Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been in thy sight, O LORD.

Bible References

General references

Isaiah 13:8
And they trembled; pains and writhings will lay hold of them; as she bringing forth they will be in pain: they shall wonder a man at his neighbor; their faces the face of flames.
Isaiah 21:3
For this, my loins were filled with pain: distress took hold of me as the pains of her bringing forth: I was shaken from hearing; I trembled from seeing
Psalm 48:6
Trembling seized them there, pain as of her bringing forth.
Jeremiah 4:31
For I heard. the voice as of her bringing forth, the anguish as of her bearing her first child; the voice of the daughter of Zion, she will sigh, she will spread forth her hands, Wo now to me for my soul fainted for those slaying.
Jeremiah 6:24
We heard its report: our hands were relaxed; straits held us, pain as of her bringing forth
Jeremiah 30:6
Ask ye now, and see if a male brought forth? wherefore did I see every man his hands upon his loins as she bringing forth, and all faces were turned to paleness?
John 16:21
A woman when she should bring forth, has grief, because her hour has come: and when the child should be born, she no more remembers the anguish, for the joy that a man was born into the world.
1 Thessalonians 5:3
For when they say, Peace and security; then sudden ruin is upon them, as anguish in her with child; and they may not escape.