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Abraham seeks a wife for Isaac

24:1 AND Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
was old, [and] well stricken in age and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here 
blessed Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
in all things

24:2 And Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
said to his eldest servant of his house, that ruled over all that he had, Please put, your hand under my thigh
24:3 And I will make you swear by YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, the God of heaven, and the God of the earth, that you shall not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, among whom I stay
24:4 But you shall go to my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
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24:5 And the servant said to him, Maybe the woman won’t be willing to follow me to this land must I need to return your son to the land from where you came ?
24:6 And Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
said to him, Beware you that you don’t return my son there.
24:7 YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of heaven, which took me from my father’s house, and from the land of my kindred, and which spoke to me, and that swore to me, saying, To your offspring will I give this land ; he shall send his angelמַלְאָךְ
Transliteration: mal’āḵ Pronunciation: mal-awk’ angel, messenger or representative. For more info click here
before y’all, and you shall take a wife to my son from there.
24:8 And if the woman won’t be willing to follow y’all, then you shall be clear from this my oath only don’t return my son there.

Servant’s visit to the east


24:9 And the servant put his hand under the thigh of Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
his master, and sware to him concerning that matter.
24:10 And the servant took ten camels of the camels of his master, and departed ; for all the goods of his master [were] in his hand and he got up, and went to Mesopotamia, to the city of Nahor.
24:11 And he made his camels to kneel down outside the city by a well of water at the time of the evening, [even] the time that women go out to draw [water].
24:12 And he said, O YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of my master Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, Please, send me good speed this day, and show kindness to my master Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
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24:13 See, I stand [here] by the well of water ; and the daughters of the men of the city come out to draw water
24:14 And let it happen, that the damsel to whom I shall say,
Please, let down your pitcher,  that I may drink ; and she shall say, Drink, and I will give your camels drink also [let the same be] she [that] you have appointed for your servant Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
; and thereby shall I know that you have shown kindness to my master.
Tissot Abraham's Servant Meets Rebecca24:15 And it so happened, before he had done speaking, that, see, Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
came out, who was born to Bethuel, son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
‘s brother, with her pitcher upon her shoulder.
24:16 And the damsel [was] very fair to look on, a virgin, neither had any man known her and she went down to the well, and filled her pitcher, and came up.
24:17 And the servant ran to meet her, and said, Please, let me drink a little water of your pitcher.
24:18 And she said, Drink, my lord and she hurried, and let down her pitcher on her hand, and gave him drink.
24:19 And when she had done giving him drink, she said, I will draw [water ] for your camels too, until they have done drinking.
24:20 And she hurried, and emptied her pitcher in the trough, and ran again to the well to draw [water ], and drew for all his camels.
24:21 And the man wondering at her held his peace, to wit where YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
had made his journey prosperous or not.
24:22 And it so happened, as the camels had done drinking, that the man took a golden earring of half a shekelשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
weight, and two bracelets for her hands of ten [shekelsשקל plural שקלים
Shekel or sheqel sheqalim or shekels, is an ancient Mesopotamian coin, usually of silver. A shekel was first a unit of weight—very roughly 11 grams (0.35 ozt)—and became currency in ancient Tyre and ancient Carthage and then in ancient Israel under the Maccabees.
] weight of gold ;
24:23 And said, Whose daughter [are] you? please tell me is there room [in] your father’s house for us to lodge in?
24:24 And she said to him, I [am] the daughter of Bethuel the son of Milcah, which she bare to Nahor.
24:25 Then she said to him, We have both straw and provender enough, and room to lodge in.
24:26 And the man bowed down his head, and worshiped YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
.
24:27 And he said, Blessed is YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of my master Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, who has not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth I [being] in the way, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
led me to the house of my master’s brethren.
24:28
And the girl ran, and told [them of] her mother’s house these things.
24:29
And Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
had a brother, and his name [was] Laban and Laban ran out to the man, to the well.
24:30 And it so happened, when he saw the earring and bracelets on his sister’s hands, and when he heard the words of Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
his sister, saying, This spoke the man to me; that he came to the man ; and, see, he stood by the camels at the well.
24:31 And he said, Come in, you blessed of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; why do you stand outside ? because I have prepared the house, and room for the camels.
24:32 And the man came into the house and he ungirded his camels, and gave straw and provender for the camels, and water to wash his feet, and the men’s feet that [were] with him.
24:33 And there was set [meat] before him to eat but he said, I will not eat, until I have told my errand. And he said, Speak on.
24:34 And he said, I [am] Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
‘s servant.
24:35 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has blessed my master greatly ; and he is become great and he has given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.
24:36 And Sarah my master’s wife bore a son to my master when she was old and to him has he given all that he has.
24:37 And my master made me swear, saying, you shall not take a wife to my son of the daughters of the Canaanites, in whose land I stay
24:38 But you shall go to my father’s house, and to my kindred, and take a wife to my son.
24:39 And I said to my master, maybe the woman won’t follow me.
24:40 And he said to me, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, before whom I walk, will send his angelמַלְאָךְ
Transliteration: mal’āḵ Pronunciation: mal-awk’ angel, messenger or representative. For more info click here
with you, and prosper your way ; and you shall take a wife for my son of my kindred, and of my father’s house
24:41 Then shall you be clear from [this] my oath, when you come to my kindred ; and if they give not you [one], you shall be clear from my oath.
24:42 And I came today to the well, and said, YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of my master Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, if now you do prosper my way which I go
24:43 See, I stand by the well of water ; and it shall happen, that when the virgin come forth to draw [water], and I say to her, Please, give me, a little water of your pitcher to drink ;
24:44 And she say to me, Both drink you, and I will also draw for your camels [let] the same [be] the woman whom YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has appointed out for my master’s son.
24:45 And before I had done speaking in my heart, look, Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
came out with her pitcher on her shoulder ; and she went down to the well, and drew [water ] and I said to her, Please, Let me drink.
24:46 And she made hurried, and let down her pitcher from her [shoulder], and said, Drink, and I will give your camels drink too so I drank, and she made the camels drink too.
24:47 And I asked her, and said, Whose daughter [are] you? And she said, The daughter of Bethuel, Nahor’s son, whom Milcah bare to him and I put the earring on her face, and the bracelets on her hands.
24:48 And I bowed down my head, and worshiped YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, and blessed YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
God of my master Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
, which had led me in the right way to take my master’s brother’s daughter to his son.
24:49 And now if y’all will deal kindly and truly with my master, tell me and if not, tell me; that I may turn to the right hand, or to the left.

Rebekah chosen


24:50 Then Laban and Bethuel answered and said, The thing proceed from YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
we cannot speak to you bad or good.
24:51 See, Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
[is] before y’all, take [her], and go, and let her be your master’s son’s wife, as YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has spoken.
24:52 And it so happened, that, when Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
‘s servant heard their words, he worshiped YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, [bowing himself] to the earth.
24:53 And the servant brought out jewels of silver, and jewels of gold, and raiment, and gave [them] to Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
he gave also to her brother and to her mother precious things.
24:54 And they did eat and drink, he and the men that [were] with him, and tarried all night; and they got up in the morning, and he said, Send me away to my master.
24:55 And her brother and her mother said, Let the damsel abide with us [a few] days, at the least ten ; after that she shall go.
24:56 And he said to them, Hinder me not, seeing YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
has prospered my way ; send me away that I may go to my master.
24:57 And they said, We will call the damsel, and inquire at her mouth.
24:58 And they called Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
, and said to her, Will you go with this man ? And she said, I will go.
24:59 And they sent away Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
their sister, and her nurse, and Abrahamאַבְרָהָם
/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – “av” (אב) “father”, “ram” (רם) “high” – with the “ha” (ה) added in mark of his covenant with God. For more info click here
‘s servant, and his men.
24:60 And they blessed Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
, and said to her, you [are] our sister, be you [the mother] of thousands of millions, and let your offspring possess the gate of those which hate them.
24:61 And Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
got up, and her damsels, and they rode on the camels, and followed the man and the servant took Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
, and went his way.
24:62 And Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
came from the way of the well Lahairoi ; for he lived in the south country.

