The word for compassion comes from the root word which means womb
there is another word for womb that is like belly
but sometimes this word which can also be translated mercy is used
so what is the relation between compassion and womb?
here - Genesis 30:22 Then God remembered Rachel, and God listened to her and opened her womb.
and here - Genesis 29:31 When the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb, but Rachel was barren.
is the word for compassion/womb
but here - Genesis 25:24 When her days to give birth were completed, behold, there were twins in her womb.
and here - Genesis 30:2 Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in the place of God, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?"
is the word for belly/womb
John - any help?