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How to translate "elohim" in 1 Samuel 28:13: “I see a god coming up out of the earth”?

THIS IS NOT AN ANSWER. It is a new question. I have close to zero experience with this site. Never ever ask questions. I am doing semantic research using a variation of the model employed in BHSD a ...
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Why did Jonathan attack the Philistines?

Provocation is somewhat irrelevant as far as the Bible is concerned because God had already commanded the Israelites to drive out the Philistines: Exodus 23:31 I will set your boundary from the Red ...
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Why did Jonathan attack the Philistines?

There was nothing "unprovoked" about Jonathan's initiative, as we may see from reading the previous chapters. This was one episode in a continuing war which began in 1 Samuel ch13 v5 when ...
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Why did Jonathan attack the Philistines?

This incident is probably one that needs to be seen in the context of finally conquering the whole land. Just before Joshua died we have his instructions (Joshua 23 & 24) to continue conquering ...
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Why did Jonathan attack the Philistines?

While Saul had been anointed as the king of Israel, he did not receive immediate acceptance from the people, as reflected in two significant statements; “Is Saul also among the prophets?” (1 Samuel ...
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