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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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Synchronisms between the reigns of the northern and southern kingdoms (Israel and Judah) are all affected by an apparent discrepancy of a few years. The case of Joash’s 23rd year is particularly affected, but the basic reason is the same as other kings. It relates to whether a kingdom uses the 'accessional' or 'non-accessional' method of dating. In both ...


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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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In doing some research on this subject, this is what I found. According to the ISBE She [Abhishag], had an intimate knowledge of the condition of David, and was present at the interview of Bathsheba with David which resulted in the placing of Solomon on the throne. If that act had been questioned she would have been a most important witness. By reason of ...


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In 1 Kings 16:9, it is written, ט וַיִּקְשֹׁ֤ר עָלָיו֙ עַבְדֹּ֣ו זִמְרִ֔י שַׂ֖ר מַחֲצִ֣ית הָרָ֑כֶב וְה֤וּא בְתִרְצָה֙ שֹׁתֶ֣ה שִׁכֹּ֔ור בֵּ֣ית אַרְצָ֔א אֲשֶׁ֥ר עַל־הַבַּ֖יִת בְּתִרְצָֽה׃ (WLC) which is translated as, 9 And his servant Zimri, captain of half the chariots, conspired against him, and he was in Tirtzah drinking [himself] drunk [in] the ...


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As @seedy3 already concluded, Abishag was a wife of King David, though he never had intercourse with her (1 King 1:1-4). But it would not have been adultery to marry the wife of King David in this case. David was already dead. It's even possible Salomon later took Abishag as his wife as the King's wifes were part of the crown posession. Lev 20:11 talks ...


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could be two explanations or both one name is reigning name one is personal Hebrew word roots "-z-z" root of Uzziah and "-z-r" root of Azariah , they both mean "strong" as playing on words. interesting note : Probably the best explanation is to regard one as a birth name and the other as a throne name taken at the time of his accession (A. ...



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