Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As for Ephraim, their glory shall fly away like a bird, from the birth, and from the womb, and from the conception.
And the name of the second, he called Ephraim; for God caused me to flourish in the land of my affliction.
The messenger redeeming me from all evil, shall bless the youths; and my name shall be called upon them, and the name of my fathers Abraham and Isaak and they shall be increased into a multitude in the midst of the earth.
Joseph a fruitful son, a fruitful son upon a fountain, the daughters mounting over a wall.
The honor to him the first-born of the bullock, his horns the horns of the unicorn: with them he will thrust the peoples together to the extremity of the earth: these the ten thousands of Ephraim, and these the thousands of Manasseh
Also the light of the unjust shall be extinguished, and the flame of his fire shall not shine;
From the birth
As a snail shall melt away he shall go: fire fell; they saw not the sun.
If a man shall beget a hundred, and live many years, and a multitude shall be the days of his years, and his soul shall not be satisfied from good, and also there was no burial to him; I said, Good above him an abortion.
Thus said Jehovah: For three transgressions of the sons of Ammon, and for four, I will not turn it back: for their cleaving asunder those conceiving of Gilead to increase their bound.
From the womb
Give to them, O Jehovah: what wilt thou give? give to them a miscarrying womb, and dry breasts.
Cursed the fruit of thy belly, and the fruit of thy land, the offspring of thine oxen, and the flocks of thy sheep.
For, behold, the days are coming in which they shall say, Happy the barren, and the wombs which never brought forth, and the breasts which gave not suck.