Genesis 25:1 BDC: Keturah is called Abraham’s wife here, but at 1 Chronicles 1:32, she is referred to as his concubine.

There is no real contradiction here, it just seems that way to the English reader of the Bible. The Hebrew word ishshah means “woman” (literally, a female man) or “wife.” Genesis 25:1 should be understood as “Abraham took another woman, whose name was Keturah.” Therefore, there is no conflict with Genesis 25:6 or 1 Chronicles... Continue Reading →

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