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Hebrew/Israelite/Jew

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

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Prophecy: Virgin Birth – A Study of Isaiah 7:1-16 (Part 1)

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

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Prophecy: Shiloh

“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

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Judah’s Justice

Judah married a Canaanitish woman (Genesis 38:1-2).  He and his bride produced three sons during their marriage (Genesis 38:3-5).  We’re not told how long they were married; However it, evidently, was for some long time: They lived together long enough … Continue reading

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