Scripture ( Isaiah 66:9 )
Will I open the womb and not deliver?
I have made this place labor in terrible pain,
But do you think I won’t help it give birth?
That is what I, the Eternal One have to say.
Lexham English Bible (LEB)
Shall I myself I break open and not deliver?” says Yahweh,
“or I who delivers lock up the womb?” says your God.
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.
Common English Bible ( CEB )
Will I open the womb and not bring to birth? says the Lord.
Will I, who create life, close the womb? says your God.
Living Bible ( TLB )
Shall I bring to the point of birth and then not deliver? asks the Lord your God.