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Paran in the Bible is Mecca today:

Even the Christian writings in year 314 AD say Paran was Mecca.  Also, the Jewish Samaritan Pentateuch says Paran was Mecca.  See the details below.  Also, Pagan Teman vs. Islam Teman in the OT is discussed below.

  
  

GOD's future wrath upon Israel:

Habakkuk 2, below, speaks about GOD Almighty's ire against those who spoil their neighbors and the nations of the earth.  Also, notice in Habakkuk 2 the cup of GOD Almighty turning against those who spoil their neighboring nations and others.  Evil Israel is spoiling the entire earth today:

   

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    Thermite melted the pillars:

       
    Thermite causes the metal to burn wildly, and if you pour water on it, it will be enraged even more.  Airplanes do not carry thermite!  Thermite was used to bring down the Twin Towers on 9/11/2001 by the Israeli Mossad and CIA.

    Daniel 11:45: "(the evil one) will establish his settlement between Mount Zion (Jerusalem) and the Mediterranean sea.  Then he will be destroyed, and no one will be able to save him."

      

    Dust blower:

    Also, the Paris attack Israeli Mossad and CIA lie.  The machine gun was a dust blower.  The terrorist shot flour or white-dust at the Israeli agent.  Notice how the shot agent's left arm and hand is reaching inside to the collar.  This is all after he got his brain blown out at point blank range by the terrorist's lethal children's nerf gun.  No instant paralysis, no instant death, no blood, bones and flesh splashed mess, no pain:

      

     

      

    Also, the following images are from the Boston bombing Israeli Mossad and CIA Photoshop-patch lie [1] [2]:

     

     
    Videos: [1] [2]

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    Jesus in Matthew 24 referenced Daniel 11 The headquarters of the evil shepherd will be from Jerusalem to the Mediterranean sea:

    Daniel 11:45: "(the evil one) will establish his settlement between Mount Zion (Jerusalem) and the Mediterranean sea.  Then he will be destroyed, and no one will be able to save him."

      

    That is precisely Israel today! [1] [2]  The Palestinian West Bank is excluded [1] [2].

      

      
    Let us look at the following prophecy from the book of Habakkuk in the Old Testament.  It appears that GOD Almighty is making this prophecy to be reserved for the latter days:

    Habakkuk 2
    1. I will stand upon my watch, and set me upon the tower, and will watch to see what he will say unto me, and what I shall answer when I am reproved.
    2. And the Lord answered me, and said, Write the vision, and make it plain upon tables, that he may run that readeth it.

    3. For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.
    4. Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
    5. Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:
    6. Shall not all these take up a parable against him, and a taunting proverb against him, and say, Woe to him that increaseth that which is not his! how long? and to him that ladeth himself with thick clay!
    7. Shall they not rise up suddenly that shall bite thee, and awake that shall vex thee, and thou shalt be for booties unto them?
    8. Because thou (i.e., evil Israel
    ) hast spoiled many nations, all the remnant of the people shall spoil thee; because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.
    9. Woe to him that coveteth an evil covetousness to his house, that he may set his nest on high, that he may be delivered from the power of evil!
    10. Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people, and hast sinned against thy soul.
    11. For the stone shall cry out of the wall, and the beam out of the timber shall answer it.
    12. Woe to him that buildeth a town with blood, and stablisheth a city by iniquity!
    13. Behold, is it not of the Lord of hosts that the people shall labour in the very fire, and the people shall weary themselves for very vanity?
    14. For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.

    15. Woe unto him that giveth his neighbour drink, that puttest thy bottle to him, and makest him drunken also, that thou mayest look on their nakedness!
    16. Thou art filled with shame for glory: drink thou also, and let thy foreskin be uncovered:
    the cup of the Lord's right hand shall be turned unto thee, and shameful spewing shall be on thy glory.
    17. For the violence of Lebanon shall cover thee, and the spoil of beasts, which made them afraid, because of men's blood, and for the violence of the land, of the city, and of all that dwell therein.
    18. What profiteth the graven image that the maker thereof hath graven it; the molten image, and a teacher of lies, that the maker of his work trusteth therein, to make dumb idols?
    19. Woe unto him that saith to the wood, Awake; to the dumb stone, Arise, it shall teach! Behold, it is laid over with gold and silver, and there is no breath at all in the midst of it.
    20. But the Lord is in his holy temple: let all the earth keep silence before him.

         

    Habakkuk 3
    1. A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet upon Shigionoth.
    2. O Lord, I have heard thy speech, and was afraid: O Lord, revive thy work in the midst of the years, in the midst of the years make known; in wrath remember mercy.

    3. God came from Teman, and the Holy One from mount Paran. Selah. His glory covered the heavens, and the earth was full of his praise.

    Note: We know Teman is Arabia.  Teman are also from Ishmael.  Read Genesis 36.  Also, early Christians in year 300 AD wrote that Paran is Faran near Mecca.  Paran is Mecca (Pharan).

      

    Teman and Paran:

    We read in the Bible: "GOD came from Teman and his Holy One from Paran" (Habakkuk 3:3).

    1-  Tema was one of Ishmael's sons.

    2-  Tema in Hebrew means the "south country".  We also know that Tema (Tayma) is in Saudi Arabia today, and Saudi Arabia is indeed south of Palestine and Jordan.

    3-  We also know that Paran was Mecca even before Islam.  Even the Christian writings in year 314 AD say Paran was Mecca.  Also, the Jewish Samaritan Pentateuch says Paran was Mecca.

