Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They that were full have hired out themselves for bread; and they that were hungry ceased: so that the barren hath born seven; and she that hath many children is waxed feeble.

Bible References

The barren

1 Samuel 1:20
And it came to pass, when the time was come about, that Hannah conceived, and bare a son; and she called his name Samuel,'saying , Because I have asked him of Jehovah.
Psalm 113:9
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, And to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye Jehovah.

Waxed feeble

1 Samuel 1:6
And her rival provoked her sore, to make her fret, because Jehovah had shut up her womb.
Isaiah 54:1
Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith Jehovah.
Jeremiah 15:9
She that hath borne seven languisheth; she hath given up the ghost; her sun is gone down while it was yet day; she hath been put to shame and confounded: and the residue of them will I deliver to the sword before their enemies, saith Jehovah.
Galatians 4:27
For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; Break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: For more are the children of the desolate than of her that hath the husband.