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So we boiled my son, and did eat him: and I said unto her on the next day, Give thy son, that we may eat him: and she hath hid her son.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

6:29 eat him. This unspeakable deed of cannibalistic infanticide illustrates the depths of depravity to which human beings can descend when they have more concern for their own needs than concern for the Lord. It was actually a fulfillment of God’s prophetic warning: “The tender and delicate woman among you,...her eye shall be evil toward...her children which she shall bear: for she shall eat the siege and straitness, wherewith thine enemy shall distress thee in thy gates” (Deuteronomy 28:56, 57).

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