Parallel Verses

King James 2000

But woe unto you that are rich! for you 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!

A Conservative Version

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

But woe to you rich for ye take away 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 in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven: for in like manner did their fathers unto the prophets. 24  But woe unto you that are rich! for you have received your consolation. 25 Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.



Cross References

Matthew 6:2

Therefore when you give your alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Job 21:7-15

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

Psalm 49:6-7

They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches;

Psalm 49:16-19

Be not afraid when one is made rich, when the glory of his house is increased;

Psalm 73:3-12

For I was envious at the foolish, when I saw the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 1:32

For the turning away of the simple shall slay them, and the prosperity of fools shall destroy them.

Jeremiah 5:4-6

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

Amos 4:1-3

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

Amos 6:1-6

Woe to them that are at ease in Zion, and trust in the mountain of Samaria, who are named chief of the nations, to whom the house of Israel came!

Haggai 2:9

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

Matthew 6:5

And when you pray, you shall not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

Moreover when you fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.

Luke 12:15-21

And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.

Luke 16:19-25

There was a certain rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen, and feasted sumptuously every day:

Luke 18:23-25

And when he heard this, he was very sorrowful: for he was very rich.

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge them that are rich in this present age, that they be not haughty, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

James 2:6

But you have despised the poor. Do not rich men oppress you, and draw you before the judges?

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.

Revelation 18:6-8

Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she has filled, fill to her double.

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