Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Many are the sorrows of the wicked,
But he who trusts in the Lord, lovingkindness shall surround him.

King James Version

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall compass him about.

Holman Bible

Many pains come to the wicked,
but the one who trusts in the Lord
will have faithful love surrounding him.

International Standard Version

The wicked have many sorrows, but gracious love surrounds those who trust in the LORD.

A Conservative Version

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked, but he who trusts in LORD, loving kindness shall encompass him about.

American Standard Version

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked; But he that trusteth in Jehovah, lovingkindness shall compass him about.

Amplified


Many are the sorrows of the wicked,
But he who trusts in and relies on the Lord shall be surrounded with compassion and lovingkindness.

Bible in Basic English

The sinner will be full of trouble; but mercy will be round the man who has faith in the Lord.

Darby Translation

Many sorrows hath the wicked; but he that confideth in Jehovah, loving-kindness shall encompass him.

Julia Smith Translation

Many the sorrows to the unjust one: and he trusting in Jehovah, mercy shall surround him.

King James 2000

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Many are [the] pains of the wicked, but [for] the one who trusts Yahweh loyal love surrounds him.

Modern King James verseion

The wicked has many sorrows, but mercy embraces him who trusts in Jehovah.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Great plagues remain for the ungodly; but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD, mercy embraceth him on every side.

NET Bible

An evil person suffers much pain, but the Lord's faithfulness overwhelms the one who trusts in him.

New Heart English Bible

Many sorrows come to the wicked, but loving kindness shall surround him who trusts in the LORD.

The Emphasized Bible

Many pains, hath the lawless one, - But, he that trusteth in Yahweh, Lovingkindness, shall compass him about.

Webster

Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusteth in the LORD, mercy shall encompass him.

World English Bible

Many sorrows come to the wicked, but loving kindness shall surround him who trusts in Yahweh.

Youngs Literal Translation

Many are the pains of the wicked; As to him who is trusting in Jehovah, Kindness doth compass him.

References

Hastings

Context Readings

The Joy Of Forgiveness

9 Do not be as the horse or as the mule which have no understanding,
Whose trappings include bit and bridle to hold them in check,
Otherwise they will not come near to you.
10 Many are the sorrows of the wicked,
But he who trusts in the Lord, lovingkindness shall surround him.
11 Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you righteous ones;
And shout for joy, all you who are upright in heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 16:20

He who gives attention to the word will find good,
And blessed is he who trusts in the Lord.

Proverbs 13:21

Adversity pursues sinners,
But the righteous will be rewarded with prosperity.

Psalm 5:12

For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O Lord,
You surround him with favor as with a shield.

Psalm 16:4

The sorrows of those who have bartered for another god will be multiplied;
I shall not pour out their drink offerings of blood,
Nor will I take their names upon my lips.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the Lord is good;
How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!

Psalm 84:12

O Lord of hosts,
How blessed is the man who trusts in You!

Psalm 2:12

Do homage to the Son, that He not become angry, and you perish in the way,
For His wrath may soon be kindled.
How blessed are all who take refuge in Him!

Psalm 34:19-21

Many are the afflictions of the righteous,
But the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 40:4

How blessed is the man who has made the Lord his trust,
And has not turned to the proud, nor to those who lapse into falsehood.

Psalm 140:11

“May a slanderer not be established in the earth;
May evil hunt the violent man speedily.”

Psalm 146:5

How blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob,
Whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Psalm 147:11

The Lord favors those who fear Him,
Those who wait for His lovingkindness.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Although a sinner does evil a hundred times and may lengthen his life, still I know that it will be well for those who fear God, who fear Him openly.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! It will go badly with him,
For what he deserves will be done to him.

Isaiah 12:2-3

“Behold, God is my salvation,
I will trust and not be afraid;
For the Lord God is my strength and song,
And He has become my salvation.”

Isaiah 57:21

There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.”

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord
And whose trust is the Lord.

Romans 2:8-9

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

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