'Pains' in the Bible
He said to the woman:I will intensify your labor pains;you will bear children in anguish.Your desire will be for your husband,yet he will rule over you.
So they went on from Beth-el; and while they were still some distance from Ephrath, the pains of birth came on Rachel and she had a hard time.
And Jehovah saith, 'I have certainly seen the affliction of My people who are in Egypt, and their cry I have heard, because of its exactors, for I have known its pains;
If a man lies [intimately] with a woman during her menstrual cycle and uncovers her nakedness, he has exposed her flow, and she has uncovered the flow of her blood; both of them shall be cut off from their people [excluding them from the atonement made for them].
And all the diseases and the pains not recorded in the book of this law will the Lord send on you till your destruction is complete.
And his daughter in law, Phinehas' wife, was with child, near to be delivered: and when she heard the tidings that the ark of God was taken, and that her father in law and her husband were dead, she bowed herself and travailed; for her pains came upon her.
“Notice I have taken great pains to provide for the house of the Lord—3,775 tons of gold, 37,750 tons of silver, and bronze and iron that can’t be weighed because there is so much of it. I have also provided timber and stone, but you will need to add more to them.
And you yourself will undergo the cruel pains of a disease in your stomach, so that day by day your inside will be falling out because of the disease.
So I would still have comfort, and I would have joy in the pains of death, for I have not been false to the words of the Holy One.
So that my soul would choose suffocation,Death rather than my pains.
I would still live in terror of all my pains.I know You will not acquit me.
Thy hands have taken pains about me, And they make me together round about, And Thou swallowest me up!
“But his body pains him,And he mourns only for himself.”
“How often [then] is it that the lamp of the wicked is put out,And that their disaster falls on them?Does God distribute pain and destruction and sorrow [to them] in His anger?
Night pierces my bones,but my gnawing pains never rest.
They bow themselves, they give birth to their young ones, they cast out their pains;
Many pains come to the wicked,but the one who trusts in the Lordwill have faithful love surrounding him.
Trembling seized them there, pains like those of a woman in labor,
For there are no pains in their death,And their body is fat.
The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow.
He heals the brokenheartedAnd binds up their wounds [healing their pain and comforting their sorrow].
And they have been troubled, Pains and pangs they take, As a travailing woman they are pained, A man at his friend they marvel, The appearance of flames -- their faces!
For this reason my loins are full of anguish;Pains have seized me like the pains of a woman in labor.I am so bewildered I cannot hear, so terrified I cannot see.
As a pregnant woman about to give birthwrithes and cries out in her pains,so we were before You, Lord.
Cursed is he who says to a father, To what are you giving life? or to a woman, What are you in birth-pains with?
He is despised, and left of men, A man of pains, and acquainted with sickness, And as one hiding the face from us, He is despised, and we esteemed him not.
Yet He Himself bore our sicknesses,and He carried our pains;but we in turn regarded Him stricken,struck down by God, and afflicted.
"Before she goes into labor she gives birth; before her pains come upon her she has delivered a son.
When has such a story come to men's ears? who has seen such things? will a land come to birth in one day? will a nation be given birth in a minute? For when Zion's pains came on her, she gave birth to her children straight away.
A voice has come to my ears like the voice of a woman in birth-pains, the pain of one giving birth to her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, fighting for breath, stretching out her hands, saying, Now sorrow is mine! for my strength is gone from me before the takers of life.
What will you say when He appointsclose friends as leaders over you,ones you yourself trained?Won’t labor pains seize you,as they do a woman in labor?
You residents of Lebanon,nestled among the cedars,how you will groan when labor pains come on you,agony like a woman in labor.
Put the question and see if it is possible for a man to have birth-pains: why do I see every man with his hands gripping his sides, as a woman does when the pains of birth are on her, and all faces are turned green?
See, I will take them from the north country, and get them from the inmost parts of the earth, and with them the blind and the feeble-footed, the woman with child and her who is in birth-pains together: a very great army, they will come back here.
Kerioth is taken, and the strong places have been forced, and the hearts of Moab's men of war in that day will be like the heart of a woman in birth-pains.
See, he will come up like an eagle in flight, stretching out his wings against Bozrah: and the hearts of Edom's men of war on that day will be like the heart of a woman in birth-pains.
Damascus has become weak;she has turned to run;panic has gripped her.Distress and labor pains have seized herlike a woman in labor.
And behold, one after the likeness of the sons of men touched my lips; and I opened my mouth and spoke, and said unto him that stood before me, My lord, by reason of the vision my pains are turned upon me, and I retain no strength.
Labor pains come on him.He is not a wise son;when the time comes,he will not be born.
I will give the price to make them free from the power of the underworld, I will be their saviour from death: O death! where are your pains? O underworld! where is your destruction? my eyes will have no pity.
“Now, why do you cry out loudly?Is there no king among you?Has your counselor perished?For agony has gripped you like a woman in childbirth.
Then the news about Him spread throughout Syria. So they brought to Him all those who were afflicted, those suffering from various diseases and intense pains, the demon-possessed, the epileptics, and the paralytics. And He healed them.
and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, with intense and terrible, tormenting pain.”
So that the word of Isaiah the prophet might come true: He himself took our pains and our diseases.
All these events are the beginning of birth pains.
For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains.
At that time, he made a number of people free from their diseases and their pains, and from evil spirits; and to others who were blind he gave back the use of their eyes.
For this reason the wisdom of God has said, I will send them prophets and teachers, and to some of them they will give death and cruel pains;
For when, with your opponent, you are going before the magistrate, on the way take pains to get out of his power; for fear that, if he should drag you before the judge, the judge may hand you over to the officer of the court, and the officer lodge you in prison.
Bestow your pains not on the food which perishes, but on the food that remains unto the Life of the Ages--that food which will be the Son of Man's gift to you; for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."
Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it.
Only that the Holy Spirit makes clear to me in every town that prison and pains are waiting for me.
For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains until now.
O death, where is your power? O death, where are your pains?
My children, I am again suffering labor pains for you until Christ is formed in you.
For it is written, "Rejoice, you childless woman, who cannot give birth to any children! Break into song and shout, you who feel no pains of childbirth! For the children of the deserted woman are more numerous than the children of the woman who has a husband."
That I may have knowledge of him, and of the power of his coming back from the dead, and a part with him in his pains, becoming like him in his death;
When they say, “Peace and security,” then sudden destruction comes on them, like labor pains come on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.
Take pains with these things; be absorbed in them, so that your progress will be evident to all.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
Nay, when he was here in Rome, he took great pains to inquire where I was living, and at last he found me.
Having our eyes fixed on Jesus, the guide and end of our faith, who went through the pains of the cross, not caring for the shame, because of the joy which was before him, and who has now taken his place at the right hand of God's seat of power.
Attempting to see what sort of time the Spirit of Christ which was in them was pointing to, when it gave witness to the pains which Christ would undergo and the glories which would come after them.
But be glad that you are given a part in the pains of Christ; so that at the revelation of his glory you may have great joy.
She was pregnant and was crying out from her labor pains, the agony of giving birth.
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