Parallel Verses

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.

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 is their last breath.

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."

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.

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
H6
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 Also thou shall lie down, and none shall make thee afraid. Yea, many shall correspond with thee. 20 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.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 28:65

And among these nations thou shall find no ease, and there shall be no rest for the sole of thy foot, but LORD will give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and pining of soul.

Job 17:5

He who denounces his friends for a prey, even the eyes of his sons shall fail.

Job 31:16

If I have withheld the poor from [their] desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away. And ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Job 8:13-14

So are the paths of all who forget God. And the hope of the profane man shall perish,

Job 18:14

He shall be rooted out of his tent where he trusts, and he shall be brought to the king of terrors.

Job 27:8

For what is the hope of the profane, though he gets him gain, when God takes away his soul?

Job 27:22

For [God] shall hurl at him, and not spare. He would gladly flee out of his hand.

Job 34:22

There is no darkness, nor thick gloom where the workers of iniquity may hide themselves.

Psalm 69:3

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

Proverbs 10:24

The fear of a wicked man shall come upon him. And the desire of the righteous shall be granted.

Proverbs 20:20

He who curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.

Lamentations 4:17

Our eyes do yet fail [in looking] for our vain help. In our watching we have watched for a nation that could not save.

Amos 2:14

And flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, nor shall the mighty deliver himself.

Amos 5:19-20

As if a man fled from a lion, and a bear met him, or went into the house and leaned his hand on the wall, and a serpent bit him.

Amos 9:1-3

I saw LORD standing beside the altar. And he said, Smite the capitals, that the thresholds may shake, and break them in pieces on the head of all of them, and I will kill the last of them with the sword. There shall not one of them

Luke 16:23-26

And having lifted up his eyes in Hades, being in torments, he sees Abraham from afar and Lazarus by his bosom.

Hebrews 2:3

how will we escape, having neglected so great a salvation? Which first, having taken to be spoken by the Lord, was verified for us by those who heard;

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