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Technically speaking we may observe this about the guilt or otherwise of Jonathon who had eaten honey: Jonathon was legally guilty - he had definitely eaten honey and thus disobeyed the king as recorded in 1 Sam 14:26, 27 and freely admitted in V29. Jonathon was not morally guilty - he disobeyed the king's edict in complete ignorance of the edict Further, ...


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There is little question that a number of significant events occurred over a period of "forty days" such as: Gen 7:4, 12, 17 - forty days of rain at Noah's flood Gen 8:6 - forty days before Noah open the window of the Ark Gen 50:3 - forty days to embalm the body of Joseph Ex 24:18, 34:28, Deut 9:11, 25, 18, 10:10 - Moses was in the mountain forty ...


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In answering this question we have at least two possibilities: The Samuel that Saul saw was real If the Samuel that Saul saw was real, ie, a spirit or soul of Samuel in heaven, then, according to this chapter, heaven is under the earth because, the text repeatedly says that Samuel was "brought UP' out of the earth, V8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15. an illegal ...


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This question incorrectly assumes that Samuel is in Heaven. From the perspective of the Jews at the time, there was a belief in an end-time resurrection of the dead, but there wasn't any concept of an afterlife or immortal soul, so the question is meaningless. From the perspective of Christians, in John 3:13, Jesus says that "No one has ascended to ...


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