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John 16:21 LEB

21 A woman, when she gives birth, experiences pain because her hour has come. But when [her] child is born, she no longer remembers the affliction, on account of the joy that a human being has been born into the world.

References for John 16:21

    • f 16:21 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun

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      • a 16:2 - Literally "they will make you expelled from the synagogue"
      • b 16:8 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("comes") which is understood as temporal
      • c 16:12 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • d 16:14 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • e 16:15 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • f 16:21 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
      • g 16:29 - Literally "with plainness"
      • h 16:29 - *Here the direct object is supplied from context in the English translation
      • i 16:30 - Literally "have need that"
      • j 16:30 - *Here the word "[questions]" is not in the Greek text but is implied
      • k 16:32 - Or "to his own things"; or "to his own people" (i.e., family); the Greek text is somewhat ambiguous here