Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.

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Bible References


Revelation 12:2
She was pregnant, and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth.


Luke 1:57
Now when Elizabeth was due to deliver, she gave birth to a son.
Galatians 4:27
For it is written [Isa. 40:1], "[Woman] you should be happy that you have not had children. Cry over your inability to experience the pain of childbirth. For the deserted woman has had more children than the one with a husband."

General references

Matthew 5:4
"Those persons who feel grief [over their sins] are blessed because they will receive comfort [from God when they repent].
John 16:6
And now that I have told you these things, your hearts are full of grief.