Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

New American Standard Bible

Woe to those who scheme iniquity, Who work out evil on their beds! When morning comes, they do it, For it is in the power of their hands.

King James Version

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Holman Bible

Woe to those who dream up wickedness
and prepare evil plans on their beds!
At morning light they accomplish it
because the power is in their hands.

International Standard Version

"Woe to those who are crafting iniquity, planning evil well into the night! When morning's light comes, they carry out their plans because they have the power to do so.

A Conservative Version

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

American Standard Version

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Amplified

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work out evil upon their beds! When the morning is light, they perform and practice it because it is in their power.

Bible in Basic English

A curse on the designers of evil, working on their beds! in the morning light they do it, because it is in their power.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe unto those that devise iniquity and fabricate evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they put it into effect because they have power in their hands.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to them purposing vanity, and working evil upon their beds! In the light of the morning they will do it because it is to the strength of their hand.

King James 2000

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe [to] those who plan wickedness and evil deeds upon their beds! In the light of the morning they did it, because they have power in their hands.

Modern King James verseion

Woe to those who plot wickedness and prepare evil on their beds! When the morning is light they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Woe unto them that imagine to do harm, and devise ungraciousness upon their beds, to perform it in the clear day: for their power is against God.

NET Bible

Those who devise sinful plans are as good as dead, those who dream about doing evil as they lie in bed. As soon as morning dawns they carry out their plans, because they have the power to do so.

New Heart English Bible

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds. When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

The Emphasized Bible

Alas for them who devise iniquity and work wickedness upon their beds, - in the light of the morning, they will execute it, for it is in the power of their hand.

Webster

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

World English Bible

Woe to those who devise iniquity and work evil on their beds! When the morning is light, they practice it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to those devising iniquity, And working evil on their beds, In the light of the morning they do it, For their hand is -- to God.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Woe
הוי 
Howy 
woe, Ah, Ho, O, Alas
Usage: 50

and work
פּעל 
Pa`al 
Usage: 57

משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

בּקר 
Boqer 
Usage: 214

is light
אור 
'owr 
Usage: 122

it, because it is
ישׁ 
Yesh 
is, be, have, there,
Usage: 135

in the power
אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

References

Hastings

Morish

Context Readings

Woe To The Oppressors Of God's People

1 Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand. 2 And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away; and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.


Cross References

Psalm 36:4

He deviseth wickedness up on his bed; he setteth himself in a way that is not good: he abhorreth not evil.

Genesis 31:29

It would be in the power of my hand to do you hurt; but the God of your father spoke to me last night, saying, Take care that thou speak not to Jacob either good or bad.

Deuteronomy 28:32

Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and languish for them all the day long; and there shall be no power in thy hand to help it.

Proverbs 3:27

Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of thy hand to do it.

Isaiah 32:7

The instruments also of the churl are evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the meek with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.

Hosea 7:6-7

For they have applied their heart like an oven to their lying in wait: their baker sleepeth all the night; in the morning it burneth like a flaming fire.

Nahum 1:11

Out of thee is gone forth one that imagineth evil against Jehovah, a wicked counsellor.

Esther 3:8

And Haman said to king Ahasuerus, There is a people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from those of every people, and they keep not the king's laws; and it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.

Esther 5:14

Then said Zeresh his wife and all his friends to him, Let a gallows be made of fifty cubits high, and in the morning speak to the king that Mordecai may be hanged on it: then go in merrily with the king to the banquet. And the thing pleased Haman; and he caused the gallows to be made.

Esther 9:25

and when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he had devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head; and they hanged him and his sons on the gallows.

Psalm 7:14-16

Behold, he travaileth with iniquity, yea, he hath conceived mischief, and brought forth falsehood:

Psalm 140:1-8

{To the chief Musician. A Psalm of David.} Free me, O Jehovah, from the evil man; preserve me from the violent man:

Proverbs 4:16

For they sleep not except they have done mischief, and their sleep is taken away unless they have caused some to fall.

Proverbs 6:12-19

A man of Belial, a wicked person, is he that goeth about with a perverse mouth;

Proverbs 12:2

A good man obtaineth favour of Jehovah; but a man of mischievous devices will he condemn.

Isaiah 59:3

For your hands are stained with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips speak lies, your tongue muttereth unrighteousness:

Jeremiah 18:18

And they said, Come, and let us devise devices against Jeremiah; for law shall not perish from the priest, nor counsel from the wise, nor word from the prophet. Come and let us smite him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.

Ezekiel 11:2

And he said unto me, Son of man, these are the men that devise iniquity, and give wicked counsel in this city:

Matthew 27:1-2

And when it was morning all the chief priests and the elders of the people took counsel against Jesus so that they might put him to death.

Mark 15:1

And immediately in the morning the chief priests, having taken counsel with the elders and scribes and the whole sanhedrim, bound Jesus and carried him away, and delivered him up to Pilate.

Luke 20:19

And the chief priests and the scribes sought the same hour to lay hands on him, and they feared the people; for they knew that he had spoken this parable of them.

Luke 22:2-6

and the chief priests and the scribes sought how they might kill him; for they feared the people.

John 19:11

Jesus answered, Thou hadst no authority whatever against me if it were not given to thee from above. On this account he that has delivered me up to thee has the greater sin.

Acts 23:12

And when it was day, the Jews, having banded together, put themselves under a curse, saying that they would neither eat nor drink till they should kill Paul.

Acts 23:15

Now therefore do ye with the council make a representation to the chiliarch so that he may bring him down to you, as about to determine more precisely what concerns him, and we, before he draws near, are ready to kill him.

Romans 1:30

back-biters, hateful to God, insolent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

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