Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 (judgment is coming) to you who are rich [and place your faith in possessions while remaining spiritually impoverished], for you are [already] receiving your comfort in full [and there is nothing left to be awarded to 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.

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 jump for joy, because your reward is great in heaven. For their ancestors did the same things to the prophets. 24 "But woe to you who are rich, for you have received your comfort already. 25 "Woe to you who are well satisfied with food now, for you will be hungry. "Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.



Cross References

Matthew 6:2

Thus whenever you do charitable giving, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in synagogues and on streets so that people will praise them. I tell you the truth, they have their reward.

Job 21:7-15

"Why do the wicked go on living, grow old, even increase in power?

Psalm 49:6-7

They trust in their wealth and boast in their great riches.

Psalm 49:16-19

Do not be afraid when a man becomes rich and his wealth multiplies!

Psalm 73:3-12

For I envied those who are proud, as I observed the prosperity of the wicked.

Proverbs 1:32

For the waywardness of the simpletons will kill them, and the careless ease of fools will destroy them.

Jeremiah 5:4-6

I thought, "Surely it is only the ignorant poor who act this way. They act like fools because they do not know what the Lord demands. They do not know what their God requires of them.

Amos 4:1-3

Listen to this message, you cows of Bashan who live on Mount Samaria! You oppress the poor; you crush the needy. You say to your husbands, "Bring us more to drink!"

Amos 6:1-6

Woe to those who live in ease in Zion, to those who feel secure on Mount Samaria. They think of themselves as the elite class of the best nation. The family of Israel looks to them for leadership.

Haggai 2:9

The future splendor of this temple will be greater than that of former times,' the Lord who rules over all declares, 'and in this place I will give peace.'"

Matthew 6:5

"Whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, because they love to pray while standing in synagogues and on street corners so that people can see them. Truly I say to you, they have their reward.

Matthew 6:16

"When you fast, do not look sullen like the hypocrites, for they make their faces unattractive so that people will see them fasting. I tell you the truth, they have their reward.

Luke 12:15-21

Then he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourself from all types of greed, because one's life does not consist in the abundance of his possessions."

Luke 16:19-25

"There was a rich man who dressed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day.

Luke 18:23-25

But when the man heard this he became very sad, for he was extremely wealthy.

1 Timothy 6:17

Command those who are rich in this world's goods not to be haughty or to set their hope on riches, which are uncertain, but on God who richly provides us with all things for our enjoyment.

James 2:6

But you have dishonored the poor! Are not the rich oppressing you and dragging you into the courts?

James 5:1-6

Come now, you rich! Weep and cry aloud over the miseries that are coming on you.

Revelation 18:6-8

Repay her the same way she repaid others; pay her back double corresponding to her deeds. In the cup she mixed, mix double the amount for her.

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