Matthew 24:19
Good News Translation
How terrible it will be in those days for women who are pregnant and for mothers with little babies!

Contemporary English Version
It will be a terrible time for women who are expecting babies or nursing young children.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days.

New American Bible
Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days.

Deuteronomy 28:53-56 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. . . .

2 Samuel 4:4 And Jonathan the son of Saul had a son that was lame of his feet: for he was five years old when the tidings came of Saul and Jonathan from Jezrahel. And his nurse took him up and fled: and as she made haste to flee, he fell and became lame: and his name was Miphiboseth.

2 Kings 15:16 Then Manahem destroyed Thapsa and all that were in it, and the borders thereof from Thersa, because they would not open to him: and he slew all the women thereof that were with child, and ripped them up.

Lamentations 4:3,4,10 Ghimel. Even the sea monsters have drawn out the breast, they have given suck to their young: the daughter of my people is cruel, like the ostrich in the desert. . . .

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.

Mark 13:17,18 And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days. . . .

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 23:29,30 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. . . .

Context
The Abomination of Desolation
18And he that is in the field, let him not go back to take his coat. 19And woe to them that are with child and that give suck in those days. 20But pray that your flight be not in the winter or on the sabbath.…
Cross References
Matthew 21:16
And said to him: Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus said to them: Yea, have you never read: Out of the mouth of infants and of sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

Matthew 24:18
And he that is in the field, let him not go back to take his coat.

Matthew 24:20
But pray that your flight be not in the winter or on the sabbath.

Luke 23:29
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.

Additional Translations
How miserable those days will be for pregnant and nursing mothers!

And woe to those having in womb, and to the ones nursing infants in those days!

And woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!

But woe unto them that are with child and to them that give suck in those days!

But woe to those that are with child, and those that give suck in those days.

But woe unto them that are with child and to them that give suck in those days!

And woe to them that are with child, and to them that nurse infants in those days!

And alas for the women who at that time are with child or have infants!

But woe to those who are with child and to nursing mothers in those days!

'And woe to those with child, and to those giving suck in those days;
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