Parallel Verses

NET Bible

"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.

New American Standard Bible

Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.

King James Version

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

Holman Bible

Woe to you who are now full,
for you will be hungry.
Woe to you who are now laughing,
for you will mourn and weep.

International Standard Version

How terrible it will be for you who are full now, because you will be hungry! How terrible it will be for you who are laughing now, because you will mourn and cry!

A Conservative Version

Woe to you who are filled now, because ye will hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, because ye will mourn and weep.

American Standard Version

Woe unto you, ye that are full now! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you , ye that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

Amplified

Woe to you who are well-fed (gorged, satiated) now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now [enjoying a life of self-indulgence], for you will mourn and weep [and deeply long for God].

An Understandable Version

It is too bad for you people who have plenty to eat now, because you will be hungry [later on]. It is too bad for you people who are laughing now, because you will grieve and cry [later on].

Anderson New Testament

Alas for you that are full! for you shall be hungry. Alas for you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.

Bible in Basic English

Unhappy are you who are full of food now: for you will be in need. Unhappy are you who are laughing now: for you will be crying in sorrow.

Common New Testament

Woe to you who are full now, for you shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.

Daniel Mace New Testament

wo unto you that are full: for you shall be in want. wo unto you that indulge in present pleasure: for mourning and sorrow shall attend you.

Darby Translation

Woe to you that are filled, for ye shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

Godbey New Testament

Woe unto you who are full! because you shall hunger. Woe unto you who are now laughing because you shall weep and mourn.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Alas for you who have plenty to eat now, for you will be hungry! "Alas for you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep!

John Wesley New Testament

Wo to you that are full; for ye shall hunger: wo to you that laugh now; for ye shall mourn and weep.

Julia Smith Translation

Woe to you having been filled for ye shall hunger. Woe to you laughing now! for ye shall grieve and weep.

King James 2000

Woe unto you that are full! for you shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe to you who are satisfied now, because you will be hungry. Woe, you who laugh now, because you will mourn and weep.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to you who are full! For you shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now! For you shall mourn and weep.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be to you that are full: for ye shall hunger. Woe be to you that now laugh: for ye shall wail, and weep.

Moffatt New Testament

Woe to you who have your fill to-day! you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh to-day! you will wail and weep.

Montgomery New Testament

"Woe unto you who are full now! For you shall suffer hunger. "Woe to you who are laughing now! For you shall wail and weep.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

Noyes New Testament

Woe to you that are full now! for ye will hunger. Woe to you that laugh now! for ye will mourn and weep.

Sawyer New Testament

Woe to you full! for you shall be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now! for you shall mourn and weep.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! for you, ye who are filled full now, for ye shall hunger. Alas! ye that laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wo unto you who are full! for ye shall hunger. Wo unto you who laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Alas for you who are sated now, for you will hunger. Alas for you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

Webster

Woe to you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe to you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

Weymouth New Testament

"Alas for you who now have plenty to eat, because you will be hungry! "Alas for you who laugh now, because you will mourn and weep aloud!

Williams New Testament

A curse on you who live in luxury now, for you will be hungry. A curse on you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

World English Bible

Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.

Worrell New Testament

"Woe to you who are filled now; because ye shall hunger! "Woe to you who are laughing now; because ye shall mourn and weep!

Worsley New Testament

Wo unto you that are full; for ye shall be hungry. Wo unto you that laugh now: for ye shall mourn and weep.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to you who have been filled -- because ye shall hunger. 'Woe to you who are laughing now -- because ye shall mourn and weep.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
οὐαί 
Ouai 
οὐαί 
Ouai 
Usage: 14
Usage: 14

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

ἐμπίπλημι ἐμπλήθω 
Empiplemi 
fill, be full
Usage: 4

for
ὅτι 
Hoti 
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764
Usage: 764

πεινάω 
Peinao 
hunger, be an hungred, be hungry, hungry
Usage: 12

γελάω 
Gelao 
Usage: 0

now
νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

πενθέω 
Pentheo 
Usage: 7

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

Context Readings

Happiness And Sorrow

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. 26 "Woe to you when all people speak well of you, for their ancestors did the same things to the false prophets.