    4-  We also know in Deuteronomy 18:18,  GOD will send the Israelites a Prophet from their "brothers" [2].  That's the Ishmaelites.  Ample verses also provided where the same word was also used for cousins.  Isaac and Ishmael were brothers, and their sons are cousins.

    5-  The prophecy of the 10,000 Muslims who liberated Mecca (Paran) in the Bible.  In the OT and renewed in the NT.  Also, the Bible's 3 Babylons thoroughly discussed here.
      

  • Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

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    Tribes of Teman:

    6-  So Teman here references what was then a vast region in Arabia that encompassed the tribes of Teman and the lands of Paran.  Both Teman and Paran are linked together in Habakkuk 3:3.  The context encompasses both of them.

    "Moses was a lawgiver, and promulgated a new code; so did Mahomed.  Jesus, on the contrary, declared he was not come to abrogate but to "fulfill the law;" and declared that "not a jot or little of the law should pass away until all these things were fulfilled."  The Christian heresies have, by their laxity and corruption, subverted the decent observances of the law, and introduced a heathen license; but Islam confirms and fulfills this prophecy and ordinance completely.... But the still greater light to be brought by Mahomed is now to be foretold.  At Isi. c. 21, v. 13-15 the Hegira is predicted.  "In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge ye travelling companies of Dedanim"  The whole of the tribe of Dedan, to which Obeidollah and many other distinguished Mussulman fathers belonged, emigrated to Medina, leaving their houses in Mecca locked up.  "The inhabitants of the land of Tema (the name of a son of Ishmael, and the name of the tribe to which the Prophet's father-in-law Abueka belonged) brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled."  The part of the Hijaz in which Medina is situated is called Tema to-day, doubtless from the tribe of Tema.  The whole of the twenty-eighth of Isaiah is a prophecy of the mission of Mahomed and of Islam as the 'mighty and strong one,' and 'the overflowing scourge.' * * * And here also the peculiar mode in which the Koran was revealed, and the personal characteristics of the Prophet, are quite literally depicted. * * *"

    Source:  The Bible and Its Evidences. (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged), By Robert Cooper (secularist).

      
      

    Pagan Teman vs. Islam Teman:

    During the pagan times during Nebuchadnezzar, King Darius and others' times, Teman was a pagan land and people.  But later, GOD Almighty's Islam and Prophet Muhammad were to come from Teman and Paran and change Arabia and all nations forever: [1]

    Ezekiel 25
    13 therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill both man and beast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.

    Amos 1
    12 I will send fire on Teman that will consume the fortresses of Bozrah.”

    Obadiah 1
    9 Your warriors, Teman, will be terrified, and everyone in Esau’s mountains will be cut down in the slaughter.

      

    Then later:

    Habakkuk 3
    3 God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. His glory covered the heavens and his praise filled the earth.

      

      
    Paran:

    The statement "God came from Teman (Arabia)" is one mighty prophecy.  We know the Holy One here is Prophet Muhammad and Islam.  Jesus came from Bethlehem.  But Teman, Kedar (House of GOD will be built in the desert of Kedar), and the destruction of idols in Arabia are all Prophecies about Arabia, and ONLY ISLAM thoroughly fulfilled them [1].  Islam is the Divine Truth and future Covenant of GOD Almighty that GOD had spoken thoroughly about throughout the Old Testament:
      

    Prophet "AHMAD" is found in the Dead Sea Scrolls:
      


    Prophet Muhammad in the previous Scriptures.  Prophet Muhammad was thoroughly foretold in the Bible, and his Quran-prophetic Name, "Ahmed", was also found in the Dead Sea Scrolls, and it was mentioned precisely in the Glorious Quran for the Prophet to be foretold by this very Name, Ahmed. [1] [2]

    Isaiah 29: Mentions Mecca's precise cave Hira (χιρα), Jireh, Quran & Muhammad.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

         

    Paran was Mecca before Islam:

      

    From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert_of_Paran:

    The minor prophet Habakkuk references that "God is coming from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran" in Habakkuk 3:3.

    Both Eusebius (in his Onomasticon, a Bible dictionary) and Jerome reported that Paran was a city in Paran desert, in Arabia Deserta (beyond Arabia Nabataea), southeast of Eilat Pharan. Onomasticon, under Pharan, states: "(Now) a city beyond Arabia adjoining the desert of the Saracens [who wander in the desert] through which the children of Israel went moving (camp) from Sinai. Located (we say) beyond Arabia on the south, three days journey to the east of Aila (in the desert Pharan) where Scripture affirms Ismael dwelled, whence the Ishmaelites. It is said (we read) also that (king) Chodollagomor cut to pieces those in 'Pharan which is in the desert'."

    In the link above, Eusebius of Caesarea (/juːˈsiːbiəs/; Greek: Εὐσέβιος τῆς Καισαρείας, Eusébios tés Kaisareías; ad 260/265 – 339/340), also known as Eusebius Pamphili (from the Greek: Εὐσέβιος τοῦ Παμϕίλου), was a historian of Christianity, exegete, and Christian polemicist. He became the bishop of Caesarea Maritima about 314 AD.
     

    Eusebius' mention of Chodollagomor here refers to a possible earlier mention of Paran in Genesis 14:6, which states that as he and the other kings allied with him were campaigning in the region of Sodom and Gomorrah, they smote "the Horites in their mount Seir, unto El-paran, which is by the wilderness". (KJV)

    Sebeos, the Armenian Bishop and historian, describing the Arab conquest of his time, wrote that the Arabs "assembled and came out from Paran".[4][5]

    in 1989, Professor Haseeb Shehada, in his translation of the Samaritan Torah, suggested an identification of the wilderness of
    Paran with the desert of Western Arabia, which is known today as the Hijaz.

