Luke 6:25

Woe unto you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe unto you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Woe vnto you that are full: for yee shall hunger. Woe vnto you that laugh now: for yee shall mourne and weepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Woe to you who are well-fed now, for you shall be hungry. Woe {to you} who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Woe unto you, ye that are full now! for ye shall hunger. Woe `unto you', ye that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Unhappy are you who are full of food now: for you will be in need. Unhappy are you who are laughing now: for you will be crying in sorrow.
- Basic English Bible

Woe to you that are filled, for ye shall hunger. Woe to you who laugh now, for ye shall mourn and weep.
- Darby Bible

Woe to you that are full! for ye shall hunger. Woe to you that laugh now! for ye shall mourn and weep.
- Webster's Bible

Alas for you who now have plenty to eat, because you will be hungry! Alas for you who laugh now, because you will mourn and weep aloud!
- Weymouth Bible

Woe to you, you who are full now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh now, for you will mourn and weep.
- World English Bible

Wo to you that ben fulfillid, for ye schulen hungre. Wo to you that now leiyen, for ye schulen morne, and wepe.
- Wycliffe Bible

`Wo to you who have been filled -- because ye shall hunger. `Wo to you who are laughing now -- because ye shall mourn and weep.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Luke 6:25


6:25 Full - Of meat and drink, and worldly goods. That laugh - That are of a light trifling spirit.


People's Bible Notes for Luke 6:25


Lu 6:25 Woe unto you that are full! Because, satisfied, they do not hunger after righteousness (Mt 5:6). Such shall hunger when stripped of all that is earthly. Woe unto you that laugh now! Give themselves to merriment, seeking fun and enjoyment instead of preparation.

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