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Author Archive | Dave Parks

Family Tree – Ahab and Jezebel

Distant relative of Hiram: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_of_Tyre         Hiram I 980 – 947 BC Contemporary of David and Solomon Baal-Eser I (Balazeros I, Ba‘l-mazzer I) 946-930 BC Abdastartus (‘Abd-‘Astart) 929-921 BC Astartus (‘Ashtart) 920-901 BC Killed predecessor. First of 4 brothers to reign. Deleastartus (Dalay-‘Ashtart) 900-889 BC Astarymus (‘Ashtar-rom) 888-880 BC Phelles (Pilles) 879 […]

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That old sister

“We’ve got to do something about that old sister.” It would be several years before the Gaithers sang about it, but we Free Methodists did call each other Brother and Sister ’round there. I never knew the first names of those in my parents’ or grandparents’ generation. Others who grew up Free Methodist put it […]

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Elijah