    In the link above, Haseeb Shehadeh is an Israeli Christian Arab scholar and professor, born in 1944 in the village of Kufr Yasif in the Galilee.

      

    Islamic traditions

    The Arab geographer Al-Muqaddasi mentioned in his book that the Red Sea branches into two "at the extremity of al-Hijaz at a place called Faran".

    The association of Paran in Genesis 21:21 with Ishmael and the Ishmaelites is affirmed by the Muslim geographer Yaqut al-Hamawi who writes "Faran, an arabized Hebrew word, one of the names of Mecca mentioned in the Torah." Islamic and Arabic traditions hold that the wilderness of Paran is, broadly speaking, the Hejaz, the northern half of Tihamah, stretching along the east side of the Red Sea starting from Jordan and Sinai,[9] and that the specific site where Ishmael settled is that of Mecca, near the mountains of Paran.

      

    The "Desert of Paran" is also interpreted as Hijaz in an old Arabic translation of the
    Samaritan Pentateuch. When it was translated into English in 1851, it was found to include a footnote making this interpretation. [15] The name 'Paran' or 'Faran' has often been used to refer specifically to the wilderness and mountains near where Mecca is situated.[15]

    In the link above, The Samaritan Pentateuch, also known as the Samaritan Torah (Hebrew: תורה שומרונית torah shomronit), is a text of the first five books of the Hebrew Bible, written in the Samaritan alphabet and used as scripture by the Samaritans. It constitutes their entire biblical canon.

      

    Al-Hamdani in his book Geography of the Arabic Peninsula says that the Paran mountains around Mecca were named after Paran son of Amalek.[16] Sam'ni in his Book of Surnames also says that the surname Farani is derived from the Faran mountains near Mecca in Hijaz [17]

    According to Wahb ibn Munabbih, there was a
    Tal Faran ("Hill of Faran") on the outskirts of Mecca, mentioned in his book Kitab al-Tijan, a Pre-Islamic Arabic folklore compilation.[8] Ibn Munabbih further suggested an identification for Tal Faran as the 'mound of the Two runaways', a place where the Jurhum tribe found Hagar and Ishmael and thought of them as two runaways. [18]

    Haggai Mazuz, a scholar of Islam associated with the Bar-Ilan University, asserts that Muslim polemicists' (like the Jewish convert Samawʾal al-Maghribī, 1125–1175 CE) appropriation of Deut. 33:2 has antecedence in Jewish tradition itself, as some Midrashim and Targumim, before the rise of Islam itself, posed a connection between Paran and Ishmael-Arabs, which might have fuelled later such apologetic Islamic interpretations in the first place.

      

    References

    1. ^ See also Numbers 12:16
    2. ^ Brisco, T.V. (1982). Geoffrey W. Bromiley (ed.). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia: E-J (Revised ed.). Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing. p. 241. ISBN 978-0-8028-3782-0.
    3. ^ Eusebius. "entry for Pharan No 917". Onomasticon.
    4. ^ Sebeos (1999). "30". The Armenian History of Sebeosi. liverpool: liverpool university press. pp. 95–97. OCLC 44228890.
    5. ^ Marx, edited by Angelika Neuwirth, Nicolai Sinai, Michael (2010). The Qur'an in context historical and literary investigations into the Qur'anic milieu (PDF). Leiden: Brill. p. 142. ISBN 9789047430322. Archived from the original on March 2000.
    6. ^ Professor. Haseeb Shehada (1989) . Translation of the Samaritan Torah, p.90 .Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
    7. ^ Al-Muqaddasi, Muhammad (1994). The Best Divisions for Knowledge of the Regions. The United Kingdom: Garnet Pub. p. 11. ISBN 1873938144.
    8. Jump up to:a b Reuven Firestone (1990). Title Journeys in holy lands: the evolution of the Abraham-Ishmael legends in Islamic exegesis. SUNY Press. pp. 65, 205. ISBN 0585076294.
    9. ^ "Hejaz map".
    10. ^ "Volume 4, Book 55, Number 584"story of Hagar and Ismael in Mecca. Retrieved 11 May 2013.
    11. ^ "Quran Commentary of ibn Kathir mention of Abraham and Ishmael as a boy in the "land of Faran"" (PDF).
    12. ^ The miracle of the well that happened to Hagar and Ishmael in Mecca is further identified in a hadith of Ibn Ezra with the well Zimum (Zimzum), "where the Arabs hold an annual festival", mentioned as the well of Hagar in Genesis 16:14: "She called the well Be'er Lachai Roi; it is between Kadesh and Bered". Dr Michael Sanders website
    13. ^ Marx (1924). Halper's 'Post-Biblical Hebrew literature. Philadelphia. p. 53. OCLC 172997009.
    14. ^ Khan, Sayyid (1870). Essays on the life of Muhammad. London: Trubner. p. 75. OCLC 438478.
    15. Jump up to:a b Sir Sayyid Aḥmad Khān (1870). A series of essays on the life of Mohammad: and subjects subsidiary theretoLondon: Trübner & co. pp. 74–76.
    16. ^ Hamdani, al-Hasan. Geography of the Arabian Peninsula. p. 285.
    17. ^ al-Sam`ni, Abd Al-Karim (1912) [1140 CE]. Kitab al-Ansab: The book of surnames. London. OCLC 459336183. Archived from the original on March 2000.
    18. ^ Al-Munabbih, Wahb bin (2009). Book of crowns on the kings of Himyar = Kitab al-Tigan. Piscataway: Gorgias Press. ISBN 1593335156.
    19. ^ Haggai Mazuz, "Tracing possible Jewish influence on a common Islamic commentary on Deuteronomy 33:2" in Journal of Jewish Studies, Autumn 2016, vol. 67, no. 2, p. 294

