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Birthright 生有權(創世記 25:33)

圖片說明: Esau and Jacob presented to Isaac.
圖片版權: Benjamin West / public domain

聖經經文

意思

Birthright 表示與生俱來的特權。

來源及應用

在猶太家庭中,生有權是一種可以保證長子繼承兩倍于其他兄弟的遺產的權利。這種權利之所以叫生有權是因為長子在出生之際便擁有了這種特權。 以撒的妻子利百加生下有兩名孩子——雅各和以掃,他們還在利百加的腹中就爭著出生。最后以掃出生在先,雅各成為了弟弟。但雅各沒有停止過爭奪哥哥的生有權。一天,以掃打獵回來覺餓,請求雅各給他些紅湯喝。雅各借此機會要求哥哥用生有權來交換食物,以掃由于太過饑餓,唯有依從了。

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Keywords

birthright    Esau    inborn    Isaac    Jacob    privilege   

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