By Joseph Lewis
Contents: Abram and Sarai; Isaac and Rebekah; Incest, or Lot and His Daughters; Jacob, Leah and Rachel; Rape of Dinah; Joseph and Potiphar's spouse; Judah and Tamar; nineteenth bankruptcy of Judges; King David and His other halves; Rape of Tamar; tale of Ruth; King Solomon and His Songs; e-book of Esther, New testomony; Virgin start; Elizabeth, Mary and the Angel Gabriel; Jesus and the Sinner, Creed of technological know-how.
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But we are not ﬁnished with this model pair of the Bible, and I must give you another glimpse of their code of morals. One would think that the above story would be sufﬁcient to make any one couple notorious, but the Biblemakers thought additional information of their intimate life would be elevating. And so I quote: Genesis, Chapter 16, Verses 1–2. 1. Now Sarai, Abram’s wife, bare him no children: and she had a handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. 2. And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the Lord hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in unto my maid; it may be that I may obtain children by her.
Since the story is found in the Bible and is not the result of my imagination, I will proceed with it. I quote the: Scriptures, Genesis, Chapter 34, Verses 1–2. 1. And Dinah the daughter of Leah, which she bare unto Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. 2. And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her, and lay with her, and deﬁled her. So much for the act of rape, and what followed I consider of equal importance and will proceed. Genesis, Chapter 34, Verse 3.
Anxious to keep his pledge of “never so much dowry and gift” to win the object of his love and make amends for his misdeed young Shechem complied immediately with their demand as the following testiﬁes. Genesis, Chapter 34, Verse 19. 19. And the young man deferred not to do the thing, because he had delight in Jacob’s daughter: and he was more honourable than all the house of his father. That he was more honorable than all the house of his father is not true according to the following testimony: Genesis, Chapter 34, Verses 20–24.