Category Archives: Marriage

Stuff about getting and being hitched.

Father Sky, Mother Earth

Exodus 20:24-26  You shall make an altar of earth to Me, and shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen. In all places where I record My name I will come to … Continue reading

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Slavishly Hitched

Exodus 21:3-6 If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself. I see three levels of meaning in this law. P’shat: If a man buys a Hebrew slave who is married, the slave’s wife does not become … Continue reading

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Vayetzei 5769 – God Doesn’t Play by Your Rules

Genesis 28:15 …I am with thee, and will keep thee… God confirmed Jacob’s blessings and promised to make him into a great nation. God would be with him as he traveled to Haran. His wife (or in this case, wives) … Continue reading

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Bereishit 5769 – An Help Meet for Him

Genesis 2:18, part 2 I will make him an help meet for him. According to Adam Clarke, the Hebrew for “help meet for him,” ezer kenegdo, “implies that the woman was to be a perfect resemblance of the man, possessing … Continue reading

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Does a Husband Own His Wife?

Webster’s 1828. Authority. 1. Legal power, or a right to command or to act; as the authority of a prince over subjects, and of parents over children. Power; rule; sway. Property. 4. The exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing … Continue reading

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