- Nimrod who "was the first on earth to be a mighty man"
- Casluhim "from whom the Philistines came"
- Peleg "for in his days the earth was divided"...the footnote tells us the name "Peleg" means division
- in verse 32, the first woman mentioned: Keturah, Abraham's concubine. I wonder why not Sarah or Hagar?
- in verse 39, we are told “and Lotan's sister is Timna.” She is also mentioned in Genesis in a list of Esau's descendants. Why are no other sisters mentioned? What was special about her? Who needed to know that?
- in verse 50, the writer makes a point of naming Mehetabel, who was the wife of one of the kings of Edom, Hadad, and who was also “the daughter of Matred, the daughter of Mezahab.” I wonder whether Matred and Mezahab are male or female? Why is Mehetabel listed when none of the other kings' wives are?
As I have to remind myself in this church business, it's not quantity that counts, it's quality. Thank God for you women.