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The Rape of Bilhah

A sad and demoralizing story about Jacob’s family occurs in Genesis 35:22.  The text says: “While Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine; and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob … Continue reading

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