Judges 7-9

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ecause Richard Elliott Friedman is a literal reader, he cannot discern hidden transcripts, or the veiled verse of subversives who despised God’s draconian doctrines, which explains why in The Hidden Book in the Bible he fails to ascribe to the J Source portions of Judges (7.2-8, 16-22; 8.10-13).

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Joshua 7

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ichard Elliott Friedman in The Hidden Book in the Bible argues the J Source composed all of Jo 7. Let us now look at a few key points in Jo 7. Joshua was confronted with an uncharacteristic moment of clarity when he realized what God meant when he said … Read More

Joshua 6

 

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ericho, which means “moon,” a derivative of Yareach, the Hebrew word for ‘Moon-god’ is the city of palm trees (Dt 34.3; 2 Chr 28.15).  Palm trees were sacred manifestations of the Hebrew goddess Asherah and the Babylonia goddess Ishtar, daughter of the Moon-god, Sin. It was no coincidence … Read More

What’s in a Word?

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here is evidence in the language of biblical Hebrew that the ancient people whom God took to himself were originally matriarchate because, although given to men after their fathers, the tribes’ ‘inheritance,’ nachalah, ‘possession,’ ‘achuzzah,  and ‘generations,’ towlĕdah, are feminine nouns.

While the word for the ‘inheritance’ and … Read More