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'Midwives' in the Bible

Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, of whom one was named Shiprah and the other Puah,

When you act as midwives to the Hebrew women and see them on the birthstool, if it is a son, you shall kill him; but if it is a daughter, she shall live.

So the king of Egypt called for the midwives and said to them, Why have you done this thing and allowed the male children to live?

The midwives answered Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not like the Egyptian women; they are vigorous and quickly delivered; their babies are born before the midwife comes to them.

So God dealt well with the midwives and the people multiplied and became very strong.

And because the midwives revered and feared God, He made them households [of their own].

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