Christ, the firstborn among many brethren, had a natural birth at Bethlehem and also a spiritual birth begun at his baptism and consummated at his resurrection.
She wore the mark of Darian, the firstborn of the White God.
In the painful episode of the imprisonment and death of his firstborn son, Don Carlos, Philip behaved honourably.
So too it is the idea of sacrificing the firstborn to Yahweh that is discussed and rejected in Micah vi.
4 It is noteworthy, therefore, that while different peoples had their own theories of their earliest history, the firstborn of the first human pair is Cain, the eponym of the Kenites, and the ancestor of the beginnings of civilization (iv.
But" â€“ she rushed on â€“ "I want to clarify that I'm not going to owe you anything and there's no weird contract with fine print that says you get to claim my firstborn child or anything."
I.m firstborn after Andre.
If everyone in the world started killing firstborn would it make it anymore OK for you to do so too?
firstborn sons of Egypt through the cramped city streets.
firstborn male among the Israelites belongs to me, whether human or animal.
firstborn children to pay for the sins of our souls?
firstborn male animal must be given to the LORD.
firstborn daughter to school.
And Jacob said unto his father, I am Esau thy firstborn.
firstborn of all creation.
Also, as Kaiser suggests, the firstborn of Moses and Zipporah may be linked with the firstborn of Pharaoh.
firstborn in the land of Egypt were to die, including those of the beasts of the field.
firstborn among many brethren.
firstborn among many brothers " .
firstborn from the dead.
In fact, if your new baby is the second child, your firstborn may not be exactly thrilled at her newfound competition for your attention.
Don't be surprised if your firstborn becomes more protective and territorial of her belongings and of you!
Sibling rivalry and jealousy are normal, but there are some steps you can take to make the adjustment a little easier for your firstborn.
The position of a child in the family, whether a firstborn, a middle child, the youngest, an only child, or one within a large family, has some bearing on the child's growth and development.
Children learn by watching other children; however, a firstborn or an only child, who has no example to watch, may not excel in other skills, such as toilet training, at an early age.
If there is a gap of five or more years between children, each child may be treated as an only child or as a firstborn.
The firstborn of either gender, no matter where in the sibling order the child falls, will often be treated as a firstborn.
The daughter is the true firstborn, but the first son is the first child in the household to be treated with what the family perceives as maleness.
The simple fact that she is the only one of her sex allows her to take on the characteristics of a firstborn and be treated as such.
If a child of any birth order has a serious medical problem or a physical or mental disability, that child rises either to firstborn status or lastborn status because parental attention is placed on this special child.
For example, if there are two sons and the younger is bigger and more athletic, the younger may be treated as a firstborn because parental favor and expectations are higher for this child.
Likewise, if the younger of two daughters is extremely pretty and her older sister is plain, the younger may either be treated as a favored lastborn or as a high-achieving firstborn.
The firstborn twin usually takes on leadership roles for the twin pair.
Birth order research focuses on five ordinal birth positions: firstborn, secondborn, middle, last, and only children.
In general, firstborn children have been found to be responsible, assertive, task-oriented, perfectionistic, and supporters of authority.
Studies have also linked firstborn children with higher academic achievement and possibly higher intelligence scores when compared to later-born children.
Sometimes, they are very competitive with their firstborn sibling.
Firstborn children tend to be natural leaders.
Did you know that over half of all U.S. presidents were firstborn children?
Famous firstborn children include Dan Rather, Peter Jennings, Ted Koppel, Oprah Winfrey, Walter Cronkite, and Rush Limbaugh.
Only children are often an "extreme" version of firstborn children.
Your firstborn child might be a laid-back musician, and your lastborn might grow up to be a CEO.
However, birth order research suggests that most only children have personalities that are similar to the firstborn son or daughter in a larger family.
Do we want our firstborn to have a built-in playmate or would we prefer to have more time to enjoy his/her childhood?
Take your younger child to the park while your spouse plays a board game with your firstborn.
In fact, we even turn to them for advice on choosing baby names or decorating our firstborn's nursery.
You can go much bigger than that, though, although if you get too big you may end up having to sell your firstborn to pay for it.
You're bound to make a few mistakes with your firstborn child.
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