143 occurrences

'Birth' in the Bible

Cain was intimate with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to Enoch. Then Cain became the builder of a city, and he named the city Enoch after his son.

Adam was intimate with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and named him Seth, for she said, “God has given me another child in place of Abel, since Cain killed him.”

Adam lived 800 years after the birth of Seth, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Seth lived 807 years after the birth of Enosh, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Enosh lived 815 years after the birth of Kenan, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Kenan lived 840 years after the birth of Mahalalel, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Mahalalel lived 830 years after the birth of Jared, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Jared lived 800 years after the birth of Enoch, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

And after the birth of Methuselah, Enoch walked with God 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters.

Methuselah lived 782 years after the birth of Lamech, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

Lamech lived 595 years after Noah’s birth, and he fathered other sons and daughters.

So Hagar gave birth to Abram’s son, and Abram gave the name Ishmael to the son Hagar had.

The firstborn gave birth to a son and named him Moab. He is the father of the Moabites of today.

The younger also gave birth to a son, and she named him Ben-ammi. He is the father of the Ammonites of today.

When her time came to give birth, there were indeed twins in her womb.

Leah conceived, gave birth to a son, and named him Reuben, for she said, “The Lord has seen my affliction; surely my husband will love me now.”

She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “The Lord heard that I am unloved and has given me this son also.” So she named him Simeon.

She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “At last, my husband will become attached to me because I have borne three sons for him.” Therefore he was named Levi.

And she conceived again, gave birth to a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she named him Judah. Then Leah stopped having children.

After Rachel gave birth to Joseph, Jacob said to Laban, “Send me on my way so that I can return to my homeland.

They set out from Bethel. When they were still some distance from Ephrath, Rachel began to give birth, and her labor was difficult.

She conceived and gave birth to a son, and he named him Er.

She conceived again, gave birth to a son, and named him Onan.

She gave birth to another son and named him Shelah. It was at Chezib that she gave birth to him.

When the time came for her to give birth, there were twins in her womb.

As she was giving birth, one of them put out his hand, and the midwife took it and tied a scarlet thread around it, announcing, “This one came out first.”

“When you help the Hebrew women give birth, observe them as they deliver. If the child is a son, kill him, but if it’s a daughter, she may live.”

The midwives said to Pharaoh, “The Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women, for they are vigorous and give birth before a midwife can get to them.”

The woman became pregnant and gave birth to a son; when she saw that he was beautiful, she hid him for three months.

She gave birth to a son whom he named Gershom, for he said, “I have been a foreigner in a foreign land.”

six of their names on the first stone and the remaining six names on the second stone, in the order of their birth.

“Tell the Israelites: When a woman becomes pregnant and gives birth to a male child, she will be unclean seven days, as she is during the days of her menstrual impurity.

But if she gives birth to a female child, she will be unclean for two weeks as she is during her menstrual impurity. She will continue in purification from her bleeding for 66 days.

He will present them before the Lord and make atonement on her behalf; she will be clean from her discharge of blood. This is the law for a woman giving birth, whether to a male or female.

Did I conceive all these people? Did I give them birth so You should tell me, ‘Carry them at your breast, as a nursing woman carries a baby,’ to the land that You swore to give their fathers?

No one of illegitimate birth may enter the Lord’s assembly; none of his descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter the Lord’s assembly.

The Angel of the Lord appeared to the woman and said to her, “It is true that you are unable to conceive and have no children, but you will conceive and give birth to a son.

for indeed, you will conceive and give birth to a son. You must never cut his hair, because the boy will be a Nazirite to God from birth, and he will begin to save Israel from the power of the Philistines.”

He said to me, ‘You will conceive and give birth to a son. Therefore, do not drink wine or beer, and do not eat anything unclean, because the boy will be a Nazirite to God from birth until the day of his death.’”

So the woman gave birth to a son and named him Samson. The boy grew, and the Lord blessed him.

he told her the whole truth and said to her, “My hair has never been cut, because I am a Nazirite to God from birth. If I am shaved, my strength will leave me, and I will become weak and be like any other man.”

Boaz answered her, “Everything you have done for your mother-in-law since your husband’s death has been fully reported to me: how you left your father and mother and the land of your birth, and how you came to a people you didn’t previously know.

Boaz took Ruth and she became his wife. When he was intimate with her, the Lord enabled her to conceive, and she gave birth to a son.

He will renew your life and sustain you in your old age. Indeed, your daughter-in-law, who loves you and is better to you than seven sons, has given birth to him.”

After some time, Hannah conceived and gave birth to a son. She named him Samuel, because she said, “I requested him from the Lord.”

Those who are full hire themselves out for food,but those who are starving hunger no more.The woman who is childless gives birth to seven,but the woman with many sons pines away.

The Lord paid attention to Hannah’s need, and she conceived and gave birth to three sons and two daughters. Meanwhile, the boy Samuel grew up in the presence of the Lord.

Eli’s daughter-in-law, the wife of Phinehas, was pregnant and about to give birth. When she heard the news about the capture of God’s ark and the deaths of her father-in-law and her husband, she collapsed and gave birth because her labor pains came on her.

As she was dying, the women taking care of her said, “Don’t be afraid. You’ve given birth to a son!” But she did not respond or pay attention.

Then David comforted his wife Bathsheba; he went and slept with her. She gave birth to a son and named him Solomon. The Lord loved him,

On the third day after I gave birth, she also had a baby and we were alone. No one else was with us in the house; just the two of us were there.

