http://www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/people-cultures-in-the-bible/people-in-the-bible/how-bad-was-jezebel/ Four paleo-Hebrew letters—two just below the winged sun disk at center, two at bottom left and right—spell out the name YZBL, or Jezebel, on this seal. The Phoenician design, the dating of the seal to the ninth or early eighth century B.C.E. and, of course, the name, have led scholars to speculate that […]
add that when he bargained his life away, he could have killed Ben Hadad and still had everything Ben Hadad offered him. Why, then, did he set him free? Sympathy? Weakness? No strong wife character at his elbow to prompt him? The tragedy of Ahab is that he refused to feel the touch of decent people like […]
Alright, when I put Naboth’s murder on this date, I had tongue in cheek. But read Tragedies on the Ninth of Av, and you might think I chose an appropriate date.
I have not found how the holy fasts of scripture could be used by a local council. Joel 1:14 Declare a holy fast; call a sacred assembly. Summon the elders and all who live in the land
1 Kings 21:1-10, What’s the Biblical basis for him not selling? Is there one? Numbers 36:7, Leviticus 25-27 I don’t see it spelled out here.