|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (a.) Very miserable; sunk in, or accompanied by, deep affliction or distress, as from want, anxiety, or grief; calamitous; woeful; very afflicting.
2. (a.) Worthless; paltry; very poor or mean; miserable; as, a wretched poem; a wretched cabin.
3. (a.) Hatefully contemptible; despicable; wicked.
Wretched (14 Occurrences)
Matthew 21:41 "He will put the wretches to a wretched death," was the reply, "and will entrust the vineyard to other vine-dressers who will render the produce to him at the vintage season." (WEY NAS NIV)
Romans 7:24 What a wretched man I am! Who will deliver me out of the body of this death? (WEB KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)
James 4:9 Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness. (DBY RSV)
Revelation 3:17 Because you say,'I am rich, and have gotten riches, and have need of nothing;' and don't know that you are the wretched one, miserable, poor, blind, and naked; (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Numbers 20:5 Why have you made us to come up out of Egypt, to bring us in to this evil place? It is no place of seed, or of figs, or of vines, or of pomegranates; neither is there any water to drink." (See NAS)
Judges 11:35 It happened, when he saw her, that he tore his clothes, and said, "Alas, my daughter! You have brought me very low, and you are one of those who trouble me; for I have opened my mouth to Yahweh, and I can't go back." (See NIV)
Job 20:22 In the fulness of his sufficiency he shall be in straits; every hand of the wretched shall come upon him. (DBY)
Psalms 10:8 He sitteth in the lurking-places of the villages; in the secret places doth he slay the innocent: his eyes watch for the wretched. (DBY)
Psalms 10:10 He croucheth, he boweth down, that the wretched may fall by his strong ones. (DBY)
Psalms 10:14 Thou hast seen it, for thou thyself beholdest trouble and vexation, to requite by thy hand. The wretched committeth himself unto thee; thou hast been the helper of the fatherless. (DBY)
Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the afflicted are wretched, but one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast. (WEB NIV)
Isaiah 10:30 Give a loud cry, daughter of Gallim; let Laishah give ear; let Anathoth give answer to her. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 5:4 And I said, Surely these are the wretched ones, they are foolish; for they know not the way of Jehovah, the judgment of their God. (DBY)
Habakkuk 3:14 You pierced the heads of his warriors with their own spears. They came as a whirlwind to scatter me, gloating as if to devour the wretched in secret. (WEB NIV)