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1st-Temple-period seal exposed in Kotel Plaza excavations
Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/1/18

Posted on 12/31/2017 11:45:44 PM PST by Eleutheria5

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced on Monday that a unique stamped piece of clay from the First Temple period, inscribed in ancient Hebrew script, was unearthed in the authority excavations in the Western Wall Plaza in Jerusalem's Old City.

The artifact originally belonged to the “governor of the city” of Jerusalem – the most prominent local position to be held in Jerusalem of 2700 years ago. According to the excavator, Dr. Shlomit Weksler-Bdolah, "the Bible mentions two governors of Jerusalem, and this finding thus reveals that such a position was actually held by someone in the city some 2700 years...

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: History; Local News
KEYWORDS: archaeology; epigraphyandlanguage; firsttemple; godsgravesglyphs; hebrew; israel; jerusalem; kotelplaza; letshavejerusalem; seal; shlomitwekslerbdolah; waronterror
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Yay.
1 posted on 12/31/2017 11:45:45 PM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

But “Muh Palestinians wuz here before argument”....

/s


2 posted on 01/01/2018 12:19:05 AM PST by GraceG ("It's better to have all the Right Enemies, than it is to have all the Wrong Friends.")
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Wow! That means that the Jews’ Torah and the Jewish version about what happened, where (on the Temple Mount) and when is all fact.

But...but that does not jibe with the Paleostinian revisionist historical narrative that so many fools have adopted...what will the Arabs do?

LIE AS USUAL...


3 posted on 01/01/2018 12:24:24 AM PST by Netz ( and looking for a way ti IMPROVE mankind.)
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To: Netz

The TORAH is a hebrew word meaning INSTRUCTION.
Thank God for His instruction.
Yahshua said:
They that hear and obey the WORD shall be blessed.


4 posted on 01/01/2018 1:20:26 AM PST by delayah (Only one God)
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To: SunkenCiv

“Above a double line are two standing men, facing each other in a mirror-like manner. Their heads are depicted as large dots, lacking any details. The hands facing outward are dropped down, and the hands facing inward are raised Each of the figures is wearing a striped, knee-length garment. In the register beneath the double line is an inscription in ancient Hebrew, with no spacing between the words and no definite article.”

“The inscription denotes ‘lesar ha’air,’ or ‘belonging to the governor of the city.’ The title ‘governor of the city’ is known from the Bible and from extra-Biblical documents, and refers to an official appointed by the king. Governors of Jerusalem are mentioned twice in the Bible: in 2 Kings, Joshua is the governor of the city in the days of Hezekiah, and in 2 Chronicles, Maaseiah is the governor of the city in the days of Josiah.”

“It is very overwhelming to receive greetings from First Temple-period Jerusalem,” . . . “This shows that already 2700 years ago, Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, was a strong and central city.”


5 posted on 01/01/2018 1:23:18 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: delayah

Amen Brother!

Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition...


6 posted on 01/01/2018 1:34:59 AM PST by Netz ( and looking for a way ti IMPROVE mankind.)
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To: Eleutheria5

They still haven’t found any archeological evidence of the people known as Paleostinians?


7 posted on 01/01/2018 1:55:57 AM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M)
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To: Vendome
They still haven’t found any archeological evidence of the people known as Paleostinians?

No, thse are Phileostinians

< /sarc >

8 posted on 01/01/2018 2:52:43 AM PST by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: Pollster1

‘lesar ha’air,’ uses the definite article (’ha’).

BTW, it’s signed Donald Trump;->


9 posted on 01/01/2018 4:05:02 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (“If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: Eleutheria5

There’s actually a fair amount of archeological evidence to support the biblical account of the Divided Monarchy period. We are still waiting for the first piece from the United Monarchy period though. It’s rather frustrating.


10 posted on 01/01/2018 4:05:27 AM PST by jalisco555 ("In a Time of Universal Deceit Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act" - George Orwell)
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i thought they found a small house from the David-ic period, about 10 meters or more down. Haven’t read about it, but I’ve seen it at a dig once, don’t recall from where I heard that it was David-ic. The stones were irregular shaped, put together like a Chinese puzzle.


11 posted on 01/01/2018 4:15:04 AM PST by Eleutheria5 (“If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: Eleutheria5

There have been structures from the period but no documents or seals. No contemporary mentions of David or Solomon. The closest mention of David’s name was around a century after the period.


12 posted on 01/01/2018 8:47:46 AM PST by jalisco555 ("In a Time of Universal Deceit Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act" - George Orwell)
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To: jalisco555

My pastor, Lon Solomon, always says, “the more they dig out of the ground, the more the Bible is proved correct.”


13 posted on 01/01/2018 10:56:38 AM PST by freepertoo
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To: freepertoo

I listen to Pastor Lon on some Sunday mornings as I am driving to church.

Great Bible teacher.


14 posted on 01/01/2018 10:57:56 AM PST by exit82 (The opposition has already been Trumped!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Biblical texts are proven true over and over again. And yet people deny it.


15 posted on 01/01/2018 11:35:35 AM PST by vpintheak (Freedom is not equality; and equality is not freedom!)
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To: freepertoo

I expect that eventually archeologists will find contemporary confirmation of the biblical account of the United Monarchy period. It’s a bit surprising that this has yet to happen.


16 posted on 01/01/2018 11:45:04 AM PST by jalisco555 ("In a Time of Universal Deceit Telling the Truth Is a Revolutionary Act" - George Orwell)
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To: exit82

Unfortunately, he just retired and I miss him so much. Best Bible teacher I have ever heard. I was privileged to call him my pastor for 25 years.


17 posted on 01/01/2018 12:32:20 PM PST by freepertoo
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To: Eleutheria5

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Many very significant artifacts continue to be found in the old “city of David” site.

Way beyond any shadow of doubt.
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18 posted on 01/01/2018 12:41:03 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: jalisco555

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>> “There have been structures from the period but no documents or seals.” <<

Total ignorant falsehood!
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19 posted on 01/01/2018 12:43:20 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: freepertoo

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Your pastor is on solid ground on that assertion!
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20 posted on 01/01/2018 12:44:56 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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