[b-hebrew] leviral marriage

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Mon Oct 17 07:46:42 EDT 2005


On 16/10/2005 08:40, Vadim Cherny wrote:

> ...
>
>For Gen24:67, see my answers to Yigal. Though not entirely persuasive, they 
>rise certain doubts. In the age of forty, Isaac must have been married 
>already. ...
>

Why?

In some modern cultures it is quite normal for men not to marry before 
the age of 40. Do you have any proof that in the society of the 
Patriarchs this was so abnormal as to be impossible?

-- 
Peter Kirk
peter at qaya.org (personal)
peterkirk at qaya.org (work)
http://www.qaya.org/




More information about the b-hebrew mailing list