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Nurse


Nurse. In ancient times the position of the nurse, wherever one was maintained, was one of much honor and importance. See Gen. 24:59; 35:8; 2 Sam. 4:4; 2 Kings 11:2. The same term is applied to a foster-father or mother, e.g., Num. 11:12; Ruth 4:16; Isa. 49:23.