Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
so that the next generation, children yet to be born, might know about them. They will grow up and tell their descendants about them.
All the nations, whom you created, will come and worship you, O Lord. They will honor your name.
The account of his intervention will be recorded for future generations; people yet to be born will praise the Lord.
One generation will praise your deeds to another, and tell about your mighty acts!
For I will pour water on the parched ground and cause streams to flow on the dry land. I will pour my spirit on your offspring and my blessing on your children.
Then you will think to yourself, 'Who bore these children for me? I was bereaved and barren, dismissed and divorced. Who raised these children? Look, I was left all alone; where did these children come from?'"
"Shout for joy, O barren one who has not given birth! Give a joyful shout and cry out, you who have not been in labor! For the children of the desolate one are more numerous than the children of the married woman," says the Lord.
Look all around you! They all gather and come to you -- your sons come from far away and your daughters are escorted by guardians.
Before she goes into labor, she gives birth! Before her contractions begin, she delivers a boy!