Monday Dec 19, 2022
The Camels and the Well - Genesis 24
In Bere'shiyt ( Genesis) 24:11 we are told that Eliezer made the camels to kneel by a well of water. Kneeling is the action of a servant. The Hebrew word used here is barak (ברך). This word is normally translated as blessed in Scripture. Could it be that the camels were there to serve and bless the bride-to-be and not the other way around? Could it be understood that commandments are given to serve us and not us to serve the commandments? Is it just happenstance that the camels were to stop at a well in the evening? Wells are notorious pictures of salvation and grace. One such occurrence comes to mind, as Yeshua' meets a woman of Samaria at a well
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