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  • The concubine was a wife, though not of the same rank; the first wife had no power over her.
  • A concubine was a free woman, was often dowered for marriage and her children were legitimate.
  • If he did not, on his death the brothers were bound to do so, giving her a full child's share if a wife, a concubine or a vestal, but one-third of a child's share if she were a hierodule or a Marduk priestess.
  • The Gibeonites demanded the latter, and five sons of Merab (the text by a mistake reads Michal) and two sons of Saul's concubine were sacrificed.
  • (2) A son of Jerubbaal or Gideon, by his Shechemite concubine (Judges viii.

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