Bible Verses About Patriarchal Government

Patriarchal Government.
    Vested in the heads of families  Ge 18:19
    Exercised in
      Training, &c their servants for war.  Ge 14:14
      Vindicating their wrongs.  Ge 14:12,15,16
      Forming treaties and alliances.  Ge 14:13; 21:22-32; 26:28-33
      Acting as priests.  Ge 8:20; 12:7,8; 35:1-7; Job 1:5
      Acting as judges.  Ge 38:24
      Arbitrarily disinheriting and putting away servants and children.  Ge 21:14; 1Ch 5:1
      Blessing and cursing their children.  Ge 9:25,26; 27:28,29; 49:1-33
      The authority of heads of families for, acknowledged.  Ge 23:6