Isaiah 5:18

“Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Woe vnto them that draw iniquitie with cords of vanitie, and sinne, as it were with a cart rope:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood, And sin as if with cart ropes;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and sin as it were with a cart rope;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Cursed are those who make use of ox-cords for pulling the evil thing, and the bands of a young ox for their sin!
- Basic English Bible

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as with cart-ropes!
- Darby Bible

Woe to them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart-rope:
- Webster's Bible

Woe to those who draw iniquity with cords of falsehood, and wickedness as with cart rope;
- World English Bible

Wo [to] those drawing out iniquity with cords of vanity, And as [with] thick ropes of the cart -- sin.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope,
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 5:18


5:18 That draw - That are not only drawn to sin by the allurements of the world; but are active and illustrious in drawing sin to themselves. Cords - Or, with cords of lying, as the last word frequently signifies, with vain and deceitful arguments and pretences, whereby sinners generally draw themselves to sin. A rope - With all their might, as beasts commonly do that draw carts with ropes.


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