Isaiah 10:1

“Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Woe vnto them that decree vnrighteous decrees, and that write grieuousnesse which they haue prescribed:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers that write perverseness;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cursed are those who make evil decisions, and the writers who make the records of their cruel acts:
- Basic English Bible

Woe unto them that decree iniquitous decrees, and to the writers that prescribe oppression,
- Darby Bible

Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;
- Webster's Bible

Woe to those who decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers who write oppressive decrees;
- World English Bible

Wo [to] those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers that write iniquity;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 10:1


10:1 Woe - Unto those magistrates who make unjust laws, and give unjust sentences. Grievousness - Grievous things, such unjust decrees as cause grief and vexation to their subjects.


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