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Contra your assertion that "This Scripture portion is one of Jeremiah's confessions to the Lord", most conservative commentators interpret a switch in voice starting from verse 5 (The NIV even inserts a section heading to that effect) - the prophet is recording the words of the Lord: Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers - ...The speaker is clearly ...


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I can't think of any passage where God (through the inspired writers of the Bible) would be saying that true prophets of God or the written word of God itself might be mistaken, so you should pick and choose carefully what you believe. Here's a list of all word forms of "prophet" or "prophecy" from Jeremiah. You'll notice that the theme of almost all these ...


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Second Samuel takes up the narrative of accurate Bible history following the death of Saul, Israel’s first king, and carries it along to near the end of David’s 40-year reign. Thus, the period covered is from 1077 B.C.E. to about 1040 B.C.E. The fact that the book does not record David’s death is strong evidence that it was written about 1040 B.C.E., or just ...


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In actual time, David ruled only Judah for 7 1/2 years before the people were reunited as one, so the question is, why did Ishbaal reign in northern Israel for only 2 years? The simple answer is that the Philestines occupied much of Israel at that time, and it may have taken as long as 5 1/2 years for Ishbaal to secure his territory. From the Disciplined ...


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According to the Bible, in Exodus 7:7 it states: And Moses was eighty years old and Aaron eighty-three years old when they spoke to Pharaoh. Therefore, Moses was at least 80 years old at the red Sea and at Sinai when he received the 10 Commandments from the LORD. To be a bit more specific, it took about 2 months to reach Sinai, but they spent 2 years ...



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