What do the mountains of Samaria look like? What do Israeli goats sound like when they yell? Is anyone worried about that Arab village just a stone’s throw away?
Thoughts and observations of how Israelis have been coping with the craziness of rockets exploding overhead, running for cover during the rocket attacks. As well as continued street warfare since the cease-fire.
In May 2021, the Israel DEFENSE Force (IDF) entered into “Operation Guardian of the Walls” in order to defend Israel’s civilians from missile attacks from the Hamas terror army in Gaza, along with a handful from north of the border with Lebanon.
During this time, I’ve been housesitting in Bat Yam, a coastal city just south of Tel Aviv-Jaffa.
Today let’s open our Bibles and look at the contrast between George Lamsa’s translation from the Aramaic vs the KJV translation from the Hebrew for some choice verses in Proverbs 29.
Here I see Scriptural encouragement to advocate to remove corrupt…
Here in the Middle East, it’s not every day that some nation makes an announcement of peace with Israel. The last time it happened was with Jordan in 1994.
Israel is dealing with the plague; In the midst of political changes; Three national elections in one year; and then the neighbors pick up again with explosive packages carried by balloons, incendiary balloons lighting fires in the southern farmlands (this is a recognized war crime); Rockets fired at civilian homes (another war crime).
Taking the high ground, the army responds by targeting missile launch sites, missile factories, and terror tunnels (not a war crime).
What’s been going on with the peace deal with the UAE and Israel? The United Arab Emirates has come out into the open, Trump has announced it, and Netanyahu has announced it, the agreement between the UAE and Israel has become public.
We’ve found 5 verses that stand out in Proverbs 26 as being difficult to understand. Check out this video to see how the Aramaic comes to help. With song after the teaching.
Today’s reading in Jeremiah 23
Plus today’s newspaper clipping, with archeological studies by Mitka R. Golub of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.