Isaac meets Rebekah


24:63 And Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
went out to pray in the field at the eventide and he lifted up his eyes, and saw, and, see, the camels [were] coming.
24:64 And Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
, she quickly dismounted from the camel.
24:65 For she [had] said to the servant, What man [is] this that walks in the field to meet us? And the servant [had] said, It [is] my master therefore she took a veil, and covered herself.
24:66 And the servant told Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
all things that he had done.
24:67 And Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
brought her into his mother Sarah’s tent, and took Rebekahרִבְקָה‎
(/rɪˈbɛkə/) Meaning: Tied Up, Secured Also spelled Rebecca; Modern: Rīvqa, Tiberian: Rīḇqā, Greek: Ῥεβέκκα click here
, and she became his wife ; and he loved her and Isaacיִצְחָק
(Yīṣḥāq) meaning “he will laugh”, reflecting the laughter, in disbelief, of Abraham and Sarah, when told by God that they would have a child.
was comforted after his mother’s [death].

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    • Coming kingdom prophesied Exhortation to fear
    • Isaiah complains about Judah because of its rebellion Grace promised
    • “Menstrous Woman” According to Jewish law, a woman is forbidden to maintain sexual relations with her husband during and for sometimes both before and after her menses.
    • Shittah tree (Hebrew: שטה) or the plural “shittim“ was used in the Tanakh to refer to trees belonging to the genera Vachellia and Faidherbia (both formerly classed in Acacia). Faidherbia albida, Vachellia seyal, Vachellia tortilis, and Vachellia gerrardii can be found growing wild in the Sinai Desert and the Jordan River Valley. < p style=”text-align: […]
    • From the Encyclopaedia Judaica 12:1187 The seven Laws considered by rabbinic tradition as the minimal moral duties by the Bible on all men (Sanh. 50-60; Yad, Melakhim, 8:10, 10:12). Jews are obligated to observe the whole Torah, while every non-Jew is “a son of the covenant of Noah” and he accepts it’s obligations is a […]
    • noun an ancient measure of length, approximately equal to the length of a forearm. It was typically about 18 inches or 44 cm, though there was a long cubit of about 21 inches or 52 cm. ORIGIN Middle English : from Latin cubitum ‘elbow, forearm, cubit.’
    • Jewish Alternative in Love, Dating and Marriage by Pinchas StolperPage 77-78 98% of the first book of Genesis, is devoted to narratives describing the creation of the world, the beginnings of mankind, and mankind, and Abrahamאַבְרָהָם/ˈeɪbrəhæm, -həm/; ‎‎, Modern: ʾAvraham, As recounted in the Torah, his name was originally Avram which means “High Father” – […]
    • A collection of water A pool or bath of clear water, immersion in which renders ritually clean a person who become ritually unclean through contact with the dead (Num. 19) or any other defiling object or through an unclean flux from the body (Lev. 15) and especially a menstruant. It is similarly used for vessels […]
    • The Talmud is a work wherein is deposited the bulk of the literacy labors of numerous Jewish scholars over a period of some 700 years, roughly speaking between 200 B.C.E. and 500 C.E The Talmud is extant in two recessions, Palestinian and Babylonian. The word “Talmud” means primarily “study” or “Learning” and is employed in […]
    • The Study of halakhah in the rabbinic period and beyond it became the supreme religious duty. Because of it’s difficult subject matter and it’s importance for practical Judaism this study took precedence over that of any other aspect of Jewish teaching. Typical is the rabbinic saying that after the destruction of the temple, God has […]
    • From When A Jew Celebrates Pages 20 -22 On the eighth day after birth, Jewish boys are circumcised. According to the Torah, this ceremony began with Abraham. Jews made circumcision a special mitzvah, a commandment. Just as Jews took ancient harvest festivals and gave them special religious meaning, so they changed the ancient custom of […]
    • Paska 22 The phrase “taking God’s Name in vain” or it’s equivalent “false swearing” is interpreted successively as follows: Study Torahתּוֹרָה‎Tōrā,/ˈtɔːrə, ˈtoʊrə/; “Instruction”, “Teaching” or “Law”) The first five books of the Bible or also called “the books of Moses” comes from an archery term meaning to shoot. and not imparting it’s teachings to others; […]
    • From When A Jew Celebrates The Talmud teaches: Many coins are stamped from the same mold, and every coin is exactly the same. But God has stamped many people from the same mold ( the mold of Eve And Adam), yet not one person is like another. Therefore, one must say, “for my sake was […]
    • A descendant of the ancient priestly families
    • Water mixed with the ashes of the red hefer See also Purity in Second Temple Times, and Ablution
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