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How would marrying Saul's daughter be a snare/stumbling block to David?

How would marrying Saul's daughter be a snare/stumbling block to David? Saul was hoping that David would lose his life in trying to get 100 foreskins of the Philistines ,instead of the normal ...
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In Genesis 26:18, historical reasons why Philistines might have filled Abraham's wells of water?

Abraham was blessed in all he did. A Blessed person radiates blessings to those around them - Elohim didn't just provide for Abraham, but for the ungodly - and they recognized it. (Verses are KJV/AV.) ...
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Evolution of the Philistines

If you insist on having Biblical evidence alone, Amos ch9 v7 says they migrated from Caphtor, and they are called childen of Egypt in Genesis ch10 v14. But there is no need to ignore the views of ...
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Is there any significance to why God cursed the Philistines with Hemorrhoids? (1 Sam. 5)

Hemmorhoids is a disputed reading. Originally the underlying hebrew, tehorim, meant any swelling. Over time it came to represent the taboo hemorrhoids, and so the MT qere is "‘ŏpālîm" or &...
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Why didn't the Philistines assassinate Samson with archers?

Samson’s strength was not only in his might but he could not also be cut/pierced by weapons. When Delilah cut his hair the bible said she began to afflict him Judges 16:19 I believe that means she cut ...
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Why didn't the Philistines assassinate Samson with archers?

Firstly, you are making an assumption: In Iron Age Israel, archery is an effective means of assassination. You can only expect an explicit Biblical rejection of archery assassination if that were true....
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In Genesis 26:18, historical reasons why Philistines might have filled Abraham's wells of water?

Given how much the Philistines liked to brew and drink beer, it does seem odd that they would fill in wells with earth. After all, it's not as if they suffered from an over-abundance of water in the ...
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