29 occurrences in 13 translations

'Nurse' in the Bible

She also said, "Who would have told Abraham that Sarah would nurse children? Yet I have borne him a son in his old age."

But Deborah Rebekah's nurse died, and she was buried beneath Bethel under an oak: and the name of it was called Allonbachuth.

Then said his sister to Pharaoh's daughter, Shall I go and call to thee a nurse of the Hebrew women, that she may nurse the child for thee?

And Pharaoh's daughter said unto her, Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages. And the woman took the child, and nursed it.

Did I conceive this people or give birth to them, so that you would tell me to carry them near my heart like a wet nurse carries a suckling baby to the land that you promised to their forefathers?

And Naomi took the child, and laid it in her bosom, and became nurse unto it.

And Jonathan, Saul's son, had a son that was lame of his feet. He was five years old when the tidings came of Saul and Jonathan out of Jezreel, and his nurse took him up, and fled: and it came to pass, as she made haste to flee, that he fell, and became lame. And his name was Mephibosheth.

So his servants said to him, "Let them seek a young virgin for my lord the king, and let her attend the king and become his nurse; and let her lie in your bosom, that my lord the king may keep warm."

The girl was very beautiful; and she became the king's nurse and served him, but the king did not cohabit with her.

When I got up in the morning to nurse my son, I discovered he was dead. That morning, when I looked closely at him I realized that he was not the son I gave birth to."

But Jehosheba, the daughter of king Joram, sister of Ahaziah, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons which were slain; and they hid him, even him and his nurse, in the bedchamber from Athaliah, so that he was not slain.

He hid out with his nurse in the Lord's temple for six years, while Athaliah was ruling over the land.

But Jehoshabeath, the daughter of the king, took Joash the son of Ahaziah, and stole him from among the king's sons that were slain, and put him and his nurse in a bedchamber. So Jehoshabeath, the daughter of king Jehoram, the wife of Jehoiada the priest, (for she was the sister of Ahaziah,) hid him from Athaliah, so that she slew him not.

Why did the knees receive me, and why were there breasts for me to nurse?

Kings will be your children's guardians; their princesses will nurse your children. With their faces to the ground they will bow down to you and they will lick the dirt on your feet. Then you will recognize that I am the Lord; those who wait patiently for me are not put to shame.

You will nurse on the milk of nations, and nurse at the breast of kings; you will know that I, the Lord, am your Savior and Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.

so that you may nurse and be satisfied from her comforting breast and drink deeply and delight yourselves from her glorious breasts.

For this is what the Lord says: I will make peace flow to her like a river, and the wealth of nations like a flood; you will nurse and be carried on [her] hip, and bounced on [her] lap.

Even jackals offer [their] breasts to nurse their young, but my dear people have become cruel like ostriches in the wilderness.

Give them, O Lord -- what will you give them? Give them wombs that miscarry, and breasts that cannot nurse!

Gather the people. Sanctify the assembly. Assemble the elders. Gather the children, and those who nurse from breasts. Let the bridegroom go forth from his room, and the bride out of her room.

"But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!

"But woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days!

"Woe to those who are pregnant and to those who are nursing babies in those days; for there will be great distress upon the land and wrath to this people;

For behold, days are coming in which they will say, 'Blessed [are] the barren, and the wombs that did not give birth, and [the] breasts that did not nurse!'

And for about forty years like a fatherly nurse He cared for them in the wilderness and endured their behavior.

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אמן 
'aman 
Usage: 108

ינק 
Yanaq 
Usage: 31

נוּק 
Nuwq 
Usage: 1

τροφός 
Trophos 
Usage: 1



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