All of the Women of the Bible - Chapter 5, Daughters of Zelophad Summary & Analysis

Edith Deen
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This chapter actually covers a number of women. The first of these is a women's rights case. It was about daughters claiming their right to a share of the inheritance from their father. The Promised Land was actually a social and cultural contract among the Jews. The Promised Land was akin to the more recent arrangements for immigrants to obtain cheap land in exchange for immigrating to and settling difficult country. This case of the five daughters going to Mosaic law for the purposes of being recognized as holding the right of inheritance is the first known to history through the record of scriptures. They won their case and a recorded precedent was set.

The next true story is about a woman harlot. This woman Rahab was known for her promiscuity and her excellent location on the very walls...

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