Real Beauty

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The Hebrew midwives, of which the name of the one was Shiphrah, and the name of the other Puah.
Read verses 15, 17 and 21. Have you ever heard of Shiphrah and Puah? You should go and thank your mother right now for not calling you Puah  .  .  .  “Pu” for short! Both of these names mean “beautiful  .  .  .  splendid,” from a root word which means “to be bright.” They were faithful to God and acted fearlessly to obey Him. As a result, He blessed their own families. That’s what it means when it says, “He made them houses,” in verse 21.