New International Version
He settles the childless woman in her home as a happy mother of children. Praise the LORD.
King James Bible
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, and to be a joyful mother of children. Praise ye the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
He maketh the barren woman to keep house, [as] a joyful mother of sons. Hallelujah!
World English Bible
He settles the barren woman in her home, as a joyful mother of children. Praise Yah!
Young's Literal Translation
Causing the barren one of the house to sit, A joyful mother of sons; praise ye Jah!
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He maketh the barren woman to keep house - This is a figure to point out the desolate, decreasing state of the captives in Babylon, and the happy change which took place on their return to their own land. These are nearly the words of Hannah, 1 Samuel 2:5.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
keep house. Heb. dwell in an house
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1 Samuel 2:5
Those who were full hire themselves out for food, but those who were hungry are hungry no more. She who was barren has borne seven children, but she who has had many sons pines away.
God sets the lonely in families, he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.
But he lifted the needy out of their affliction and increased their families like flocks.
Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.
"Sing, barren woman, you who never bore a child; burst into song, shout for joy, you who were never in labor; because more are the children of the desolate woman than of her who has a husband," says the LORD.
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