Ask and see: Can a man bear children? Then why do I see every strong man with his hands on his stomach like a woman in labor,1 every face turned deathly pale?27
How awful that day3 will be! None will be like it. It will be a time of trouble4 for Jacob, but he will be saved5 out of it.
" 'In that day,' declares the LORD Almighty, 'I will break the yoke6 off their necks and will tear off their bonds;7 no longer will foreigners enslave them.89
Instead, they will serve the LORD their God and David9 their king,10 whom I will raise up for them.