Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

For they eat the bread of wickedness, And drink the wine of violence.

New American Standard Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.

King James Version

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Holman Bible

They eat the bread of wickedness
and drink the wine of violence.

International Standard Version

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and they drink the wine of violence.

A Conservative Version

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Amplified


For they eat the bread of wickedness
And drink the wine of violence.

Bible in Basic English

The bread of evil-doing is their food, the wine of violent acts their drink.

Darby Translation

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Julia Smith Translation

For they ate the bread of injustice, and they will drink the wine of violences:

King James 2000

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For they ate the bread of wickedness, and they drank the wine of violence.

Modern King James verseion

For they eat the bread of wickedness and drink the wine of violence.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of robbery.

NET Bible

For they eat bread gained from wickedness and drink wine obtained from violence.

New Heart English Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

The Emphasized Bible

For they consume bread gotten by lawlessness, and, wine obtained by violence, they drink.

Webster

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

World English Bible

For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.

Youngs Literal Translation

For they have eaten bread of wickedness, And wine of violence they drink.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
לחם 
Lacham 
Usage: 177

the bread
לחם 
Lechem 
Usage: 298

רשׁע 
Resha` 
Usage: 30

and drink
שׁתה 
Shathah 
Usage: 218

the wine
יין 
Yayin 
Usage: 140

References

Easton

Context Readings

The Right Path

16 For they sleep not, except they do evil; And their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall. 17 For they eat the bread of wickedness, And drink the wine of violence. 18 But the path of the righteous is as the dawning light, That shineth more and more unto the perfect day.


Cross References

Job 24:5-6

Behold, as wild asses in the desert They go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food; The wilderness yieldeth them bread for their children.

Psalm 14:4

Have all the workers of iniquity no knowledge, Who eat up my people as they eat bread, And call not upon Jehovah?

Proverbs 9:17

Stolen waters are sweet, And bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Proverbs 20:17

Bread of falsehood is sweet to a man; But afterwards his mouth shall be filled with gravel.

Jeremiah 5:26-28

For among my people are found wicked men: they watch, as fowlers lie in wait; they set a trap, they catch men.

Ezekiel 22:25-29

There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey: they have devoured souls; they take treasure and precious things; they have made her widows many in the midst thereof.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, and cause the poor of the land to fail,

Micah 3:5

Thus saith Jehovah concerning the prophets that make my people to err; that bite with their teeth, and cry, Peace; and whoso putteth not into their mouths, they even prepare war against him:

Micah 6:12

For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.

Zephaniah 3:3

Her princes in the midst of her are roaring lions; her judges are evening wolves; they leave nothing till the morrow.

Matthew 23:13

But woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye shut the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye enter not in yourselves, neither suffer ye them that are entering in to enter.

James 5:4-5

Behold, the hire of the laborers who mowed your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth out: and the cries of them that reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.

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