1950s dating rituals
Sarah demands that her husband have sex with her servant (Genesis 16). In Judges, we see a man throw his concubine out to a crowd to be gang raped to death (Judges 19).Afterward, he chops her body into pieces and sends them around Israel (Judges 19).
No one wanted the legal son of Nabal on the throne.
Her second marriage did not have the same legal weight as the first marriage.
Her first son was legally the son of her first husband, the one with whom she shed blood, and not the second husband, the biological father (Deuteronomy 25).
Some of you find history as fascinating as I do, so I want to share the whole history in one place.
I am also wanting to put this history up for public fact-checking and cross-examination.
This also explains why women like Tamar, who were raped and didn’t marry the rapist, didn’t get remarried to anyone (2 Samuel 13).