5428 nurse

5428 nurse

A woman who breast-feeds an infant.

The child’s mother as nurse

Ge 21:7 See also 1Ki 3:21

A servant as nurse

Ex 2:7 See also Ex 2:9

Often wet-nurses remained in the family after the child was weaned Ge 24:56-59 See also Ge 35:8; 2Sa 4:4; 2Ki 11:2-3 pp 2Ch 22:11

Metaphorical use

Nu 11:12 See also Isa 66:9-13; La 4:3

See also

5140breasts
5520servants
5652babies
5664children
5718mothers
8313nurture

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