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Isaiah 26:17 English Standard Version (ESV)

17 Like a pregnant woman
    who writhes and cries out in her pangs
    when she is near to giving birth,
so were we because of you, O Lord;

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Isaiah 26:17 New International Version (NIV)

17 As a pregnant woman about to give birth
    writhes and cries out in her pain,
    so were we in your presence, Lord.

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Jeremiah 4:31 English Standard Version (ESV)

31 For I heard a cry as of a woman in labor,
    anguish as of one giving birth to her first child,
the cry of the daughter of Zion gasping for breath,
    stretching out her hands,
“Woe is me! I am fainting before murderers.”

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Jeremiah 4:31 New International Version (NIV)

31 I hear a cry as of a woman in labor,
    a groan as of one bearing her first child—
the cry of Daughter Zion gasping for breath,
    stretching out her hands and saying,
“Alas! I am fainting;
    my life is given over to murderers.”

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Jeremiah 6:24 English Standard Version (ESV)

24 We have heard the report of it;
    our hands fall helpless;
anguish has taken hold of us,
    pain as of a woman in labor.

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Jeremiah 6:24 New International Version (NIV)

24 We have heard reports about them,
    and our hands hang limp.
Anguish has gripped us,
    pain like that of a woman in labor.

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Micah 4:9-10 English Standard Version (ESV)

Now why do you cry aloud?
    Is there no king in you?
Has your counselor perished,
    that pain seized you like a woman in labor?
10 Writhe and groan,[a] O daughter of Zion,
    like a woman in labor,
for now you shall go out from the city
    and dwell in the open country;
    you shall go to Babylon.
There you shall be rescued;
    there the Lord will redeem you
    from the hand of your enemies.

Footnotes:

  1. Micah 4:10 Or push
English Standard Version (ESV)

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Micah 4:9-10 New International Version (NIV)

Why do you now cry aloud—
    have you no king[a]?
Has your ruler[b] perished,
    that pain seizes you like that of a woman in labor?
10 Writhe in agony, Daughter Zion,
    like a woman in labor,
for now you must leave the city
    to camp in the open field.
You will go to Babylon;
    there you will be rescued.
There the Lord will redeem you
    out of the hand of your enemies.

Footnotes:

  1. Micah 4:9 Or King
  2. Micah 4:9 Or Ruler
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John 16:21 English Standard Version (ESV)

21 When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.

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John 16:21 New International Version (NIV)

21 A woman giving birth to a child has pain because her time has come; but when her baby is born she forgets the anguish because of her joy that a child is born into the world.

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