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Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah's 'signature'
Fox News ^ | 2-21-18 | James Rogers

Posted on 02/22/2018 3:44:23 PM PST by SJackson

Archaeologists in Israel say that they have found a clay seal mark that may bear the signature of the Biblical Prophet Isaiah.

The 2,700-year-old stamped clay artifact was found during an excavation at the foot of the southern wall of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount. In ancient times a seal stamp, or bulla, was used to authenticate documents or items.

“We found the eighth-century B.C.E. seal mark that may have been made by the prophet Isaiah himself only 10 feet away from where we earlier discovered the highly-publicized bulla of King Hezekiah of Judah," said Dr. Eilat Mazar of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in a statement.

Dr. Mazar led the team that the found the seal mark linked to the Biblical prophet. The artifact was found among undisturbed Iron Age remains outside an ancient royal bakery.

The half-inch wide oval-shaped piece of clay is inscribed with the name Yesha’yah[u] (Isaiah) in ancient Hebrew script. This is followed by the word nvy, the end of which is slightly damaged. As a result, experts do not know whether the word ended with the Hebrew letter aleph. That letter “would have resulted in the Hebrew word for ‘prophet’ and would have definitively identified the seal as the signature of the prophet Isaiah,” explained Dr. Mazar. “The absence of this final letter, however, requires that we leave open the possibility that it could just be the name Navi.”

“The name of Isaiah, however, is clear,” she added.

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: archaeology; bible; biblical; eliatmazar; epigraphyandlanguage; godsgravesglyphs; isaiah; israel; jerusalem; letshavejerusalem; ophel; robertcargill; seal; theophel

1 posted on 02/22/2018 3:44:23 PM PST by SJackson
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To: dennisw; Cachelot; Nix 2; veronica; Catspaw; knighthawk; Alouette; Optimist; weikel; Lent; GregB; ..
Middle East and terrorism, occasional political and Jewish issues Ping List. High Volume If you’d like to be on or off, please FR mail me.

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After 2,700 years, the friends seals found 10 feet apart in front of a bakery. A couple careless clerks going for a snack.

2 posted on 02/22/2018 3:46:49 PM PST by SJackson (The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement)
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To: SJackson

I thought Isiah did everything with his voice?


3 posted on 02/22/2018 3:48:58 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: SunkenCiv

ping


4 posted on 02/22/2018 3:50:11 PM PST by SJackson (The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement)
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To: nickcarraway

That can include leaving a mark.


5 posted on 02/22/2018 3:55:24 PM PST by proust ("The rule is, jam tomorrow and jam yesterday, but never jam today.")
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A posting different source from earlier today is anyone cares to scan the comments.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3634220/posts?page=40

Source: Daily Beast
https://www.thedailybeast.com/did-archaeologists-just-prove-the-existence-of-prophet-isaiah?ref=home


6 posted on 02/22/2018 3:56:02 PM PST by deport
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To: SJackson
Thanks SJackson.

7 posted on 02/22/2018 4:01:33 PM PST by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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To: SJackson

But is it Isaiah or Deutero Isaiah?


8 posted on 02/22/2018 4:24:30 PM PST by Unam Sanctam
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To: Unam Sanctam

Presumably the formerly If there was a Deutero in exile in Babylon, neither he nor his clerk could have dropped a seal at the Royal Bakery. I have the image of a couple of DC interns dropping seals at the local Starbucks.


9 posted on 02/22/2018 4:30:00 PM PST by SJackson (The easiest way to find something lost around the house is to buy a replacement)
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To: deport
Next comes 3,000 years of bad checks.

Isaiah's screwed.

10 posted on 02/22/2018 4:45:10 PM PST by billorites (freepo ergo sum)
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To: SJackson

Because of how close this was to the Hezekiah seal, I think it is very likely legit.

Big find.


11 posted on 02/22/2018 5:05:48 PM PST by pcottraux ( depthsofpentecost.com)
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To: SJackson
There's Old Navy. Then there's really old Navy.
12 posted on 02/22/2018 7:17:35 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: nickcarraway

Even prophets have to sign their tax return, file a deed, etc.

Some things never change.


13 posted on 02/23/2018 4:22:59 AM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: SJackson; jbb247; monkeywrench; PROCON; Bulldaddy; Mrs.Z; Aragon; RobinOfKingston; Mom MD; ...

Pinging the End Times ping list to this totally awesome find in Israel

Major biblical discovery: Archaeologists may have found the Prophet Isaiah’s ‘signature’

They found this seal it within of few feet of the King Hezekiah seal (just more proof of who the land really belongs too )


14 posted on 02/23/2018 3:40:15 PM PST by Lera (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
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To: Unam Sanctam

[[But is it Isaiah or Deutero Isaiah?]]

The fact Jesus commented on Isaiah should put and end to who wrote the Isaiah scroll . Not to mention they found an intact Isaiah scroll in Qumran and it is now on display in the Shrine of the Book in Israel an can be seen and read by anyone on the internet today. One scroll written by one Hebrew Prophet . No deutero nothing , the whole deutero idea is a lie .


15 posted on 02/23/2018 3:58:18 PM PST by Lera (1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
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To: Lera

Sister, you didn’t have to convince me.
But for the secular world, this is huge!

I pray it’s just another coincidence that we’re living in the times the great man of God wrote about.


16 posted on 02/23/2018 5:08:22 PM PST by Roman_War_Criminal (This country & world is living on borrowed time (Luke 17:26-27))
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To: SJackson

B.C. NOT B.C.E.


17 posted on 02/23/2018 6:13:40 PM PST by metmom ( ...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith..)
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