Huldah

She was a married prophetess who lived in Jerusalem, in the Second Quarter. It lay in an angle formed by the W wall of the Temple and the ancient N Wall of the city, and was later included within the wall built by Nehemiah (Bible Gateway). We don’t know anything about her husband except that… Read More Huldah

Treachery

Onan married Tamar, his brother’s widow but refused to raise up an heir which was requisite to the law.  Displeased, God killed him.  His father, Judah sent Tamar away, promising to marry her to his youngest, Shelah when he was grown.  He didn’t keep his promise. Hearing that Judah was in town, Tamar covered her… Read More Treachery

Huldah

It’s interesting that when Huldah is mentioned in the Bible, she is introduced first as a prophetess and then as Shallum’s wife. Her relationship and ministry to God clearly took precedence over her marriage. It was the same for Deborah who was a judge of Israel and a prophetess (Judges 4:4) Huldah’s husband was the… Read More Huldah

Forsaking All

Famine in Judah drove Elimelech and his family to Moab where he died.  The sons married Moabite women.  Ten years later, the sons died.  Devastated, Naomi changed her name to Mara which means “bitterness”.  Learning that the famine was over in Judah, she decided to return.  Her daughter-in-law Ruth went with her, forsaking her people… Read More Forsaking All