Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

May the day I was born
be cursed.
May the day my mother bore me
never be blessed.

New American Standard Bible

Cursed be the day when I was born;
Let the day not be blessed when my mother bore me!

King James Version

Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed.

International Standard Version

Let the day on which I was born be cursed. Don't let the day on which my mother gave birth to me be blessed.

A Conservative Version

Cursed be the day in which I was born. Let not the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

American Standard Version

Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day wherein my mother bare me be blessed.

Amplified

Cursed be the day on which I was born! Let not the day on which my mother bore me be blessed!

Bible in Basic English

A curse on the day of my birth: let there be no blessing on the day when my mother had me.

Darby Translation

Cursed be the day wherein I was born; let not the day wherein my mother bore me be blessed!

Julia Smith Translation

Cursed the day which I was born in it; the day which my mother brought me forth shall not be blessed.

King James 2000

Cursed be the day on which I was born: let not the day on which my mother bore me be blessed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Cursed be [the] day [on] which I was born, let not the day [on] which my mother gave birth to me be blessed.

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is the day in which I was born; let not the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Cursed be the day wherein I was born! Unhappy be the day, wherein my mother brought me forth!

NET Bible

Cursed be the day I was born! May that day not be blessed when my mother gave birth to me.

New Heart English Bible

Cursed is the day in which I was born: do not let the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

The Emphasized Bible

Accursed, be the day on which I was born, - The day when my mother bare me, let it not be blessed!

Webster

Cursed be the day in which I was born: let not the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

World English Bible

Cursed is the day in which I was born: don't let the day in which my mother bore me be blessed.

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is the day in which I was born, The day that my mother bare me, Let it not be blessed!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

be the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

let not the day
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

References

Fausets

Job

Hastings

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Lament

13 Sing to the Lord!
Praise the Lord,
for He rescues the life of the needy
from the hand of evil people.
14 May the day I was born
be cursed.
May the day my mother bore me
never be blessed.
15 May the man be cursed
who brought the news to my father, saying,
“A male child is born to you,”
bringing him great joy.



Cross References

Jeremiah 15:10

Woe is me, my mother,
that you gave birth to me,
a man who incites dispute and conflict
in all the land.
I did not lend or borrow,
yet everyone curses me.

Job 3:3-16

May the day I was born perish,
and the night when they said,
“A boy is conceived.”

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