Numbers 25:18 (KJV) 18 For they vex you with their wiles, wherewith they have beguiled you in the matter of Peor, and in the matter of Cozbi
, the daughter of a prince of Median, their sister, which was slain in the day of the plague for Peor's sake.
Monty Cole directs the immersive production, which centers on the search-and-rescue efforts of 13-year-old Cozbi
(Tia Pinson) to find her brother (Desmond Gray) who was working in the Artic oil fields but has since gone missing.
The Torah relates that Zimri, prince of the tribe of Simeon, grabbed Cozbi, a Midianite princess whom the Talmud identifies as Balak's own daughter, (3) and openly had sexual intercourse with her.
The Midrash states that Zimri dragged Cozbi by the hair in front of Moses and the elders, and challenged Moses, saying, "Tell me, son of Amram, is this woman permitted to me or not?" When Moses replied, "She is forbidden", Zimri gave an insolent riposte: "You call yourself a faithful interpreter of God's law.
"Most Loved in All the World," by Tonya Cherie Hegamin, illustrations by Cozbi A.
It is a proud story told with warmth and passion, and illustrated in a form of textile collage by Cozbi Cabrera, whose work as a designer of handcrafted dolls has been showcased on the "The Oprah Winfrey Show."
Among the biblical characters discussed in this section of the book are Dinah, Solomon's foreign wives, Jezebel, Cozbi
, Hagar, Ruth, the daughters of Lot, Tamar (Genesis), and the outsider women of the post-exilic period.
Her ideas come "from the heart and hand, which take shape and show up as a doll." It's how 41-year-old Cozbi
14) and the woman as Cozbi daughter of Zur, one of five Midianite chieftains (vv.
Based on the geographic location of the Israelite camp and status of internal Israelite politics, the fact that Zimri was from Simeon and Cozbi was from Midian is no coincidence.
Had the relationship of Zimri and Cozbi become a lasting one, Israel's southeastern flank could be open to attack.
took the Midianite Cozbi
probably is a term used for a marriage canopy.