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I heard some reference to house idols being made of gold and silver, so they may have been used as a savings. If true, then stealing an idol might mean more than stealing coinage or other forms that gold or silver might be shaped into.
She made a vow in 1 Sam 1:11 Numbers 15:8-9 And when you offer a bull as a burnt offering or sacrifice, to fulfil a vow or for peace offerings to the Lord, then one shall offer with the bull a grain offering of three tenths of an ephah of fine flour, mixed with half a hin of oil. so she fulfilled it in 1 Sam 1:24 but brought little bit more ...
The second chapter of the book of Esther introduces one of the main characters - Mordecai - and explains who he is and his history among the nobility of Persia. At the outset of the description of who he is, the Bible tells us that he is a Benjamite, and conveniently slips in the detail that he is from the line of Kish. The very next chapter, chapter 3, ...
Whether Haman was a descendant of King Agag whom Saul was suppose to kill or not we really don't know but in 1 Chronicles 4:43 (around 300 yrs after Samuel had killed Agag) it says that 'they defeated the rest of the Amelekites who had escaped'. So it could have been possible that Haman was a descendant of King Agag but no real way to prove it.
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