Old Testament

The reconciliation of Jacob and Esau

Also see http://historyreligionandtruth.com/?q=node/949


Jacob & Esau: Jewish European History Between Nation and Empire Malachi Haim Hacohen Cambridge University Press, Jan 10, 2019


Isaiah 53

1 Of Christ and his kingdom, whose word few will believe. 6 All men are sinners. 11 Christ is our righteousness, 12 and is dead for our sins.
1 Who [a]will believe our report? and to whom is the [b]arm of the Lord revealed?

Old Testament Timeline

The table below lists Biblical events in their chronological order. The events listed are those which are most useful in building the chronology, not necessarily those which are most spiritually significant. Within the table are certain events for which Bible chronologers sometimes disagree. For those events I have provided an internal link to some further discussion that is written below the table. The following questions are examined: (1) The age of Terah when his son, Abraham, was born, (2) the period over which the children of Israel were slaves in Egypt, and (3) the period over which the judges led Israel.


Flavius Josephus, The Wars of the Jews, The eating of a child

This famine also will destroy us, even before that slavery comes upon us. Yet are these seditious rogues more terrible than both the other. Come on; be thou my food, and be thou a fury to these seditious varlets, and a by-word to the world, which is all that is now wanting to complete the calamities of us Jews." As soon as she had said this, she slew her son, and then roasted him, and eat the one half of him, and kept the other half by her concealed.



Genisis 3:19

Incubation, Pagan Judeaism, Isis

According to Josephus, Caligula donned female garb and took part in the mysteries he instituted, and in the Hellenistic age Isis acquired a "new rank as a leading goddess of the Mediterranean world." Vespasian, along with Titus, practised incubation in the Roman


Deuteronomy 23:19-20
“You shall not charge interest on loans to your brother, interest on money, interest on food, interest on anything that is lent for interest. You may charge a foreigner interest, but you may not charge your brother interest,


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