New Living Translation
I curse the messenger who told my father, "Good news--you have a son!"
King James Bible
Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; making him very glad.
Darby Bible Translation
Cursed be the man who brought tidings to my father, saying, A man child is born unto thee; making him very glad!
World English Bible
Cursed is the man who brought news to my father, saying, A boy is born to you; making him very glad.
Young's Literal Translation
Cursed is the man who bore tidings to my father, saying, 'Born to thee hath been a child -- a male,' Making him very glad!
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LibraryJeremiah, a Lesson for the Disappointed.
"Be not afraid of their faces: for I am with thee to deliver thee, saith the Lord."--Jeremiah i. 8. The Prophets were ever ungratefully treated by the Israelites, they were resisted, their warnings neglected, their good services forgotten. But there was this difference between the earlier and the later Prophets; the earlier lived and died in honour among their people,--in outward honour; though hated and thwarted by the wicked, they were exalted to high places, and ruled in the congregation. …
John Henry Newman—Parochial and Plain Sermons, Vol. VIII
Meditations for the Morning.
The Ninth Commandment
And Sarah declared, "God has brought me laughter. All who hear about this will laugh with me.
Who would have said to Abraham that Sarah would nurse a baby? Yet I have given Abraham a son in his old age!"
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