Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."

King James Version

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.

Holman Bible

But the sight of the wicked will fail. Their way of escape will be cut off, and their [only] hope will be to die.

International Standard Version

But what the wicked look for will fail; their way of escape will be taken away from them; their only hope is to take their final breath."

A Conservative Version

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall have no way to flee. And their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit.

American Standard Version

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, And they shall have no way to flee; And their hope shall be the giving up of the ghost.

Amplified

But the eyes of the wicked shall look [for relief] in vain, and they shall not escape [the justice of God]; and their hope shall be to give up the ghost.

Bible in Basic English

But the eyes of the evil-doers will be wasting away; their way of flight is gone, and their only hope is the taking of their last breath.

Darby Translation

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and all refuge shall vanish from them, and their hope shall be the breathing out of life.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But the eyes of the wicked shall consume themselves, and they shall have no refuge, and their hope shall be agony of the soul.

Julia Smith Translation

And the eyes of the unjust shall be consumed, and flight shall perish from them, and their hope a breathing out of the soul.

King James 2000

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as one dying.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But [the] eyes of [the] wicked will fail; and refuge will be lost to them, and their hope [is] {to breathe their last breath}."

Modern King James verseion

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall have no escape, and their hope shall be like the giving up of the spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

As for the eyes of the ungodly, they shall be consumed, and not escape: their hope shall be misery and sorrow of mind."

NET Bible

But the eyes of the wicked fail, and escape eludes them; their one hope is to breathe their last."

New Heart English Bible

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."

The Emphasized Bible

But, the eyes of the lawless, shall fail, - and, place of refuge, shall have vanished from them, and, their hope, be a breathing out of life.

Webster

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the expiration of the breath.

World English Bible

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."

Youngs Literal Translation

And the eyes of the wicked are consumed, And refuge hath perished from them, And their hope is a breathing out of soul!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But the eyes
עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

of the wicked
רשׁע 
Rasha` 
Usage: 263

and they shall not escape
אבד 
'abad 
Usage: 184

and their hope
תּקוה 
Tiqvah 
Usage: 34

shall be as the giving up
מפּח 
Mappach 
giving up
Usage: 1

References

Easton

Morish

Context Readings

Confess Your Sin And Be Forgiven

19 "You would lie down and none would disturb you, And many would entreat your favor. 20 "But the eyes of the wicked will fail, And there will be no escape for them; And their hope is to breathe their last."



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:65

"Among those nations you shall find no rest, and there will be no resting place for the sole of your foot; but there the LORD will give you a trembling heart, failing of eyes, and despair of soul.

Job 17:5

"He who informs against friends for a share of the spoil, The eyes of his children also will languish.

Job 31:16

"If I have kept the poor from their desire, Or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Leviticus 26:16

I, in turn, will do this to you: I will appoint over you a sudden terror, consumption and fever that will waste away the eyes and cause the soul to pine away; also, you will sow your seed uselessly, for your enemies will eat it up.

Job 8:13-14

"So are the paths of all who forget God; And the hope of the godless will perish,

Job 18:14

"He is torn from the security of his tent, And they march him before the king of terrors.

Job 27:8

"For what is the hope of the godless when he is cut off, When God requires his life?

Job 27:22

"For it will hurl at him without sparing; He will surely try to flee from its power.

Job 34:22

"There is no darkness or deep shadow Where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying; my throat is parched; My eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Proverbs 10:24

What the wicked fears will come upon him, But the desire of the righteous will be granted.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother, His lamp will go out in time of darkness.

Lamentations 4:17

Yet our eyes failed, Looking for help was useless; In our watching we have watched For a nation that could not save.

Amos 2:14

"Flight will perish from the swift, And the stalwart will not strengthen his power, Nor the mighty man save his life.

Amos 5:19-20

As when a man flees from a lion And a bear meets him, Or goes home, leans his hand against the wall And a snake bites him.

Amos 9:1-3

I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said, "Smite the capitals so that the thresholds will shake, And break them on the heads of them all! Then I will slay the rest of them with the sword; They will not have a fugitive who will flee, Or a refugee who will escape.

Luke 16:23-26

"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? After it was at the first spoken through the Lord, it was confirmed to us by those who heard,



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