Tag: Bible

King David’s Marriage To 12 Year Old Abishag – Bible

King David in old age was stricken and would not get warm in bed. Even though his servants covered him with clothes and other needs, this did not work. His ‘physicians’ proposed to bring a young virgin to lie in bed with David, so to get him warm again. King David is 70 years old… Read More ›

A Detailed Historical Examination Of Numbers 31:18

  Content: 1. Introduction 2. The Hebrew word “taph” (children) 3. The Hebrew word “lachem” (“for yourselves”) 4. The Ancient Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 5. Contemporary Interpretation of Numbers 31:18 6. “Forced” – Deuteronomy 21:14 7. Conclusion 1. Introduction The details that are given in Numbers 31:18 about the female captives caught and distributed to… Read More ›

Bible: How Old Was Dinah When She Was Married To Shechem?

Kaleef K. Karim What was Dinah’s age when Shechem raped her? Was Dinah given away in marriage to Shechem? This will be elaborated further down in the article. I do a lot of research about the Quran, Hadith and the Bible, I have to read a lot of commentaries on these books – to get… Read More ›

Churches Were Protected In Early Period Of Islam?

A series of claims have been for the past few years that the early Muslims destroyed Churches and other places of worship. Scholar Arthur Stanley Tritton shows from Muslim and non-Muslim sources that this is not true. The early Muslims gave protection for their churches, and also protected Christian lives, as long as they paid… Read More ›

2 Samuel 13:14 And Deuteronomy 21:14

We continue to seek and analyse Deuteronomy 21:14, to see what the true historical reading for it was. This is the 6th piece on the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna). We looked in the previous articles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), that Deuteronomy 21:14 showed that the slave-women mentioned were forced into marriage, and raped: Deuteronomy… Read More ›

“Rape” In Ezekiel 22:11 And Deuteronomy 21:14?

We look yet again at the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna) in relation to Deuteronomy 21:14, Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want to marry. 12 TAKE HER… Read More ›

Biblical Law Forces Rapist To Marry Victim (‘anah/inna’)

We continue to examine the Hebrew ‘anah’ (inna) in this fourth piece. Previously (which can be seen here, here, and here) we mentioned how some have argued that the captive women mentioned in Deuteronomy 21:10-14 were treated humanely, no rape took place, they claim. However, as we looked at the Hebrew words closer, we seen… Read More ›

Hebrew Word ‘anah’ (inna) Carries The Meaning Of ‘Rape’?

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 has been noted by some that the ‘provisions’ laid out in the passage are ‘remarkable’, ‘compassionate’ and ‘humanistic’. Let’s read: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like… Read More ›

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 – ‘Soldiers Raped Women’?

In this second piece, we look at the Hebrew word ‘anah’ once again. And see what the original intended meaning for it was. As mentioned in the previous article here, Christian apologists have argued for years that the women captured in war, in Deuteronomy 21:10-14 were treated humanly. There was no rape, they claim. One… Read More ›

Deuteronomy 21:10:14 – Hebrew Word ‘Anah’ Means “Rape”?

One of the verses that has been downplayed by Christian apologists as not endorsing or approving ‘rape’ is Deuteronomy 21:10-14: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) 10 “When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want… Read More ›