Inheritance

The law of female inheritance - Numbers 36:1 – 36:13 (commentary)

In previous instructions it was decreed that the inheritance of a man who died without sons must go to the daughters (27:8). In this passage (vv. 1-12) a situation has arisen involving the daughters of Zelophehad, a descendant of the Manassehite clan of Gilead (27:1-11). The ques …

Jacobs Last Words With Family - Genesis 49:16 – 49:27 (commentary)

Jacob continues to give his last words to his sons as they gather around his bed. The next in line is Dan (verses 16-18) who was a son of Bilhah the maid of Rachel. As Jacob gazed at Dan he saw coming out of his tribe the mightiest of all the judges from which Samson was to come. …

Solomon Anointed as King - I Chronicles 29:21 – 29:30 (commentary)

Prayers of dedication were confirmed by the offering of an enormous number of sacrificial animals (3,000 in all). Drink offerings were poured out as a sacrifice to God to acknowledge His role in providing for His people (v. 2l). This was actually the second anointing of Solomon a …