[b-hebrew] daughters jacob never spoke of

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Sun Jun 18 16:31:55 EDT 2006

Dear Karl,

While what you write may be true (although do you have any examples?), one 
cannot assume that Jacob did not have other daughters. As I wrote, 
statistically, for a man with 12 sons to have only one daughter is not 
likely. It's more likely that the text simple did not consider them 
significant enough to mention.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karl Randolph" <kwrandolph at email.com>
To: <Revdpickrel at wmconnect.com>; <leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il>; 
<b-hebrew at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, June 18, 2006 8:56 PM
Subject: Re: [b-hebrew] daughters jacob never spoke of

> "Daughters" included both daughters-in-law and
> granddaughters. Therefore there is no need to posit
> that Jacob himself had more than the one daughter
> listed in Scripture.
> Karl W. Randolph.

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