[b-hebrew] daughters jacob never spoke of

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Wed Jun 21 15:13:25 EDT 2006

I am not calling anyone anything, I am just citing commentaries and 
of course the Torah which recorded that Avraham said that Sarah was 
his sister.  No one, including the Torah calls him a liar, it is just 
recorded what he said about Sarah.

I don't understand the relevance of your last sentence, about Sarah's 
birth details in Genesis 11 - chapter 11?  verse 11?  Whoever said 
that Sarah's birth details should or should not have been mentioned 
there - wherever?

I was responding to a questions, why was she called Kalla in one 
place and daughter in another place?


HH: This is what I don't agree with. You are calling Abraham a liar, and
I am not. That is the point of the discussion. There's no need to
gratuitously call him a liar. Scripture does not require that.

>What difference does it make what you or I think would have been
>simpler to have been written in the Torah, the Torah is very precise
>in every single letter, including missing ones, and enlarged ones,
>why it is written the way it is written.

HH: Shoshanna, I tried to explain to you why the Book of Genesis did not
mention Sarah's birth details in Genesis 11. It is extraneous to the
flow of the text.

Harold Holmyard


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