Bible: Exodus 1:15-17

1:15 The king of Egypt said 1  to the Hebrew midwives, 2  one of whom was named Shiphrah and the other Puah, 3  1:16 4 When you assist 5  the Hebrew women in childbirth, observe at the delivery: 6  If it is a son, kill him, 7  but if it is a daughter, she may live.” 8  1:17 But 9  the midwives feared God and did not do what the king of Egypt had told them; they let the boys live. 10 

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