But thought you might enjoy a chuckle with this:
A Bible Study on Pregnancy
Your waist is a (heaping) mound of wheat, encircled by lilies (ok, very long lilies). -Song of Solomon 7:2b
You yourself will suffer severe sickness, a lingering disease of the bowels, day after day (after day after day…). – 2 Chronicles 21:15
We were with child, we writhed in pain, but gave birth only to wind. – Isaiah 26:18a
Go. – Matthew 28:19
Yes, go… – Exodus 2:8a
Run… – 1 Samuel 20:36
Run now! – 2 Kings 4:26
If you find honey, eat just enough. Too much of it, and you will vomit.
– Proverbs 25:16
Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide. Spare not! Lengthen all your cords. – Isaiah 54:2
And you shall make for them linen breeches to cover their loins; from
the torso even unto the thighs they shall reach. – Exodus 28:42
The bed is too small to stretch out on; the blanket too narrow to stretch around you. – Isaiah 28:20
Even as (she) walks along the road, the fool lacks sense and shows
everyone how stupid (she) is. – Ecclesiastes 10:2
Medical restriction from sex:
Then the Lord became angry with me and said, “You shall not enter.”
– Deuteronomy 1:37
Baby kicking during church:
The mountain skipped like a ram; the hills like little lambs.
You are a garden fountain, a well of flowing water streaming down from
Lebanon. – Song of Solomon 4:15
If the clouds are full of water, they will pour rain upon the earth.
– Ecclesiastes 11:3a
Strip off your lovely clothes, put sackcloth around your waists. -Isaiah 33:11
Bad breath during labor:
(Her) breath sets coals ablaze, and flames dart from (her) mouth.
Husbands during labor:
It is not permitted them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience to their spouses, as the Law says. -1 Corinthians 14:34
Do not be overrighteous, neither be overwise – why destroy yourself?
– Ecclesiastes 7:16
You are a garden locked up, my sister, my bride. You are a spring enclosed, a sealed fountain (no, mountain). -Song of Solomon 4:12
Labor not progressing:
My soul is in anguish. How long, O Lord, how long? Turn, O Lord,
and deliver me! – Psalm 6:3-4
He opened the doors of the temple, and then he repaired them.
– 2 Chronicles 29:3
I would give you spiced wine to drink, the nectar of my pomegranates. – Song of Solomon 8:2b.
Therefore, put on the full armor of God…with the breastplate of righteousness firmly in place. -Ephesians 6:11,14
Beat your breasts — for the fruit of the vines. Isaiah 32:12
Any dignity you’ve ever had is gone forever:
I am a handmaiden of the Lord. – Luke 1:38
Written by Mary Elizabeth Hall, with love, for my fellow preggos at Community Bible Study in Opelika, AL in March 1996