Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Truly I say to you, You will be weeping and sorrowing, but the world will be glad: you will be sad, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

New American Standard Bible

Truly, truly, I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

“I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy.

International Standard Version

Truly, I tell all of you emphatically, you'll cry and mourn, but the world will rejoice. You'll be deeply distressed, but your pain will turn into joy.

A Conservative Version

Truly, truly, I say to you, that ye will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. Ye will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will become into joy.

American Standard Version

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.

Amplified

I assure you and most solemnly say to you, that you will weep and grieve [in great mourning], but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

An Understandable Version

Truly, truly, I tell you, you will cry and mourn [i.e., over my suffering and death], but the world will be glad [about it]. You will be sad, but your sadness will turn to joy [i.e., when learning of my resurrection].

Anderson New Testament

Verily, verily I say to you, you shall weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Common New Testament

Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

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.

Darby Translation

Verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, ye, but the world shall rejoice; and ye will be grieved, but your grief shall be turned to joy.

Godbey New Testament

Truly, truly, I say unto you, that you will weep and mourn, and the world will rejoice; you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

Goodspeed New Testament

I tell you, you will weep and wail while the world will be happy; you will grieve, but your grief will change to happiness.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

Truly, truly, I say to you, That ye shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice: and ye shall be grieved, but your grief shall be into joy.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Truly, truly I say to you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; you will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will change to joy.

Modern King James verseion

Truly, truly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. And you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall be turned into joy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Verily, verily I say unto you, Ye shall weep and lament, and the world shall rejoice. Ye shall sorrow: but your sorrow shall be turned to joy.

Moffatt New Testament

Truly, truly I tell you, you will be wailing and lamenting while the world is rejoicing; you will be sorrowful, but then your sorrow will be changed into joy.

Montgomery New Testament

I tell you solemnly that you will be weeping and wailing while the world is rejoicing; you will be grief-stricken, but your grief shall be turned into gladness.

NET Bible

I tell you the solemn truth, you will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice; you will be sad, but your sadness will turn into joy.

New Heart English Bible

Truly, truly, I tell you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

Noyes New Testament

Truly, truly do I say to you, that ye will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; ye will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

Sawyer New Testament

I tell you most truly, that you shall weep and lament, but the world shall rejoice; and you shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow shall become joy.

The Emphasized Bible

Verily, verily, I say unto you - Ye, shall weep and lament, but, the world, shall rejoice: Ye, shall be grieved, but, your grief, into joy, shall be turned.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

In truth I tell you that you will weep and mourn, but the world will rejoice; you will suffer pain, but your pain shall turn to joy.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

In most solemn truth I tell you that you will weep aloud and lament, but the world will be glad. You will mourn, but your grief will be turned into gladness.

Williams New Testament

I most solemnly say to you, you will weep and wail, but the world will be glad; you will grieve but your grief will be turned into gladness.

World English Bible

Most certainly I tell you, that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.

Worrell New Testament

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

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

verily, verily, I say to you, that ye shall weep and lament, and the world will rejoice; and ye shall be sorrowful, but your sorrow joy will become.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

ἀμήν 
amen 
Usage: 48

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ye
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ὑμείς 
Humeis 
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
ye, ye yourselves, you, not tr
Usage: 120
Usage: 120

κλαίω 
Klaio 
Usage: 30

and


δέ 
De 
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 0
Usage: 2184

θρηνέω 
Threneo 
Usage: 1

but
δέ 
De 
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 2184
Usage: 461

the world
κόσμος 
Kosmos 
Usage: 109

χαίρω 
Chairo 
Usage: 60

λυπέω 
Lupeo 
Usage: 24

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

λύπη 
Lupe 
Usage: 12

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Jesus Predicts His Return To The Disciples

19 Jesus saw that they had a desire to put the question to him, so he said to them, Is this what you are questioning one with another, why I said, After a little time, you will see me no longer; and then again, after a little time, you will see me? 20 Truly I say to you, You will be weeping and sorrowing, but the world will be glad: you will be sad, but your sorrow will be turned into joy. 21 When a woman is about to give birth she has sorrow, because her hour is come; but when she has given birth to the child, the pain is put out of her mind by the joy that a man has come into the world.


Cross References

Mark 16:10

She went and gave news of it to those who had been with him, while they were sorrowing and weeping.

Matthew 5:4

Happy are those who are sad: for they will be comforted.

Luke 23:27

And a great band of people went after him, and of women making signs of grief and weeping for him.

Revelation 11:10

And those who are on the earth will have pleasure and delight over them; and they will send offerings one to another because these two prophets gave great trouble to all on the earth.

