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The judge"s daughter

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Published by Magna in Long Preston .
Written in English


  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Judges,
  • Fiction,
  • Female friendship

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Agnes Makepeace has always been courageous and strong-minded, and she is determined to discover the truth about her mysterious background. She believes the key lies with her husband"s employer, Judge Zachary Spencer of Lambert House. Judge Spencer has long neglected his daughter Helen, but when he takes a new wife, he underestimates his daughter"s misery and her capacity for revenge. Helen"s new-found confidence has a lasting and shocking impact on both families and leads to a lifelong friendship with Agnes, but it is only when Agnes finds the answers she has been seeking that she can finally achieve peace of mind.

Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Pan, 2007.

StatementRuth Hamilton
The Physical Object
Pagination445 pages (large print) ;
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26457352M
ISBN 100750528494
ISBN 109780750528498

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Read Judges 11 commentary using Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete). Judges / Judges 11; Share Tweet Save. The father might disallow any vow made by the daughter, but the daughter could not disallow or disannul, no, not such a vow as this, made by the father. This magnifies the law of the fifth commandment. And Caleb said, "I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage to the one who strikes down and captures Kiriath-sepher." Judges From there they marched against the residents of Debir (formerly known as Kiriath-sepher). Judges So Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Acsah to him in marriage. The book of Judges is unusual in that no one knows for sure who penned it. Some believe that Samuel was the penman. It really does not matter who since God is the author. This covers a period of time, between the death of Joshua and the rule of Saul as king. During this time the 15 judges (chosen of God), were the rulers of the Israelites. JUDGES: JEPHTHAH’S DAUGHTER I will discuss the story of Jephthah’s daughter and the rash vow made by Jephthah. I will explore why the story about the sacrifice of Jephthah’s daughter is included in the book of Judges. To begin, Judges & 34 states, “And Jephthah made a vow to the Lord: ‘If you give the Ammonites into my hands.