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Oldest Possibly Hebrew Inscription Possibly Found
Fox News ^ | October 30, 2008 | AP

Posted on 10/30/2008 12:48:50 PM PDT by Alex Murphy

...The five lines of faded characters written 3,000 years ago, and the ruins of the fortified settlement where they were found, are indications that a powerful Israelite kingdom existed at the time of the Old Testament's King David, says Yossi Garfinkel, the Hebrew University archaeologist in charge of the new dig at Hirbet Qeiyafa...

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Apologetics; History; Judaism; Religion & Science
KEYWORDS: epigraphyandlanguage; godsgravesglyphs; hirbetqeiyafa; khirbetqeiyafa; kingdavid; kingdomofdavid; letshavejerusalem; yosefgarfinkel
Excerpted due to AP authorship
1 posted on 10/30/2008 12:48:51 PM PDT by Alex Murphy
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To: Alex Murphy

They say:

Don’t worry about husband. Meet me at palace. David.


2 posted on 10/30/2008 12:55:13 PM PDT by dblshot
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To: Alex Murphy
powerful Israelite kingdom existed at the time of the Old Testament's King David,

This can't be true, David was a muslim /sarc

3 posted on 10/30/2008 12:55:19 PM PDT by Brian S. Fitzgerald
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To: SunkenCiv

GGG


4 posted on 10/30/2008 12:56:44 PM PDT by CholeraJoe (My 401K is in precious metals. Lead, Brass and Blued Steel.)
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To: Alex Murphy

Is it POSSIBLE?

Possibly.


5 posted on 10/30/2008 12:56:47 PM PDT by WayneS (Vote Obama bin Biden 2008 - "Because the world doesn't suck enough yet".)
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To: Alex Murphy

It says:

Don’t Even
Think About
Parking Your
Chariot Here.
Violators Will Be Towed.


6 posted on 10/30/2008 12:59:11 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Alex Murphy
"revival in the belief that what's written in the Bible is accurate like a newspaper."

Ironically, one hopes this is not true.

7 posted on 10/30/2008 12:59:37 PM PDT by Pietro
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To: Alex Murphy
"A shiksa walks into a bar with a malpe on her shoulder..."
After that the inscription is too faded to read...
8 posted on 10/30/2008 1:01:06 PM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspell)
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To: WayneS

Muskie Muskrat says, "It's possible ... it's possible"

9 posted on 10/30/2008 1:03:30 PM PDT by al_c (Avoid the consequences of erudite vernacular utilized irrespective of necessity)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Translated:

Come to Asherah’s after the child sacrifice for a nice coffee and cake. You might as well enjoy yourself.


10 posted on 10/30/2008 1:05:00 PM PDT by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: Alex Murphy
My. You mean that "rotting corpse" Obama's friend Ahmadinejead calls Israel really has been around for a few millenia?? :)
11 posted on 10/30/2008 1:14:21 PM PDT by Recovering_Democrat (A vote for Hussein is insane!)
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To: Pietro

I felt the same way reading that statement.

“what’s written in the Bible is accurate (NOT) like a newspaper” is more true to today’s life.


12 posted on 10/30/2008 1:25:08 PM PDT by Ro_Thunder ("Other than ending SLAVERY, FASCISM, NAZISM and COMMUNISM, war has never solved anything")
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thanks CholeraJoe.

‘Oldest Hebrew writing found near J’lem’
Jerusalem Post | 10-30-08
Posted on 10/30/2008 5:07:10 AM PDT by SJackson
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2119502/posts


13 posted on 10/30/2008 1:39:49 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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Thanks CholeraJoe.

To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.
GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother, and Ernest_at_the_Beach
 

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14 posted on 10/30/2008 1:41:05 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, October 11, 2008 !!!)
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To: Pietro
"revival in the belief that what's written in the Bible is accurate like a newspaper."

OK, I just *barely* avoided bawling out loud with laughter (and hitting my head on the monitor doubling over in mirth) at this line. :-)

15 posted on 10/30/2008 1:42:17 PM PDT by Liberty1970 (Mainstream media is not mainstream. Call it what it is: Hate Media.)
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To: AppyPappy

It’s an election sign. Translated;

Don’t Forget To Vote For the Candidate Who Hates Jews the Most and Wants To Destroy Us. We’ll Figure Out Why Later.


16 posted on 10/30/2008 1:43:59 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: Alex Murphy
The vase fragment says, "Made by 100% Hebrew labor. Buy Israeli."
17 posted on 10/30/2008 2:33:58 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Todd Palin signed my t-shirt Oct.18 at NRA rally, N. Versailles PA Sportsmen's Club.)
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To: Alex Murphy

“I don’t if Bill thinks I’m hot even after being dead all these years. Tell him to keep his hands to himself. You don’t know where those hands have been!”


18 posted on 10/30/2008 2:37:45 PM PDT by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: SunkenCiv

“For a great deal, call Benny.”


19 posted on 10/30/2008 2:49:26 PM PDT by Ciexyz (Todd Palin signed my t-shirt Oct.18 at NRA rally, N. Versailles PA Sportsmen's Club.)
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 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.

Khirbet Qeiyafa keyword, newest to oldest: < To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


20 posted on 05/28/2012 2:23:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.

Khirbet Qeiyafa keyword, newest to oldest: < To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


21 posted on 05/28/2012 2:23:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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 GGG managers are SunkenCiv, StayAt HomeMother & Ernest_at_the_Beach
Just updating the GGG info, not sending a general distribution.

Khirbet Qeiyafa keyword, newest to oldest: < To all -- please ping me to other topics which are appropriate for the GGG list.


22 posted on 05/28/2012 2:23:10 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Whoops, whoops.


23 posted on 05/28/2012 2:24:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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