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by Ethan
Mon Oct 11, 2021 4:02 am
Forum: Muslim Texts and History
Topic: Nuh's Wife
Replies: 0
Views: 449

Nuh's Wife

Genesis 7:7 Noah went in, and his sons, and his wife, and his sons' wives with him, into the ark, because of the waters of the flood Genesis 7:13 In the selfsame day entered Noah, and Shem, and Ham, and Japheth, the sons of Noah, and Noah's wife, and the three wives of his sons with them, into the ...
by Ethan
Sun Oct 10, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The Scribe
Replies: 1
Views: 216

Re: The Scribe

προφάτας נביא one who speaks for a god and interprets his will to man. interpreter, expounder of the utterances of the μάντις This explains why Moses was never titled prophet because he was the μάντις (משה, מנשה) but his brother was. Exodus 7:1 The Lord said unto Moses, See, I have made thee a god ...
by Ethan
Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:08 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: The Scribe
Replies: 1
Views: 216

The Scribe

2 Samuel 8:17 Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Ahimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests and Seraiah was the scribe (LXX. Ασα ὁ γραμματεύς) 1 Chronicles 18:16 Zadok the son of Ahitub, and Abimelech the son of Abiathar, were the priests; and Shavsha was scribe (LXX. Σουσα γραμματεὺς) 2 Samuel 20:2...
by Ethan
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:14 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Seventy Years
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Seventy Years

Jeremiah 46:13 Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon should come and smite the land of Egypt. This is the Siege of Memphis (459–455 BCE) when Megabyzus finally arrived in Egypt, he was able to quickly lift the siege of Memphis, defeating the Egyptians in battle The wife of Megabyzus was Amytis, the daught...
by Ethan
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Seventy Years
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Seventy Years

Daniel 9:1 - In the first year of Darius II, the son of Artaxerxes I. Daniel 10:1 In the third year of Artaxerxes II - Esther 1:2 - Ahasuerus : LXX - Artaxerxes (Ἀρταξέρξης) Ezra 4:5 - Darius I Ezra 4:24 - Darius II Nehemiah 12:22 - Darius III Ezra 4:7 - Artaxerxes I Ezra 7:1 - Artaxerxes II Nebucha...
by Ethan
Sat Oct 02, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Seventy Years
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Seventy Years

2 Chronicles 36:4-6 as two brothers, one of them carried to Egypt and the other into Babylon. In Nehemiah 2 the temple was being built during the reign of Artaxerxes whilst Isaiah 45:13 have it built by Cyrus. 1 Chronicles 6:15 Jehozadak went into captivity, when the LORD carried away Judah and Jeru...
by Ethan
Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Seventy Years
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: Seventy Years

The period between Joseph and Moses was most likely around 70 years, so the initial Pharaoh was Necho II and the Pharaoh of the Exodus must have being Apries and Moses is thus identified with Ahmose II, a person of common origin who managed to take the Egyptian throne. Apries in the Bible is תפרע re...
by Ethan
Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Seventy Years
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Seventy Years

Jeremiah 25:11 This whole land shall be a desolation, and an astonishment; and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years . Jeremiah 29:10 That after seventy years be accomplished at Babylon I will visit you, and perform my good word toward you, in causing you to return to this pla...
by Ethan
Mon Sep 27, 2021 2:04 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Did Cyrus write the 10 commandments?
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Did Cyrus write the 10 commandments?

See Cyropaedia Andrew Criddle Xenophon was active during the reign of Artaxerxes who so happen to list "Thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not commit adultery" at the same time Ezra scribed the Law of Moses? Ezra 7:1 — Now after these things, in the reign of Artaxerxes king of Persia Ezra 7...
by Ethan
Sun Sep 26, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Jewish Texts and History
Topic: Did Cyrus write the 10 commandments?
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: Did Cyrus write the 10 commandments?

andrewcriddle wrote: Sun Sep 26, 2021 6:52 am One should note that the Cyropedia is in effect a historical novel. It is very unreliable about Cyrus.

Andrew Criddle
Why would Greeks produce such a novel about a foreign King and perhaps the Bible is also this type of novel.

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