And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.…
I. THE POWER OF YOUNG LIFE TO ENDURE HARDSHIP. Codling of children is foolish, unhealthy.
II. THE USE THAT ONE MEMBER OF A FAMILY MAY BE TO ANOTHER. Services which seem trifling may prove far-reaching in effect. Miriam thus helped to bring about the freedom of her nation.
III. THE PATHETIC INFLUENCE OF A BABE'S TEARS. Touching tokens of sorrow, weakness, helplessness. Potent, inviting help. Many are moved by the sight of personal grief who look unmoved upon a national calamity.
IV. THE SENSITIVE CONSCIENCE OF A TYRANT'S DAUGHTER.
(J. S. Exell, M. A.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And there went a man of the house of Levi, and took to wife a daughter of Levi.