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abimelech Sentence Examples

  • See opening of the letters of Abimelech of Tyre, Bezold's Oriental Diplomacy, Nos.

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  • 8 sqq.; see Abimelech).

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  • David's friendly relations with the Philistines find a parallel in Isaac's covenant with Abimelech.

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  • when Abimelech (the Philistine king in the stories of Abraham and Isaac) could be substituted in the title of Ps.

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  • ABIMELECH (Hebrew for "father of [or is] the king").

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  • Abimelech is called "king of the Philistines," but the title is clearly an anachronism.

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  • On the death of Gideon, Abimelech set himself to assert the authority which his father had earned, and through the influence of his mother's clan won over the citizens of Shechem.

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  • Abimelech thus became king, and extended his authority over central Palestine.

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  • Abimelech, warned by his deputy Zebul, left his residence at Arumah and approached the city.

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  • This revolt, which Abimelech successfully quelled, appears to be only an isolated episode.

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  • It is usual to regard Abimelech's reign as the first attempt to establish a monarchy in Israel, but the story is mainly that of the rivalries of a half-developed petty state, and of the ingratitude of a community towards the descendants of its deliverer.

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  • The mother of Abimelech the son of Gideon was a Shechemite, and Shechem was the centre of his short-lived kingdom (Jud.

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  • The god of the Canaanite city was Baal-Berith: his temple was destroyed when Abimelech quelled the rising of his fickle subjects (Jud.

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  • A similar experience is said to have happened to Abraham and Sarah at Gerar with the Philistine king Abimelech (xx.

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  • (The dates are due to the post-exilic framework in which the stories are inserted.) Still another episode of the same nature is recorded of Isaac and Rebekah at Gerar, also with Abimelech.

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  • Arising out of the incident is an account of a covenant between Abimelech and Isaac (xxvi.

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  • See further ABIMELECH; GIDEON; MANASSEH; and JEWS: History.

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  • xxvi., on the incidents here recorded, see Abimelech).

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  • The Philistines naturally had a prominent place in popular tradition, and the story of Isaac and the Philistine Abimelech (Gen.

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  • 17, 18), while the founder of the Judaean dynasty has intimate relations with a Philistine king Achish (or Abimelech, Ps.

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  • 21, and the successors of Jeroboam 2), attacks by nomads and wars with Ammon and Moab; conflicts between newly settled Israelites and indigenous Canaanites have been suspected in the story of Abimelech, and it is not impossible that the post-Deuteronomic writer who inserted ch.

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  • I), and his adventure in the land of Abimelech, king of Gerar (xx.), is a duplicate of xii.

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  • The story of the events at the court of Abimelech (xxvi.) finds a parallel in the now disjointed xx., xxi.

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  • The covenant with Abimelech may be compared with the friendship between David and Achish (1 Sam.

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  • xxvii.), who is actually called Abimelech in the heading of Ps.

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  • It was the scene of the coronation (a religious ceremony) of Abimelech (Judg.

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  • The same agency produces discord between Abimelech and the Shechemites (Judges ix.

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  • See opening of the letters of Abimelech of Tyre, Bezold's Oriental Diplomacy, Nos.

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  • Stories of successful warfare and of temporary leaders (see Abimelech; Ehud; Gideon; Jephthah) form an introduction to the institution of the Israelite monarchy, an epoch of supreme importance in biblical history.

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  • 8 sqq.; see Abimelech).

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  • David's friendly relations with the Philistines find a parallel in Isaac's covenant with Abimelech.

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  • when Abimelech (the Philistine king in the stories of Abraham and Isaac) could be substituted in the title of Ps.

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  • ABIMELECH (Hebrew for "father of [or is] the king").

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  • Abimelech is called "king of the Philistines," but the title is clearly an anachronism.

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  • xx.), but here Abimelech takes Sarah to wife, although he is warned by a divine vision before the crime is actually committed.

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  • 22 -34, time of Abraham), notably a covenant with Abimelech at Beer-sheba (whence the name is explained "well of the oath"); (see Abraham).

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  • xxi., xxvii.), to whom David fled, is called Abimelech in the superscription to Psalm xxxiv.

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  • On the death of Gideon, Abimelech set himself to assert the authority which his father had earned, and through the influence of his mother's clan won over the citizens of Shechem.

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  • Abimelech thus became king, and extended his authority over central Palestine.

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  • But his success was short-lived, and the subsequent discord between Abimelech and the Shechemites was regarded as a just reward for his atrocious massacre.

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  • Abimelech, warned by his deputy Zebul, left his residence at Arumah and approached the city.

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  • This revolt, which Abimelech successfully quelled, appears to be only an isolated episode.

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  • It is usual to regard Abimelech's reign as the first attempt to establish a monarchy in Israel, but the story is mainly that of the rivalries of a half-developed petty state, and of the ingratitude of a community towards the descendants of its deliverer.

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  • The mother of Abimelech the son of Gideon was a Shechemite, and Shechem was the centre of his short-lived kingdom (Jud.

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  • The god of the Canaanite city was Baal-Berith: his temple was destroyed when Abimelech quelled the rising of his fickle subjects (Jud.

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  • A similar experience is said to have happened to Abraham and Sarah at Gerar with the Philistine king Abimelech (xx.

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  • (The dates are due to the post-exilic framework in which the stories are inserted.) Still another episode of the same nature is recorded of Isaac and Rebekah at Gerar, also with Abimelech.

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  • Arising out of the incident is an account of a covenant between Abimelech and Isaac (xxvi.

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  • See further ABIMELECH; GIDEON; MANASSEH; and JEWS: History.

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  • xxvi., on the incidents here recorded, see Abimelech).

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  • The Philistines naturally had a prominent place in popular tradition, and the story of Isaac and the Philistine Abimelech (Gen.

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  • 17, 18), while the founder of the Judaean dynasty has intimate relations with a Philistine king Achish (or Abimelech, Ps.

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  • (see Abimelech) appears to have been wanting in the Deuteronomic book of Judges, but inserted later perhaps by means of the introduction, viii.

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  • 21, and the successors of Jeroboam 2), attacks by nomads and wars with Ammon and Moab; conflicts between newly settled Israelites and indigenous Canaanites have been suspected in the story of Abimelech, and it is not impossible that the post-Deuteronomic writer who inserted ch.

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  • I), and his adventure in the land of Abimelech, king of Gerar (xx.), is a duplicate of xii.

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  • The story of the events at the court of Abimelech (xxvi.) finds a parallel in the now disjointed xx., xxi.

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  • The covenant with Abimelech may be compared with the friendship between David and Achish (1 Sam.

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  • xxvii.), who is actually called Abimelech in the heading of Ps.

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  • It was the scene of the coronation (a religious ceremony) of Abimelech (Judg.

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  • When the latter came to be made king at Shechem, the old religious centre (see Abimelech), hopes were entertained that a more lenient policy would be introduced.

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  • The same agency produces discord between Abimelech and the Shechemites (Judges ix.

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  • xx.), but here Abimelech takes Sarah to wife, although he is warned by a divine vision before the crime is actually committed.

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