     

      

      

    Israel vs. Daniel, Jesus and Palestine:

    Jesus in Matthew 24 referenced Daniel 11.  The headquarters of the evil shepherd will be from Jerusalem to the Mediterranean sea:

    Daniel 11:45: "(the evil one) will establish his settlement between Mount Zion (Jerusalem) and the Mediterranean sea.  Then he will be destroyed, and no one will be able to save him."

      

    To all of Israel's holy toilet papers out there:  This geography is precisely evil Israel today.  With your blood, wealth, and children's blood and wealth you plot, and fight and die for its evil cause against the Palestinians and the rest of the Muslims; the true believers of GOD Almighty.  9/11 was 100% an Israeli mossad and CIA job:

     

    Thermite melted the pillars:

       
    Thermite causes the metal to burn wildly, and if you pour water on it, it will be enraged even more.  Airplanes do not carry thermite!  Thermite was used to bring down the Twin Towers on 9/11/2001 by the Israeli Mossad and CIA.

    Daniel 11:45: "(the evil one) will establish his settlement between Mount Zion (Jerusalem) and the Mediterranean sea.  Then he will be destroyed, and no one will be able to save him."

      

    Dust blower:

    Also, the Paris attack Israeli Mossad and CIA lie.  The machine gun was a dust blower.  The terrorist shot flour or white-dust at the Israeli agent.  Notice how the shot agent's left arm and hand is reaching inside to the collar.  This is all after he got his brain blown out at point blank range by the terrorist's lethal children's nerf gun.  No instant paralysis, no instant death, no blood, bones and flesh splashed mess, no pain:

      

     

      

    Also, the following images are from the Boston bombing Israeli Mossad and CIA Photoshop-patch lie [1] [2]:

     

     
    Videos: [1] [2]

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    Israel vs. Daniel: [1]

    Matthew 24
    15 "So when you see standing in the holy place 'the abomination that causes desolation,' spoken of through
    the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand-
    16 then let those who are in
    Judea (Palestinians' West Bank) flee to the mountains.
    17 Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house.
    18 Let no one in the field go back to get their cloak.

    My comment:  Israel will be the evil state of the anti-Christ.  Daniel's prophecy excludes Judea, and it precisely says that he will establish his evil headquarters from between Jerusalem and the Mediterranean sea.  That's precisely evil Israel today.  Judea is in the Palestinians' West Bank.  Take for example, Jesus' birth place:

    Matthew 2:1 "Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea (in the West Bank) in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,"
      

    Matthew 24:25-27: Jesus will return as an Arab from Syria.

    Habakkuk 2: GOD's future wrath upon Israel for "spoiling" its neighbors and many nations.

    See also: Example of Bible verses and books about God is against Teman (pagan Arabia), but later "God came from Teman" [1] and His holy one from Mecca, i.e., Islam and Prophet Muhammad.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

      
      

    Teman and Paran:

    We read in the Bible: "GOD came from Teman and his Holy One from Paran" (Habakkuk 3:3).

    1-  Tema was one of Ishmael's sons.

    2-  Tema in Hebrew means the "south country".  We also know that Tema (Tayma) is in Saudi Arabia today, and Saudi Arabia is indeed south of Palestine and Jordan.

    3-  We also know that Paran was Mecca even before Islam.  Even the Christian writings in year 314 AD say Paran was Mecca.  Also, the Jewish Samaritan Pentateuch says Paran was Mecca.

    4-  We also know in Deuteronomy 18:18,  GOD will send the Israelites a Prophet from their "brothers" [2].  That's the Ishmaelites.  Ample verses also provided where the same word was also used for cousins.  Isaac and Ishmael were brothers, and their sons are cousins.  Also visit:

        

    The prophecy of the 10,000 Muslims who liberated Mecca (Paran) in the Bible.  In the OT and renewed in the NT.  Also, the Bible's 3 Babylons thoroughly discussed here.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

    Isaiah prophecy: House of GOD will be built in the desert of Kedar.  Kedar was one of Ishmael's sons.

    Isaiah 29: Mentions Islam's cave Hira (χιρα), Quran revelation in it & unlettered Prophet Muhammad. 

    Matthew 24:25-27: Jesus will return as an Arab from Syria.

      
      

    Tribes of Teman:

    5-  So Teman here references what was then a vast region in Arabia that encompassed the tribes of Teman and the lands of Paran.  Both Teman and Paran are linked together in Habakkuk 3:3.  The context encompasses both of them.

