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Did the Old Testament only list male descendants in Genesis?


Genesis 10:22

NLT - 22 The descendants of Shem were Elam, Asshur, Arphaxad, Lud, and Aram.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
In Genesis 5:1-31 and Genesis 11:10-24, the text notes that the patriarchs from Adam to Noah, and then Noah's son Shem and his descendants, respectively, all had daughters, but they are unnamed. 

In addition, Genesis 34 discusses Jacob's daughter Dinah, although none of her descendants (if she had any) are named.

Genesis 36:6 mentions the daughters of Isaac's son Esau, but they are also unnamed.

February 26 2018 1 response Vote Up Share Report

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