Isaiah 10:1
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Woe to those who make unjust laws, to those who issue oppressive decrees,

New Living Translation
What sorrow awaits the unjust judges and those who issue unfair laws.

English Standard Version
Woe to those who decree iniquitous decrees, and the writers who keep writing oppression,

New American Standard Bible
Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,

King James Bible
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe to those enacting crooked statutes and writing oppressive laws

International Standard Version
"How terrible it will be for the one who enacts unjust decrees, for those who write oppressive laws that they have prescribed

NET Bible
Those who enact unjust policies are as good as dead, those who are always instituting unfair regulations,

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

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How horrible it will be for those who make unjust laws and who make oppressive regulations.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, And to the writers that write iniquity;

New American Standard 1977
Woe to those who enact evil statutes,
            And to those who constantly record unjust decisions,

Jubilee Bible 2000
Woe unto those that establish unrighteous laws and that wilfully prescribe tyranny

King James 2000 Bible
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write misfortune which they have prescribed;

American King James Version
Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;

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

Douay-Rheims Bible
WOE to them that make wicked laws: and when they write, write injustice:

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

English Revised Version
Woe unto them that decree unrighteous decrees, and to the writers that write perverseness:

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

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

Young's Literal Translation
Woe to those decreeing decrees of iniquity, And writers who have prescribed perverseness.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
10:1-4 These verses are to be joined with the foregoing chapter. Woe to the superior powers that devise and decree unrighteous decrees! And woe to the inferior officers that draw them up, and enter them on record! But what will sinners do? Whither will they flee?
Study Bible
Woe to Tyrants
1Woe to those who enact evil statutes And to those who constantly record unjust decisions, 2So as to deprive the needy of justice And rob the poor of My people of their rights, So that widows may be their spoil And that they may plunder the orphans.…
Cross References
Psalm 58:2
No, in heart you work unrighteousness; On earth you weigh out the violence of your hands.

Psalm 94:20
Can a throne of destruction be allied with You, One which devises mischief by decree?

Isaiah 3:14
The LORD enters into judgment with the elders and princes of His people, "It is you who have devoured the vineyard; The plunder of the poor is in your houses.

Isaiah 5:23
Who justify the wicked for a bribe, And take away the rights of the ones who are in the right!

Isaiah 29:21
Who cause a person to be indicted by a word, And ensnare him who adjudicates at the gate, And defraud the one in the right with meaningless arguments.

Isaiah 59:4
No one sues righteously and no one pleads honestly. They trust in confusion and speak lies; They conceive mischief and bring forth iniquity.

Isaiah 59:13
Transgressing and denying the LORD, And turning away from our God, Speaking oppression and revolt, Conceiving in and uttering from the heart lying words.

Daniel 6:8
"Now, O king, establish the injunction and sign the document so that it may not be changed, according to the law of the Medes and Persians, which may not be revoked."
Treasury of Scripture

Woe to them that decree unrighteous decrees, and that write grievousness which they have prescribed;

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Isaiah 3:11 Woe to the wicked! it shall be ill with him: for the reward of his …

Isaiah 5:8,11,18,20-22 Woe to them that join house to house, that lay field to field, till …

Jeremiah 22:13 Woe to him that builds his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers …

Habakkuk 2:6,9,12,15,19 Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting …

Matthew 11:21 Woe to you, Chorazin! woe to you, Bethsaida! for if the mighty works, …

Matthew 23:13-16,23,27,29 But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you shut up …

Matthew 26:24 The Son of man goes as it is written of him…

Luke 11:42-44,46,47,52 But woe to you, Pharisees! for you tithe mint and rue and all manner …

Jude 1:11 Woe to them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily …

them

1 Kings 21:13 And there came in two men, children of Belial, and sat before him: …

Esther 3:10-13 And the king took his ring from his hand, and gave it to Haman the …

Psalm 58:2 Yes, in heart you work wickedness; you weigh the violence of your …

Psalm 94:20,21 Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with you, which frames …

Daniel 6:8,9 Now, O king, establish the decree, and sign the writing, that it …

Micah 3:1-4,9-11 And I said, Hear, I pray you, O heads of Jacob, and you princes of …

Micah 6:16 For the statutes of Omri are kept, and all the works of the house …

John 9:22 These words spoke his parents, because they feared the Jews: for …

John 19:6 When the chief priests therefore and officers saw him, they cried …

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