Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck.

Bible References

The days

Luke 21:23
But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days. For there will be great distress upon the land, and wrath to this people.
Matthew 24:19
And woe to those who have in the womb and to those who suckle in those days.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days.

Blessed

Deuteronomy 28:53
And thou shall eat the fruit of thine own body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, whom LORD thy God has given thee, in the siege and in the distress with which thine enemies shall distress thee.
Hosea 9:12
Though they bring up their sons, yet I will bereave them, so that not a man shall be left. Yea, woe also to them when I depart from them!
Hosea 13:16
Samaria shall bear her guilt, for she has rebelled against her God. They shall fall by the sword. Their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and their women with child shall be ripped up.

General references

Jeremiah 16:2
Thou shall not take thee a wife, nor shall thou have sons or daughters, in this place.
Matthew 24:19
And woe to those who have in the womb and to those who suckle in those days.
Mark 13:17
But woe to those who have in the womb, and to those who suckle in those days.
Luke 3:9
And even now the ax is laid at the root of the trees. Every tree therefore not making good fruit is cut down, and cast into fire.