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Smith's Bible Dictionary

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Nurse. In ancient times, the position of the nurse, wherever one was maintained, was one of much honor and importance. See Genesis 24:59; Genesis 36;8; 2 Samuel 4:4; 2 Kings 11:2. The same term is applied to a foster-father or mother, for example, Numbers 11:12; Ruth 4:16; Isaiah 49:23.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Nurse'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​n/nurse.html. 1901.
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