Sunday, May 01, 2016
A new section is introduced in Genesis 25:19 (this is the 8th) with the sentence, These are the generations of Isaac, Abraham’s son (25:19). This section of text stretches all the way through Genesis 35:29. The generations of Isaac turn out to be primarily the story of Jacob. Though Isaac lived 180 years, his story is largely untold. All the characters from chapter 25:19 to 35:29 are supporting actors to Jacob, the star of the...