Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

New American Standard Bible

Why did I ever come forth from the womb
To look on trouble and sorrow,
So that my days have been spent in shame?

King James Version

Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Holman Bible

Why did I come out of the womb
to see only struggle and sorrow,
to end my life in shame?

International Standard Version

Why did I ever come out of the womb to see trouble and sorrow, and to finish my life living in shame?

A Conservative Version

Why did I come forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Amplified


Why did I come out of the womb
To see trouble and sorrow,
So that my days have been filled with shame?

Bible in Basic English

Why did I come from my mother's body to see pain and sorrow, so that my days might be wasted with shame?

Darby Translation

Wherefore came I forth from the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed in shame?

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore this came I forth from the womb to see labor and sorrow, and my days shall be finished with shame?

King James 2000

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{Why} did I come out from [the] womb, to see toil, and sorrow, and [to] {end my days in shame}?

Modern King James verseion

Why did I come forth from the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed in shame?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore came I forth of my mother's womb? To have experience of labour and sorrow? And to lead my life with shame?

NET Bible

Why did I ever come forth from my mother's womb? All I experience is trouble and grief, and I spend my days in shame.

New Heart English Bible

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

The Emphasized Bible

Wherefore was it - That from the womb, I came forth, to see labour and pain; and That in shame should my days be consumed!

Webster

Why was I brought into the world to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

World English Bible

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Youngs Literal Translation

Why is this? from the womb I have come out, To see labour and sorrow, Yea, consumed in shame are my days!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יצא 
Yatsa' 
....out, ....forth, bring, come, proceed, go, depart,
Usage: 1068

out of the womb
רחם 
Rechem 
Usage: 26

to see
ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

and sorrow
יגון 
Yagown 
Usage: 14

that my days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jeremiah's Lament

17 because he slew me not from the womb; and so my mother would have been my grave, and her womb always great. 18 Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?



Cross References

Job 3:20

Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, And life unto the bitter in soul;

Lamentations 3:1

I am the man that hath seen affliction by the rod of his wrath.

Job 14:1

Man, that is born of a woman, Is of few days, and full of trouble.

Psalm 69:19

Thou knowest my reproach, and my shame, and my dishonor: Mine adversaries are all before thee.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13

For, I think, God hath set forth us the apostles last of all, as men doomed to death: for we are made a spectacle unto the world, both to angels and men.

Genesis 3:16-19

Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy pain and thy conception; in pain thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

Job 14:13

Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol, That thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath be past, That thou wouldest appoint me a set time, and remember me!

Psalm 90:9-10

For all our days are passed away in thy wrath: We bring our years to an end as a sigh.

Isaiah 1:6

From the sole of the foot even unto the head there is no soundness in it; but wounds, and bruises, and fresh stripes: they have not been closed, neither bound up, neither mollified with oil.

Isaiah 51:7

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye dismayed at their revilings.

Jeremiah 8:18

Oh that I could comfort myself against sorrow! my heart is faint within me.

Lamentations 1:12

Is it nothing to you, all ye that pass by? Behold, and see if there be any sorrow like unto my sorrow, which is brought upon me, Wherewith Jehovah hath afflicted me in the day of his fierce anger.

John 16:20

Verily, verily, I say unto you, that ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Acts 5:41

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.

2 Timothy 1:12

For which cause I suffer also these things: yet I am not ashamed; for I know him whom I have believed, and I am persuaded that he is able to guard that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Hebrews 10:36

For ye have need of patience, that, having done the will of God, ye may receive the promise.

Hebrews 11:36

and others had trial of mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:

Hebrews 12:2

looking unto Jesus the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising shame, and hath sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Hebrews 13:13

Let us therefore go forth unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach.

1 Peter 4:14-16

If ye are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are ye ; because the'spirit of glory and the Spirit of God resteth upon you.

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