Ancient Hebrews:. Jewish Culture and Health, Hygiene, & Beauty Rebekah Elliott Mattox. The ancient kingdom of Israel was influenced by cosmetics as recorded in the Old Testament —2 Kings 9:30: where Jezebel painted her eyelids—approximately 840 BC.
Jewish Culture and Health, Hygiene, & Beauty
Rebekah Elliott Mattox
The ancient kingdom of Israel was influenced by cosmetics as recorded in the Old Testament—2 Kings 9:30: where Jezebel painted her eyelids—approximately 840 BC.
The Biblical book of Esther describes various beauty treatments as well.
The symbolism of water has a universal undertone of purity and fertility.Rebekah at the Well, by Michael Deas. Rebekah in Hebrew means “ensnarer.” She was the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob.
Rebekah served water to Abraham’s servant at the well
and later accepted his offer to go to the land of Canaan to marry Abraham’s son, Isaac.
Rebekah, and fertility. by Del Parson. After the long journey, Rebekah met Isaac. When she saw him, Rebekah put on a veil as a sign of her virtue, modesty, respect, and readiness for a covenant marriage. (See Genesis 24:45–65.)
Frankincense was used in ancient times and throughout the Middle Ages by the Christian church as holy anointing oil.
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