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God says, "For a long time I kept silent; I did not answer my people. But now the time to act has come; I cry out like a woman in labor.
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I have always held my peace, I have kept silence, I have been patient, I will speak now as a woman in labour: I will destroy, and swallow up at once.
Job 32:18,20 For I am full of matter to speak of, and the spirit of my bowels straiteneth me. . . .
Psalm 50:2 Out of Sion the loveliness of his beauty.
Psalm 83:1,2 A canticle of a psalm for Asaph.  O God, who shall be like to thee? hold not thy peace, neither be thou still, O God. . . .
Ecclesiastes 8:11,12 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear. . . .
Jeremiah 15:6 Thou hast forsaken me, saith the Lord, thou art gone backward: and I will stretch out my hand against thee, and I will destroy thee: I am weary of entreating thee.
Jeremiah 44:22 So that the Lord could no longer bear, because of the evil of your doings, and because of the abominations which you have committed: therefore your land is become a desolation, and an astonishment, and a curse, without an inhabitant, as at this day.
Luke 18:7 And will not God revenge his elect who cry to him day and night? And will he have patience in their regard?
2 Peter 3:9,10,15 The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance, . . .
ContextA New Song of Praise
…13The Lord shall go forth as a mighty man, as a man of war shall he stir up zeal: he shall shout and cry: he shall prevail against his enemies. 14I have always held my peace, I have kept silence, I have been patient, I will speak now as a woman in labour: I will destroy, and swallow up at once.15I will lay waste the mountains and hills, and will make all their grass to wither: and I will turn rivers into islands, and will dry up the standing pools.…
These things hast thou done, and I was silent. Thou thoughtest unjustly that I should be like to thee: but I will reprove thee, and set before thy face.
Therefore the Lord waiteth that he may have mercy on you: and therefore shall he be exalted sparing you: because the Lord is the God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.
For whom hast thou been solicitous and afraid, that thou hast lied, and hast not been mindful of me, nor thought on me in thy heart? for I am silent, and as one that seeth not, and thou hast forgotten me.
Wilt thou refrain thyself, O Lord, upon these things, wilt thou hold thy peace, and afflict us vehemently?
Behold it is written before me: I will not be silent, but I will render and repay into their bosom.
For I have heard the voice as of a woman in travail, anguishes as of a woman in labour of a child. The voice of the daughter of Sion, dying away, spreading her hands: Woe is me, for my soul hath fainted because of them that are slain.
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