Jeremiah 20:17

“Because he slew me not from the womb; or that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb to be always great with me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Jeremiah 20:17

Because he slew me not from the wombe: or that my mother might haue beene my graue, and her wombe to be alwaies great with me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Because he did not kill me before birth, So that my mother would have been my grave, And her womb ever pregnant.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

because he slew me not from the womb; and so my mother would have been my grave, and her womb always great.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because he did not put me to death before my birth took place: so my mother's body would have been my last resting-place, and she would have been with child for ever.
- Basic English Bible

because he slew me not from the womb. Or would that my mother had been my grave, and her womb always great [with me]!
- Darby Bible

Because he slew me not at my birth; or that my mother might have been my grave, and she had not been delivered.
- Webster's Bible

because he didn't kill me from the womb; and so my mother would have been my grave, and her womb always great.
- World English Bible

Because he hath not put me to death from the womb, And my mother is to me -- my grave, And her womb a pregnancy age-during.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Because He slew me not from the womb; and so my mother would have been my grave, and her womb always great.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Jeremiah 20:17

Wesley's Notes for Jeremiah 20:17


20:16 The cities - Sodom and Gomorrah; by the cry in the morning and shouting at noon, he means the shouts and noises that enemies make when they break in upon a place.


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