How Race in the Bible is Misunderstood
The topic of race in the Bible always seems to be down-played and trivialized by most Christians nowadays, who seem to do so upon the inspiration of their ministers in the mainstream Christian churches. For decades conservative Christianity has acknowledged the importance of preserving racial differences of God's creation, inspired by the scriptures themselves instead of down-playing them.
That was until the churches became more and more filled with the spirit of the false profit. The false profit being the spirit of the father of lies - the Synagogue of Satan. The churches have become increasingly tolerant of race mixing, homosexuality, a blind acceptance of the war crimes of The State of Israel, talking in tongues (which our Christian fore-fathers never practiced) and even inter-faith belief systems. There is no doubt that the false profit is currently in the churches ever since the end of WW2 and the founding of "The State of Israel".
This article is dedicated to exploring race in the Bible as well as which races in particular the Israelites were allowed to inter-marry with, and which races were forbidden. If you follow what you are now taught to believe in the Churches you will be in for a rude awakening as you realize, verse by verse, that tribes of different religions were MANY times ALLOWED BY GOD to inter-marry with the Israelites, whereas others of different religions actually were NOT ALLOWED.
So what was the difference between them then? Could it have been race? Is it so hard to believe that God created the races differently and intended them to stay that way?"A BASTARD shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD.... even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever." Deuteronomy 23:2
The word "bastard" in English has at least 2 meanings. The oldest English dictionary you will might might say that it means "the child of an illegitimate act of intercourse or relationship". This definition is pretty accurate, but the problem that came in over time is that there are many different types of illegitimate relationships.
For example, pre-marital sexual relationships. If this were simply one of these forbidden relationships as we are taught by our ministers, then why would the child be punished by not being allowed in the congregation? By that child inter-marying with the rest of the congregation it will not have any real adverse affects. Another type could be a child of an extra-marital affair, but again this wouldn't make sense for similar reasons.
The other type of illegal relationship is an inter-racial relationship. This makes more sense as by inter-marrying with the child of this relationship, your children will no longer be of the same race as you, and eventually your race will die out - as did many ancient civilizations in the Middle East. Whether race is merely skin color or far more than that, God created the races different for a reason. We obsess over saving animals of different skin colors from extinction and even refer to birds with slight, hardly noticeable differences as different species, but when it comes to humans the same rules don't apply.
A closer look at the Hebrew translation of the English word "bastard" of this verse in Srongs Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible (thick, hard cover, maroon edition) gives the word: "mamzer", meaning "mongrel". Has a child of a premarital sexual relationship ever been called a mongrel before? Some people quote the following verses in the same chapter to show the reason why they are not allowed in the congregation: "3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for ever:
4 BECAUSE THEY MET YOU NOT WITH BREAD AND WITH WATER IN THE WAY, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee."
Maybe they were mean to Israel, but why were they mean in the first place? Why did they hire Balaam to "curse" them, and what was this curse?"But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock (curse) before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication." Revelation 2:14
What type of fornication was this?
Purely religious fornication, or that of the flesh as well? "And Balaam rose up, and went and returned to his place: and Balak also went his way." 1 ¶ And Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit WHOREDOM with THE DAUGHTERS of Moab.
2 And they called the people unto the sacrifices of their gods: and the people did eat, and bowed down to their gods.
3 And Israel joined himself unto Baalpeor: and the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel." Numbers 24:25-25:3
Where else in the Bible is mixing with mongrels races forbidden? "Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude." Nehemiah 13:3"Let now our rulers of all the congregation stand, and let all them which have taken strange wives in our cities come at appointed times, and with them the elders of every city, and the judges thereof, until the fierce wrath of our God for this matter be turned from us." Ezra 10:14
Inter-marriage with the "mixed multitude" always seems to go hand in hand with following strange Gods, whereas those of the same race in the Bible (like Egyptians and Syrians) were allowed to inter-marry with the Israelites despite being from different religious backgrounds. We only need look at Christians in South America, Christians in Africa, Christians in China. There is something that is just not the same with these Christians. They cannot let go entirely of their self mutilating and in other case even cannibalistic and ancestor worshiping customs and their form of Christianity that we first imposed on them gradually becomes less and less influenced by the white colonialists who first converted them and more and more influenced and mingled in with their own false beliefs. I live in Africa and I should know.
Egyptians and Syrians who were of the same race as the Israelites were allowed intermarriage. In fact the 12 tribes of Israel were part Syrian! Here are some examples, followed by evidence of the race of the Israelites themselves!Genesis 25:20 "And Isaac was forty years old when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian."Genesis 16:3 "And Sarai Abram’s wife took Hagar her maid the Egyptian, after Abram had dwelt ten years in the land of Canaan, and gave her to her husband Abram to be his wife."
The use of the words bastard (mongrel), mixed multitude, strange wives, fornication, exclution of bastards from the congregation - FOREVER ! All of this clearly hints at race mixing being outlawed.
Here is some evidence of descriptions of the race of the ancient Israelites (quite different to what the Jews looked like only a few hundred years ago before entering Western Europe from the Pale of Settlements): Song of Solomon 5:10 "My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand."Lamentations 4:7 "Her Nazarites were purer than snow, they were whiter than milk, they were more ruddy in body than rubies, their polishing was of sapphire."1 Samuel 17:42 "And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance."
Here are some links to articles I wrote on the ancient identity of the modern Jews: