Reply to "Abraham & Isaac vs. Jephthah & his daughter"

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Originally posted by CrustyMac:
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Originally posted by Jennifer:
And what would an animal be doing in his house to begin with? Or was he waiting on a servant?


At the time and place, it was very common for animals to be on the ground floor of the house. The people would sleep on the roof.
I know the stables were on the ground floor and the house above, but not about them sleeping on a roof. And again, why would it upset him that she came out first if he hadn't meant a human sacrifice? "Welcome back daddy, whatcha doing"? "Hey daughter, waiting on an animal to come out".

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