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Genesis 25:25: Esau - Study Note
... Esau. The newborn infants were given names corresponding to their remarkable appearance at birth, Esau meaning “hairy” and Jacob “heel-catcher” (perhaps, by...
Ruth 4:1: to the gate - Study Note
... to the gate. In that age and earlier (e.g., Genesis 19:1) legal business was commonly handled at the gate of the city. 4:5 buyest the field. The right of a kinsman-redeemer to redeem the property of a dead relative, thereby preventing it from...
Revelation 5:1: book - Study Note
... to deed it to anyone, and He did give Adam dominion over it (Genesis 1:26-28). Satan, however, usurped that dominion when Adam sinned and died, and now, “the whole world lieth in [the wicked one]” (I John 5:19). Nevertheless, the...
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