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Dr. Martin Emmrich (Greek and Hebrew professor at Westminster Theological Seminary, Philadelphia) has made an extensive explanation about the symbolism of bees and lion carcass. I happened to read this while pondering about the contradiction of the unholy act of Samson and the Nazarite status of his. Which also applied to Israel conquest of Canaan, since ...


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I believe Connection between Gideon and barley bread have many spiritual significances. 1) Jesus said I am the Bread of life (John 6:35). In the bible bread speaks of the word of God which feeds believers. 2) Jesus fed the 5000 men with barely bread and had left over (John 6). This barely bread represents message of the new covenant ,message of grace, ...


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When these men go down to the stream to drink, they will have to get down on their knees, since it is not possible to drink any other way. The issue is not who kneels and who stands, but who will cup his hands and bring water to his mouth, and who will not. Those who bowed down on their knees to drink, but did not cup their hands to bring the water into ...


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I will rarely put forward an idea if I can't find at least one solid commentary to argue the same thing, however in this case I think the solution is obvious and am surprised that after checking several commentaries I can't get a good quote to support it. Note that 'honey' is one of the things the land was supposed to be flowing with (along with milk) when ...


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Karkor probably corresponds to Qarkar mentioned by Shalmaneser II, S. of Hamath (KB, I, 173). It has been said to mean, “soft, level ground.” It was far in the desert, beyond the usual range of the nomadic tribes. A more definite description cannot be given and the exact site has not been located. Some argue that the indefinite article 'the' should be ...


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Dan's tribal boundaries (prior to their migration north) was on the southern coast. Their location was very suited to marine activity so it should not be surprising if boats made up a significant part of their economy. Attached is my map showing Dan's original allotment as described in the book of Joshua 19:40-48 Relevant to this question is the invasion ...



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