New International Version
"The Lord has done this for me," she said. "In these days he has shown his favor and taken away my disgrace among the people."
King James Bible
Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men.
Darby Bible Translation
Thus has [the] Lord done to me in [these] days in which he looked upon [me] to take away my reproach among men.
World English Bible
"Thus has the Lord done to me in the days in which he looked at me, to take away my reproach among men."
Young's Literal Translation
Thus hath the Lord done to me, in days in which He looked upon me, to take away my reproach among men.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
To take away my reproach - As fruitfulness was a part of the promise of God to his people, Genesis 17:6, and children, on this account, being considered as a particular blessing from heaven, Exodus 23:20; Leviticus 26:9 : Psalm 127:3; so barrenness was considered among the Jews as a reproach, and a token of the disapprobation of the Lord. 1 Samuel 1:6. But see Luke 1:36.
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He that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name.--LUKE 1:49. Who is like unto thee, O Lord, among the gods? who is like thee, glorious in holiness, fearful in praises, doing wonders?--Among the gods there is none like unto thee, O Lord; neither are there any works like unto thy works.--Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy.--Hallowed be thy name. Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people. Who is this …
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She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, "God has taken away my disgrace."
But grant me this one request," she said. "Give me two months to roam the hills and weep with my friends, because I will never marry."
In that day seven women will take hold of one man and say, "We will eat our own food and provide our own clothes; only let us be called by your name. Take away our disgrace!"
he will swallow up death forever. The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove his people's disgrace from all the earth. The LORD has spoken.
After this his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and for five months remained in seclusion.
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