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(1.00) (Gen 24:47)

tn Heb “whom Milcah bore to him.” The referent (Nahor) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

(1.00) (Gen 24:24)

tn Heb “whom she bore to Nahor.” The referent (Milcah) has been specified in the translation for clarity.

(0.57) (Gen 24:15)

tn Heb “Look, Rebekah was coming out—[she] who was born to Bethuel, the son of Milcah, the wife of Nahor, the brother of Abraham—and her jug [was] on her shoulder.” The order of the clauses has been rearranged in the translation for stylistic reasons.

(0.50) (Gen 11:29)

sn The name Milcah means “Queen.” But more to the point here is the fact that Malkatu was a title for Ishtar, the daughter of the moon god. If the women were named after such titles (and there is no evidence that this was the motivation for naming the girls “Princess” or “Queen”), that would not necessarily imply anything about the faith of the two women themselves.



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