    "Moses was a lawgiver, and promulgated a new code; so did Mahomed.  Jesus, on the contrary, declared he was not come to abrogate but to "fulfill the law;" and declared that "not a jot or little of the law should pass away until all these things were fulfilled."  The Christian heresies have, by their laxity and corruption, subverted the decent observances of the law, and introduced a heathen license; but Islam confirms and fulfills this prophecy and ordinance completely.... But the still greater light to be brought by Mahomed is now to be foretold.  At Isi. c. 21, v. 13-15 the Hegira is predicted.  "In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge ye travelling companies of Dedanim"  The whole of the tribe of Dedan, to which Obeidollah and many other distinguished Mussulman fathers belonged, emigrated to Medina, leaving their houses in Mecca locked up.  "The inhabitants of the land of Tema (the name of a son of Ishmael, and the name of the tribe to which the Prophet's father-in-law Abueka belonged) brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled."  The part of the Hijaz in which Medina is situated is called Tema to-day, doubtless from the tribe of Tema.  The whole of the twenty-eighth of Isaiah is a prophecy of the mission of Mahomed and of Islam as the 'mighty and strong one,' and 'the overflowing scourge.' * * * And here also the peculiar mode in which the Koran was revealed, and the personal characteristics of the Prophet, are quite literally depicted. * * *"

    Source:  The Bible and Its Evidences. (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged), By Robert Cooper (secularist).

      
      

    Pagan-Teman vs. Islam-Teman:

    During the pagan times during Nebuchadnezzar, King Darius and others' times, Teman was a pagan land and people.  But later, GOD Almighty's Islam and Prophet Muhammad were to come from Teman and Paran and change Arabia and all nations forever: [1] [2]

    Ezekiel 25
    13 therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will stretch out my hand against Edom and kill both man and beast. I will lay it waste, and from Teman to Dedan they will fall by the sword.

    Amos 1
    12 I will send fire on Teman that will consume the fortresses of Bozrah.”

    Obadiah 1
    9 Your warriors, Teman, will be terrified, and everyone in Esau’s mountains will be cut down in the slaughter.

      

    Then later:

    Habakkuk 3
    3 God came from Teman, the Holy One from Mount Paran. His glory covered the heavens and his praise filled the earth.

    Also visit:

  • Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

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    Are you the Prophet?

    6-  In the New Testament, we read about how the Jews had prophecies about the following servants still yet to come:

    1.  Elijah.
    2.  The Messiah.
    3.  The Prophet.

    John 1:19-21 and John 7:40-44.  Click on the images to expand:
      
        
      
    John 1
    John the Baptist Tells People About Jesus
    19 Here is the ·truth John told [testimony John gave; witness of John; 1:6] when the leaders [Jewish leadership; Jews; John often uses the term "Jews" to refer to the religious leaders in opposition to Jesus, rather than to the Jewish people generally] in Jerusalem sent priests and Levites [the religious authorities; priests oversaw temple worship; Levites were members of the tribe of Levi who assisted them; 1 Chr. 23:24-32] to ask him, "Who are you?"
    20 John spoke freely [confessed] and did not refuse to answer [deny it]. He said, "I am not the Christ [Messiah]."
    21 So they asked him, "Then who are you? Are you Elijah?" [Elijah, an OT prophet, was expected to come back before the Messiah; 1 Kin. 17-2 Kin. 2; Mal. 4:5-6.]
    He answered, "No, I am not."
    "Are you the Prophet?" [the Prophet like Moses predicted in Deut. 18:15-19] they asked.
    He answered, "No."

    Notice here how Christ, Elijah and the Prophet are three different persons.

    John 7
    The People Argue About Jesus
    40 When the people heard Jesus' words, some of them said, "This man really is the Prophet [1:21; the "prophet like Moses" of Deut. 18:15-18]."
    41 Others said, "He is the Christ [Messiah]." Still others said, "The Christ [Messiah] will not come from Galilee.
    42 The Scripture says that the Christ [Messiah] will come from David's family [offspring; seed; 2 Sam. 7:12-16; Ps. 89:3-4; Is. 9:7; 55:3] and from Bethlehem, the town [village] where David lived [Mic. 5:2]."
    43 So the people did not agree with each other [there was a division in the crowd] about Jesus.
    44 Some of them wanted to arrest [seize] him, but no one was able to touch [lay a hand on] him.

      

    They lied:

    1-  The writers of the NT lied and said that Jesus is both the Messiah and the Prophet.  But this is a lie, because the Prophet in the OT was to come from Arabia, while the Messiah was to come from Bethlehem, Palestine.  Two different persons in two different geographies.  For example:

    Was Jesus from Paran? 
    Was Jesus from Teman?
    Was Jesus from the desert of Kedar?  Isaiah prophecy: House of GOD will be built in the desert of Kedar.  Kedar was one of Ishmael's sons.
    Was Jesus from the Israelites'
    brothers [2], the Ishmaelites?
    Was Jesus the unlettered Prophet that received his Divine Revelation in Cave Hira in Mecca? 
    Isaiah 29: Mentions Islam's cave Hira (χιρα), Quran revelation in it & unlettered Prophet Muhammad.

    Was it Jesus or Islam that fulfilled these?  For ample more proofs please visit: www.answering-christianity.com/ac.htm#capsule.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

      

    Keep in mind also that the NT's gospels and books were written around 80 to 300 years after Jesus' departure.  Most if not all of the disciples were already dead.  The Bible's own theologians admit that almost all of the Bible's gospels and books:

    Do contain alterations, fables and man-made injections in them.
    Written by mysterious men.
    Written by an unknown number of men.
    Written in unknown places.
    Written in unknown dates.

    2-  GOD of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob only?  Yet, GOD also came from the deserts of Teman and Kedar, and even established His House in the desert of Kedar. 

    See also: Example of Bible verses and books about God is against Teman (pagan Arabia), but later "God came from Teman" [1] and His holy one from Mecca, i.e., Islam and Prophet Muhammad.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

      

    3-  Who was the sacrificed son? [1] [2]  Ample evidence from the Bible clearly says that it was Ishmael.

