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It is not accidental that the first book of the Bible is the Genesis and the first commandment is this promise that sets in motion: "The Lord said to Abram: "Go forth from the land of your kinsfolk and from your father's house to a land that I will show you.
Of course, a relative could have redeemed the land at any time, depending on the action of one's kinsfolk, but the Jubilee occurred only twice a century as a national event.
The problem is, I've become a little bit too (shhh don't tell my dad) English to handle the hard-core Hogmanays of my kinsfolk.
The performance--lasting over half an hour and consisting of 185 verses--combined traditional themes, such as the ritual waking of the deceased, the addressing of deceased kinsfolk, etc.
As in the case of the altar boys, some British commentators have blamed the Muslim rape in northern England on sexual frustration, a product of the lack of mutual understanding to be found in marriages arranged to suit the convenience of groups of kinsfolk, rather than the personal preferences of the young couple.
Julie opted for The King's Speech too because speech therapists are natural kinsfolk.
Conservative authorities, discriminatory laws, chauvinist male peers and tradition-minded kinsfolk watchfully regulate their aspirations, activities and conduct.
They may work at solving conflicts among kinsfolk, but the organization continues to exist even after the problem disappears.
He noted reports that Sudan's minister of information in Khartoum had warned that southerners living in the north will not have any citizenship rights if their kinsfolk vote for separation.
The child is deceived, kinsfolk are deceived, members of the community are deceived.
Tribal gunmen kidnap Saudi national from Yemeni hospital; demand release of nine kinsfolk.
The Boss Drover did those essential things for Roy that his deliberately unrecalled and conscientiously disremembered Daly River kinsfolk failed to do.
The ties between Lancashire and the Isle of Man are historically strong; the Manx people are our own kinsfolk, yet they are penalised by a government that is hell-bent on destroying British traditions.
The protests in America, not just from the kinsfolk of American victims but from radio phone-ins and editorials were well reported in Scotland.