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Theasaurus: Midwife

5 Bible Verses about Midwife

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Genesis 35:17

And it came to pass when she was in hard labour, that the midwife said unto her, Fear not; thou shalt have this son also.

Genesis 38:28

And it came to pass when she travailed, that the one put out his hand, and the midwife took and bound upon his hand a scarlet thread, saying, This came out first.

Exodus 1:15-21

And the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and another named Puah; and he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women and see the sex, if it is a son, then ye shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live. But the midwives feared God and did not do as the king of Egypt commanded them but gave the men children their lives.read more.
And the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said unto them, Why have ye done this thing and have given the men children their lives? And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not as the Egyptian women, for they are lively and are delivered before the midwives come in unto them. Therefore God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied and waxed very mighty. And it came to pass because the midwives feared God, that he made them houses.

Ezekiel 16:4

And as for thy nativity, in the day thou wast born thy navel was not cut, neither wast thou washed in water to supple thee; thou wast not salted at all, nor swaddled at all.

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Exodus 1:15

And the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and another named Puah;

Shiphrah » Hebrew » Midwife

Exodus 1:15

And the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and another named Puah;

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