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An existing answer provides some bare essentials for a traditional understanding of "Amos's earthquake", that is, the earthquake that came two years after Amos's preaching and therefore (it is often argued) in some way confirmed his ministry. The constellation of Amos 1:1 with Zechariah 14:5 and Isaiah 6:4, extrapolated to 2 Chronicles 26:16 and Josephus, ...


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The general suggestion I have seen for this change is that Stephen (or the author of Acts) has conflated Assyria's conquest of Israel in 722 BC with Babylon's conquest of Judah in 587 BC, effectively summarizing the whole concept of 'exile', and even to highlight the AD 70 destruction of Jerusalem's second temple (similar to what the Babylonians had done). ...


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And ye shall flee to the valley of the mountains; for the valley of the mountains shall reach unto Azal: yea, ye shall flee , like as ye fled from before the earthquake in the days of Uzziah king of Judah: and the LORD my God shall come, and all the saints with Thee. Zechariah 14:5 According to Jewish tradition it happened at the time that Uzziah foolishly ...



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