Cross References

Isaiah 65:13

So this is what the sovereign Lord says: "Look, my servants will eat, but you will be hungry! Look, my servants will drink, but you will be thirsty! Look, my servants will rejoice, but you will be humiliated!

Proverbs 14:13

Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.

James 4:9

Grieve, mourn, and weep. Turn your laughter into mourning and your joy into despair.

Deuteronomy 6:11-12

houses filled with choice things you did not accumulate, hewn out cisterns you did not dig, and vineyards and olive groves you did not plant -- and you eat your fill,

1 Samuel 2:5

Those who are well-fed hire themselves out to earn food, but the hungry no longer lack. Even the barren woman gives birth to seven, but the one with many children withers away.

Job 20:5-7

that the elation of the wicked is brief, the joy of the godless lasts but a moment.

Job 21:11-13

They allow their children to run like a flock; their little ones dance about.

Psalm 22:6-7

But I am a worm, not a man; people insult me and despise me.

Psalm 49:19

But he will join his ancestors; they will never again see the light of day.

Proverbs 30:9

lest I become satisfied and act deceptively and say, "Who is the Lord?" Or lest I become poor and steal and demean the name of my God.

Ecclesiastes 2:2

I said of partying, "It is folly," and of self-indulgent pleasure, "It accomplishes nothing!"

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Sorrow is better than laughter, because sober reflection is good for the heart.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For like the crackling of quick-burning thorns under a cooking pot, so is the laughter of the fool. This kind of folly also is useless.

Isaiah 8:21

They will pass through the land destitute and starving. Their hunger will make them angry, and they will curse their king and their God as they look upward.

Isaiah 9:20

They devoured on the right, but were still hungry, they ate on the left, but were not satisfied. People even ate the flesh of their own arm!

Isaiah 21:3-4

For this reason my stomach churns; cramps overwhelm me like the contractions of a woman in labor. I am disturbed by what I hear, horrified by what I see.

Isaiah 24:7-12

The new wine dries up, the vines shrivel up, all those who like to celebrate groan.

Isaiah 28:7

Even these men stagger because of wine, they stumble around because of beer -- priests and prophets stagger because of beer, they are confused because of wine, they stumble around because of beer; they stagger while seeing prophetic visions, they totter while making legal decisions.

Daniel 5:4-6

As they drank wine, they praised the gods of gold and silver, bronze, iron, wood, and stone.

Amos 8:10

I will turn your festivals into funerals, and all your songs into funeral dirges. I will make everyone wear funeral clothes and cause every head to be shaved bald. I will make you mourn as if you had lost your only son; when it ends it will indeed have been a bitter day.

Nahum 1:10

Surely they will be totally consumed like entangled thorn bushes, like the drink of drunkards, like very dry stubble.

Matthew 22:11-13

But when the king came in to see the wedding guests, he saw a man there who was not wearing wedding clothes.

Luke 8:53

And they began making fun of him, because they knew that she was dead.

Luke 12:20

But God said to him, 'You fool! This very night your life will be demanded back from you, but who will get what you have prepared for yourself?'

Luke 13:28

There will be weeping and gnashing of teeth when you see Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and all the prophets in the kingdom of God but you yourselves thrown out.

Luke 16:14-15

The Pharisees (who loved money) heard all this and ridiculed him.

Ephesians 5:4

Neither should there be vulgar speech, foolish talk, or coarse jesting -- all of which are out of character -- but rather thanksgiving.

Philippians 4:12-13

I have experienced times of need and times of abundance. In any and every circumstance I have learned the secret of contentment, whether I go satisfied or hungry, have plenty or nothing.

1 Thessalonians 5:3

Now when they are saying, "There is peace and security," then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will surely not escape.

Revelation 3:17

Because you say, "I am rich and have acquired great wealth, and need nothing," but do not realize that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked,

Revelation 18:7-11

As much as she exalted herself and lived in sensual luxury, to this extent give her torment and grief because she said to herself, 'I rule as queen and am no widow; I will never experience grief!'

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