Jeremiah 6:24
Good News Translation
"We have heard the news," say the people of Jerusalem, "and our hands hang limp; we are seized by anguish and pain like a woman in labor.

Contemporary English Version
Then the people said, "Just hearing about them makes us tremble with fear, and we twist and turn in pain like a woman giving birth."

Douay-Rheims Bible
We have heard the fame thereof, our hands grow feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, as a woman in labour.

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We have heard the fame thereof, our hands grow feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, as a woman in labour.

We have.

Jeremiah 4:6-9,19-21 Set up the standard in Sion. Strengthen yourselves, stay not: for I bring evil from the north, and great destruction. . . .

Isaiah 28:19 Whensoever it shall pass through, it shall take you away: because in the morning early it shall pass through, in the day and in the night, and vexation alone shall make you understand what you hear.

Ezekiel 21:6,7 And thou, son of man, mourn with the breaking of thy loins, and with bitterness sigh before them. . . .

Habakkuk 3:16 I have heard and my bowels were troubled: my lips trembled at the voice. Let rottenness enter into my bones, and swarm under me. That I may rest in the day of tribulation: that I may go up to our people that are girded.

anguish.

Jeremiah 4:31 For I have heard the voice as of a woman in travail, anguishes as of a woman in labour of a child. The voice of the daughter of Sion, dying away, spreading her hands: Woe is me, for my soul hath fainted because of them that are slain.

Jeremiah 13:21 What wilt thou say when he shall visit thee? for thou hast taught them against thee, and instructed them against thy own head: shall not sorrows lay hold on thee, as a woman in labour?

Jeremiah 22:23 Thou that sittest in Libanus, and makest thy nest in the cedars, how hast thou mourned when sorrows came upon thee, as the pains of a woman in labour?

Jeremiah 30:6 Ask ye, and see if a man bear children? why then have I seen every man with his hands on his loins, like a woman in labour, and all faces are turned yellow?

Jeremiah 49:24 Damascus is undone, she is put to flight, trembling hath seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken her as a woman in labour.

Jeremiah 50:43 The king of Babylon hath heard the report of them, and his hands are grown feeble: anguish hath taken hold of him, pangs as a woman in labour.

Psalm 48:6 Trembling took hold of them. There were pains as of a woman in labour.

Proverbs 1:27,28 Then shall they call upon me, and I will not hear: they shall rise in the morning, and shall not find me: . . .

Isaiah 21:3 Therefore are my loins filled with pain, anguish hath taken hold of me, as the anguish of a woman in labour: I fell down at the hearing of it, I was troubled at the seeing of it.

Micah 4:9,10 And thou, O cloudy tower of the flock, of the daughter of Sion, unto thee shall it come: yea the first power shall come, the kingdom to the daughter of Jerusalem. . . .

1 Thessalonians 5:3 For when they shall say: Peace and security; then shall sudden destruction come upon them, as the pains upon her that is with child, and they shall not escape.

Context
An Invasion from the North
23They shall lay hold on arrow and shield: they are cruel, and will have no mercy. Their voice shall roar like the sea: and they shall mount upon horses, prepared as men for war, against thee, O daughter of Sion. 24We have heard the fame thereof, our hands grow feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, as a woman in labour.25Go not out into the fields, nor walk in the highway: for the sword of the enemy, and fear is on every side.…
Cross References
Isaiah 21:3
Therefore are my loins filled with pain, anguish hath taken hold of me, as the anguish of a woman in labour: I fell down at the hearing of it, I was troubled at the seeing of it.

Isaiah 28:19
Whensoever it shall pass through, it shall take you away: because in the morning early it shall pass through, in the day and in the night, and vexation alone shall make you understand what you hear.

Jeremiah 4:19
My bowels, my bowels are in part, the senses of my heart are troubled within me, I will not hold my peace, for my soul hath heard the sound of the trumpet, the cry of battle.

Jeremiah 4:31
For I have heard the voice as of a woman in travail, anguishes as of a woman in labour of a child. The voice of the daughter of Sion, dying away, spreading her hands: Woe is me, for my soul hath fainted because of them that are slain.

Jeremiah 13:21
What wilt thou say when he shall visit thee? for thou hast taught them against thee, and instructed them against thy own head: shall not sorrows lay hold on thee, as a woman in labour?

Jeremiah 22:23
Thou that sittest in Libanus, and makest thy nest in the cedars, how hast thou mourned when sorrows came upon thee, as the pains of a woman in labour?

Jeremiah 30:6
Ask ye, and see if a man bear children? why then have I seen every man with his hands on his loins, like a woman in labour, and all faces are turned yellow?

Jeremiah 49:24
Damascus is undone, she is put to flight, trembling hath seized on her: anguish and sorrows have taken her as a woman in labour.

Jeremiah 50:43
The king of Babylon hath heard the report of them, and his hands are grown feeble: anguish hath taken hold of him, pangs as a woman in labour.

Daniel 5:9
Wherewith king Baltasar was much troubled, and his countenance was changed: and his nobles also were troubled.

Additional Translations
“We have heard the reports; our hands are limp. Anguish has gripped us, pain like a woman in labor.We have heard the fame thereof: our hands wax feeble: anguish has taken hold of us, and pain, as of a woman in travail.

We have heard the report thereof; our hands wax feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, and pangs as of a woman in travail.

We have heard the report of them: our hands are weakened: anguish has seized us, the pangs as of a woman in travail.

We have heard the report thereof: our hands are grown feeble; anguish hath taken hold of us, pain as of a woman that travaileth.

We have heard the fame thereof; our hands wax feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, and pangs as of a woman in travail.

We have heard the fame of it: our hands become feeble: anguish hath taken hold of us, and pain, as of a woman in travail.

We have heard its report; our hands wax feeble: anguish has taken hold of us, [and] pangs as of a woman in travail.

'We have heard its sound, feeble have been our hands, Distress hath seized us, pain as of a travailing woman.
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