Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

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

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.

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 Become ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding, whose trappings must be bit and bridle to hold them in, [else] they will not come near to thee. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked, but he who trusts in LORD, loving kindness shall encompass him about. 11 Be glad in LORD, and rejoice, ye righteous. And shout for joy, all ye who are upright in heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 16:20

He who gives heed to the word shall find good, and whoever trusts in LORD, happy is he.

Proverbs 13:21

Evil pursues sinners, but the righteous shall be recompensed with good.

Psalm 5:12

For thou will bless the righteous man, O LORD. Thou will encompass him with favor as with a shield. Selah.

Psalm 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who give gifts for another [god]. Their drink-offerings of blood I will not offer, nor take their names upon my lips.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that LORD is good. Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him.

Psalm 84:12

O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man who trusts in thee.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the son, lest he be angry, and ye perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him.

Psalm 34:19-21

Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but LORD delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man who makes LORD his trust, and respects not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies.

Psalm 140:11

An evil speaker shall not be established in the earth. Evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Psalm 146:5

Happy is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in LORD his God,

Psalm 147:11

LORD takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times, and prolongs his [days], yet surely I know that it shall be well with those who fear God, who fear before him.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! [It is] ill [with him], for what his hands have done shall be done to him.

Isaiah 12:2-3

Behold, God is my salvation. I will trust, and will not be afraid, for LORD, [even] LORD, is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation.

Isaiah 57:21

There is no peace, says my God, to the wicked.

Jeremiah 17:7-8

Blessed is the man who trusts in LORD, and whose trust LORD is.

Romans 2:8-9

but to those of self-interest, and who indeed disobey the truth but have confidence in unrighteousness--anger and wrath,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all the evils, of which some aspiring have wandered from the faith, and have pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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