Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.

Rejoice

Bible References

Rejoice

Isaiah 54:1
Shout, thou barren, not bringing forth; break forth in shouting, cry aloud, not being pained; for more the sons of the desolate than the sons of the married, said Jehovah.

Barren

1 Samuel 2:5
And those filled with bread hired themselves out; and they hungering, ceased till the barren shall bring forth seven; and she multiplying sons languished.
Psalm 113:9
Causing the sterile woman to dwell in the house, a mother of sons being glad. Praise ye Jah.

Desolate

Ruth 1:11
And Naomi will say, Turn back, my daughters: wherefore will ye go with me? are yet to me sons in my bowels, and they were to you for husbands?
Ruth 4:14
And the women will say to Naomi, Blessed be Jehovah who caused not to cease to thee a blood relation this day; and his name shall be called in Israel.
2 Samuel 13:20
And Absalom her brother will say to her Was Amnon thy brother with thee? and now my sister be silent, he is thy brother; thou shalt not set thy heart to this word. And Tamar will remain, and she was desolate in the house of Absalom her brother.
Isaiah 49:21
And thou saidst in thy heart, Who begat these to me, and I being bereaved and barren, an exile, and departing? and who caused these to grow? Behold, I was left alone; they, where were they?
1 Timothy 5:5
And she truly a widow, and forsaken, has hoped in God, and remains in supplications and prayers night and day.