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Judges 19 [Full Chapter]
[ A Levite’s Concubine Degraded ] Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah. But his concubine played the harlot against him, and she went away from him to her father’s house in Bethlehem in Judah, and was there for a period of four months. Then her husband arose and went after her to speak tenderly to her in order to bring her back, taking with him his servant and a pair of donkeys. So she brought him into her father’s house, and when the girl’s father saw him, he was glad to meet him. ...

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[ A Levite’s Concubine Degraded ] Now it came about in those days, when there was no king in Israel, that there was a certain Levite staying in the remote part of the hill country of Ephraim, who took a concubine for himself from Bethlehem in Judah.
When the man arose to go along with his concubine and servant, his father-in-law, the girl’s father, said to him, “Behold now, the day has drawn to a close; please spend the night. Lo, the day is coming to an end; spend the night here that your heart may be merry. Then tomorrow you may arise early for your journey so that you may go home.”
But the man was not willing to spend the night, so he arose and departed and came to a place opposite Jebus (that is, Jerusalem). And there were with him a pair of saddled donkeys; his concubine also was with him.
Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened.”
Then Joab came into the house to the king and said, “Today you have covered with shame the faces of all your servants, who today have saved your life and the lives of your sons and daughters, the lives of your wives, and the lives of your concubines,
Then David came to his house at Jerusalem, and the king took the ten women, the concubines whom he had left to keep the house, and placed them under guard and provided them with sustenance, but did not go in to them. So they were shut up until the day of their death, living as widows.
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20 topical index results for “concubine”

GOMER » Wife (concubine?) of Hosea (Hosea 1:3)
JACOB » The incest of his son, Reuben, with his concubine, Bilhah (Genesis 35:22)
ADULTERY » INSTANCES OF » The Levite's concubine (Judges 19:2)
BENJAMIN » TRIBE OF » Did not avenge the crime of the Gibeonites against the Levite's concubine, the war that followed (Judges 19;)
CONCUBINAGE » LAWS CONCERNING » Concubines might be dismissed (Genesis 21:9-14)
CONSCIENCE » FAITHFUL » Of Pharaoh, when he took Abraham's wife for a concubine (Genesis 12:18,19)
CONSCIENCE » FAITHFUL » Of Abimelech, when he took Isaac's wife for a concubine (Genesis 26:9-11)
FASTING » INSTANCES OF » In the conflict between the other tribes with the tribe of Benjamin, on account of the wrong suffered by a Levite's concubine (Judges 20:26)
ISRAEL » UNDER THE JUDGES » Scandal of the Bethlehemite's concubine, and the consequent war between the Benjamites and the other tribes (Judges 19;;)
MIZPAH » A city allotted to the tribe of Benjamin » And decree the penalty to be visited upon the Benjamites for their maltreatment of the Levite's concubine (Judges 20:10)
SARAH » Also called SARAI » Is sterile; gives her handmaiden, Hagar, to Abraham as a concubine (Genesis 16:1-3)

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