From a friend of WEC
Old Bedouin tribal law allowed revenge up to the fourth generation. If someone killed your great grandfather you, as great grandson, could in return kill someone from the tribe who killed him.
But anger in our emotional arsenal won’t wait for four generations. It wants satisfaction now. Joab killed Abner for killing Joab’s brother. Absalom, David’s son, killed his half-brother, Ammon, for raping his sister, Tamar. Continue reading