    Quran Miracle: The Jews' and Christians' scribes changed and still change the Words.  Proven with images, text and videos from their corrupt bible and books!  See how they removed words and altered words.

    Bible says that Jews' from their essence were liars.  From their "birth" they were liars the Old Testament declares them.  This is another proof that the Bible is full of man-made corruption and fabrications, especially in the Jews' ancient history and stories.  Jeremiah 8:8 is thoroughly covered here.

    Jews' dogs:  Jesus ended the Arabs being the Jews' dogs.  He said that Arabs have "great faith".  This is why he will return from the Arabs according to the Bible and Islam.

      

    The Romans had to fake his crucifixion due to Passover issues:



    Click to play video [1].  Matthew 12:40: "shall be buried deep in the heart of
     earth for 3 days and nights as Jonah was deep in the belly of the whale."

    This Prophecy is a lie! Jesus laid on the floor, got healed, and got up and
    left.  He was
    never inside any coffin nor ever got buried.  Also, because 100s
    of thousands of pilgrims were coming to Jerusalem for the Passover, the
    Romans had to rush his "crucifixion" and bring him down.  The soldiers were
    even denied food due to lack of time.
    Jesus never got crucified: [1] [2] [3] [4].  The OT and NT clearly spell it out.  He was saved.

      

    For ample more details, visit:

    www.answering-christianity.com/godtitle.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/convert_christians.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/son_of_god.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/blog/index.php?topic=1904.msg7673#msg7673
    www.answering-christianity.com/john20_28.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/jesus_had_no_will.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/jesus_miracles.htm (non of Jesus' Miracles were unique)
    www.answering-christianity.com/ac7.htm#links
    www.answering-christianity.com/jesus_called_slave_in_bible.htm

      

    Trinity Crucified!  100s of verses prove trinity is false.  Jesus healed others only after getting permissions from GOD Almighty.  His wishes were sometimes denied. [1] [2].

      

      
    Prophet Ahmed Prophecy:

    7-  In both the Glorious Quran Isaiah 42, and the Dead Sea Scrolls, Ahmed was prophesied to come.  Ahmed in the Quran is Prophet Muhammad's prophetic name:

    Again, we also know in Deuteronomy 18:18,  GOD will send the Israelites a Prophet from their "brothers" [2].  That's the Ishmaelites.  Ample verses also provided where the same word was also used for cousins.  Isaac and Ishmael were brothers, and their sons are cousins.  Also visit:
      

    The prophecy of the 10,000 Muslims who liberated Mecca (Paran) in the Bible.  In the OT and renewed in the NT.  Also, the Bible's 3 Babylons thoroughly discussed here.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

    Isaiah prophecy: House of GOD will be built in the desert of Kedar.  Kedar was one of Ishmael's sons.

    Isaiah 29: Mentions Islam's cave Hira (χιρα), Quran revelation in it & unlettered Prophet Muhammad.

    Matthew 24:25-27: Jesus will return as an Arab from Syria.

      

    More details and verses on this here....

      

      
    Jew on Jew example:

    I gave examples of Jew vs Jew in the OT, and how using such battles against certain Jews today would be entirely off and ridiculous.  Here is an example:

    Judges 20
    48 The men of Israel went back to Benjamin and put all the towns to the sword, including the animals and everything else they found. All the towns they came across they set on fire.

    You can't today say that Jewish Benjamites or Benjaminites are sons of satan and cite this verse and other verses similar to it as proof, for example.  Your proof would be totally off.  Please visit:

  • What does Islam say about Jews?
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    Again, please visit:

    www.answering-christianity.com/ac.htm#capsule
    www.answering-christianity.com/jesus_problematic_hyperboles.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/predict.htm
    www.answering-christianity.com/convert_christians.htm  (Hijacked Bible)
    www.answering-christianity.com/911_is_the_biggest_lie.htm  (9/11 was 100% an Israeli mossad and CIA job)
    www.answering-christianity.com/jesus_problematic_hyperboles.htm#evilisrael

    Habakkuk 2: GOD's future wrath upon Israel for "spoiling" its neighbors and many nations.

    See also: Example of Bible verses and books about God is against Teman (pagan Arabia), but later "God came from Teman" [1] and His holy one from Mecca, i.e., Islam and Prophet Muhammad.

    Jesus: Spirit of Truth is Prophet Muhammad (John 16:13).

    Matthew 24:25-27: Jesus will return as an Arab from Syria.
      

      

      

    Abraham peace be upon him sent Hagar and Ishmael to Paran:

    Let us look at the following Verses: "Then God opened her [Hagar] eyes and she saw a well of water. So she went and filled the skin with water and gave the boy a drink.  God was with the boy as he grew up.  He lived in the desert and became an archer.  While he was living in the Desert of Paran, his mother got a wife for him from Egypt.  At that time Abimelech and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, "God is with you in everything you do.   (From the NIV Bible, Genesis 21:19-22)"

    Hagar was an Arab.  Abraham peace be upon him had Ishmael from her, who was 13 years older than Issac.  After Sarah, Abraham's wife gave birth to Issac, Abraham decided to let Hagar and her son Ishmael go.  He sent to the desert of Arabia in the region of Paran. 

