Re: Apologists and Abraham's Sister

Bill Frix (
Fri, 1 Nov 1996 13:29:57 GMT-5

On Thu, 31 Oct 1996, Glenn Morton wrote:

> Is everything in the Bible true? NO. Genesis 20:2 relates that Abraham said
> of Sarah, "She is my sister". This was a lie. This was false, but it is a
> historical FACT that Abraham said something to the effect that Sarah was his
> sister.

Point of order: Sarah WAS Abraham's sister (or half-sister in our
modern vernacular) - Genesis 20:12:

"Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father but
not the daughter of my mother ... " (NAS)

William M. Frix
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