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Family in the Bible Purposes of Family in Scripture 1) Companionship, working together – Gen. 2:18 2) Procreation – Gen. 3:20 Husband and wife are central unit, children are secondary unit, and grandparents, cousins, etc. are third unit. Family could include servants and maids. Sometimes used interchangeably with clan. “Brother” could be anyone in a tribe. Five key ideas from Proverbs [Longman] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Six basic principles from the Pentateuch:
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Unformatted text preview: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Ill add a seventh, implied throughout as a top priority: Ezekiel used husband/wife as allegory to God and Israel (Ezek. 16) God doesnt force us into narrow role many possible roles). Hosea & Gomer unfaithful wife yet he loved her & took her back. (But there is a limit Jer. 3:8 & Is. 51:1 talks about divorce because of sin. God divorces Israel....
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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