Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

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 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 like the mule, who have no understanding, whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle, so that they do not come near you. 10 The wicked has many sorrows, but mercy embraces him who trusts in Jehovah. 11 Be glad in Jehovah, and rejoice, you righteous; and shout for joy, all you upright in heart.


Cross References

Proverbs 16:20

He who handles a matter wisely shall find good, and whoever trusts in Jehovah, happy is he.

Proverbs 13:21

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

Psalm 5:12

For You; O Jehovah, will bless the righteous; with favor You will surround him as with a shield.

Psalm 16:4

Their sorrows shall be multiplied who run after another god. I will not pour out their drink offerings of blood; and I will not take their names on my lips.

Psalm 34:8

Taste and see that Jehovah is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him.

Psalm 84:12

O Jehovah of Hosts, blessed is the man who trusts in You.

Psalm 2:12

Kiss the Son, lest He be angry, and you perish from the way, when His wrath is kindled in but a little time. Blessed are all who put their trust in Him.

Psalm 34:19-21

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

Psalm 40:4

Blessed is the man who makes Jehovah his trust and does not turn to the proud, nor to those who turn aside to a lie.

Psalm 140:11

Do not let an evil speaker be established in the earth; evil shall hunt the violent man to overthrow him.

Psalm 146:5

Blessed is he who has the God of Jacob for his help, whose help is in Jehovah his God,

Psalm 147:11

Jehovah takes pleasure in those who fear Him, who hope in His mercy.

Ecclesiastes 8:12

Though a sinner does evil a hundred times, and his days be made longer, 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! For the evil doing of his hand will be done to him.

Isaiah 12:2-3

Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid for the LORD JEHOVAH 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 who trusts in Jehovah, and Jehovah is his trust.

Romans 2:8-9

But to those who indeed disobeying the truth out of self-seeking, and obeying unrighteousness, will be anger and wrath,

1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all evils, of which some having lusted after, they were seduced from the faith and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

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