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Dictionary of Bible Themes – 5739 twins
5739 twins

5739 twins

Two children born of the same parents at the same time. Figuratively used to describe a matching pair.

Examples of twins

Ge 25:21-26 Although Jacob and Esau were twins, their very different characters indicate that God deals with and relates to people individually. See also Ge 38:27-30; Jn 20:24 Didymus means “twin”. It is not known who his twin was; Jn 21:2; Ac 28:11 the mythical twin sons of Zeus regarded as special protectors of sailors

Twins used to illustrate God’s election

Ro 9:10-16

Twins used figuratively for matching pairs

SS 4:2,5; SS 6:6; SS 7:3

See also

5094Jacob
5661brothers
5664children
5737sisters

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