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by Rabbi Geoffrey W. Dennis
The man who sheltered the Ark of the Covenant several months for David after the Ark slew one of David's servants (I Samuel 6). The Bible reports Obed-Edom was greatly blessed by the presence of the Ark on his property. According to the Sages, his eight daughters-in-law bore him grandchildren on a monthly basis during that time.

Article copyright 2004 Geoffrey Dennis.

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