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When did Rome take the power of capital punishment away from the Jews?

The septre of Judah was not taken away "until Shiloh come". My contention would be that, as I read it, when Jesus was born, the power was taken. Here's the reference: The scepter shall not ...
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Why did Jesus descend from Judah not another son?

We read in Hebrews 7:14 NKJV 14 For it is evident that our Lord arose from Judah, of which tribe Moses spoke nothing concerning priesthood. Matthew 1 also records the lineage from Abraham to Jesus ...
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Why did Tamar sleep with her father-in-law? (Genesis 38:13-18)

It says in Genesis 38:13-18 NKJV 13 And it was told Tamar, saying, “Look, your father-in-law is going up to Timnah to shear his sheep.” 14 So she took off her widow’s garments, covered herself with a ...
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Sources on the role of the House of Nathan in post-exilic Judah

I'm researching the biblical references to the "House of Nathan" in Zechariah 12:12 in context of mourning rituals in post-exilic Judah. What extra-biblical sources discuss the identity and ...
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Why did Jacob bless Joseph and his sons more strongly than he blessed Judah (or did he)? Gen. 49

Reading Gen. 49, two passages stand out: Jacob's blessing/prophecy over Judah and his equally long blessing/prophecy over Joseph. It strikes me that the blessing over Joseph is the stronger of the two....
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Why judgement during Josiah's reign?

Why does God send judgment Words during the reign of Josiah through Zephaniah, seeing that he was bringing about reformations?
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Is Obadiah 1:18 Saying That Every Last Edomite WIll be Killed?

And the house of Jacob shall be a fire, and the house of Joseph a flame, and the house of Esau for stubble, and they shall kindle in them, and devour them; and there shall not be any remaining of the ...
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In 1 Chronicles 4:39, where is Gedor located?

39 And they went to the entrance of Gedor, even unto the east side of the valley, to seek pasture for their flocks. 40 And they found fat pasture and good, and the land was wide, and quiet, and ...
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How old was Amon when his son Josiah was born?

2 Kings 21:19 says Amon was 22 years old when he became king over Judah and reigned only 2 years and was put to death. 2 Kings 22:1 says Josiah was 8 years old when he became King over Judah. Was Amon ...
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What are the significance of these three items

“He said, “What pledge shall I give you?” She replied, “Your signet and your cord and your staff that is in your hand.” So he gave them to her and went in to her, and she conceived by him.” ‭‭Genesis‬ ...
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