Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

“Can a woman forget her nursing child,
or lack compassion for the child of her womb?
Even if these forget,
yet I will not forget you.

New American Standard Bible

"Can a woman forget her nursing child And have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

"Can a woman forget her nursing child, or have no compassion for the child of her womb? Even these mothers may forget; But as for me, I'll never forget you!

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

[And the Lord answered] Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget you.

Bible in Basic English

Will a woman give up the child at her breast, will she be without pity for the fruit of her body? yes, these may, but I will not let you go out of my memory.

Darby Translation

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Even these forget, but I will not forget thee.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

Julia Smith Translation

Shall a woman forget her child, from pitying the son of her womb? also these shall forget, and I shall not forget thee.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

Can a woman forget her suckling, [refrain] from having compassion on the child of her womb? Indeed, these may forget, but I, I will not forget you!

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Doth a wife forget the child of her womb, and the son who she hath born? And though she do forget, yet will not I forget thee.

NET Bible

Can a woman forget her baby who nurses at her breast? Can she withhold compassion from the child she has borne? Even if mothers were to forget, I could never forget you!

New Heart English Bible

"Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you.

The Emphasized Bible

Can, a woman, forget, her sucking child, Past taking compassion on the son of her womb? Even these, may forget, Yet will, I, not forget, thee:

Webster

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

World English Bible

"Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you!

Youngs Literal Translation

Forget doth a woman her suckling, The loved one -- the son of her womb? Yea, these forget -- but I -- I forget not thee.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

עוּל 
`uwl 
Usage: 2

רחם 
Racham 
Usage: 47

on the son

Usage: 0

of her womb
בּטן 
Beten 
Usage: 72

שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

yet will I not forget
שׁכח שׁכח 
Shakach 
Usage: 102

Devotionals

Devotionals about Isaiah 49:15

References

American

Easton

Images Isaiah 49:15

Context Readings

Yahweh Remembers Zion

14 Zion says, “The Lord has abandoned me;
The Lord has forgotten me!”
15 “Can a woman forget her nursing child,
or lack compassion for the child of her womb?
Even if these forget,
yet I will not forget you.
16 Look, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands;
your walls are continually before Me.


Cross References

Isaiah 44:21

Remember these things, Jacob,
and Israel, for you are My servant;
I formed you, you are My servant;
Israel, you will never be forgotten by Me.

Leviticus 26:29

You will eat the flesh of your sons; you will eat the flesh of your daughters.

1 Kings 3:26-27

The woman whose son was alive spoke to the king because she felt great compassion for her son. “My lord, give her the living baby,” she said, “but please don’t have him killed!”But the other one said, “He will not be mine or yours. Cut him in two!”

2 Kings 6:28-29

Then the king asked her, “What’s the matter?”She said, “This woman said to me, ‘Give up your son, and we will eat him today. Then we will eat my son tomorrow.’

2 Kings 11:1-2

When Athaliah, Ahaziah’s mother, saw that her son was dead, she proceeded to annihilate all the royal heirs.

Psalm 103:13

As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.

Jeremiah 31:20

Isn’t Ephraim a precious son to Me,
a delightful child?
Whenever I speak against him,
I certainly still think about him.
Therefore, My inner being yearns for him;
I will truly have compassion on him.
This is the Lord’s declaration.

Lamentations 4:3

?GimelEven jackals offer their breasts
to nurse their young,
but my dear people have become cruel
like ostriches in the wilderness.

Lamentations 4:10

?YodThe hands of compassionate women
have cooked their own children;
they became their food
during the destruction of my dear people.

Hosea 11:1

When Israel was a child, I loved him,
and out of Egypt I called My son.

Malachi 3:17

“They will be Mine,” says the Lord of Hosts, “a special possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.

Matthew 7:11

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!

Romans 1:31

undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, and unmerciful.

Romans 11:28-29

Regarding the gospel, they are enemies for your advantage, but regarding election, they are loved because of the patriarchs,

Deuteronomy 28:56-57

The most sensitive and refined woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground because of her refinement and sensitivity, will begrudge the husband she embraces, her son, and her daughter,

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