Parallel Verses

Amplified

Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but he who trusts in, relies on, and confidently leans on the Lord shall be compassed about with mercy and with loving-kindness.

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.

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

There are many sorrows for the wicked; but he that waits in the LORD, mercy shall compass him round about.

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 Be not like the horse or the mule, which lack understanding, which must have their mouths held firm with bit and bridle, or else they will not come with you. 10 Many are the sorrows of the wicked, but he who trusts in, relies on, and confidently leans on the Lord shall be compassed about with mercy and with loving-kindness. 11 Be glad in the Lord and rejoice, you [uncompromisingly] righteous [you who are upright and in right standing with Him]; shout for joy, all you upright in heart!


Cross References

Proverbs 16:20

He who deals wisely and heeds [God's] word and counsel shall find good, and whoever leans on, trusts in, and is confident in the Lord -- "happy, blessed, and fortunate is he.

Proverbs 13:21

Evil pursues sinners, but the consistently upright and in right standing with God is recompensed with good.

Psalm 5:12

For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).

Psalm 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who choose another god; their drink offerings of blood will I not offer or take their names upon my lips.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the Lord [our God] is good! Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts and takes refuge in Him.

Psalm 84:12

O Lord of hosts, blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who trusts in You [leaning and believing on You, committing all and confidently looking to You, and that without fear or misgiving]!

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son [pay homage to Him in purity], lest He be angry and you perish in the way, for soon shall His wrath be kindled. O blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are all those who seek refuge and put their trust in Him!

Psalm 34:19-21

Many evils confront the [consistently] righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 40:4

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man who makes the Lord his refuge and trust, and turns not to the proud or to followers of false gods.

Psalm 140:11

Let not a man of slanderous tongue be established in the earth; let evil hunt the violent man to overthrow him [let calamity follow his evildoings].

Psalm 146:5

Happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) is he who has the God of [special revelation to] Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the Lord his God,

Psalm 147:11

The Lord takes pleasure in those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him, in those who hope in His mercy and loving-kindness.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times and his days [seemingly] are prolonged [in his wickedness], yet surely I know that it will be well with those who [reverently] fear God, who revere and worship Him, realizing His continual presence.

Isaiah 3:11

Woe to the wicked! It shall be ill with them, for what their hands have done shall be done to them.

Isaiah 12:2-3

Behold, God, my salvation! I will trust and not be afraid, for the Lord God is my strength and song; yes, He has become my salvation.

Isaiah 57:21

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

Jeremiah 17:7-8

[Most] blessed is the man who believes in, trusts in, and relies on the Lord, and whose hope and confidence the Lord is.

Romans 2:8-9

But for those who are self-seeking and self-willed and disobedient to the Truth but responsive to wickedness, there will be indignation and wrath.

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all evils; it is through this craving that some have been led astray and have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves through with many acute [mental] pangs.

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