    Then GOD Almighty promised Ishmael that from him, He will increase his numbers and make from him a great nation, the Arab nation; "And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the father of twelve rulers, and I will make him into a great nation.  (From the NIV Bible, Genesis 17:20)"

    The Bible clearly says that Paran is south of Sinai in Egypt; "He said: 'The LORD came from Sinai and dawned over them from Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran. He came with myriads of holy ones from the south, from his mountain slopes.'  (From the NIV Bible, Deuteronomy 33:2)"

    Kedar came from Ishmael; "These are the names of the sons of Ishmael, listed in the order of their birth: Nebaioth the firstborn of Ishmael, Kedar, Adbeel, Mibsam, and Mishma, and Dumah, and Massa, Hadar, and Tema, Jetur, Naphish, and Kedemah:  These are the sons of Ishmael, and these are their names, by their towns, and by their castles; twelve princes according to their nations. Kedar and Ancient Arabs (From the NIV Bible, Genesis 25:13)"  The Arabian desert region was named after Kedar.   See the second map below.

      

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    The Ishmaelites were Arabs and not Egyptians.  They came from the Arabian desert; "As they sat down to eat their meal, they looked up and saw a caravan of Ishmaelites coming from Gilead.  Their camels were loaded with spices, balm and myrrh, and they were on their way to take them down to Egypt.   (From the NIV Bible, Genesis 37:25)"take them down to Egypt" means taking them to the land of Egypt.  It doesn't mean taking them toward the south direction.  When for instance you say "my house is right down the street", it doesn't mean the house is south of the street.  The house could be on the north side.  The sentence means that the house is on the street, or will be found if the person walks in the path that you lead him to.

    The point however in the above Verse is that the Ishmaelites were not from Egypt.  They came from another land.  They had loaded camels and they were heading to Egypt.  Arabs used to rely heavily on camels for traveling.  And as we've seen from the above Verses regarding Ishmael and his Mother (Hagar) living in the desert of Paran in the South, this clearly proves to us that the desert of Paran is located in Arabia and not in Egypt, since the Ishmaelites are not Egyptians.

      

    Mecca, Bacca and Paran:

    Let me paste for you the following Verses from the Bible and the Noble Quran:

    "Blessed is the man whose strength is in thee; in whose heart are the ways of them.  Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well; the rain also filleth the pools.  (From the NIV Bible, Psalms 84:5-6)"

    "The first House (of worship) appointed for men was that at Bakka full of blessing and of guidance for all kinds of beings: In it are signs manifest; (for example) the Station of Abraham; whoever enters it attains security; pilgrimage thereto is a duty men owe to Allah those who can afford the journey; but if any deny faith Allah stands not in need of any of his creatures.  (The Noble Quran, 3:96-97)"

    "And God heard the voice of the lad; and the angel of God called Hagar out of heaven, and said unto her, What aileth thee, Hagar? fear not; for God hath heard the voice of the lad where he is. Arise, lift up the lad, and hold him in thine hand; for I will make him a great nation.  And God opened her eyes, and she saw a well of water; and she went, and filled the bottle with water, and gave the lad drink.   And God was with the lad; and he grew, and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.  And he dwelt in the wilderness of Paran: and his mother took him a wife out of the land of Egypt.  (From the NIV Bible, Genesis 21:17-21)"

      

    More Verses on Paran:

    "Then the Israelites set out from the Desert of Sinai and traveled from place to place until the cloud came to rest in the Desert of Paran.  (From the NIV Bible, Numbers 10:12)"   Here the desert of Paran means the region of Paran, which would be either at or near Mecca.

    "After that, the people left Hazeroth and encamped in the Desert of Paran.  (From the NIV Bible, Numbers 12:16)"  Here the desert of Paran means the region of Paran, which would be either at or near Mecca.

    "So at the LORD's command Moses sent them out from the Desert of Paran. All of them were leaders of the Israelites.  (From the NIV Bible, Numbers 13:3)"

    "These are the words Moses spoke to all Israel in the desert east of the Jordan--that is, in the Arabah--opposite Suph, between Paran and Tophel, Laban, Hazeroth and Dizahab.  (From the NIV Bible, Deuteronomy 1:1)"

      

    Kaabah (the cube black building in Mecca) and Mecca:

    Atharva Veda X, 2, Mantras 28 and 31
    28. Whether it is built high, its walls are in a straight line or not, but God is seen in every corner of it. He who knows the House of God, knows it because God is remembered there.
    31. This abode of the angels has eight circuits and nine gates. It is unconquerable, there is eternal life in it and it is resplendent with Divine light.

    The Ka'bah is not exactly cubical and its sides are not of the same length.  The Holy Sanctuary (Haram) of which Ka'abah is at the center remains open day and night throughout the year and it is always filled with people praying and supplicating to Allah (the One True God). Muslims face toward it during prayer forming circle in the Haram (Holy House) and the circle extends out in this manner throughout the planet Earth. 

    The holy sanctuary (Haram) has remained unconquerable. Abraha al-Ashram, the Abbysinian viceroy of Yemen, tried to demolish it in 570 CE with a strong army and hordes of elephants but was prevented from entering the city (Holy precinct). The people of Makkah had decided not to defend the Ka'bah, fled the city and took refuge in nearby hills overlooking Ka'bah. By Allah's Command, the 'Abaabeel' (flying creatures, birds) pelted stones at Abraha's army and decimated it, leaving them like green crops devoured by cattle.

    This incident is described in the Surah (chapter) 105 of the Qur'an. The year 570 CE is popularly known by the Arabs as 'The year of the Elephant,' and Prophet Muhammad was born in that year.

