A systematic theology of the female bosom

*based on female anatomical references to “cheq,” Strong’s Hebrew 2436, meaning “bosom”

“Then Naomi took the child and laid him on her bosom, and became a nurse to him.”

Ruth 4:16

“So she arose in the middle of the night and took my son from my side, while your maidservant slept, and laid him in her bosom, and laid her dead child in my bosom.”

1 Kings 3:20

“He said to her, “Give me your son.” Then he took him from her bosom and carried him up to the upper room where he was living, and laid him on his own bed.”

1 Kings 17:19

“Why should you be intoxicated, my son, with a forbidden woman and embrace the bosom of an adulteress?”

Proverbs 5:20

“They say to their mothers, “Where is grain and wine?” As they swoon like the wounded In the streets of the city, As their life is poured out In their mothers’ bosom.”

Lamenations 2:12

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