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What was the significance of weaning a child in the Bible?



      

Genesis 21:8

ESV - 8 And the child grew and was weaned. And Abraham made a great feast on the day that Isaac was weaned.

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
According to Jewish custom, the time when a child is weaned is cause for celebration. A weaned child has survived the fragile stage of infancy and can now eat solid food rather than breastfeed from...

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