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Commentary on Genesis 25:19–28:9 Duplicity and Unintended Consequences

I’ll just list a bit of the chicanery and unintended consequences that populates Genesis 25:19–28:9, a veritable scriptural soap opera. To begin Rebekah, who is married to Isaac, and has had great trouble getting pregnant finally succeeds and is carrying twins. She’s not young so it’s a difficult pregnancy.  She asks God why she exists…

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