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Tag Archives: judah
The usage of these three terms at times confuse the Bible reader. Do these words in their strict sense refer to exactly the same thing (or people)? Perhaps, this brief writing will help a bit. Hebrew The word is thought … Continue reading
The background to this chapter is this: Assyria is pushing westward, conquering territory, and quickly becoming the dominant world power. Under these circumstances, two old foes, Syria and Israel, form a league for mutual protection. The two then try to … Continue reading
“The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes” (Genesis 49:10). These words were proclaimed by Jacob to his son Judah. They were said not long before Jacob died. The words are … Continue reading