 "How terrible it will be for those who are heroes at drinking wine, and champions in mixing strong drink,


Cross References

Proverbs 3:7

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

Romans 12:16

Live in harmony with each other. Do not be arrogant, but associate with humble people. Do not think that you are wiser than you really are.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no one deceive himself. If any of you thinks he is wise in the ways of this world, he must become a fool to become really wise.

Job 11:12

An empty-headed person will gain understanding when a wild donkey is born a human being!"

Proverbs 26:12

Do you see a man who is wise in his own opinion? There's more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 26:16

The lazy person is wiser in his own opinion than seven men who can give an appropriate response.

John 9:41

Jesus told them, "If you were blind, you would not have any sin. But now that you insist, "We see,' your sin still exists."

Romans 1:22

Though claiming to be wise, they became fools

Romans 11:25

For I want to let you know about this secret, brothers, so that you will not claim to be wiser than you are: Stubbornness has come to part of Israel until the full number of the gentiles comes to faith.

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