Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it.

King James Version

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Holman Bible

In my experience, those who plow injustice and those who sow trouble reap the same.

International Standard Version

It's been my experience that those who plow the soil of iniquity and those who sow the seed of trouble will reap their harvest!

A Conservative Version

According as I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

American Standard Version

According as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, And sow trouble, reap the same.

Amplified

As I myself have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble and mischief reap the same.

Bible in Basic English

What I have seen is that those by whom trouble has been ploughed, and evil planted, get the same for themselves.

Darby Translation

Even as I have seen, they that plough iniquity and sow mischief, reap the same.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Even as I have seen, those that plow iniquity and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Julia Smith Translation

According to what I saw, they ploughing iniquity and sowing labor shall reap it

King James 2000

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[Just] as I have seen, plowers of mischief and sowers of trouble will reap it.

Modern King James verseion

As I have seen, the ones who plow iniquity and sow wickedness reap the same.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For, as I have proved by experience, they that plow iniquity and sow wretchedness, reap the same.

NET Bible

Even as I have seen, those who plow iniquity and those who sow trouble reap the same.

New Heart English Bible

According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

New simplified Bible

When I saw those who plowed wickedness and planted misery, they gathered its harvest.

The Emphasized Bible

So far as I have seen, They who plow for iniquity and sow misery, reap the same:

Webster

Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same.

World English Bible

According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

Youngs Literal Translation

As I have seen -- ploughers of iniquity, And sowers of misery, reap it!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Even as I have seen
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

חרשׁ 
Charash 
Usage: 74

און 
'aven 
Usage: 79

and sow
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

References

Context Readings

Eliphaz's First Response To Job

7 "Remember now, who ever perished being innocent? Or where were the upright destroyed? 8 "According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it. 9 "By the breath of God they perish, And by the blast of His anger they come to an end.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

Galatians 6:7-8

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

Job 15:35

"They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity, And their mind prepares deception."

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, he travails with wickedness, And he conceives mischief and brings forth falsehood.

Jeremiah 4:18

"Your ways and your deeds Have brought these things to you This is your evil How bitter! How it has touched your heart!"

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Hosea 10:12-13

Sow with a view to righteousness, Reap in accordance with kindness; Break up your fallow ground, For it is time to seek the LORD Until He comes to rain righteousness on you.

2 Corinthians 9:6

Now this I say, he who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully.



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