Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Genesis; Designed as a General Help to Biblical Reading and Instruction Volume 2

Notes, Critical and Practical, on the Book of Genesis; Designed as a General Help to Biblical Reading and Instruction Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1859 edition. Excerpt: ... the sons of Esau: the sons of Eliphaz, the first-born son of Esau; duke Teman, duke Omar, duke Zepho, duke Kenaz, iExod. 17. 8, 14. Numb. 24. 20. 1 Sam. 15. 2: 1, &.c.-it Esau is Edmn; i. e. Esau is the same man who is elsewhere called Edom; or taking the names collectively, it maybe paraphrased, ' Edomites is but another name for Esauites.' Targ. Jon. ' And he (Esau) is the prince of the Idu means.' 9. Esau the father of the Edomites. Heb. D113 H: g g abi erlom, the fizther of Edam; but nothing is more common with the sacred writers than to denominate a tribe or nation from its founder. The classical names for Edom and Edomites are Idumea and Idumeans. 15. These were the dukes of the sons of Esau. That is, governors, chieftains, princes; an order of rulers inferior to kings, and such as are at present denominated in the East emirs. The English word ' duke' must not here be taken as implying any thing like the order of nobihry with which in modern times we usually associate it, but rather in the sense of the Latin dur, leader, from which duke is derived. The original tl173g alluph, from the same root with mfg rfleph the first or leading letter of the Heb alphabet, properly signifies a chief leader, conductor, guide; as also occasionally ehiliarc/I, or captain of a thousund, no doubt from the use of 153 16 Duke Korah, duke Gatam, and duke Atnalek: these are the dukes that came of Eliphaz, in the land of Edom: these were the sons of Adah. 17 'lTAnd these are the sons of Reuel, Esau's son; duke N ahath, duke Zerah, duke Sharnmah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel, in the land of Edom: these are the sons of Bashemath, Esau's wife. 18 'll And these are the...show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
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