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The NASB names Isaiah 7; The War Against Jerusalem. This chapter speaks about events surrounding the Syro-Ephraimite war of 734-732 BC.
The NASB titles Isaiah 9; Birth & Reign of the Prince of Peace. This chapter is a new oracle of salvation for Israel.
The tribe of Issachar was descended from Leah, one of the wives of Jacob. This tribe was an influential tribe of Israel, encamping under the banner of Judah.
The story of Jacob and Esau is one of family rivalry, deception and redemption. It is an example of how God works with imperfect people.
A comprehensive look at Jericho Israel, the oldest city in the world, and its different stages of development.
Jerusalem history can be dated through pottery back to 3500 BC. It is the eternal capital of Israel.
The most important event in Christianity took place with Jesus in Jerusalem. Some of his greatest miracles were performed in the ancient streets of Jerusalem.
The story of King David of Israel is a rags-to-riches tale of the family runt rising to national King. King David would become Israel's greatest king.
The map of ancient Jerusalem may change depending on the era one is peering into. Indeed, to follow Jerusalem is to follow an Old Testament timeline of sorts.
An in-depth look at the map of ancient Mesopotamia, as well as other Mesopotamian maps depicting ancient Mesopotamia.
A look at the map of Jerusalem and the surrounding areas. Different maps are presented from different eras of Jerusalem's history.
Detailed maps of lebanon from different periods of its rich history. A map of Lebanon today, as well as in Old Testament times shows a land rich in history.
Map of Palestine today, and various maps of Palestine throughout different eras of her history.
A study of Melchizedek, from Genesis chapter 14. Who was he? How did he arrive in Salem/Jerusalem? Why did Abraham bow before him as a Priest of God?
Naphtali was the sixth son of Jacob. The tribe was one of great warriors. They took part in some of the greatest battles fought in the Old Testament.
The Nephilim Giants appear in Genesis 6 & are some of the most mysterious beings in the Bible. They disappear after the flood only to return in the book of Numbers.
Were the Nephilim byproducts of fallen angels and women? Enoch wrote it was so, as did Moses. What mysteries lie buried in the pages of the Old Testament?
An in depth look at ancient Israel's relationship to Nimrod, the chief architect of the Tower of Babel, and progenetor of the Babylonian Empire.
Various Old Testament Bible maps of events and places from Jacob through King David. The geography of Canaan is deeply connected to Israel.
Old Testament history stretches over the course of at least 2,000 years.
A quick glance at any Old Testament map will reveal just how close the Biblical events took place to each other. This page focuses on those Old Testament maps.
The Old Testament Timeline covers a vast amount of time, from Creation to Nehemiah (ca. 400 BC). The earliest datable character is Abraham at ca. 2000 BC.
Palestine history is soaked in blood. Palestine as a name for a region dates back to the Romans. Palestine as a "country" is a modern invention.
The tabernacle of Moses was built by Moses, per instruction from God, during the Exodus out of Egypt. It represented God's presence amongst His people.
How tall were the walls of Jericho? They may have appeared over ten stories tall from the Israelites below!
The story of Abraham begins with one man answering God's call to leave his home. God reaffirmed His covenant with Abraham, who became a father of many nations.
Isaiah 5 is titled in the NASB as the "Parable of the Vineyard". The chapter was likely written ca. 740 BC, around the beginning of Isaiah's ministry
Isaiah 24 has been called The Little Apocalypse of Isaiah.
Isaiah 2 describes God's universal reign and the promises of God's future Kingdom on earth. It also describes a day of reckoning on the horizon for all of mankind.
The history of the Old Testament starts with the time before the Flood known as pre-history; and runs through the Bronze Age and Iron Age.
The Greek Septuagint was the most popular version of the Law of Moses. It had very fascinating things to say about the "sons of God" and the Nephilim.
The relationships between the tribes of Israel can be traced to the exploits and activities of the sons of Jacob in Canaan.
The tribe of Gad played key roles in the battles of the conquest. They led the march in the battle of Jericho.
Flavius Josephus was a Jewish historian during the first century A.D. writing for the Romans. His contributions to history are significant.
The book of Isaiah is one of the most frequently quoted books of the Old Testament found in the New. Jesus quoted Isaiah on numerous occasions.
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The Biblical Garden of Eden is one of antiquity's most tantalizing stories. Since Adam's expulsion man has continually looked for Paradise lost.
The battle of Jericho was stacked against Israel. However, God delivered the city into their hands against all odds.
The ancient city of Jericho sits at the entrance to the land of Canaan. The ancient city is one of the most important historical cities in the world.
The Amarna Letters are documents written to Egyptian Pharoahs from vassal Kings in the land of Canaan. These letters clearly indicate Habiru presence in both Canaan and Egypt.
Semitic-speaking Akkadians comprised the ancient kingdom of Mari. The Mari tablets were discovered amongst the ruins of ancient Mari.
Adam and Eve were created by God and lived in the Garden of Eden. They were blessed in paradise, but made a fateful decision that would cost all of mankind.
Abraham and Sarah traveled to a land they did not know. That land became their country. Their descendants would occupy that country.
Genesis 14 depicts Abraham and Lot in Canaan after leaving Egypt. Both leave very wealthy men with large flocks. Short of space, the two must part ways.
The birth of Isaac was a divine miracle provided by God. Abraham and Isaac would grow as father-son in the land of Canaan.
The background of Abraham, the recipient of God's promise to become the Father of Many Nations. Christians, Jews, and Muslims all revere Abraham.
The 12 Tribes of Israel would band together under a United Monarchy to establish the nation of Israel. Today it is one of the most powerful nations on earth.
The prophet Isaiah reveals to Israel the future fall of Damascus and Syria in Isaiah chapter 8.
Continue reading "The Prophet Isaiah - Isaiah 8: Damascus & Samaria Fall"
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