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These pagan wives and their children were not simply turned out to fend for themselves. The customs of the time--as well as simple considerations of right and wrong--would require that any dowry a wife had brought into her marriage be returned to her and she would go back to her parents' home. Both she and her children, if any, would again become members of the family of her parents.

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KJV Defenders Study Bible, by Dr. Henry Morris, Ph.D.
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Language: English
DEF 10 ISBN 0-529-10444-x
DEF 10-1 ISBN 0-529-10445-8


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