Bible verses about "breastfeeding" | Geneva

Genesis 21:7

7 Againe she said, Who would haue saide to Abraham, that Sarah shoulde haue giuen children sucke? for I haue borne him a sonne in his olde age.

Numbers 11:12

12 Haue I conceiued al this people? or haue I begotte them, that thou shouldest say vnto me, Cary them in thy bosome (as a nurse beareth the sucking childe) vnto the lande, for the which thou swarest vnto their fathers?

Job 3:12

12 Why did the knees preuent me? and why did I sucke the breasts?

Proverbs 5:18-19

18 Let thy fountaine be blessed, and reioyce with the wife of thy youth. 19 Let her be as the louing hinde and pleasant roe: let her brests satisfie thee at all times, and delite in her loue continually.

Psalms 131:1-2

1 A song of degrees or Psalme of David. Lord, mine heart is not hautie, neither are mine eyes loftie, neither haue I walked in great matters and hid from me. 2 Surely I haue behaued my selfe, like one wained from his mother, and kept silence: I am in my selfe as one that is wained.

Isaiah 49:23

23 And Kings shalbe thy nourcing fathers, and Queenes shalbe thy nources: they shall worship thee with their faces towarde the earth, and licke vp the dust of thy feete: and thou shalt knowe that I am the Lord: for they shall not be ashamed that waite for me.

Isaiah 40:11

11 He shall feede his flocke like a shepheard: he shall gather the lambes with his arme, and cary them in his bosome, and shall guide them with young.

Lamentations 4:4

4 The tongue of the sucking childe cleaueth to the roofe of his mouth for thirst: the yong children aske bread, but no man breaketh it vnto them.

Luke 23:26-31

26 And as they led him away, they caught one Simon of Cyrene, comming out of the fielde, and on him they layde the crosse, to beare it after Iesus. 27 And there followed him a great multitude of people, and of women, which women bewailed and lamented him. 28 But Iesus turned backe vnto them, and said, Daughters of Hierusalem, weepe not for me, but weepe for your selues, and for your children. 29 For behold, the dayes wil come, when men shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombes that neuer bare, and the pappes which neuer gaue sucke. 30 Then shall they begin to say to the mountaines, Fall on vs: and to the hilles, Couer vs. 31 For if they doe these things to a greene tree, what shalbe done to the drie?

Ruth 4:16

16 And Naomi tooke the childe, and layde it in her lap, and became nource vnto it.

Hosea 9:14

14 O Lord, giue them: what wilt thou giue them? giue them a baren wombe and drie breasts.

Hebrews 5:12-14

12 For when as concerning ye time ye ought to be teachers, yet haue ye neede againe that we teach you what are the first principles of the worde of God: and are become such as haue neede of milke, and not of strong meate. 13 For euery one that vseth milke, is inexpert in the worde of righteousnes: for he is a babe. 14 But strong meate belongeth to them that are of age, which through long custome haue their wits exercised, to discerne both good and euill.

Genesis 21:8

8 Then the childe grewe and was weaned: and Abraham made a great feast the same day that Izhak was weaned.

1 Samuel 1:21-24

21 So the man Elkanah and all his house went vp to offer vnto the Lord the yeerely sacrifice, and his vowe: 22 But Hannah went not vp: for she sayd vnto her husband, I will tarie vntill the childe be weined, then I will bring him that hee may appeare before the Lord, and there abide for euer. 23 And Elkanah her husband sayd vnto her, Do what seemeth thee best: tarie vntill thou hast weined him: only the Lord accomplish his word. So the woman abode, and gaue her sonne sucke vntill she weined him. 24 And when she had weined him, she tooke him with her with three bullockes and an Ephah of floure and a bottell of wine, and brought him vnto the house of the Lord in Shiloh, and the childe was yong.

1 Thessalonians 2:7

7 But we were gentle among you, euen as a nource cherisheth her children.

Psalms 22:9

9 But thou didest draw me out of ye wombe: thou gauest me hope, euen at my mothers breasts.

Genesis 49:25

25 Euen by the God of thy father, who shall helpe thee, and by the almightie, who shall blesse thee with heauenly blessinges from aboue, with blessings of the deepe, that lyeth beneath, with blessings of the brestes, and of the wombe.

Isaiah 49:15

15 Can a woman forget her childe, and not haue compassion on the sonne of her wombe? though they should forget, yet wil I not forget thee.

1 Peter 2:2

2 As newe borne babes desire that sincere milke of the woorde, that yee may growe thereby,

Lamentations 4:3

3 Euen the dragons draw out the breastes, and giue sucke to their yong, but the daughter of my people is become cruell like the ostriches in the wildernesse.

Joel 2:16

16 Gather the people: sanctifie the congregation, gather the elders: assemble the children, and those that sucke the breastes: let the bridegrome go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her bride chamber.

Luke 11:27

27 And it came to passe as he sayde these thinges, a certaine woman of the companie lifted vp her voyce, and sayde vnto him, Blessed is the wombe that bare thee, and the pappes which thou hast sucked.

Isaiah 66:10-13

10 Reioyce ye with Ierusalem, and be gladde with her, all ye that loue her: reioyce for ioy with her, all ye that mourne for her, 11 That ye may sucke and be satisfied with the brestes of her consolation: that ye may milke out and be delited with ye brightnes of her glorie. 12 For thus saith the Lord, Beholde, I will extend peace ouer her like a flood, and the glorie of the Gentiles like a flowing streame: then shall ye sucke, ye shall be borne vpon her sides, and be ioyfull vpon her knees. 13 As one whom his mother comforteth, so will I comfort you, and ye shall be comforted in Ierusalem.

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