Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, therefore, knew that they were wishing to ask him, and he said to them, 'Concerning this do ye seek one with another, because I said, A little while, and you do not behold me, and again a little while, and ye shall see me? 20 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. 21 'The woman, when she may bear, hath sorrow, because her hour did come, and when she may bear the child, no more doth she remember the anguish, because of the joy that a man was born to the world.


Cross References

Mark 16:10

she having gone, told those who had been with him, mourning and weeping;

Matthew 5:4

Happy the mourning -- because they shall be comforted.

Luke 23:27

And there was following him a great multitude of the people, and of women, who also were beating themselves and lamenting him,

Revelation 11:10

and those dwelling upon the land shall rejoice over them, and shall make merry, and gifts they shall send to one another, because these -- the two prophets -- did torment those dwelling upon the land.'

Job 20:5

That the singing of the wicked is short, And the joy of the profane for a moment,

Psalm 30:5

For -- a moment is in His anger, Life is in His good-will, At even remaineth weeping, and at morn singing.

Psalm 30:11

Thou hast turned my mourning to dancing for me, Thou hast loosed my sackcloth, And girdest me with joy.

Psalm 40:1-3

To the Overseer. -- A Psalm of David. I have diligently expected Jehovah, And He inclineth to me, and heareth my cry,

Psalm 97:11

Light is sown for the righteous, And for the upright of heart -- joy.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those sowing in tears, with singing do reap,

Isaiah 12:1

And thou hast said in that day: 'I thank thee, O Jehovah, Though Thou hast been angry with me, Turn back doth Thine anger, And Thou dost comfort me.

Isaiah 25:8-9

He hath swallowed up death in victory, And wiped hath the Lord Jehovah, The tear from off all faces, And the reproach of His people He turneth aside from off all the earth, For Jehovah hath spoken.

Isaiah 61:3

To appoint to mourners in Zion, To give to them beauty instead of ashes, The oil of joy instead of mourning, A covering of praise for a spirit of weakness, And He is calling to them, 'Trees of righteousness, The planting of Jehovah -- to be beautified.'

Isaiah 66:5

Hear a word of Jehovah, Ye who are trembling unto His word, Said have your brethren who are hating you, Who are driving you out, for My name's sake: 'Honoured is Jehovah, and we look on your joy,' But they are ashamed.

Jeremiah 31:9-14

With weeping they come in, And with supplications I bring them, I cause them to go unto streams of waters, In a right way -- they stumble not in it, For I have been to Israel for a father, And Ephraim -- My first-born is he.

Jeremiah 31:25

For I have satiated the weary soul, And every grieved soul I have filled.'

Matthew 21:38

and the husbandmen having seen the son, said among themselves, This is the heir, come, we may kill him, and may possess his inheritance;

Matthew 27:39-44

and those passing by were speaking evil of him, wagging their heads,

Matthew 27:62-66

And on the morrow that is after the preparation, were gathered together the chief priests, and the Pharisees, unto Pilate,

Mark 14:72

and a second time a cock crew, and Peter remembered the saying that Jesus said to him -- 'Before a cock crow twice, thou mayest deny me thrice;' and having thought thereon -- he was weeping.

Mark 15:29-32

And those passing by were speaking evil of him, shaking their heads, and saying, 'Ah, the thrower down of the sanctuary, and in three days the builder!

Luke 6:21

Happy those hungering now -- because ye shall be filled. 'Happy those weeping now -- because ye shall laugh.

Luke 22:45

And having risen up from the prayer, having come unto the disciples, he found them sleeping from the sorrow,

Luke 22:62

and Peter having gone without, wept bitterly.

Luke 23:47-49

And the centurion having seen what was done, did glorify God, saying, 'Really this man was righteous;'

Luke 24:17

and he said unto them, 'What are these words that ye exchange with one another, walking, and ye are sad?'

Luke 24:21

and we were hoping that he it is who is about to redeem Israel, and also with all these things, this third day is passing to-day, since these things happened.

John 16:6

but because these things I have said to you, the sorrow hath filled your heart.

John 16:33

these things I have spoken to you, that in me ye may have peace, in the world ye shall have tribulation, but take courage -- I have overcome the world.'

John 19:25-27

And there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary of Cleopas, and Mary the Magdalene;

John 20:20

and this having said, he shewed them his hands and side; the disciples, therefore, rejoiced, having seen the Lord.

Acts 2:46-47

Daily also continuing with one accord in the temple, breaking also at every house bread, they were partaking of food in gladness and simplicity of heart,

Acts 5:41

they, indeed, then, departed from the presence of the sanhedrim, rejoicing that for his name they were counted worthy to suffer dishonour,

Romans 5:2-3

through whom also we have the access by the faith into this grace in which we have stood, and we boast on the hope of the glory of God.

Romans 5:11

And not only so, but we are also boasting in God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom now we did receive the reconciliation;

2 Corinthians 6:10

as sorrowful, and always rejoicing; as poor, and making many rich; as having nothing, and possessing all things.

Galatians 5:22

And the fruit of the Spirit is: Love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,

1 Thessalonians 1:6

and ye -- ye did become imitators of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much tribulation, with joy of the Holy Spirit,

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

and may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and our God and Father, who did love us, and did give comfort age-during, and good hope in grace,

James 1:2

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;

1 Peter 1:6-8

in which ye are glad, a little now, if it be necessary, being made to sorrow in manifold trials,

Jude 1:24

And to Him who is able to guard you not stumbling, and to set you in the presence of His glory unblemished, in gladness,

Revelation 7:14-17

and I have said to him, 'Sir, thou hast known;' and he said to me, 'These are those who are coming out of the great tribulation, and they did wash their robes, and they made their robes white in the blood of the Lamb;

Revelation 18:7

'As much as she did glorify herself and did revel, so much torment and sorrow give to her, because in her heart she saith, I sit a queen, and a widow I am not, and sorrow I shall not see;

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