Re: Apologists and Abraham's Sister

Glenn Morton (
Fri, 01 Nov 1996 22:21:41

Oops, I wrote cousin and meant niece.

>I won't quibble about the common Jewish assumption that Sarah was
> biologically Abraham's cousin, (See Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, Book
>1, vii, 5) This apparently came about because Sarai was Haran's daughter.
>Haran was Terah's son. When he died, Terah adopted them, making Sarah an
>adopted sister but biologically a neice.
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