Job 3:10
Good News Translation
Curse that night for letting me be born, for exposing me to trouble and grief.

Contemporary English Version
because it let me be born into a world of trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because it shut not up the doors of the womb that bore me, nor took away evils from my eyes.

New American Bible
Because it did not keep shut the doors of the womb to shield my eyes from trouble!

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because it shut not up the doors of the womb that bore me, nor took away evils from my eyes.

it shut not.

Job 10:18,19 Why didst thou bring me forth out of the womb? O that I had been consumed, that eye might not see me! . . .

Genesis 20:18 For the Lord had closed up every womb of the house of Abimelech, on account of Sara, Abraham's wife.

Genesis 29:31 And the Lord seeing that he despised Lia, opened her womb, but her sister remained barren.

1 Samuel 1:5 But to Anna he gave one portion with sorrow, because he loved Anna. And the Lord had shut up her womb.

Ecclesiastes 6:3-5 If a man beget a hundred children, and live many years, and attain to a great age, and his soul make no use of the goods of his substance, and he be without burial: of this man I pronounce, that the untimely born is better than he. . . .

Jeremiah 20:17 Who slew me not from the womb, that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb an everlasting conception.

hid.

Job 6:2,3 O that my sins, whereby I have deserved wrath, and the calamity that I suffer, were weighed in a balance. . . .

Job 10:1 My soul is weary of my life, I will let go my speech against myself, I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 23:2 Now also my words are in bitterness, and the hand of my scourge is more grievous than my mourning.

Ecclesiastes 11:10 Remove anger from thy heart, and put away evil from thy flesh. For youth and pleasure are vain.

Context
Job Laments His Birth
9Let the stars be darkened with the mist thereof: let it expect light, and not see it, nor the rising of the dawning of the day: 10Because it shut not up the doors of the womb that bore me, nor took away evils from my eyes.11Why did I not die in the womb? why did I not perish when I came out of the belly?…
Cross References
Job 3:9
Let the stars be darkened with the mist thereof: let it expect light, and not see it, nor the rising of the dawning of the day:

Job 3:11
Why did I not die in the womb? why did I not perish when I came out of the belly?

Jeremiah 20:17
Who slew me not from the womb, that my mother might have been my grave, and her womb an everlasting conception.

Additional Translations
For that night did not shut the doors of the womb to hide the sorrow from my eyes.Because it shut not up the doors of my mother's womb, nor hid sorrow from my eyes.

Because it shut not up the doors of my mother's womb, Nor hid trouble from mine eyes.

because it shut not up the gates of my mother's womb, for so it would have removed sorrow from my eyes.

Because it shut not up the doors of the womb that bore me, and hid not trouble from mine eyes.

Because it shut not up the doors of my mother's womb, nor hid trouble from mine eyes.

Because it prevented not my birth, nor hid sorrow from my eyes.

because it didn't shut up the doors of my mother's womb, nor did it hide trouble from my eyes.

Because it hath not shut the doors Of the womb that was mine! And hide misery from mine eyes.
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