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Barren

Barren

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

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Barren". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .