11 Things I Learned from Pastors' Wives
Several months ago, I wrote a post about pastors' wives. The responses and comments were numerous and ... While most pastors' wives affirm their identity as a wife in ministry, they do not want that to be their only identity. Many of these women spoke ...
What Does the Bible have to say about Polygamy
26:34), Jacob (Gen ... was set and going forth characters in the Bible who had multiple wives were dealt negative consequences for their actions (i.e. Saul & Solomon). Many also claim that the evils of polygamy in the Bible (particularly Abraham and ...
How Many Wives Is Too Many?
There wasn’t anything [that] had to do with ... in the Bible … immoral! … Saying that Abraham, with his three wives, was immoral. Jacob had four wives. David had seven known named wives before Bathsheba." Prince Ben-Israel, who has four wives ...
In Plain Language: Jewish Literacy - the answers!
The patriarchs had seven wives ... the Bible whose names were changed. Avram to Avraham; Sarai to Sara; Ya’acov to Yisrael; Ben-Oni to Binyamin (acceptable: Yosef was known in Egypt as “Tzafnat- Pa’aneah”). 5. How many children did Jacob have?
When Abraham murdered Isaac
Previously, in verse 8, Abraham and Isaac ... that readers do not hear more from Jacob. Perhaps Jacob does not reply because he never heard, as it were, his sons’ excuses, which were added into the story many generations later. For the Bible critic, ...