12 Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth? Why do you tell me to carry them in my arms, as a nurse carries an infant,(A) to the land you promised on oath(B) to their ancestors?(C)

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12 Have I conceived all this people? have I begotten them, that thou shouldest say unto me, Carry them in thy bosom, as a nursing father beareth the sucking child, unto the land which thou swarest unto their fathers?

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12 Did I conceive all these people? Did I beget them, that You should say to me, (A)‘Carry them in your bosom, as a (B)guardian carries a nursing child,’ to the land which You (C)swore[a] to their fathers?

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 11:12 solemnly promised
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