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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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Why would Samson keep telling Delilah things if she would obviously use it against him?

Question: Why would Samson keep telling Delilah things if she would obviously use it against him? Short Answer: We can't say for sure. However, is it not written in Jeremiah 17:9: The heart is ...
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Why would Samson keep telling Delilah things if she would obviously use it against him?

Several commentators see the Book of Judges as being narrated to emphasize an intensifying need for Israel to move away from a culture of tribes led by warlords and toward a unified nation centered on ...
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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?

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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