Job 20:5

That the pride of the sinner is short, and the joy of the evil-doer but for a minute?

Job 20:5

That the pride of the sinner is short, and the joy of the evil-doer but for a minute?

Job 20:5

That the pride of the sinner is short, and the joy of the evil-doer but for a minute?

Psalm 40:1-3

When I was waiting quietly for the Lord, his heart was turned to me, and he gave ear to my cry.

Psalm 97:11

Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.

Psalm 97:11-6

Light is shining on the lovers of righteousness, and for the upright in heart there is joy.

Isaiah 12:1

And in that day you will say I will give praise to you, O Lord; for though you were angry with me, your wrath is turned away, and I am comforted.

Isaiah 25:8-9

He has put an end to death for ever; and the Lord God will take away all weeping; and he will put an end to the shame of his people in all the earth: for the Lord has said it.

Isaiah 61:3

To give them a fair head-dress in place of dust, the oil of joy in place of the clothing of grief, praise in place of sorrow; so that they may be named trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, and so that he may have glory.

Isaiah 66:5

Give ear to the word of the Lord, you who are in fear at his word: your countrymen, hating you, and driving you out because of my name, have said, Let the Lord's glory be made clear, so that we may see your joy; but they will be put to shame.

Jeremiah 31:9-14

They will come with weeping, and going before them I will be their guide: guiding them by streams of water in a straight way where there is no falling: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is the first of my sons.

Jeremiah 31:25

For I have given new strength to the tired soul and to every sorrowing soul in full measure.

Matthew 21:38

But when the workmen saw the son, they said among themselves, This is he who will one day be the owner of the property; come, let us put him to death and take his heritage.

Matthew 27:39-44

And those who went by said bitter words to him, shaking their heads and saying,

Matthew 27:62-66

Now on the day after the getting ready of the Passover, the chief priests and Pharisees came together to Pilate,

Mark 14:72

And in the same minute, the cock gave a second cry. And it came to Peter's mind how Jesus had said to him, Before the cock's second cry, you will say three times that you have no knowledge of me. And at this thought he was overcome with weeping.

Mark 15:29-32

And those who went by made sport of him, shaking their heads, and saying, Ha! you who give the Temple to destruction, and put it up again in three days,

Luke 6:21

Happy are you who are in need of food now: for you will be made full. Happy are you who are weeping now; for you will be glad.

Luke 22:45

And, getting up from prayer, he came to the disciples, and saw that they were sleeping for sorrow.

Luke 22:62

And he went out, weeping bitterly.

Luke 23:47-49

And when the captain saw what was done, he gave praise to God, saying, Without doubt this was an upright man.

Luke 24:17

And he said to them, What are you talking about together while you go?

Luke 24:21

But we were hoping that he would be the Saviour of Israel. In addition to all this he has now let three days go by from the time when these things took place;

John 16:6

But your hearts are full of sorrow because I have said these things.

John 16:33

I have said all these things to you so that in me you may have peace. In the world you have trouble: but take heart! I have overcome the world.

John 19:25-27

Now by the side of the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother's sister Mary, the wife of Cleopas, and Mary Magdalene.

John 20:20

And when he had said this, he let them see his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

Acts 2:46-47

And day by day, going in agreement together regularly to the Temple and, taking broken bread together in their houses, they took their food with joy and with true hearts,

Acts 5:41

So they went away from the Sanhedrin, happy to undergo shame for the Name.

Romans 5:2-3

Through whom, in the same way, we have been able by faith to come to this grace in which we now are; and let us have joy in hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:11

And not only so, but we have joy in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we are now at peace with God.

2 Corinthians 6:10

As full of sorrow, but ever glad; as poor, but giving wealth to others; as having nothing, but still having all things.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,

1 Thessalonians 1:6

And you took us and the Lord as your example, after the word had come to you in much trouble, with joy in the Holy Spirit;

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father who had love for us and has given us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,

James 1:2

Let it be all joy to you, my brothers, when you undergo tests of every sort;

1 Peter 1:6-8

You have cause for great joy in this, though it may have been necessary for you to be troubled for a little time, being tested in all sorts of ways,

Jude 1:24

Now to him who is able to keep you from falling, and to give you a place in his glory, free from all evil, with great joy,

Revelation 7:14-17

And I said to him, My lord, you have knowledge. And he said to me, These are they who came through the great testing, and their robes have been washed and made white in the blood of the Lamb.

Revelation 18:7

As she gave glory to herself, and became more evil in her ways, in the same measure give her pain and weeping: for she says in her heart, I am seated here a queen, and am no widow, and will in no way see sorrow.

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