'Writhe' in the Bible
"The ghosts of the dead writhe under the waters along with those who live there with them.
Behold, the pain of my iniquity has caused me to writhe; my mother conceived me so that sin might be removed from me.
At the presence of [the] Lord writhe, O earth, at the presence of the God of Jacob,
They will be terrified; pain and anguish will seize them; they'll writhe like a woman in labor. They'll look aghast at one another; and their faces will be ablaze with fear.
My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in agony! Oh, the pain in my heart! My heart pounds; I cannot be silent. For you, my soul, have heard the sound of the ram's horn- the shout of battle.
The earth will tremble and writhe in agony. For the Lord will carry out his plan. He plans to make the land of Babylonia a wasteland where no one lives.
I will set fire to Egypt; Pelusium will writhe in anguish, Thebes will be breached, and Memphis will face foes in broad daylight.
Even though they have sold themselves to the nations, now I will gather them. They will soon writhe from the burden of kings and princes.
Nations writhe in horror before them; all faces turn pale.
Writhe and cry out, Daughter Zion, like a woman in labor. For now you will leave the city and camp in the open fields. You will go to Babylon; there you will be rescued; there the Lord will redeem you from the power of your enemies!
Ashkelon will see it and be afraid; Gaza too, and will writhe in great pain, as will Ekron, for her hope will fail. There will cease to be a king in Gaza, and Ashkelon will become uninhabited.