Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

However, woe to you the rich, because ye have received your consolation.

New American Standard Bible

"But woe to you who are rich, for you are receiving your comfort in full.

King James Version

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Holman Bible

But woe to you who are rich,
for you have received your comfort.

International Standard Version

"But how terrible it will be for you who are rich, because you have had your comfort!

American Standard Version

But woe unto you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Amplified

But woe to (alas for) you who are rich ( abounding in material resources), for you already are receiving your consolation (the solace and sense of strengthening and cheer that come from prosperity) and have taken and enjoyed your comfort in full [having nothing left to be awarded you].

An Understandable Version

But it is too bad for you rich people because you have [already] received [all] the comforts [you are going to get].

Anderson New Testament

But alas for you that are rich! for you have received your consolation.

Bible in Basic English

But unhappy are you who have wealth: for you have been comforted now.

Common New Testament

But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your consolation.

Daniel Mace New Testament

But wo unto you that are rich: for you have received your consolation.

Darby Translation

But woe to you rich, for ye have received your consolation.

Godbey New Testament

Moreover woe unto you rich! because you exhaust your reward.

Goodspeed New Testament

"But alas for you who are rich, for you have had your comfort!

John Wesley New Testament

But wo to you that are rich; for ye have your consolation.

Julia Smith Translation

But woe to you rich for ye take away your consolation.

King James 2000

But woe unto you that are rich! for you have received your consolation.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"But woe to you who are rich, because you have received your comfort.

Modern King James verseion

But woe to you who are rich! For you have received your consolation.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But woe be to you that are rich: for ye have therein your consolation.

Moffatt New Testament

But woe to you rich folk! you get all the comforts you will ever get.

Montgomery New Testament

"But woe to you rich! For you already have received your consolation.

NET Bible

"But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your comfort already.

New Heart English Bible

"But woe to you who are rich. For you have received your consolation.

Noyes New Testament

But woe to you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Sawyer New Testament

But woe to you rich! for you have your consolation.

The Emphasized Bible

But alas! for you, ye wealthy, for ye are duly receiving you consolation.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But wo unto you who are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But 'alas for you who are rich,' for you have had your comforts in full.

Webster

But woe to you that are rich! for ye have received your consolation.

Weymouth New Testament

"But alas for you rich men, because you already have your consolation!

Williams New Testament

But a curse on you who are rich, for you are now receiving your comforts in full.

World English Bible

"But woe to you who are rich! For you have received your consolation.

Worrell New Testament

"But woe to you that are rich! because ye are receiving your consolation!

Worsley New Testament

But wo unto you that are rich; for ye have received your consolation.

Youngs Literal Translation

But woe to you -- the rich, because ye have got your comfort.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
πλήν 
Plen 
Usage: 11

woe
οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

πλούσιος 
Plousios 
Usage: 15

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ἀπέχω 
Apecho 
be, have, receive
Usage: 4

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

Context Readings

Happiness And Sorrow

23 Rejoice ye in that day, and leap, for behold, your reward is great in heaven, for their fathers did in the same way to the prophets. 24 However, woe to you the rich, because ye have received your consolation. 25 Woe to you who are filled now, because ye will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, because ye will mourn and weep.



Cross References

Matthew 6:2

When therefore thou do charity, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may have glory by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Job 21:7-15

Why do the wicked live, become old, yea, grow mighty in power?

Psalm 49:6-7

Those who trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches,

Psalm 49:16-19

Be not thou afraid when a man is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased.

Psalm 73:3-12

For I was envious of the arrogant when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 1:32

For the backsliding of the simple shall kill them, and the careless ease of fools shall destroy them.

Jeremiah 5:4-6

Then I said, Surely these are poor, they are foolish, for they know not the way of LORD, nor the law of their God.

Amos 4:1-3

Hear this word, ye cows of Bashan, who are in the mountain of Samaria, who oppress the poor, who crush the needy, who say to their lords, Bring, and let us drink.

Amos 6:1-6

Woe to those who are at ease in Zion, and to those who are secure in the mountain of Samaria, the notable men of the chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel come!

Haggai 2:9

The latter glory of this house shall be greater than the former, says LORD of hosts, and in this place I will give peace, says LORD of hosts.

Matthew 6:5

And when thou pray, thou shall not be as the hypocrites, because they love to pray having stood in the synagogues and in the corners of the thoroughfares, so that they may be seen by men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

And when ye fast, become not like the gloomy looking hypocrites, for they make their faces unsightly, so that they may appear fasting to men. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.

Luke 16:19-25

Now there was a certain rich man, and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, faring sumptuously daily.

Luke 18:23-25

But when he heard these things, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich.

1 Timothy 6:17

Command the rich in the present age not to be arrogant, nor hope in the uncertainty of wealth, but in the living God, who supplies us all things abundantly for enjoyment,

James 2:6

But ye have dishonored the poor man. Do not the rich exploit you, and they themselves drag you into courts?

James 5:1-6

Go now, ye rich, weep, howling for your miseries that are approaching.

Revelation 18:6-8

Render to her as she also rendered to you, and double to her two-fold according to her works. In the cup that she mixed, mix two-fold for her.

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