Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

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Bible References

A woman

1 Kings 3:26
Then spake the woman, whose was the living child, unto the king - for tender became her compassions over her son - so she said - Pardon, my lord! Give, her, the living child, and do not, kill, it. But the other kept on saying - Neither mine, nor thine, shall it be, divide it.
Psalm 103:13
Like the compassion of a father for his children, Is, the compassion of Yahweh, for them who revere him;
Malachi 3:17
Therefore shall they be mine, saith Yahweh of hosts, in the day for which, I, am preparing treasure, - and I will deal tenderly with them, just as a man, dealeth tenderly, with his own son who is serving him.
Matthew 7:11
If then, ye, being, evil, know how, good gifts, to be giving unto your children, how much more, will, your Father who is in the heavens, give good things to them that ask, him?

That she should not have compassion

Leviticus 26:29
And ye shall eat the flesh of your sons, - Yea, even the flesh of your daughters, shall ye eat.
Deuteronomy 28:56
The tender and delicate woman among you who hath never adventured the sole of her foot to set it upon the ground, through delicateness and through tenderness, her eye shall be jealous of the husband of her bosom, and of her own son, and of her own daughter;
2 Kings 6:28
And the king said to her - What aileth thee? And she said - This woman, said unto me - Give thy son, that we may eat him, to-day, and, my son, will we eat to-morrow.
2 Kings 11:1
Now, when, Athaliah, mother of Ahaziah, saw that her son was dead, she arose and destroyed all the seed royal.
Lamentations 4:3
Even wild dogs, draw out the breast, give suck to their whelps - The daughter of my people, hath become cruel, like the ostriches in the desert.
Romans 1:31
Without discernment, regardless of covenants, without natural affection, unmerciful: -


Isaiah 44:21
Remember these things, O Jacob, And, Israel, - for, my Servant, thou art, - I have fashioned thee, a Servant of mine, thou art.
Jeremiah 31:20
Was Ephraim, a very precious son to me? Was he a most delightful child? For as often as I have spoken against him, I have, remembered, him again! For this cause, have my affections been deeply moved for him, I must have, compassion, upon him, Declareth Yahweh.
Hosea 11:1
When Israel was, a child, then I loved him, - and, out of Egypt, called I my son.
Romans 11:28
As touching the joyful-message, indeed, they are enemies for your sake, but, as touching the election, beloved for their father's sake;

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Luke 1:54
He hath laid hold of Israel his servant, to be mindful of mercies: