the royal house of David. The hand of God was visible
in her married life. She contracted a grievous sickness,
and though it was thought by all that saw her that death
would certainly overtake her, she recovered, and God
restored her youth, and bestowed unusual beauty upon her,
so that renewed happiness awaited her husband, who had
been deprived of the pleasures of conjugal life during her
long illness. His unexpected joys were the reward of his
piety and trust in God.[19] And another recompense was accorded
to Miriam: she was privileged to bring forth Bezalel,
the builder of the Tabernacle, who was endowed with celestial

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