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Torrey's Topical Textbook

Patriarchal Government

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  • Vested in the heads of families
    Genesis 18:19

    • Training, &c their servants for war
      Genesis 14:14
    • Vindicating their wrongs
      Genesis 14:12,15,16
    • Forming treaties and alliances
      Genesis 14:13 ; 21:22-32 ; 26:28-33
    • Acting as priests
      Genesis 8:20 ; 12:7,8 ; 35:1-7 ; Job 1:5
    • Acting as judges
      Genesis 38:24
    • Arbitrarily disinheriting and putting away servants and Children
      Genesis 21:14 ; 1 Chronicles 5:1
    • Blessing and cursing their children
      Genesis 9:25,26 ; 27:28,29 ; 49:1-33
    • The authority of heads of families for, acknowledged
      Genesis 23:6

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Torrey, Reuben Archer. Entry for 'Patriarchal Government'. Torrey's Topical Textbook. 1897.

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