Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Woe is me, because of my injury! My wound is incurable But I said, "Truly this is a sickness, And I must bear it."

King James Version

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

Holman Bible

Woe to me because of my brokenness- I am severely wounded! I exclaimed, "This is my intense suffering, but I must bear it."

International Standard Version

Woe is me because of my injury. My wound is severe. I said, "Truly this is my sickness, and I must bear it.

A Conservative Version

Woe is me because of my hurt! My wound is grievous, but I said, Truly this is [my] grief, and I must bear it.

American Standard Version

Woe is me because of my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is my grief, and I must bear it.

Amplified

Woe is me because of my hurt! [says Jeremiah, speaking for the nation.] My wound is grievous and incurable. But I said, Surely this sickness and suffering and grief are mine, and I must endure, tolerate, and bear them.

Bible in Basic English

Sorrow is mine for I am wounded! my wound may not be made well; and I said, Cruel is my disease, I may not be free from it.

Darby Translation

Woe is me, for my wound! My stroke is hard to heal, and I had said, Yea, this is my grief, and I will bear it.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous, but I said, Truly this is my sickness, and I must bear it.

Julia Smith Translation

Wo to me for my breaking! my blow was sickly; and I said, Surely this a sickness, and I will bear it.

King James 2000

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Woe to me, because of my wound. My wound [is] incurable. But I said, "Surely this [is my] sickness, and I must bear it."

Modern King James verseion

Woe to me for my breaking! My wound is grievous; but I said, Truly this is a malady, and I must bear it.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Alas, how am I hurt? Alas, how painful are my scourges unto me? For I consider this sorrow by myself, and I must suffer it.

NET Bible

And I cried out, "We are doomed! Our wound is severe! We once thought, 'This is only an illness. And we will be able to bear it!'

New Heart English Bible

Woe is me because of my hurt. My wound is grievous: but I said, 'Truly this is my grief, and I must bear it.'

The Emphasized Bible

Woe to me! for my grievous injury, Severe, is my wound, - But, I, said, Verily, this, is an affliction and I must bear it:

Webster

Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is a grief, and I must bear it.

World English Bible

Woe is me because of my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this is [my] grief, and I must bear it.

Youngs Literal Translation

Woe to me for my breaking, Grievious hath been my smiting, And I said, Only, this is my sickness, and I bear it.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אוי 
'owy 
Usage: 24

is me for my hurt
שׁבר שׁבר 
Sheber 
Usage: 44

my wound
מכּה מכּה 
Makkah 
Usage: 48

but I said

Usage: 0

this is a grief
חלי 
Choliy 
Usage: 24

and I must bear
נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

References

Fausets

Context Readings

The Nation Accepts Its Judgment

18 For thus says the LORD, "Behold, I am slinging out the inhabitants of the land At this time, And will cause them distress, That they may be found." 19 Woe is me, because of my injury! My wound is incurable But I said, "Truly this is a sickness, And I must bear it." 20 My tent is destroyed, And all my ropes are broken; My sons have gone from me and are no more There is no one to stretch out my tent again Or to set up my curtains.


Cross References

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the LORD Because I have sinned against Him, Until He pleads my case and executes justice for me He will bring me out to the light, And I will see His righteousness.

Jeremiah 4:31

For I heard a cry as of a woman in labor, The anguish as of one giving birth to her first child, The cry of the daughter of Zion gasping for breath, Stretching out her hands, saying, "Ah, woe is me, for I faint before murderers."

Jeremiah 14:17

"You will say this word to them, 'Let my eyes flow down with tears night and day, And let them not cease; For the virgin daughter of my people has been crushed with a mighty blow, With a sorely infected wound.

Psalm 39:9

"I have become mute, I do not open my mouth, Because it is You who have done it.

Psalm 77:10

Then I said, "It is my grief, That the right hand of the Most High has changed."

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the LORD who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; I will even look eagerly for Him.

Jeremiah 4:19

My soul, my soul! I am in anguish! Oh, my heart! My heart is pounding in me; I cannot be silent, Because you have heard, O my soul, The sound of the trumpet, The alarm of war.

Jeremiah 8:21

For the brokenness of the daughter of my people I am broken; I mourn, dismay has taken hold of me.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh that my head were waters And my eyes a fountain of tears, That I might weep day and night For the slain of the daughter of my people!

Jeremiah 17:13

O LORD, the hope of Israel, All who forsake You will be put to shame Those who turn away on earth will be written down, Because they have forsaken the fountain of living water, even the LORD.

Lamentations 1:2

She weeps bitterly in the night And her tears are on her cheeks; She has none to comfort her Among all her lovers All her friends have dealt treacherously with her; They have become her enemies.

Lamentations 1:12-22

"Is it nothing to all you who pass this way? Look and see if there is any pain like my pain Which was severely dealt out to me, Which the LORD inflicted on the day of His fierce anger.

Lamentations 2:11-22

My eyes fail because of tears, My spirit is greatly troubled; My heart is poured out on the earth Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, When little ones and infants faint In the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:18-21

So I say, "My strength has perished, And so has my hope from the LORD."

Lamentations 3:39-40

Why should any living mortal, or any man, Offer complaint in view of his sins?

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes run down with streams of water Because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.



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