One hole I remember — what kind of archeological trail should such an event have left I don’t recall the exact language off the top of my head, but Exodus states that about 600K Israelite men set out on the march out of Egypt. Double that for wives, children and camp followers and you have […]
The black-and-yellow-spotted Yellowhammer (Emberiza Citrinella) inspired several poems, including “The Yellowhammer’s Nest” by John Clare. The melody of its song influenced the compositions of Beethoven.
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How long would it take Obadiah to go from Jezreel City up to Samaria City? I emailed Anat Harrel. “Let me try to answer that. There is no Jezreel City today. Do you mean Tel Jezreel? The archaeological site where Ahab’s city stood? Today you can barely see any ruins, not much left. “It is […]
Elijah’s father told the camel puller they left the Nile when “Thutmose was pharaoh.” In 1883 Alfred Edersheim noted these facts about Thutmose II: a brief, prosperous reign as pharaoh a sudden collapse no son to succeed him So, he nominated Thutmose II as the pharaoh of the Exodus. Dr. Joel Klenck, president of the Paleontological Research Corporation, seems […]
Biblical Hebrew has no word for bachelor. – p. 69, Heaton, E.W., Everyday Life in Old Testament Times. July 16, 2017, in the lobby of Genesis Church, and on Facebook, I asked … “Do you think of Elijah as married or single?” 1- Don’t know 10 – Single 1 – I only think of Elijah […]
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