Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter! 21 Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight! 22 Woe unto them that are mighty to drink wine, and men of strength to mix strong drink:


Cross References

Proverbs 3:7

Be not wise in your own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.

Romans 12:16

Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

1 Corinthians 3:18-20

Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

Job 11:12

For a vain man will be wise, when a man is born a wild donkey's colt.

Proverbs 26:12

See a man wise in his own eyes? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that can answer reasonably.

John 9:41

Jesus said unto them, If you were blind, you should have no sin: but now you say, We see; therefore your sin remains.

Romans 1:22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits; that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles comes in.

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