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Micah 2:1

Woe to the Oppressors

lWoe to those who devise wickedness

and work evil mon their beds!

When the morning dawns, they perform it,

because it is in the power of their hand.

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Micah 2:1 — The New International Version (NIV)

Woe to those who plan iniquity,

to those who plot evil on their beds!

At morning’s light they carry it out

because it is in their power to do it.

Micah 2:1 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Woe to them that devise iniquity, and work evil upon their beds!

When the morning is light, they practise it,

Because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 2:1 — New Living Translation (NLT)

What sorrow awaits you who lie awake at night,

thinking up evil plans.

You rise at dawn and hurry to carry them out,

simply because you have the power to do so.

Micah 2:1 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Woe to those who devise iniquity,

And work out evil on their beds!

At morning light they practice it,

Because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 2:1 — New Century Version (NCV)

How terrible it will be for people who plan wickedness,

who lie on their beds and make evil plans.

When the morning light comes, they do what they planned,

because they have the power to do so.

Micah 2:1 — American Standard Version (ASV)

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! when the morning is light, they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 2:1 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Woe to them that devise iniquity and work evil upon their beds! When the morning is light they practise it, because it is in the power of their hand.

Micah 2:1 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

How horrible it will be for those who invent trouble 

and work out plans for disaster while in bed. 

When the morning dawns, they carry out their plans 

because they are able to. 

Micah 2:1 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Woe to those who dream up wickedness

and prepare evil plans on their beds!

At morning light they accomplish it

because the power is in their hands.

Micah 2:1 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Alas for those who devise wickedness

and evil deeds on their beds!

When the morning dawns, they perform it,

because it is in their power.

Micah 2:1 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Woe to those who plan wickedness

and evil deeds upon their beds!

In the light of the morning they did it,

because they have power in their hands.

Micah 2:1 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

How terrible it will be for those

who plan to harm others!

How terrible for those who make evil plans

before they even get out of bed!

As soon as daylight comes,

they carry them out.

That’s because they have the power to do it.

Micah 2:1 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Woe to those who scheme iniquity,

Who work out evil on their beds!

When morning comes, they do it,

For it is in the power of their hands.