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barren

For a woman to be barren was assumed to be a severe punishment from God among the Jews (Genesis 16:2; 30:1-23; 1 Sam. 1:6, 27; Isa. 47:9; 49:21; Luke 1:25).

Instances of barrenness are noted in Genesis 11:30; 25:21; 29:31; Judg. 13:2-3; Luke 1:7, 36.

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