Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the LORD
: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb
? saith thy God.
Shall I || bring to the birth, & not cauſe to bring forth, ſaith the Lord? ſhall I cauſe to bring foorth, and ſhut the wombe, ſayth thy God?
אֱלֹהִים , masculine noun, ʾelohiym — God, god (value 86)
H430, אֱלֹהִים ʼĕlôhîym, el-o-heem'; plural of H433; gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative:—angels, × exceeding, God (gods) (-dess, -ly), × (very) great, judges, × mighty.
(plural intensive - singular meaning)
works or special possessions of God
the (true) God
Used in 2245 Verses, 35 Books 2582  Occurrence Count
אִם , particle, ʾim — if (value 41)
H518, אִם ʼim, eem; a primitive particle; used very widely as demonstrative, lo!; interrogative, whether?; or conditional, if, although; also Oh that!, when; hence, as a negative, not:—(and, can-, doubtless, if, that) (not), + but, either, + except, + more(-over if, than), neither, nevertheless, nor, oh that, or, + save (only, -ing), seeing, since, sith, + surely (no more, none, not), though, + of a truth, + unless, + verily, when, whereas, whether, while, + yet.
of possible situations
of impossible situations
if...if, whether...or, whether...or...or
Used in 931 Verses, 37 Books 1070  Occurrence Count
אָמַר , verb, ʾamar — to utter, say (value 241)
H559, אָמַר ʼâmar, aw-mar'; a primitive root; to say (used with great latitude):—answer, appoint, avouch, bid, boast self, call, certify, challenge, charge, (at the, give) command(-ment), commune, consider, declare, demand, × desire, determine, × expressly, × indeed, × intend, name, × plainly, promise, publish, report, require, say, speak (against, of), × still, × suppose, talk, tell, term, × that is, × think, use (speech), utter, × verily, × yet.
to say, speak, utter
(Qal) to say, to answer, to say in one's heart, to think, to command, to promise, to intend
(Niphal) to be told, to be said, to be called
(Hithpael) to boast, to act proudly
(Hiphil) to avow, to avouch
Used in 4337 Verses, 39 Books 5291  Occurrence Count
אֲנִי , personal pronoun, ʾaniy — I (value 61)
H589, אֲנִי ʼănîy, an-ee'; contracted from H595; I:—I, (as for) me, mine, myself, we, × which, × who.
I (first pers. sing. - usually used for emphasis)
Used in 803 Verses, 37 Books 870  Occurrence Count
יְהֹוָה , proper noun with reference to deity, ʾadoonay — the proper name of the God of Israel (value 26)
H3068, יְהֹוָה Yehôvâh, yeh-ho-vaw'; from H1961; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jeho-vah, Jewish national name of God:—Jehovah, the Lord. Compare H3050, H3069.
Jehovah = "the existing One"
the proper name of the one true God
unpronounced except with the vowel pointings of H136
Used in 5519 Verses, 36 Books 6517  Occurrence Count
יָלַד , verb, yalad — to bear, bring forth, beget (value 44)
H3205, יָלַד yâlad, yaw-lad'; a primitive root; to bear young; causatively, to beget; medically, to act as midwife; specifically, to show lineage:—bear, beget, birth(-day), born, (make to) bring forth (children, young), bring up, calve, child, come, be delivered (of a child), time of delivery, gender, hatch, labour, (do the office of a) midwife, declare pedigrees, be the son of, (woman in, woman that) travail(-eth, -ing woman).
to bear, bring forth, beget, gender, travail
to bear, bring forth
of child birth
of distress (simile)
of wicked (behaviour)
(Niphal) to be born
to cause or help to bring forth
to assist or tend as a midwife
(Pual) to be born
to beget (a child)
to bear (fig. - of wicked bringing forth iniquity)
(Hophal) day of birth, birthday (infinitive)
(Hithpael) to declare one's birth (pedigree)
Used in 403 Verses, 28 Books 494  Occurrence Count
לֹא , adverb, loʾ — not (value 31)
H3808, לֹא lôʼ, lo; or לוֹא lôwʼ; or לֹה lôh; (Deuteronomy 3:11), a primitive particle; + not (the simple or abstract negation); by implication, no; often used with other particles:—× before, + or else, ere, + except, ig(-norant), much, less, nay, neither, never, no((-ne), -r, (-thing)), (× as though...,(can-), for) not (out of), of nought, otherwise, out of, + surely, + as truly as, + of a truth, + verily, for want, + whether, without.
not (with verb - absolute prohibition)
not (with modifier - negation)
without (with particle)
before (of time)
Used in 3966 Verses, 39 Books 5186  Occurrence Count
עָצָר , verb, ʿatzar — to restrain, retain (value 360)
H6113, עָצָר ʻâtsâr, aw-tsar'; a primitive root; to inclose; by analogy, to hold back; also to maintain, rule, assemble:—× be able, close up, detain, fast, keep (self close, still), prevail, recover, refrain, × reign, restrain, retain, shut (up), slack, stay, stop, withhold (self).
to restrain, retain, close up, shut, withhold, refrain, stay, detain
to restrain, halt, stop
(Niphal) to be restrained, be stayed, be under restraint
Used in 45 Verses, 16 Books 45  Occurrence Count
שָׁבַר , verb, shavar — to break, break in pieces (value 502)
H7665, שָׁבַר shâbar, shaw-bar'; a primitive root; to burst (literally or figuratively):—break (down, off, in pieces, up), broken (-hearted), bring to the birth, crush, destroy, hurt, quench, × quite, tear, view (by mistake for H7663).
to break, break in pieces
break, break in or down, rend violently, wreck, crush, quench
to break, rupture (fig)
to be broken, be maimed, be crippled, be wrecked
to be broken, be crushed (fig)
(Piel) to shatter, break
(Hiphil) to cause to break out, bring to the birth
(Hophal) to be broken, be shattered
Used in 143 Verses, 24 Books 147  Occurrence Count
|Isaiah 66:9Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the LORD: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? saith thy God.
|Original Text (WLC)
|הַאֲנִ֥י אַשְׁבִּ֛יר וְלֹ֥א אוֹלִ֖יד יֹאמַ֣ר יְהוָ֑ה אִם־אֲנִ֧י הַמּוֹלִ֛יד וְעָצַ֖רְתִּי אָמַ֥ר אֱלֹהָֽיִךְ׃ ס
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|Shall I bring to the birth,
|and not cause to bring forth?
|cause to bring forth,
|the womb? saith
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