Parallel Verses

Amplified

All this is but the beginning [the early pains] of the birth pangs [of the intolerable anguish].

New American Standard Bible

"But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs.

King James Version

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Holman Bible

All these events are the beginning of birth pains.

International Standard Version

But all these things are only the beginning of the birth pains."

A Conservative Version

But all these things are the beginning of travail.

American Standard Version

But all these things are the beginning of travail.

An Understandable Version

But all these things are [only] the beginning of terrible times.

Anderson New Testament

But all these are the beginning of sorrows.

Bible in Basic English

But all these things are the first of the troubles.

Common New Testament

All these are the beginning of birth pains.

Daniel Mace New Testament

yet all this is but the beginning of sorrow.

Darby Translation

But all these are the beginning of throes.

Godbey New Testament

And all these things are the beginning of travails.

Goodspeed New Testament

All this is only the beginning of the sufferings.

John Wesley New Testament

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Julia Smith Translation

And all these the beginning of anguish.

King James 2000

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But all these [things] [are] the beginning of birth pains.

Modern King James verseion

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Moffatt New Testament

All that is but the beginning of the trouble.

Montgomery New Testament

All these things are the beginning of birth-pangs.

NET Bible

All these things are the beginning of birth pains.

New Heart English Bible

But all these things are the beginning of birth pains.

Noyes New Testament

But all these things are the beginning of travailpains.

Sawyer New Testament

but all these things are the beginning of sorrows.

The Emphasized Bible

But, all these things, are a beginning of birth-pangs.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Now all these things are the beginning of the travailing pangs.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All this, however, will be but the beginning of the birth pangs!

Webster

All these are the beginning of sorrows.

Weymouth New Testament

but all these miseries are but like the early pains of childbirth.

Williams New Testament

But all this is but the beginning of the agonies.

World English Bible

But all these things are the beginning of birth pains.

Worrell New Testament

But all these are a beginning of travail.

Worsley New Testament

all which are but the beginning of sorrows.

Youngs Literal Translation

and all these are the beginning of sorrows;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
All
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

ἀρχή 
Arche 
Usage: 42

Context Readings

Signs Of The End Of The Age

7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in place after place; 8 All this is but the beginning [the early pains] of the birth pangs [of the intolerable anguish]. 9 Then they will hand you over to suffer affliction and tribulation and put you to death, and you will be hated by all nations for My name's sake.


Cross References

Leviticus 26:18-29

And if in spite of all this you still will not listen and be obedient to Me, then I will chastise and discipline you seven times more for your sins.

Deuteronomy 28:59

Then the Lord will bring upon you and your descendants extraordinary strokes and blows, great plagues of long continuance, and grievous sicknesses of long duration.

Isaiah 9:12

The Syrians [compelled to fight with their enemies, going] before [on the east] and the Philistines behind [on the west]; and they will devour Israel with open mouth. For all this, [God's] anger is not [then] turned away, but His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].

Isaiah 9:17

Therefore the Lord will not rejoice over their young men, neither will He have compassion on their fatherless and widows, for everyone is profane and an evildoer, and every mouth speaks folly. For all this, [God's] anger is not turned away, but His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].

Isaiah 9:21

Manasseh [thirsts for the blood of his brother] Ephraim, and Ephraim [for that of] Manasseh; but together they are against Judah. For all this, [God's] anger is not turned away, but His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].

Isaiah 10:4

Without Me they shall bow down among the prisoners, and they shall fall [overwhelmed] under the heaps of the slain [on the battlefield]. For all this, [God's] anger is not turned away, but His hand is still stretched out [in judgment].

1 Thessalonians 5:3

When people are saying, All is well and secure, and, There is peace and safety, then in a moment unforeseen destruction (ruin and death) will come upon them as suddenly as labor pains come upon a woman with child; and they shall by no means escape, for there will be no escape.

1 Peter 4:17-18

For the time [has arrived] for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will [be] the end of those who do not respect or believe or obey the good news (the Gospel) of God?

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