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Isaiah 3:11 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]; for what his hands have done shall be done unto him.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Woe to the wicked! [It will go] badly [with him], For what he deserves will be done to him.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Woe to the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Woe unto the wicked! it shall be ill [with him], because the desert of his hands shall be rendered unto him.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Alas! for the lawless, it is ill, For, what his own hand hath matured, shall be done to him.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Woe to the wicked—evil, Because the deed of his hand is done to him.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Woe to the wicked unto evil: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Woe vnto the wicked, [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his handes shalbe giuen him.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— Woe to the transgressor! evils shall happen to him according to the works of his hands.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— Woe unto the wicked! [it shall be] ill [with him]: for the reward of his hands shall be given him.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Woe 188
{0188} Prime
אוֹי
'owy
{o'-ee}
Probably from H0183 (in the sense of crying out after); lamentation; also interjectionally, Oh!.
unto the wicked! 7563
{7563} Prime
רָשָׁע
rasha`
{raw-shaw'}
From H7561; morally wrong; concretely an (actively) bad person.
[it shall be] ill 7451
{7451} Prime
רָע
ra`
{rah}
From H7489; bad or (as noun) evil (naturally or morally). This includes the second (feminine) form; as adjective or noun.
[with him]: for x3588
(3588) Complement
כִּי
kiy
{kee}
A primitive particle (the full form of the prepositional prefix) indicating causal relations of all kinds, antecedent or consequent; (by implication) very widely used as a relative conjugation or adverb; often largely modified by other particles annexed.
the reward 1576
{1576} Prime
גְּמוּל
g@muwl
{ghem-ool'}
From H1580; treatment, that is, an act (of good or ill); by implication service or requital.
of his hands 3027
{3027} Prime
יָד
yad
{yawd}
A primitive word; a hand (the open one (indicating power, means, direction, etc.), in distinction from H3709, the closed one); used (as noun, adverb, etc.) in a great variety of applications, both literally and figuratively, both proximate and remote.
shall be given 6213
{6213} Prime
עָשָׂה
`asah
{aw-saw'}
A primitive root; to do or make, in the broadest sense and widest application.
z8735
<8735> Grammar
Stem - Niphal (See H8833)
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811)
Count - 1602
him.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Isaiah 3:11

_ _ ill — antithesis to “well” (Isaiah 3:10); emphatic ellipsis of the words italicized. “Ill!”

_ _ hands — his conduct; “hands” being the instrument of acts (Ecclesiastes 8:12, Ecclesiastes 8:13).

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Isaiah 3:9-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
Woe:

Isaiah 48:22 [There is] no peace, saith the LORD, unto the wicked.
Isaiah 57:20-21 But the wicked [are] like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. ... [There is] no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
Isaiah 65:13-15 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, my servants shall eat, but ye shall be hungry: behold, my servants shall drink, but ye shall be thirsty: behold, my servants shall rejoice, but ye shall be ashamed: ... And ye shall leave your name for a curse unto my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay thee, and call his servants by another name:
Isaiah 65:20 There shall be no more thence an infant of days, nor an old man that hath not filled his days: for the child shall die an hundred years old; but the sinner [being] an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Psalms 1:3-5 And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper. ... Therefore the ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous.
Psalms 11:5-6 The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul hateth. ... Upon the wicked he shall rain snares, fire and brimstone, and an horrible tempest: [this shall be] the portion of their cup.
Ecclesiastes 8:13 But it shall not be well with the wicked, neither shall he prolong [his] days, [which are] as a shadow; because he feareth not before God.

for the reward:

Psalms 28:4 Give them according to their deeds, and according to the wickedness of their endeavours: give them after the work of their hands; render to them their desert.
Psalms 62:12 Also unto thee, O Lord, [belongeth] mercy: for thou renderest to every man according to his work.
Proverbs 1:31 Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things [done] in [his] body, according to that he hath done, whether [it be] good or bad.
James 2:13 For he shall have judgment without mercy, that hath shewed no mercy; and mercy rejoiceth against judgment.

given him:
Heb. done to him,
Psalms 120:3-4 What shall be given unto thee? or what shall be done unto thee, thou false tongue? ... Sharp arrows of the mighty, with coals of juniper.
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Ps 1:3; 11:5; 28:4; 62:12; 120:3. Pv 1:31. Ec 8:13. Is 48:22; 57:20; 65:13, 20. 2Co 5:10. Jm 2:13.

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