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Heir @ Under the patriarchs the property of a father was divided among the sons of his legitimate wives Genesis:21:10 Genesis:24:36 Genesis:25:5 ), the eldest son getting a larger portion than the rest. The Mosaic law made specific regulations regarding the transmission of real property, which are given in detail in Deuteronomy:21:17; Numbers:27:8 Numbers:36:6 Numbers:27:9 -11. Succession to property was a matter of right and not of favour. Christ is the "heir of all things" Hebrews:1:2; Colossians:1:15). Believers are heirs of the "promise," "of righteousness," "of the kingdom," "of the world," "of God," "joint heirs" with Christ Galatians:3:29; Hebrews:6:17 Hebrews:11:7; James:2:5; Romans:4:13 Romans:8:17).
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