Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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, relies on, and confidently leans on the Lord shall be compassed about with mercy and with loving-kindness.

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.

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 you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, else they come not near unto you. 10 Many sorrows shall be to the wicked: but he that trusts in the LORD, mercy shall surround him. 11 Be glad in the LORD, and rejoice, you righteous: and shout for joy, all you that are upright in heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 16:20

He that handles a matter wisely shall find good: and whosoever trusts in the LORD, happy is he.

Proverbs 13:21

Evil pursues sinners: but to the righteous good shall be repaid.

Psalm 5:12

For you, LORD, will bless the righteous; with favor will you surround him with a shield.

Psalm 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied that hasten after another god: their drink offerings of blood will I not offer, nor take up their names upon my lips.

Psalm 34:8

O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusts in him.

Psalm 84:12

O LORD of hosts, blessed is the man that trusts in you.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, when his wrath is kindled but a little. Blessed are all they that put their trust 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

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

Psalm 140:11

Let not an evil speaker be established in the earth: evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Psalm 146:5

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

Psalm 147:11

The LORD takes pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times, and his days are prolonged, yet surely I know that it shall be well with them that fear God, who fear before him:

Isaiah 3:11

Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his hands shall 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 my song; he also 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 that trusts in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is.

Romans 2:8-9

But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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