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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Barren

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For a woman to be barren was accounted a severe punishment among the Jews (Genesis 16:2; 30:1-23; 1 Samuel 1:6,27; Isaiah 47:9; 49:21; Luke 1:25 ). Instances of barrenness are noticed (Genesis 11:30; 25:21; 29:31; Judges 13:2,3; Luke 1:7,36 ).

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Barren'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/barren.html. 1897.

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