Midwives
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Midwives (6 Occurrences)

Exodus 1:15 The king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, of whom the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah,
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Exodus 1:17 But the midwives feared God, and didn't do what the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the baby boys alive.
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Exodus 1:18 The king of Egypt called for the midwives, and said to them, "Why have you done this thing, and have saved the boys alive?"
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Exodus 1:19 The midwives said to Pharaoh, "Because the Hebrew women aren't like the Egyptian women; for they are vigorous, and give birth before the midwife comes to them."
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Exodus 1:20 God dealt well with the midwives, and the people multiplied, and grew very mighty.
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Exodus 1:21 It happened, because the midwives feared God, that he gave them families.
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Midwives (6 Occurrences)
...Midwives (6 Occurrences). ... Exodus 1:17 But the midwives feared God, and didn't do
what the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the baby boys alive. ...
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Midwife (4 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary The two midwives mentioned in Exodus 1:15 were probably
the superintendents of the whole class. Noah Webster's Dictionary. ...
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Puah (5 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Splendid. (1.) One of the two midwives who feared God,
and refused to kill the Hebrew male children at their birth (Exodus 1:15-21). ...
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Shiphrah (1 Occurrence)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Beauty, one of the Egyptian midwives (Exodus
1:15). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SHIPHRAH. shif'-ra ...
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Lads (20 Occurrences)
... Exodus 1:17 And the midwives fear God, and have not done as the king of Egypt
hath spoken unto them, and keep the lads alive; (YLT). ...
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Ere (14 Occurrences)
... Exodus 1:19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not
as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives...
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Moses (9295 Occurrences)
... The king next tried, through a compact secretly made with the guild of midwives,
to bring about the destruction of all the Hebrew male children that might be ...
/m/moses.htm - 53k

Male-children (2 Occurrences)
... Male-children (2 Occurrences). Exodus 1:17 But the midwives feared God, and did
not as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the male-children alive. ...
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Men-children (2 Occurrences)
... Men-children (2 Occurrences). Exodus 1:17 But the midwives feared God, and did not
as the king of Egypt commanded them, but saved the men-children alive. ...
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Lively (5 Occurrences)
... Exodus 1:19 And the midwives said unto Pharaoh, Because the Hebrew women are not
as the Egyptian women; for they are lively, and are delivered ere the midwives...
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) Plural of Midwife.
Strong's Hebrew
3205. yalad -- to bear, bring forth, beget
... birth (2), had (17), had sons (1), has (1), have (2), labor (5), labor has borne
(1), labor the midwife (1), laid (1), midwife (1), midwives (6), produced (1 ...
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But Some Man Will Say, Would Then those Midwives and Rahab have ...
... Section 34. But some man will say, Would then those midwives and Rahab
have done better´┐Ż 34. But some man will say, Would then ...
//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/against lying/section 34 but some man.htm

Whether Every Lie is a Sin?
... But the midwives of Egypt were rewarded by God for a lie, for it is stated that
"God built them houses" (Ex.1:21). Therefore a lie is not a sin. ...
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Whether Every Lie is a Mortal Sin?
... xviii) that "we learn from the reward of the midwives what the sin of lying deserves:
since the reward which they deserved for their kindness, and which they ...
//christianbookshelf.org/aquinas/summa theologica/whether every lie is a 2.htm

And it came to Pass Some Little Time After...
... men of good pleasure. [1642] Now, when the birth of the Lord was at hand,
Joseph had gone away to seek midwives. And when he had ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of pseudo-matthew/chapter 13 and it came.htm

Canons of the Church of Alexandria.
... Of a free-born woman, and her duties. Of midwives, and of the separation of men
from women. ... Canon Eighteenth. Of women in childbed, and of midwives again. ...
/.../the extant works and fragments of hippolytus/canons of the church of.htm

How Agreeable all virtues are to God.
... The midwives whom Pharaoh commanded to kill all the male children of the Israelites
were without doubt Egyptians and pagans; for in the excuse they made for ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter i how agreeable all.htm

Concerning the Afflictions that Befell the Hebrews in Egypt ...
... that they should cast every male child, which was born to the Israelites, into the
river, and destroy it; that besides this, the Egyptian midwives [19] should ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 9 concerning the afflictions.htm

Whether Temporal Goods Fall under Merit?
... Him. For it is written (Ex.1:21): "And because the midwives feared God,
He built them houses"; on which a gloss of Gregory (Moral. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether temporal goods fall under.htm

Epistle Lxi. To Pomponius, Concerning Some virgins.
... she can be defended by this excuse, that she may be examined and proved whether
she be a virgin; since both the hands and the eyes of the midwives are often ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle lxi to pomponius concerning.htm

Book 2 Footnotes
... [19] Josephus is clear that these midwives were Egyptians, and not Israelites, as
in our other copies: which is very probable, it being not easily to be ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/book 2 footnotes.htm

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Midwives

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