Isaiah 49:15

“Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not haue compassion on the sonne of her wombe? yea they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Can a woman forget her nursing child And have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, but I will not forget you.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, these may forget, yet will not I forget thee.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Will a woman give up the child at her breast, will she be without pity for the fruit of her body? yes, these may, but I will not let you go out of my memory.
- Basic English Bible

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Even these forget, but I will not forget thee.
- Darby Bible

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget thee.
- Webster's Bible

Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, these may forget, yet I will not forget you!
- World English Bible

Forget doth a woman her suckling, The loved one -- the son of her womb? Yea, these forget -- but I -- I forget not thee.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yea, these may forget, yet will not I forget thee.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Isaiah 49:15

  • This is akin to a situation where the world will fail,but God will be with you to the uttermost.
  • Donatus franklin for verse 15
    A mother's rejection of her suckling shows a high level of wickedness & selfishness. Above all these ,it is only God that will not fail our trust in Him.
  • In my opinion nobody can be trusted, that is why our God says cursed be the one who trusts in man. There is a limit to which man can stand by you but our Lord is there for us anytime 24 hours, till the end of the world. The people we trust and rely on will fail us but we can count on the Lord, he who hold our future and knows the end from the beginning, and said those who look for him will find him.
  • can a women forget the sucking child: meaning the child she born from her womb.That she should not have compassion on the son of her womb?:meaning is it possible that a women can forget or stop careing for her child:yea' they may forget' yet will I not forget thee the: lord God is speaking saying despite if the mother or whom ever forgeteth him God will never forget him
  • can a women forget her child her careing and loveing for him :well the lord God is saying despite if th mother or whom ever forget of him he thy lord God will never forget

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