Revelation 12:2
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English Standard Version
She was pregnant and was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth.

King James Bible
And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.

American Standard Version
and she was with child; and she crieth out, travailing in birth, and in pain to be delivered.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And being with child, she cried travailing in birth, and was in pain to be delivered.

English Revised Version
and she was with child: and she crieth out, travailing in birth, and in pain to be delivered.

Webster's Bible Translation
And she being with child, cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.

Weymouth New Testament
and she was crying out in the pains and agony of childbirth.

Revelation 12:2 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Travailing in birth (ὠδίνουσα)

See on sorrows, Mark 13:9, and see on pains, Acts 2:24.

In pain (βασανιζομένη)

Lit., being tormented. See on Revelation 11:10, and references. For the imagery compare Isaiah 66:7, Isaiah 66:8; John 16:21.

Revelation 12:2 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

travailing.

Revelation 12:4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...

Isaiah 53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many...

Isaiah 54:1 Sing, O barren, you that did not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, you that did not travail with child...

Isaiah 66:7,8 Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child...

Micah 5:3 Therefore will he give them up, until the time that she which travails has brought forth...

John 16:21 A woman when she is in travail has sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child...

Galatians 4:19,27 My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you...

Cross References
Isaiah 26:17
Like a pregnant woman who writhes and cries out in her pangs when she is near to giving birth, so were we because of you, O LORD;

Isaiah 66:6
"The sound of an uproar from the city! A sound from the temple! The sound of the LORD, rendering recompense to his enemies!

Micah 4:9
Now why do you cry aloud? Is there no king in you? Has your counselor perished, that pain seized you like a woman in labor?

Matthew 24:8
All these are but the beginning of the birth pains.

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