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Elijah and Milcah – what if?

When Elijah is 17, he angers the king. So he leaves his family vineyard and hikes across the northern border to a foreign city. While in exile, he mentions Milcah. “She lives just over the ridge from us. Her mom and dad have sheep and goats.” And sometimes he thinks of “the girl who lives […]

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Meaning: Counsel This was the name of two biblical women. Milcah, wife of Nahor, Abraham’s brother—She was the grandmother of beautiful Rebekah who married Isaac the long-awaited promised son of Abraham (Genesis 11:29, 22:20) Milcah, daughter of Zelophehad—Milcah is notable for having helped win the right for daughters to inherit their father’s land. She was the daughter of Zelophehad, son of Hepher (Numbers 26:33, 27:1).Zelophehad had all daughters and […]

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