Isaiah 21:3
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New Living Translation
My stomach aches and burns with pain. Sharp pangs of anguish are upon me, like those of a woman in labor. I grow faint when I hear what God is planning; I am too afraid to look.

King James Bible
Therefore are my loins filled with pain: pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman that travaileth: I was bowed down at the hearing of it; I was dismayed at the seeing of it.

Darby Bible Translation
Therefore are my loins filled with pain; anguish hath taken hold upon me, as the anguish of a woman in travail: I am bowed down so as not to hear, I am dismayed so as not to see.

World English Bible
Therefore my thighs are filled with anguish. Pains have taken hold on me, like the pains of a woman in labor. I am in so much pain that I can't hear. I so am dismayed that I can't see.

Young's Literal Translation
Therefore filled have been my loins with great pain, Pangs have seized me as pangs of a travailing woman, I have been bent down by hearing, I have been troubled by seeing.

Isaiah 21:3 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

21:3 My loins - Which he mentions with respect to the following similitude of child - bearing. Pangs - Sharp and grievous pains.

Isaiah 21:3 Parallel Commentaries

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John 16:21
It will be like a woman suffering the pains of labor. When her child is born, her anguish gives way to joy because she has brought a new baby into the world.

1 Thessalonians 5:3
When people are saying, "Everything is peaceful and secure," then disaster will fall on them as suddenly as a pregnant woman's labor pains begin. And there will be no escape.

Psalm 48:6
They were gripped with terror and writhed in pain like a woman in labor.

Isaiah 13:8
and people are terrified. Pangs of anguish grip them, like those of a woman in labor. They look helplessly at one another, their faces aflame with fear.

Isaiah 16:11
My heart's cry for Moab is like a lament on a harp. I am filled with anguish for Kir-hareseth.

Isaiah 26:17
Just as a pregnant woman writhes and cries out in pain as she gives birth, so were we in your presence, LORD.

Jeremiah 4:19
My heart, my heart--I writhe in pain! My heart pounds within me! I cannot be still. For I have heard the blast of enemy trumpets and the roar of their battle cries.

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