swaddling clothes


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Synonyms for swaddling clothes

a garment (a gown or narrow strips of cloth) for an infant

restrictions placed on the immature

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IT'S the most anticipated arrival since the Son of God was wrapped in swaddling clothes and laid in a manger on Christmas morning.
Salvation for all of us, "wrapped in swaddling clothes, and laid in a manger.
which has the highest pre-sale estimate, is called Reclining Female Nude with Sleeping Child in Swaddling Clothes.
Some people look at a newborn baby wrapped in swaddling clothes and see all the evidence of God's existence in the world, others just see a lobster pink, tiny Winston Churchill look-a-like that cries and goes to the toilet perpetually.
Do this for a child suffering from bed-wetting: Boil faience beads until they form a pellet; if he be an older child, he should swallow it in a gulp, [but] if he be in swaddling clothes, one should rub [it] together for him in the milk, just as it flows forth from his nurse for four days.
AND she brought forth her first born Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
The 12th Century Dubrovnik Cathedral in Croatia also claims to possess Christ's swaddling clothes and the cathedral in Aachen, Germany, is reported to possess some of Joseph's clothes.
Wrapped in our baptismal covenant we are wrapped like a babe in swaddling clothes, held tight by the one who created us, nourishes us, and helps us to grow throughout our lives, in both this time and forevermore.
Like when you hear "Away in the Manger" or the biblical Christmas story: "And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them in the inn.
God did this at Bethlehem when the Lord Jesus was born, laid in a manger and wrapped in swaddling clothes.
The church also contains four relics, St Mary's cloak, Christ's swaddling clothes, St John the Baptist's beheading cloth and Christ's loincloth.
Firmly wound in black rubber swaddling clothes there is a child with a turnable head.
You know that one: the babe of low estate, born in a manger, wrapped in swaddling clothes, and, let's be honest, he didn't dress much better when he got older.
The month and year I was born, Dance Magazine was called simply The Dance, and, like myself, was very much in its swaddling clothes.
goes within, sheltered in the swaddling clothes of timeless repose.