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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Patriarchal Government

Dictionaries :: Patriarchal Government

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Below are articles from the following 2 dictionaries:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Patriarchal Government: Vested in the Heads of Families

Gen 18:19

Patriarchal Government: Exercised In

Training, &c their servants for war

Gen 14:14

Vindicating their wrongs

Gen 14:12,15,16

Forming treaties and alliances

Gen 14:13; 21:22-32; 26:28-33

Acting as priests

Gen 8:20; 12:7,8; 35:1-7; Job 1:5

Acting as judges

Gen 38:24

Arbitrarily disinheriting and putting away servants and children

Gen 21:14; 1Ch 5:1

Blessing and cursing their children

Gen 9:25,26; 27:28,29; 49:1-33

The authority of heads of families for, acknowledged

Gen 23:6

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