Luke 23:29
Good News Translation
For the days are coming when people will say, 'How lucky are the women who never had children, who never bore babies, who never nursed them!'

Contemporary English Version
Someday people will say, "Women who never had children are really fortunate!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck.

New American Bible
for indeed, the days are coming when people will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed.’

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck.

the days.

Luke 21:23,24 But woe to them that are with child and give suck in those days: for there shall be great distress in the land and wrath upon this people. . . .

Matthew 24:19 And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days.

Mark 13:17-19 And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days. . . .

Blessed.

Deuteronomy 28:53-57 And thou shalt eat the fruit of thy womb, and the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, which the Lord thy God shall give thee, in the distress and extremity wherewith thy enemy shall oppress thee. . . .

Hosea 9:12-16 And though they should bring up their children, I will make them without children among men: yea, and woe to them, when I shall depart from them. . . .

Hosea 13:16 Let Samaria perish, because she hath stirred up her God to bitterness: let them perish by the sword, let their little ones be dashed, and let the women with child be ripped up.

Context
The Crucifixion
28But Jesus turning to them, said: Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not over me; but weep for yourselves and for your children. 29For behold, the days shall come, wherein they will say: Blessed are the barren and the wombs that have not borne and the paps that have not given suck. 30Then shall they begin to say to the mountains: Fall upon us. And to the hills: Cover us.…
Cross References
Ecclesiastes 4:3
And I judged him happier than them both, that is not yet born, nor hath seen the evils that are done under the sun.

Matthew 24:19
And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days.

Luke 11:27
And it came to pass, as he spoke these things, a certain woman from the crowd, lifting up her voice, said to him: Blessed is the womb that bore thee and the paps that gave thee suck.

Luke 21:23
But woe to them that are with child and give suck in those days: for there shall be great distress in the land and wrath upon this people.

Luke 23:28
But Jesus turning to them, said: Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not over me; but weep for yourselves and for your children.

Additional Translations
Look, the days are coming when people will say, ‘Blessed are the barren women, the wombs that never bore, and breasts that never nursed.’

For behold, the days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never did bear, and breasts that never nursed.'

For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts which never gave suck.

For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the breasts that never gave suck.

for behold, days are coming in which they will say, Blessed [are] the barren, and wombs that have not borne, and breasts that have not given suck.

For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the breasts that never gave suck.

For behold, the days are coming, in which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts which never nourished infants.

For a time is coming when they will say, 'Blessed are the women who never bore children, and the breasts which have never given nourishment.'

For behold, the days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.'

for, lo, days do come, in which they shall say, Happy the barren, and wombs that did not bare, and paps that did not give suck;
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