Isaiah 26:17

“Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been in thy sight, O LORD.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Like as a woman with childe that draweth neere the time of her deliuerie, is in paine and cryeth out in her pangs; so haue wee beene in thy sight, O Lord.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

As the pregnant woman approaches {the time} to give birth, She writhes {and} cries out in her labor pains, Thus were we before You, O LORD.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain and crieth out in her pangs; so we have been before thee, O Jehovah.
- American Standard Version (1901)

As a woman with child, whose time is near, is troubled, crying out in her pain; so have we been before you, O Lord.
- Basic English Bible

As a woman with child, that draweth near her delivery, is in travail, [and] crieth out in her pangs; so have we been before thee, Jehovah.
- Darby Bible

As a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain, and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been in thy sight, O LORD.
- Webster's Bible

Like as a woman with child, who draws near the time of her delivery, is in pain and cries out in her pangs; so we have been before you, Yahweh.
- World English Bible

When a pregnant woman cometh near to the birth, She is pained -- she crieth in her pangs, So we have been from Thy face, O Jehovah.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Like as a woman with child, that draweth near the time of her delivery, is in pain and crieth out in her pangs; so have we been at Thy presence, O LORD.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 26:17


26:17 Like - Such was our anguish and danger.


Discussion for Isaiah 26:17

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