Sunday, November 29, 2020

Rachel's barrenness and bride-price

DR. KRISTINE HENRIKSEN GARROWAY: Bride-Price: The Story of Jacob’s Marriage to Rachel and Leah (
To marry a woman, a man had to first pay her father a מֹהַר (mohar), “bride-price.” Although Laban allows Jacob to marry Rachel before working off his debt, she only has her first child at the end of the seven-year period.

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