Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
She tender and delicate in thee, who tried not to set the sole of her foot upon the earth from delicateness and tenderness, her eye shall be evil upon the husband of her bosom, and upon her son, and upon her daughter,
Arise, cry aloud in the night: at the head of the watches pour out thy heart as water before the face of Jehovah: lift up thy hands to him for the soul of thy young children fainting with hunger in the head of all the streets.
Also the dragons draw out the breast, they suckled their sucklings: the daughter of my people violent as the ostriches in the desert.
Give to them, O Jehovah: what wilt thou give? give to them a miscarrying womb, and dry breasts.
Shomeron shall be guilty, for she rebelled against her God: by the sword shall they fall: their infants shall be dashed in pieces, and they having conceived shall be cleft asunder.
And woe to those having in the womb, and to those giving suck, in those days!
And woe to them having in the womb, and to them giving suck, in those days! for there shall be great necessity upon the land, and anger upon this people.
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.