Book of Genesis

Book of Genesis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ... two last are names of the same person, as in both places she is called the daughter of Ishmael, and the sister of Nebaioth; the same therefore may he supposed of the other two. They were probably sometimes caWed by the one they had in Idumea and Arabia, as Michaelis conjectures, and sometimes by the other which was given to them in Palestine. It was no uncommon thing for woiren in those days to be distin- 4 And Adah bare to Esau, Elipbaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel; 5 And Aholibamah bare Jeush, and Jaalam, and Korah: these are the sons of Esau, which were born unto him in the land of Canaan. 6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all 1 Chron. 1. 35. guished by a plurality of names. Thus Sarah was called also Iscah; and Maacha, the daughter of Abishalom, 1 Kings 15. 2, is called elsewhere, 2 Chron. 13, 2, Michaiah, the daughter of Uriel. Compare Gen. 26. 34, with this passage. 4. Adah bare to Esau, Eliphaz. As this Eliphaz had a son named Teman, v. 11, Eliphaz, the Temanite, ' mentioned in Job, may have been a grandson or some other descendant of this son of 'Adah. 6. And Esau took his wives, &c. Rather, had taken, ' i. e. previous to Jacob's coming. IT All the persons, &c. Heb. rfittJC! naphshoth, souls. Gr. oonara, bodies. Upon this peculiar usage of the Hebrew we have had occasion to remark before. See Note on Gen. 34. 29. In like manner Rom. 13. 1, Let every soul be subject to the powers that be;' i. e. let every person. The same phraseology, it appears, still prevails in the East. ' Has a man gone to a distant place, it is said, ' Viravan, and all the souls of his house, have gone to the far country.' Have youjieard that the old man and thirty souls have gone on a pilgrimage?' 'Sir, I can never get rich, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236545753
  • 9781236545756