Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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
Woe
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 will sling out the inhabitants of the land at this time and will bring distress on them, that they may feel it and find it [to be as I have said, and turn to Me]. 19 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. 20 My tent (home) is taken by force and plundered, and all my [tent] cords are broken. My children have gone forth [as captives] from me, and they are no more; there is no one to stretch forth my tent any more and to set up my [tent] curtains.


Cross References

Micah 7:9

I will bear the indignation of the Lord because I have sinned against Him, until He pleads my cause and executes judgment for me. He will bring me forth to the light, and I shall behold His righteous deliverance.

Jeremiah 4:31

For I have heard a cry as of a woman in travail, the anguish as of one who brings forth her first child -- "the cry of the Daughter of Zion, who gasps for breath, who spreads her hands, saying, Woe is me now! I am fainting before the murderers.

Jeremiah 14:17

Therefore [Jeremiah] you shall say to them, Let my eyes run down with tears night and day, and let them not cease; for the virgin daughter of my people has been smitten with a great wound, with a very grievous blow.

Psalm 39:9

I am dumb, I open not my mouth, for it is You Who has done it.

Psalm 77:10

And I say, This [apparent desertion of Israel by God] is my appointed lot and trial, but I will recall the years of the right hand of the Most High [in loving-kindness extended toward us], for this is my grief, that the right hand of the Most High changes.

Isaiah 8:17

And I will wait for the Lord, Who is hiding His face from the house of Jacob; and I will look for and hope in Him.

Jeremiah 4:19

[It is not only the prophet but also the people who cry out in their thoughts] My anguish, my anguish! I writhe in pain! Oh, the walls of my heart! My heart is disquieted and throbs aloud within me; I cannot be silent! For I have heard the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.

Jeremiah 8:21

For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I [Jeremiah] hurt; I go around mourning; dismay has taken hold on me.

Jeremiah 9:1

Oh, that my head were waters and my eyes a reservoir 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 shall be put to shame. They who depart from You and me [Your prophet] shall [disappear like] writing upon the ground, because they have forsaken the Lord, the Fountain of living waters.

Lamentations 1:2

She weeps bitterly in the night, and her tears are [constantly] on her cheeks. Among all her lovers (allies) she has no one to comfort her. All her friends have dealt treacherously with her; they have become her enemies.

Lamentations 1:12-22

Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow which was dealt out to me, with which the Lord has afflicted me in the day of His fierce anger!

Lamentations 2:11-22

My eyes fail from weeping, my emotions are deeply disturbed, my heart is poured out upon the ground [in grief] because of the destruction of the daughter of my people, because infants and nurslings faint in the streets of the city.

Lamentations 3:18-21

And I say, Perished is my strength and my expectation from the Lord.

Lamentations 3:39-40

Why does a living man sigh [one who is still in this life's school of discipline]? [And why does] a man complain for the punishment of his sins?

Lamentations 3:48

My eyes overflow with streams of tears because of the destruction of the daughter of my people.

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