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Race Relations In The Bible: Ishmael To Esau – Part 4

Race Relations In The Bible: Ishmael To Esau – Part 4

Race In The Bible
Who was Ishmael married to and where did she come from? What ethnicity was Rebekah? What ethnicity were Rachel and Leah? Why didn’t Isaac approve of Esau’s wife? We have lots of stuff to cover, so let’s get this party started. The Lineage of Ishmael After Hagar fled with teenage Ishmael, the Angel of the Lord found them and blessed Ishmael. This blessing is going to become very important down the line. Just as Abraham was given the promise to become a great nation, so was Ishmael. In fact, God promised that Ishmael would have 12 sons, similar to Jacob. According to scripture, Ishmael was raised in the wilderness of Paran (Genesis 21:20), and became an archer. Depending on the source, the wilderness of Paran was located on the Western most part of the Arabian Peninsula
Race Relations In The Bible: The Sons of Abraham – Part 3

Race Relations In The Bible: The Sons of Abraham – Part 3

Race In The Bible
Did the lines of Shem and Ham mix? Did God bless this mixture? Who was Keturah? We’re going to get into some great information in this study, so make sure you pull out a pen and take some notes. Before we get started, just know that I’m going to use the name Abraham when referring to Abraham and his previous name Abram. Just wanted to get that out of the way before the emails started. How Many Wives Did Abraham Have? When we think of “Father Abraham”, we usually think of Sarai/Sarah and sometimes Hagar gets a mention. Let’s look at the list of his wives. Sarah (Hebrew + ?) Hagar (Egyptian/African) Keturah (unknown ethnic origin) While we don’t know the complete ethnic origin Sarah and Keturah, we do know that Keturah’s name means, “thick smoke.” Most times thic

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