Parallel Verses

Amplified

Woe to (alas for) you when everyone speaks fairly and handsomely of you and praises you, for even so their forefathers did to the false prophets.

New American Standard Bible

"Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way.

King James Version

Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Holman Bible

Woe to you
when all people speak well of you,
for this is the way their ancestors
used to treat the false prophets.

International Standard Version

"How terrible it will be for you when everyone says nice things about you, because that's the way their ancestors used to treat the false prophets!"

A Conservative Version

Woe when men will speak well of you, for their fathers did in the same way to the FALSE prophets.

American Standard Version

Woe unto you , when all men shall speak well of you! for in the same manner did their fathers to the false prophets.

An Understandable Version

It is too bad for you people when everyone speaks well about you, because the forefathers said the same thing about the false prophets.

Anderson New Testament

Alas for you, when men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Bible in Basic English

Unhappy are you when all men give you their approval: for so their fathers did to the false prophets.

Common New Testament

Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Daniel Mace New Testament

wo unto you when the generality of men shall applaud you: for so did their forefathers behave to the false prophets.

Darby Translation

Woe, when all men speak well of you, for after this manner did their fathers to the false prophets.

Godbey New Testament

Woe unto you when all the people may speak well of you! because according to the same things their fathers were accustomed to do to the false prophets.

Goodspeed New Testament

"Alas for you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is the way their forefathers treated the false prophets!

John Wesley New Testament

Wo to you, when all men shall speak well of you; for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto you when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers treat the false prophets.

Julia Smith Translation

Woe to you when all men speak well of you! for according to these did their fathers to the false prophets.

King James 2000

Woe unto you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe whenever all people speak well of you, for their fathers used to do the same [things] to the false prophets.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to you when all men shall speak well of you! For so their fathers did to the false prophets.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe be to you when all men praise you: for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Moffatt New Testament

Woe to you when all men speak well of you! that is just what their fathers did to the false prophets.

Montgomery New Testament

"Woe to you when all men shall speak well of you! For even so did their fathers to the false prophets.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers did the same thing to the false prophets.

Noyes New Testament

Woe, when all men speak well of you! for so did their fathers of the false prophets.

Sawyer New Testament

Woe, when all men speak well of you! for in this manner did their fathers of the false prophets.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas! whensoever all men shall, speak well of you, for, according to the same things, were their fathers doing unto the false prophets.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Wo unto you, when men shall speak well of you! for just so did their fathers of the false prophets.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Alas for you when all men speak well of you; for this is what their ancestors did to the false Prophets.

Webster

Woe to you, when all men shall speak well of you! for so did their fathers to the false prophets.

Weymouth New Testament

"Alas for you when men shall all have spoken well of you; for that is just the way their forefathers behaved to the false Prophets!

Williams New Testament

A curse on you when everyone speaks well of you, for this is the way their forefathers used to treat the false prophets.

World English Bible

Woe, when men speak well of you, for their fathers did the same thing to the false prophets.

Worrell New Testament

"Woe to you when all men speak well of you; for in this same manner were their fathers wont to do to the false prophets.

Worsley New Testament

Wo unto you when all men speak well of you; for their fathers did the same to the false prophets.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to you when all men shall speak well of you -- for according to these things were their fathers doing to false prophets.

Interlinear

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

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

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

καλῶς 
Kalos 
Usage: 26

of you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

so
ταὐτά 
Tauta 
Usage: 1

did
ποιέω 
Poieo 
do, make, bring forth, commit, cause, work, show, bear, keep, fulfil, deal, perform, not tr, , vr do
Usage: 372


Usage: 0

πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

Context Readings

Happiness And Sorrow

25 Woe to (alas for) you who are full now (completely filled, luxuriously gorged and satiated), for you shall hunger and suffer want! Woe to (alas for) you who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep and wail! 26 Woe to (alas for) you when everyone speaks fairly and handsomely of you and praises you, for even so their forefathers did to the false prophets. 27 But I say to you who are listening now to Me: [ in order to heed, make it a practice to] love your enemies, treat well (do good to, act nobly toward) those who detest you and pursue you with hatred,



Cross References

Isaiah 30:10

Who [virtually] say to the seers [by their conduct], See not! and to the prophets, Prophesy not to us what is right! Speak to us smooth things, prophesy deceitful illusions.

Jeremiah 5:31

The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests exercise rule at their own hands and by means of the prophets. And My people love to have it so! But what will you do when the end comes?

Micah 2:11

If a man walking in a spirit [of vanity] and in falsehood should lie and say, I will prophesy to you of wine and strong drink, O Israel, he would even be the acceptable prophet of this people!

Matthew 7:15

Beware of false prophets, who come to you dressed as sheep, but inside they are devouring wolves.

John 15:19

If you belonged to the world, the world would treat you with affection and would love you as its own. But because you are not of the world [no longer one with it], but I have chosen (selected) you out of the world, the world hates (detests) you.

James 4:4

You [are like] unfaithful wives [having illicit love affairs with the world and breaking your marriage vow to God]! Do you not know that being the world's friend is being God's enemy? So whoever chooses to be a friend of the world takes his stand as an enemy of God.

1 Kings 22:6-8

Then [Ahab] king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about 400 men, and said to them, Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I hold back? And they said, Go up, for the Lord will deliver it into the hand of the king.

1 Kings 22:13-14

The messenger who went to call Micaiah said to him, Behold now, the prophets unanimously declare good to the king. Let your answer, I pray you, be like theirs, and say what is good.

1 Kings 22:24-28

But Zedekiah son of Chenaanah went near and struck Micaiah on the cheek and said, Which way went the Spirit of the Lord from me to speak to you?

John 7:7

The world cannot [be expected to] hate you, but it does hate Me because I denounce it for its wicked works and reveal that its doings are evil.

Romans 16:18

For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ but their own appetites and base desires, and by ingratiating and flattering speech, they beguile the hearts of the unsuspecting and simpleminded [people].

2 Thessalonians 2:8-12

And then the lawless one (the antichrist) will be revealed and the Lord Jesus will slay him with the breath of His mouth and bring him to an end by His appearing at His coming.

2 Peter 2:1-3

But also [in those days] there arose false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among yourselves, who will subtly and stealthily introduce heretical doctrines (destructive heresies), even denying and disowning the Master Who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction.

2 Peter 2:18-19

For uttering loud boasts of folly, they beguile and lure with lustful desires of the flesh those who are barely escaping from them who are wrongdoers.

1 John 4:5-6

They proceed from the world and are of the world; therefore it is out of the world [its whole economy morally considered] that they speak, and the world listens (pays attention) to them.

Revelation 13:3-4

And one of his heads seemed to have a deadly wound. But his death stroke was healed; and the whole earth went after the beast in amazement and admiration.

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