Cozbi


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Cozbi

(kŏz`bī), in the Bible, Midianite woman whom Phinehas killed.
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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?
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.
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.
Zimri's union to Cozbi not only would have endangered Israel's security but also would have threatened its unity.
Therefore, in conclusion, the union between Zimri, prince of Simeon and Cozbi, princess of Midian, was no mere act of lust.
took the Midianite Cozbi probably is a term used for a marriage canopy.