New Living Translation
She was pregnant, and she cried out because of her labor pains and the agony of giving birth.
King James Bible
And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Darby Bible Translation
and being with child she cried, being in travail, and in pain to bring forth.
World English Bible
She was with child. She cried out in pain, laboring to give birth.
Young's Literal Translation
and being with child she doth cry out, travailing and pained to bring forth.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:2 And being with child she crieth, travailing in birth - The very pain, without any outward opposition, would constrain a woman in travail to cry out. These cries, throes, and pains to be delivered, were the painful longings, the sighs, and prayers of the saints for the coming of the kingdom of God. The woman groaned and travailed in spirit, that Christ might appear, as the Shepherd and King of all nations.
LibraryJoshua and the Angel
The steady advancement made by the builders of the temple greatly discomfited and alarmed the hosts of evil. Satan determined to put forth still further effort to weaken and discourage God's people by holding before them their imperfections of character. If those who had long suffered because of transgression could again be induced to disregard God's commandments, they would be brought once more under the bondage of sin. Because Israel had been chosen to preserve the knowledge of God in the earth, …
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings
The Work of Christ.
A Discourse of the House and Forest of Lebanon
Just as a pregnant woman writhes and cries out in pain as she gives birth, so were we in your presence, LORD.
What is all the commotion in the city? What is that terrible noise from the Temple? It is the voice of the LORD taking vengeance against his enemies.
But why are you now screaming in terror? Have you no king to lead you? Have your wise people all died? Pain has gripped you like a woman in childbirth.
But all this is only the first of the birth pains, with more to come.
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