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Ancient Infertility Solution Discovered that Matches the Bible

A prenuptial agreement, written in cuneiform on a clay tablet found at an Assyrian archaeological dig, closely resembles the story of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar in Genesis. The tablet describes what would happen if the couple failed to conceive offspring naturally. The husband could have children through a surrogate, like Abraham did through Hagar. Does this current research verify the authenticity of the biblical account?

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Severed Hands Uncovered at Avaris

Recently, workers actually discovered two right hands, each buried in a separate pit and each probably with separate ceremony. Before the dig was done, they unearthed another 14 right hands in two pits outside the palace compound.

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Contents of Greek Tomb May Rewrite History

The miniature masterpiece, as UC Magazine calls it, was carved on an agate just under 1-½ inches in length. (Credit: University of Cincinnati) For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. - Isaiah 55:8 (ESV) A worker at an...

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Is This Solar Eclipse Really Joshua’s Miracle?

The Book of Joshua describes an astronomical event of biblical proportions, described at the top of this article. This happened during the first year of the conquest of Canaan by the Israelites under the leadership of Joshua, 40 years after the Exodus from Egypt. The passage includes the idea of the sun and moon standing still and stopping.

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Google Reveals Walls Built by Nomads

Did the nomadic Children of Israel spend 40 years in the wilderness of the Sinai Peninsula, or did they spend at least part of those four decades wandering to and fro in the Arabian Peninsula? Some argue for the latter.

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Oldest Bee Hives Discovered in Israel

Ancient bees: Hives unearthed at an archaeological dig in northern Israel may be older than any yet discovered. This find lends credence to the Old Testament which describes the Promised Land as “flowing with milk and honey.”

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Did Judah’s Israelite Relatives Turn Refugees?

A collection of document seals (bullae) has been unearthed near present-day Jerusalem. (credit: Eliyahu Yanai, City of David) And the people of Israel and Judah who lived in the cities of Judah also brought in the tithe of cattle and sheep, and the tithe of the...

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Pagan Ritual Hall Provides New Clues to Biblical History

Tel Burna: Structures of Libnah being unearthed. (credit: The Tel Burna Archaeological Project) And the people of Israel did secretly against the LORD their God things that were not right..And they did wicked things, provoking the LORD to anger, and they served idols,...

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Researcher Uses Evidence to Confirm Existence of 53 People in the Bible

A researcher from the Midwest region of the United States has been diligently searching for verification of people mentioned in the Bible. The Biblical figures can be confirmed by using a time consuming three-step process of matching up Biblical text with archaeological discoveries by digging through journals and carefully combing over inscriptions. A laborious task that researchers and archaeologists out in the field find little time to accomplish. Some of these Bible-connected ancient inscriptions are well known, but to catalogue the entire list is an arduous task.

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Biblical Tabernacle: New Dig Seeking Evidence To Confirm Location

Amazing new finds are happening this year in Israel at Shiloh, a site that was very important in Biblical history. Shiloh is where Joshua and the Israelites erected the Tabernacle, the portable temple where God’s presence was said to be seen and that included the the ark of the covenant in the Holy of Holies. This would be Israel’s center of worship for hundreds of years during the Judges Period until Solomon’s Temple was built. The site has seen some excavation in the past, but now another group has embarked on the arduous task of uncovering evidence at Shiloh.

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DNA Discovers Modern Canaanites – And Causes a Media Bible Blunder

Recently, news coverage of a DNA study reported the remarkable findings of a link between ancient Canaanites and their modern descendants in Lebanon. The coverage also highlighted the need to be savvy Thinkers when it comes to assessing claims from any source, because many of these news stories contained a blunder of biblical proportions.

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Dig Supports Biblical Story of Jerusalem’s Destruction

A recent archeological dig lends credibility to the Biblical account that Jerusalem was burned and its residents taken into captivity by Babylon some 2,600 years ago. This marked the end of the kingdom of Judah. Researchers sifting through charred ruins uncovered an official seal used at the end of the First Temple period.

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Destruction of Biblical Gezer Confirmed!

In the recently completed season of excavation at the Tel Gezer Excavation Project, archaeologists have made a discovery that they have linked to Egyptian history and the Bible’s general account of Gezer being a major city. However, if the proposals of David Rohl highlighted in the film Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus are correct, then these finds may actually give strong confirmation of a specific event recorded in the Bible’s Book of Kings (more on this below). What they found is quite incredible…matches the story of the cities’ destruction.

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