Jeremiah 20 :18

Jeremiah 20 :18 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

King James Version (KJV)

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

American Standard Version (ASV)

Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Why did I come from my mother's body to see pain and sorrow, so that my days might be wasted with shame?

Webster's Revision

Why was I brought into the world to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

World English Bible

Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

English Revised Version (ERV)

Wherefore came I forth out of the womb to see labour and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame?

Definitions for Jeremiah 20 :18

Wherefore - Why?; for what reason?; for what cause?

Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :18

Wherefore came I forth - It would have been well had I never been born, as I have neither comfort in my life, nor comfort in my work.

Barnes' Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :18

Wesley's Commentary on Jeremiah 20 :18

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