Jeremiah 15:10
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New International Version
Alas, my mother, that you gave me birth, a man with whom the whole land strives and contends! I have neither lent nor borrowed, yet everyone curses me.

New Living Translation
Then I said, "What sorrow is mine, my mother. Oh, that I had died at birth! I am hated everywhere I go. I am neither a lender who threatens to foreclose nor a borrower who refuses to pay--yet they all curse me."

English Standard Version
Woe is me, my mother, that you bore me, a man of strife and contention to the whole land! I have not lent, nor have I borrowed, yet all of them curse me.

New American Standard Bible
Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land! I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me, Yet everyone curses me.

King James Bible
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Woe is me, my mother, that you gave birth to me, a man who incites dispute and conflict in all the land. I did not lend or borrow, yet everyone curses me.

International Standard Version
How terrible for me, my mother, that you gave birth to me, a man of strife and contention for the whole land! I've neither lent nor borrowed, yet everyone curses me.

NET Bible
I said, "Oh, mother, how I regret that you ever gave birth to me! I am always starting arguments and quarrels with the people of this land. I have not lent money to anyone and I have not borrowed from anyone. Yet all of these people are treating me with contempt."

New Heart English Bible
"Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth. I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; yet everyone of them curses me."

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I'm so miserable! Why did my mother give birth to me? I am a man who argues and quarrels with the whole earth. I have never lent or borrowed anything. Yet, everyone curses me.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me A man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; Yet every one of them doth curse me.

New American Standard 1977
Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me
            As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land!
            I have neither lent, nor have men lent money to me,
            Yet everyone curses me.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them curses me.

King James 2000 Bible
Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent for interest, nor men have lent to me for interest; yet everyone of them does curse me.

American King James Version
Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them does curse me.

American Standard Version
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; yet every one of them doth curse me.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Woe is me, my mother: why hast thou borne me a man of strife, a man of contention to all the earth? I have not lent on usury, neither hath any man lent to me on usury: yet all curse me.

Darby Bible Translation
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole land! I have not lent on usury, nor have they lent to me on usury; [yet] every one of them doth curse me.

English Revised Version
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have not lent on usury, neither have men lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

Webster's Bible Translation
Woe is me, my mother, that thou hast borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor have men lent to me on usury; yet every one of them doth curse me.

World English Bible
Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have not lent, neither have men lent to me; [yet] everyone of them does curse me.

Young's Literal Translation
Woe to me, my mother, For thou hast borne me a man of strife, And a man of contention to all the land, I have not lent on usury, Nor have they lent on usury to me -- All of them are reviling me.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:10-14 Jeremiah met with much contempt and reproach, when they ought to have blessed him, and God for him. It is a great and sufficient support to the people of God, that however troublesome their way may be, it shall be well with them in their latter end. God turns to the people. Shall the most hardy and vigorous of their efforts be able to contend with the counsel of God, or with the army of the Chaldeans? Let them hear their doom. The enemy will treat the prophet well. But the people who had great estates would be used hardly. All parts of the country had added to the national guilt; and let each take shame to itself.
Study Bible
Jeremiah's Complaint
9"She who bore seven sons pines away; Her breathing is labored. Her sun has set while it was yet day; She has been shamed and humiliated. So I will give over their survivors to the sword Before their enemies," declares the LORD. 10Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me As a man of strife and a man of contention to all the land! I have not lent, nor have men lent money to me, Yet everyone curses me. 11The LORD said, "Surely I will set you free for purposes of good; Surely I will cause the enemy to make supplication to you In a time of disaster and a time of distress.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:25
"If you lend money to My people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.

Leviticus 25:36
'Do not take usurious interest from him, but revere your God, that your countryman may live with you.

Leviticus 25:37
'You shall not give him your silver at interest, nor your food for gain.

Deuteronomy 23:19
"You shall not charge interest to your countrymen: interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest.

Job 3:1
Afterward Job opened his mouth and cursed the day of his birth.

Job 3:3
"Let the day perish on which I was to be born, And the night which said, 'A boy is conceived.'

Psalm 69:4
Those who hate me without a cause are more than the hairs of my head; Those who would destroy me are powerful, being wrongfully my enemies; What I did not steal, I then have to restore.

Jeremiah 1:18
"Now behold, I have made you today as a fortified city and as a pillar of iron and as walls of bronze against the whole land, to the kings of Judah, to its princes, to its priests and to the people of the land.

Jeremiah 1:19
"They will fight against you, but they will not overcome you, for I am with you to deliver you," declares the LORD.

Jeremiah 15:20
"Then I will make you to this people A fortified wall of bronze; And though they fight against you, They will not prevail over you; For I am with you to save you And deliver you," declares the LORD.
Treasury of Scripture

Woe is me, my mother, that you have borne me a man of strife and a man of contention to the whole earth! I have neither lent on usury, nor men have lent to me on usury; yet every one of them does curse me.

my.

Jeremiah 20:14-18 Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day wherein my …

Job 3:1 After this opened Job his mouth, and cursed his day.

a man.

Jeremiah 15:20 And I will make you to this people a fenced brazen wall: and they …

Jeremiah 1:18,19 For, behold, I have made you this day a defended city, and an iron …

Jeremiah 20:7,8 O LORD, you have deceived me, and I was deceived; you are stronger …

1 Kings 18:17,18 And it came to pass, when Ahab saw Elijah, that Ahab said to him, …

1 Kings 21:20 And Ahab said to Elijah, Have you found me, O my enemy? And he answered, …

1 Kings 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, …

Psalm 120:5,6 Woe is me, that I sojourn in Mesech, that I dwell in the tents of Kedar!…

Ezekiel 2:6,7 And you, son of man, be not afraid of them, neither be afraid of …

Ezekiel 3:7-9 But the house of Israel will not listen to you; for they will not …

Matthew 10:21-23 And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father …

Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: …

Luke 2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said to Mary his mother, Behold, this …

Acts 16:20-22 And brought them to the magistrates, saying, These men, being Jews, …

Acts 17:6-8 And when they found them not, they drew Jason and certain brothers …

Acts 19:8,9,25-28 And he went into the synagogue, and spoke boldly for the space of …

Acts 28:22 But we desire to hear of you what you think: for as concerning this …

1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God has set forth us the apostles last, as it were …

I have.

Exodus 22:25 If you lend money to any of my people that is poor by you, you shall …

Deuteronomy 23:19,20 You shall not lend on usury to your brother; usury of money, usury …

Nehemiah 5:1-6 And there was a great cry of the people and of their wives against …

Psalm 15:5 He that puts not out his money to usury, nor takes reward against …

curse.

Psalm 109:28 Let them curse, but bless you: when they arise, let them be ashamed; …

Proverbs 26:2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse …

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do …

Luke 6:22 Blessed are you, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate …

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