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.”

Tahpenes’ sister gave birth to Hadad’s son Genubath. Tahpenes herself weaned him in Pharaoh’s palace, and Genubath lived there along with Pharaoh’s sons.

The woman conceived and gave birth to a son at the same time the following year, as Elisha had promised her.

They said to him, “This is what Hezekiah says: ‘Today is a day of distress, rebuke, and disgrace, for children have come to the point of birth, but there is no strength to deliver them.

Jabez was more honorable than his brothers. His mother named him Jabez and said, “I gave birth to him in pain.”

Ezrah’s sons: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. Mered’s wife Bithiah gave birth to Miriam, Shammai, and Ishbah the father of Eshtemoa.

18 These were the sons of Pharaoh’s daughter Bithiah; Mered had married her. His Judean wife gave birth to Jered the father of Gedor, Heber the father of Soco, and Jekuthiel the father of Zanoah.

Machir’s wife Maacah gave birth to a son, and she named him Peresh. His brother was named Sheresh, and his sons were Ulam and Rekem.

18 His sister Hammolecheth gave birth to Ishhod, Abiezer, and Mahlah.

23 He slept with his wife, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. So he named him Beriah, because there had been misfortune in his home.

They conceive trouble and give birth to evil;their womb prepares deception.

Whose womb did the ice come from?Who gave birth to the frost of heaven

Do you know when mountain goats give birth?Have you watched the deer in labor?

Can you count the months they are pregnantso you can know the time they give birth?

They crouch down to give birth to their young;they deliver their newborn.

See, the wicked one is pregnant with evil,conceives trouble, and gives birth to deceit.

I was given over to You at birth;You have been my God from my mother’s womb.

The voice of the Lord makes the deer give birthand strips the woodlands bare.In His temple all cry, “Glory!”

But my dove, my virtuous one, is unique;she is the favorite of her mother,perfect to the one who gave her birth.Women see her and declare her fortunate;queens and concubines also, and they sing her praises:

Y Who is this coming up from the wilderness,leaning on the one she loves?W I awakened you under the apricot tree.There your mother conceived you;there she conceived and gave you birth.

I was then intimate with the prophetess, and she conceived and gave birth to a son. The Lord said to me, “Name him Maher-shalal-hash-baz,

Be ashamed Sidon, the stronghold of the sea,for the sea has spoken:“I have not been in labor or given birth.I have not raised young menor brought up young women.”

As a pregnant woman about to give birthwrithes and cries out in her pains,so we were before You, Lord.

We became pregnant, we writhed in pain;we gave birth to wind.We have won no victories on earth,and the earth’s inhabitants have not fallen.

You will conceive chaff;you will give birth to stubble.Your breath is fire that will consume you.

They said to him, “This is what Hezekiah says: ‘Today is a day of distress, rebuke, and disgrace, for children have come to the point of birth, and there is no strength to deliver them.

This is the word of the Lordyour Maker who formed you from the womb;He will help you:Do not fear; Jacob is My servant;I have chosen Jeshurun.

How absurd is the one who says to his father,‘What are you fathering?’or to his mother,‘What are you giving birth to?’”

“Listen to Me, house of Jacob,all the remnant of the house of Israel,who have been sustained from the womb,carried along since birth.

You have never heard; you have never known;For a long time your ears have not been open.For I knew that you were very treacherous,and were known as a rebel from birth.

Look to Abraham your father,and to Sarah who gave birth to you in pain.When I called him, he was only one;I blessed him and made him many.

“Rejoice, childless one, who did not give birth;burst into song and shout,you who have not been in labor!For the children of the forsaken one will be morethan the children of the married woman,”says the Lord.

No one makes claims justly;no one pleads honestly.They trust in empty and worthless words;they conceive trouble and give birth to iniquity.

Before Zion was in labor, she gave birth;before she was in pain, she delivered a boy.

Who has heard of such a thing?Who has seen such things?Can a land be born in one dayor a nation be delivered in an instant?Yet as soon as Zion was in labor,she gave birth to her sons.

“Will I bring a baby to the point of birthand not deliver it?”says the Lord;“or will I who deliver, close the womb?”says your God.

say to a tree, “You are my father,”and to a stone, “You gave birth to me.”For they have turned their back to Meand not their face,yet in their time of disaster they beg,“Rise up and save us!”

Even the doe in the fieldgives birth and abandons her fawnsince there is no grass.

Woe is me, my mother,that you gave birth to me,a man who incites dispute and conflictin all the land.I did not lend or borrow,yet everyone curses me.

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Definition
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עיט 
`ayit 
Usage: 8

בּכרה בּכורה 
B@kowrah 
Usage: 15

בּעל 
Ba`al 
Usage: 85

בּרשׁע 
Birsha` 
Usage: 1

ילד 
Yalad 
Usage: 497

מכרה מכוּרה 
M@kuwrah 
Usage: 3

משׁבּר 
Mishber 
Usage: 3

נפל נפל 
Nephel 
Usage: 3

עוף 
`owph 
Usage: 71

צפּר צפּור 
Tsippowr 
Usage: 40

צפר 
Ts@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

שׁבר 
Shabar 
Usage: 148

תּלדה תּולדה 
Towl@dah 
Usage: 39

γενέσια 
Genesia 
Usage: 2

γέννησις 
Gennesis 
Usage: 2

ὄρνεον 
Orneon 
Usage: 3

πετεινόν 
Peteinon 
Usage: 4

ὠδίνω 
Odino 
Usage: 3

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