Jeremiah 15:10
Good News Translation
What an unhappy man I am! Why did my mother bring me into the world? I have to quarrel and argue with everyone in the land. I have not lent any money or borrowed any; yet everyone curses me.

Contemporary English Version
I wish I had never been born! I'm always in trouble with everyone in Judah. I never lend or borrow money, but everyone curses me just the same.

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.

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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.

my.

Jeremiah 20:14-18 Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day in which my mother bore me, be blessed. . . .

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

a man.

Jeremiah 15:20 And I will make thee to this people as a strong wall of brass: and they shall fight against thee, and shall not prevail: for I am with thee to save thee, and to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 1:18,19 For behold I have made thee this day a fortified city, and a pillar of iron, and a wall of brass, over all the land, to the kings of Juda, to the princes thereof, and to the priests, and to the people of the land. . . .

Jeremiah 20:7,8 Thou hast deceived me, O Lord, and I am deceived: thou hast been stronger than I, and thou hast prevailed. I am become a laughingstock all the day, all scoff at me. . . .

1 Kings 18:17,18 And when he had seen him, he said: Art thou he that troublest Israel? . . .

1 Kings 21:20 And Achab said to Elias: Hast thou found me thy enemy? He said: I have found thee because thou art sold, to do evil in the sight of the Lord.

1 Kings 22:8 And the king of Israel said to Josaphat. There is one man left, by whom we may inquire of the Lord; Micheas, the son of Jemla: but I hate him, for he doth not prophecy good to me, but evil. And Josaphat said: Speak not so, O king.

Psalm 120:5,6 Woe is me, that my sojourning is prolonged! I have dwelt with the inhabitants of Cedar: . . .

Ezekiel 2:6,7 And thou, O son of man, fear not, neither be thou afraid of their words: for thou art among unbelievers and destroyers, and thou dwellest with scorpions. Fear not their words, neither be thou dismayed at their looks: for they are a provoking house. . . .

Ezekiel 3:7-9 But the house of Israel will not hearken to thee: because they will not hearken to me: for all the house of Israel are of a hard forehead and an obstinate heart. . . .

Matthew 10:21-23 The brother also shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the son; and the children shall rise up against their parents, and shall put them to death. . . .

Matthew 24:9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted and shall put you to death: and you shall be hated by all nations for my name's sake.

Luke 2:34 And Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother: Behold this child is set for the fall and for the resurrection of many in Israel and for a sign which shall be contradicted.

Acts 16:20-22 And presenting them to the magistrates, they said: These men disturb our city, being Jews: . . .

Acts 17:6-8 And not finding them, they drew Jason and certain brethren to the rulers of the city, crying: They that set the city in an uproar are come hither also: . . .

Acts 19:8,9,25-28 And entering into the synagogue, he spoke boldly for the space of three months, disputing and exhorting concerning the kingdom of God. . . .

Acts 28:22 But we desire to hear of thee what thou thinkest: for as concerning this sect, we know that it is every where contradicted.

1 Corinthians 4:9-13 For I think that God hath set forth us apostles, the last, as it were men appointed to death. We are made a spectacle to the world and to angels and to men. . . .

I have.

Exodus 22:25 If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries.

Deuteronomy 23:19,20 Thou shalt not lend to thy brother money to usury, nor corn, nor any other thing: . . .

Nehemiah 5:1-6 Now there was a great cry of the people, and of their wives against their brethren the Jews. . . .

Psalm 15:5 He that hath not put out his money to usury, nor taken bribes against the innocent: He that doth these things, shall not be moved for ever.

curse.

Psalm 109:28 They will curse and thou wilt bless: let them that rise up against me be confounded: but thy servant shall rejoice.

Proverbs 26:2 As a bird flying to other places, and a sparrow going here or there: so a curse uttered without cause shall come upon a man.

Matthew 5:44 But I say to you, Love your enemies: do good to them that hate you: and pray for them that persecute and calumniate you:

Luke 6:22 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

Context
Jeremiah's Woe
10Woe 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.11The Lord saith to me: Assuredly it shall be well with thy remnant, assuredly I shall help thee in the time of affliction, and in the time of tribulation against the enemy.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:25
If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor, that dwelleth with thee, thou shalt not be hard upon them as an extortioner, nor oppress them with usuries.

Leviticus 25:36
Take not usury of him nor more than thou gavest. Fear thy God, that thy brother may live with thee.

Leviticus 25:37
Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury: nor exact of him any increase of fruits.

Deuteronomy 23:19
Thou shalt not lend to thy brother money to usury, nor corn, nor any other thing:

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

Job 3:3
Let the day perish wherein I was born, and the night in which it was said: A man child is conceived.

Psalm 69:4
They are multiplied above the hairs of my head, who hate me without cause. My enemies are grown strong who have wrongfully persecuted me: then did I pay that which I took not away.

Jeremiah 1:18
For behold I have made thee this day a fortified city, and a pillar of iron, and a wall of brass, over all the land, to the kings of Juda, to the princes thereof, and to the priests, and to the people of the land.

Jeremiah 1:19
And they shall fight against them, and shall not prevail: for I am with thee, saith the Lord, to deliver thee.

Jeremiah 15:20
And I will make thee to this people as a strong wall of brass: and they shall fight against thee, and shall not prevail: for I am with thee to save thee, and to deliver thee, saith the Lord.

Jeremiah 20:7
Thou hast deceived me, O Lord, and I am deceived: thou hast been stronger than I, and thou hast prevailed. I am become a laughingstock all the day, all scoff at me.

Jeremiah 20:8
For I am speaking now this long time, crying out against iniquity, and I often proclaim devastation: and the word of the Lord is made a reproach to me, and a derision all the day.

Jeremiah 20:14
Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day in which my mother bore me, be blessed.

Jeremiah 20:18
Why came I out of the womb, to see labour and sorrow, and that my days should be spent in confusion?

Habakkuk 1:3
Why hast thou shewn me iniquity and grievance, to see rapine and injustice before me? and there is a judgment, but opposition is more powerful.

Additional Translations
Woe to me, my mother, that you have borne me, a man of strife and conflict in all the land. I have neither lent nor borrowed, yet everyone curses me.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.

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.

Woe is me, my mother! thou hast born me as some man of strife, and at variance with the whole earth; I have not helped others, nor has any one helped me; my strength has failed among them that curse me.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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