Exodus 1:16

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Exodus 1:16  (King James Version)
And he said, When ye do the office of a midwife to the Hebrew women, and see them upon the stools; if it be a son, then ye shall kill him: but if it be a daughter, then she shall live.

and see them
Or, rather, "and ye see them by the stone-troughs;" for so {ovnayim,} from {aven,} a stone, seems to signify (compare
ch 7:19 in which they washed the new-born infants. See this subject fully illustrated in Fragments to Calmet, Nos. 312, ; 313.

then ye shall
22 ; Matthew 21:38 ; Revelation 12:4