relating to the descendants of Jacob (the Hebrew peoples whose story comprises the history of the OT) or the country which has historically been called Caanan, Palestine, or Israel

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What happened to the tribe of Dan in Revelation?

Compare the twelve tribes of Israel, according to Genesis 35:23-26 (left column) and Revelation 7:5-8 (right): Asher : Asher Benjamin : Benjamin Dan : Gad Gad : Issachar Issachar : Joseph Joseph : ...
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Why does Moses have compassion that God lacks?

This question is inspired by this: Did God REALLY want to destroy the people of Israel? God says to Moses: The Lord said to Moses, “I have seen this people, and behold, they are an obstinate ...
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Who, and what, are the “chosen people”?

According to Deuteronomy 7:6, the Israelites are called the "chosen people". Who in fact are the chosen people, and does this include Christians? What sets the chosen people apart, are there special ...
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Is the Israel of the NT the modern country?

The Israel talked about throughout the Old Testament is fairly clearly a specific people group and later a country. The New Testament also makes references to Israel. Are these references comparable? ...
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Why was Dan removed from the list of 12 Israel tribes in Rev 7? [duplicate]

Here is the list of 12 tribes of Israel from Genesis, Numbers and Revelation. I sorted them according to the list in Genesis 29-30. In Numbers, Levi is replaced by Ephraim and Manasseh who replaced ...