Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

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.

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

and sow
זרע 
Zara` 
Usage: 56

קצר 
Qatsar 
Usage: 49

References

Context Readings

Eliphaz's First Response To Job

7 Remember, I pray thee, who ever perished, being innocent? or where were the righteous cut off? 8 Even as I have seen, they that plow iniquity, and sow wickedness, reap the same. 9 By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.



Cross References

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth iniquity shall reap vanity: and the rod of his anger shall fail.

Galatians 6:7-8

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Job 15:35

They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, and hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood.

Jeremiah 4:18

Thy way and thy doings have procured these things unto thee; this is thy wickedness, because it is bitter, because it reacheth unto thine heart.

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk: the bud shall yield no meal: if so be it yield, the strangers shall swallow it up.

Hosea 10:12-13

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

2 Corinthians 9:6

But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly; and he which soweth bountifully shall reap also bountifully.

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