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|NASB||Exodus 1:15 ¶ Then the king of Egypt spoke to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other was named Puah;|
|Exodus 1:15 ¶ Then the king of Egypt said to the Hebrew midwives, one of whom was named Shiphrah (beauty) and the other named Puah (splendor),|
|Bible Question: Does anyone have a different opinion as to whether the midwives were Egyptian or Hebrew and why?|
Bible Answer: Greetings Susan!
I guess I don't understand the question.
Ex. 1:15 calls them Hebrew midwives. The word used is Strong's Number 5680 'ib-ree’', which is 34 times in the Old Testament and is always translated 'Hebrew'.
Your Brother in Christ,