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Josephus indicates that King Uzziah was buried alone according to Antiquities 9:10.4 §227. In the Masoretic Text, the phrase "in the burial field that belonged to the kings" appears as follows in the Hebrew: According to the HAL, this Hebrew phrase speaks to a field adjoining the burial area of the kings. One limestone inscription found in Jerusalem and ...


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One view (and the view I hold to) of the Genesis account in Gen 1:1-2:3 indicates that God created a fully functioning creation at the end of seven days, with the earth, plants, animals, heavenly bodies, and mankind all formed to function as an interrelated whole like God intended. Genesis 2:4-25 is an expanded history of what is stated to have transpired ...


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The principle reason for the near unanimous sense of commentators that Uzziah was buried apart from his ancestors -- seemingly reading against the natural sense of 2 Chronicles 26:23 -- has to do with the relation of this verse to its counterpart in 2 Kings 15:7: +--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+ | 2 ...


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The type of life and death to which the prophet Ezekiel refers are physical, that is, prolonged life and premature death in this world (העולם הזה‎), rather than eternal life and punishment in the world to come (העולם הבא‎). In Eze. 18:5, it is written, And if a man is just and does what is lawful and right... What defined what is lawful and right ...


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I found this page of citations with different traditional commentators. Sforno on Genesis 25:8 supports your hypothesis: ויאסף אל עמיו - אל צרור החיים לחיי העולם עם צדיקי הדורות He was gathered to his people - To be bound in life: the eternal life with the righteous of [prior] generations Radak (David Kimchi) indicates that it refers to his other ...


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Job is a very difficult text to accept without exercising one's total faith in GOD. Certain points of the text seem to defy logic as the outcome of Jobs' testing would certainly not prove anything to Satan that would cause him to repent, or avow his error--at least not from Scripture (and we know Satan's eventual ending). Other questions arise as to how ...



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