Thursday, January 21, 2016

60IN60 Day 18 - Thurs Jan 21

It's Day 18 and we're in Genesis 26.

Where God Spoke To Me:
- Verse 24 - It's interesting to me that Abraham's influence is lingering even after his death.

- Verse 7 - Yes, he just made the same stupid mistake that his father made twice.

If you want to read the chapter online, here's a link.

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Interesting note from my Archaeological Study Bible:  "A concubine in Old Testament times was not a paramour or illicit lover but a woman lawfully United in marriage to a man in a relationship inferior to that of a regular wife.  No moral stigma was attached to this status, which was considered a natural part of a polygamous social system.  Concubines enjoyed no other right than that of lawful cohabitation.  They exercised no authority within the family or in household affairs, and their husbands could send them away at any time with a small present.  Their children as well, by means of small presents, could be excluded from family heritage even though they were regarded as legitimate.  In patriarchal times, at least, the immediate cause of concubinage was often the barrenness of the lawful wife, who would herself suggest that her husband have children by her maidservant."  (Not a good position to be in!)

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