Isaiah 26:17-18 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
17 As a woman about to give birth
writhes and cries out in pain,
so were we before you, Lord.
18 We conceived and writhed in pain,
giving birth only to wind;
Salvation we have not achieved for the earth,
no inhabitants for the world were born.
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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