Bogadi turned into a money-spinning scheme

Bakgatla and Bakwena women during Bogadi negotiations. PIC: KEBOFHE MATHE
Bakgatla and Bakwena women during Bogadi negotiations. PIC: KEBOFHE MATHE

Genesis 24 verse 10 says, “Then the servant left, taking with him 10 of his master’s camels loaded with all kinds of good things from his master. He set out for Aram Naharaim and made his way to the town of Nahor”.

The servant was sent by Abraham to find a wife for his son Isaac and after identifying Rebekah, gave her the beautiful gold bracelets and nose rings.

According to this bible scripture, Rebekah’s brother Laban ran to the spring as soon as he had seen the nose ring, and the bracelets on his sister’s arms. He then invited the servant to his father’s yard where a house had been prepared him.

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