Anf-01 vi.ii.xiii Pg 3 Furthermore also, Rebecca went forth to inquire of the Lord; and the Lord said to her, “Two nations are in thy womb, and two peoples in thy belly; and the one people shall surpass the other, and the elder shall serve the younger.”1632
Gen. xxv. 21.
Anf-03 iv.ix.i Pg 15 Accordingly, since the people or nation of the Jews is anterior in time, and “greater” through the grace of primary favour in the Law, whereas ours is understood to be “less” in the age of times, as having in the last era of the world1134
See Gen. xxv. 21–23, especially in the LXX.; and comp. Rom. ix. 10–13.
1134 Sæculi. attained the knowledge of divine mercy: beyond doubt, through the edict of the divine utterance, the prior and “greater” people—that is, the Jewish—must necessarily serve the “less;” and the “less” people—that is, the Christian—overcome the “greater.” For, withal, according to the memorial records of the divine Scriptures, the people of the Jews—that is, the more ancient—quite forsook God, and did degrading service to idols, and, abandoning the Divinity, was surrendered to images; while “the people” said to Aaron, “Make us gods to go before us.”1135
Edersheim Bible History
Lifetimes vii.iii Pg 1.1
Treasury of Scriptural Knowledge, Chapter 1
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:13 Ge 21:1,2; 25:21; 30:22 1Sa 1:19,20; 2:21,22 Heb 11:11