[b-hebrew] Ruth 1: 12 too old for a husband

Isaac Fried if at math.bu.edu
Mon Jul 22 17:51:23 EDT 2013


Rebekah had to wait no more than 9 years for the "divine gift of  
fertility" at age 12.

Isaac Fried, Boston University

On Jul 22, 2013, at 12:04 PM, JimStinehart at aol.com wrote:

> The reason why Rebekah did not bear Isaac a son right away was not  
> because Rebekah was too young for childbearing, but rather was  
> because, like Sarah before her and Rachel after her, Rebekah had to  
> wait for years for the divine gift of fertility.

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