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
Alas! for the women with child, and for them who are giving suck, in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land, and anger against this people.
Matthew 24:19
But alas! for the women with child, and for them that are giving suck, in those days;
Mark 13:17
But alas for the women with child, and for them who are giving suck, - in those days.

Blessed

Deuteronomy 28:53
And thou wilt eat the fruit of thy body, the flesh of thy sons and of thy daughters, whom Yahweh thy God hath given unto thee - in the siege and in the straitness wherewith thine enemy will straiten thee.
Hosea 9:12
Yea, though they rear their children, yet will I make them childless, till there be no human being, - for it is, nothing less than woe, to them when I depart from them!
Hosea 13:16
Samaria, shall be held guilty, for she hath rebelled against her God, By the sword, shall they fall, their infants, shall be dashed to the ground, and, his women with child, shall be ripped up.

General references

Jeremiah 16:2
Thou shall not take to thee a wife, - Neither shalt thou have sons or daughters, in this place.
Matthew 24:19
But alas! for the women with child, and for them that are giving suck, in those days;
Mark 13:17
But alas for the women with child, and for them who are giving suck, - in those days.
Luke 3:9
And, already, even the axe, unto the root of the trees is being laid; every tree, therefore, not bringing forth goodfruit, is to be hewn down, and, into fire, to be cast.