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Bilhah

Why Does the Bible Prohibit Marrying a Father’s Wife?

Ancient Near Eastern law collections do not unequivocally prohibit a son from marrying his father's wife, and neither do modern incest laws. And yet, the Bible repeats this prohibition multiple times. Six reasons why.

Dr.

Hilary Lipka

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Did Reuben Lie with Bilhah? Yes, No, We Don’t Talk About It!

Reuben’s sin and its consequences in the Torah, Pseudepigrapha and Midrash.

Dr.

Shani Tzoref

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