Category Archives: History of Palestine

Solomon’s Temple and King Hiram of Tyre

King Solomon is known for his construction projects like fortress cities of Meggido, Hazor and Gezer and his own palace in Jerusalem. Among them, the most important achievement during his reign must have been the construction of the Holy Temple. … Continue reading

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Succession from King David to King Solomon

According to the Old Testament, King Solomon was one of the most glorious and successful kings of ancient Israel. It is said that in his reign, the territory of his kingdom expanded to the largest in her history that far, … Continue reading

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The Ark of Covenant and the reign of King David

This is a sequel part of several articles posted in this blog earlier that dealt with topics relating to The Ark of the Covenant and King David of Israel. Unlike earlier articles, this sequel part doesn’t treat the two topics … Continue reading

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King David, in the real history.

‘And the king and his men went to Jerusalem unto the Jebusites, the inhabitants of the land: which spake unto David, saying, Except thou take away the blind the lame, thou shalt not come in hither: thinking, David cannot come … Continue reading

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How did King David succeeded the throne?

In general, King David is recognised as the second king of Israel, who succeeded the throne of King Saul, the first king, who was anointed by Samuel, the last Judge. However, according to the Old Testament, the anointment of David … Continue reading

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Saul, king of Israel

As it is mentioned in a past entry, Saul was chosen to be anointed by Samuel, the judge, in the ancient Israel. So, who was Saul? Following is a summary of the life and deeds of Saul, the first King … Continue reading

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Samuel, the first prophet

Regarding to the sovereignty of civil society, Thomas Hobbs dares to go into detailed analyses of the Holy Scripture. Actually, second half of Leviathan, one of his most famous works, is dedicated to such biblical annotations. To describe how God … Continue reading

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