Genesis 21:16

She went and sat down opposite him, a good way off, about a bow shot away. For she said, "Don't let me see the death of the child." She sat over against him, and lifted up her voice, and wept.

Alternate Versions of Genesis 21-16

A Conservative Version: Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat herself down opposite him a good way off, as it were a bowshot. For she said, Let me not look upon the death of the child. And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice, and wept.

American Standard Version: Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bowshot. For she said, Let me not look upon the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lifted up her voice, and wept.

Bible in Basic English: Genesis 21:16
And she went some distance away, about an arrow flight, and seating herself on the earth, she gave way to bitter weeping, saying, Let me not see the death of my child.

Darby English Bible: Genesis 21:16
and she went and sat down over against [him], a bow-shot off; for she said, Let me not behold the death of the child. And she sat over against [him], and lifted up her voice and wept.

King James Version: Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat her down over against him a good way off, as it were a bow shot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

King James Version (UK): Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat her down opposite to him a good way off, as it were a bow shot for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat opposite to him, and lift up her voice, and wept.

Webster's: Genesis 21:16
And she went, and sat her down over against him, a good way off, as it were a bow-shot: for she said, Let me not see the death of the child. And she sat over against him, and raised her voice, and wept.

Youngs Literal Translation: Genesis 21:16
And she goeth and sitteth by herself over-against, afar off, about a bow-shot, for she said, `Let me not look on the death of the lad;' and she sitteth over-against, and lifteth up her voice, and weepeth.

Verses Related to Genesis 21-16

Genesis 27:38
Esau said to his father, "Have you but one blessing, my father? Bless me, even me also, my father." Esau lifted up his voice, and wept.

Genesis 29:11
Jacob kissed Rachel, and lifted up his voice, and wept.

Genesis 44:34
For how will I go up to my father, if the boy isn't with me? Lest I see the evil that will come on my father."

Judges 2:4
It happened, when the angel of Yahweh spoke these words to all the children of Israel, that the people lifted up their voice, and wept.

Ruth 1:9
Yahweh grant you that you may find rest, each of you in the house of her husband. Then she kissed them, and they lifted up their voice, and wept.

1 Samuel 24:16
It came to pass, when David had made an end of speaking these words to Saul, that Saul said, Is this your voice, my son David? Saul lifted up his voice, and wept.

1 Samuel 30:4
Then David and the people who were with him lifted up their voice and wept, until they had no more power to weep.

1 Kings 3:26
Then spoke the woman whose the living child was to the king, for her heart yearned over her son, and she said, Oh, my lord, give her the living child, and in no way kill it. But the other said, It shall be neither mine nor yours; divide it.

Esther 8:6
for how can I endure to see the evil that shall come to my people? or how can I endure to see the destruction of my relatives?

Isaiah 49:15
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you.