July 16 2019

usccb.org | 7/16/2019 | Staff
who conceived and bore a son.

Seeing that he was a goodly child, she hid him for three months.

Reeds - River - Bank

placed it among the reeds on the river bank.

to find out what would happen to him.

Maids - River - Bank

while her maids walked along the river bank.

Noticing the basket among the reeds, she sent her handmaid to fetch it.

Baby - Boy

On opening it, she looked, and lo, there was a baby boy, crying!

"It is one of the Hebrews' children."

Child

to nurse the child for you?"

"Yes, do so," she answered.

Child - Mother

So the maiden went and called the child's own mother.

"Take this child and nurse it for me, and I will repay you."

Woman - Child

The woman therefore took the child...
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