- Avrahom made a treaty with Avimelech king of Plishtim. He then gave
him seven sheep.
- These seven sheep represented seven elements his nation would rule on.
- Avrahom had calculations why he did this, but here are some consequences.
- The Plishtim killed seven righteous people, Shimshon, Chopni, Pinchous,
Shual and three of his sons.
- The Plishtim caused the mishkan to be moved seven times.
- The Aron (holy ark) was in captivity by the Plishtim for seven months.