Jeremiah 13:21 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Jeremiah 13:21, NIV: "What will you say when the LORD sets over you those you cultivated as your special allies? Will not pain grip you like that of a woman in labor?"
Jeremiah 13:21, ESV: "What will you say when they set as head over you those whom you yourself have taught to be friends to you? Will not pangs take hold of you like those of a woman in labor?"
Jeremiah 13:21, KJV: "What wilt thou say when he shall punish thee? for thou hast taught them to be captains, and as chief over thee: shall not sorrows take thee, as a woman in travail?"
Jeremiah 13:21, NASB: "What will you say when He appoints over you— And you yourself had taught them— Former companions to be head over you? Will sharp pains not take hold of you Like a woman in childbirth?"
Jeremiah 13:21, NLT: "What will you say when the LORD takes the allies you have cultivated and appoints them as your rulers? Pangs of anguish will grip you, like those of a woman in labor!"
Jeremiah 13:21, CSB: "What will you say when he appoints close friends as leaders over you, ones you yourself trained? Won't labor pains seize you, as they do a woman in labor?"