New International Version
Trembling seized them there, pain like that of a woman in labor.
King James Bible
Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail.
Darby Bible Translation
Trembling took hold upon them there; anguish, as of a woman in travail.
World English Bible
Trembling took hold of them there, pain, as of a woman in travail.
Young's Literal Translation
Trembling hath seized them there, Pain, as of a travailing woman.
Psalm 48:6 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For, lo, the kings were assembled - Many of the neighboring potentates, at different times, envied the prosperity of the Jewish nation, and coveted the riches of the temple; but they had no power against it till the cup of Jewish transgression was full. In vain did they assemble - confederate, and invade the land. Saw it - reconnoitered the place; marvelled at its excellence and strength, for they were troubled - struck with fear; hasted away for fear of destruction, for fear took hold on them as pains seize on a woman to travail. Those who came to destroy were glad to make their own escape.
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'Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of His holiness. 2. Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King. 3. God is known in her palaces for a refuge. 4. For, lo, the kings were assembled, they passed by together. 5. They saw it, and so they marvelled; they were troubled, and hasted away. 6. Fear took hold upon them there, and pain, as of a woman in travail. 7. Thou breakest …
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Notes on the Third Century
Terror will seize them, pain and anguish will grip them; they will writhe like a woman in labor. They will look aghast at each other, their faces aflame.
At this my body is racked with pain, pangs seize me, like those of a woman in labor; I am staggered by what I hear, I am bewildered by what I see.
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