      

    Paul in the book of Galatians and the most recent Archeological Discoveries suggest that Mount Sinai is in Saudi Arabia and NOT in Egypt's Sinai desert:

    Recent archeological discoveries along with Paul's own words in Galatians 4:25 clearly suggest that Mount Sinai is located in Saudi Arabia.  This means that Paran being south of Mount Sinai clearly means that it is the Holy City of Mecca as I showed above:

    The Bible clearly says that Paran is south of Sinai in Egypt; "He said: 'The LORD came from Sinai and dawned over them from Seir; he shone forth from Mount Paran. He came with myriads of holy ones from the south, from his mountain slopes.'  (From the NIV Bible, Deuteronomy 33:2)"

    This verse is elaborated on further above.  Now, let us first look at Galatians 4:25, then the archeological evidence:

    "Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present city of Jerusalem, because she is in slavery with her children.  (From the NIV Bible, Galatians 4:25)"

      

    From http://www../questions/desert.htm

    Why isn't there any record of millions of Jews wandering in the desert?

     

         There has been a lot of speculation on the route of the Exodus and why the traditional site hasn't yielded any archaeological evidence.  After all, if two million people wander in a desert for forty years, you'd think that at least something would be found to support it.  But, nothing at all has been unearthed in the Sinai Peninsula supporting the biblical account of the Exodus.  Various explanations for this range from the idea that it is naturally difficult to find any archeological evidence in a desert of sand to the explanation that the traditional site is the wrong one.
         First of all, no archaeological find has ever contradicted the Bible.  Archaeology has only confirmed what the Bible says.  As has been the case with so many other things in the Bible, as archaeology progresses, they will most certainly uncover evidence in the future.  The Bible has yet to be proven wrong by archaeology. 
         Second, lack of evidence doesn't mean there wasn't an Exodus.   However, this is a slippery slope since having a lack of evidence for an ice cream factory on Jupiter doesn't mean that there is one.  What we need is evidence and it is fair to say that there should be some evidence for the wanderings of two million people for forty years in a desert.
         Third, it may be that the traditional site of Mt. Sinai is incorrect.  Gal. Gal. 4:25 says "Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia, and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children." Present theories dealing with Mt. Sinai's location have it in the Sinai Peninsula, yet the Bible says it was in Arabia.  The map to the right shows the traditionally accepted route (in black) and the currently accepted location of Mt. Sinai.  The problem is that there has been absolutely no archaeological evidence unearthed at that site to verify the Exodus.   The route in red shows an alternate path that is consistent with Paul's description in Gal. 4:25.  This would have Mt. Sinai be in Arabia, which is now Saudi Arabia, instead of the traditionally accepted Sinai peninsula.
         In a recent book titled "In search of the Mountain of God," by Bob Cornuke and David Halbrook (Broadman and Holman, 2000), Bob Cornuke (a Christian) recounts his story of going into Saudi Arabia with his friend Larry Williams (a non-Christian commodities trader).  They uncovered evidence of an alternate site where the real Mt. Sinai might be.  Bob Cornuke was a police officer, swat team member, and crime scene investigator in Southern California and is the President of the Bible Archaeology Search and Exploration (BASE) Institute BaseInstitute.org.  He and Mr. Williams have produced a video and book (available on that site) where they claim to have found evidence in Saudi Arabia to support that Mt. Sinai is located within its borders.  Now, I must admit that this has not been verified by any "official" archaeologists, but the video, which I have seen, does raise some interesting possibilities.
         Mr. Cornuke and Williams claim to have simply let the Bible guide them as they attempted to locate the actual route of the Jews of the Exodus.  Through trial and error over several weeks, they followed what they believed was the route as is laid out by the Bible and they found the items described in Exodus 13 - 19 including, springs, a split rock, an altar, an underwater land bridge at the end of the Sinai Peninsula where the people of Israel could have crossed, and much more.  The present location of Mt. Sinai, according to the locals in their account, is known as Jabal Al Laws as is traditionally known by them as the mount of Moses.  The Saudis have the area fenced off with warning signs in Arabic and English telling people not to enter.  If this is so, why would the Saudis not want anyone to know about the place?   It might be because if Mt. Sinai is located in Muslim territory then one of the most holy places of the Jewish and Christian religions it could pose serious political problems.
         I must admit that this is speculative at present and it has not been verified.  But the video was compelling.  Whether or not this is a valid option is yet to be determined and it is supportive of the idea that the traditional location of Exodus route might indeed be incorrect, as Gal. 4:25 seems to suggest.

     

    Christian Archeologists prove from the Bible that Mount Sinai is in "Saudi Arabia" today:

    From http://www.baseinstitute.org/Sinai_1.html

    Is Mount SINAI in the SINAI?

    For centuries Bible scholars and religious pilgrims have been seeking the location of the real Mt. Sinai.Today, most people are unaware that not one piece of hard evidence has been produced to verify thatwhat is traditionally designated at “Mount Sinai” in the south central Sinai Peninsula is indeed thefamed mountain of Moses and the Exodus. In fact, the only verifiable reason that the traditional site is designated “Mount Sinai” at all is because a Roman mystic designated it and Helena, mother of Constantine I, anointed it as the true Mount Sinai early in the 4th century AD. (Helena also claimed she discovered the true “holy sepulchre” in Jerusalem and the true cross of Christ.)

    Several other proposed sites for the true Mount Sinai have been suggested by biblical scholars, but thus far they have produced no archaeological evidence to support them. If we are ever to discern a correct location for the historical events recorded in the biblical Book of Exodus, it’s important to use the Scriptures as a guide, just as we would use any ancient documents that have proven reliable in the past.

    In the New Testament, Paul wrote in Galatians 4:25, “Now Hagar stands for Mount Sinai in Arabia . . .”Although some argue that here the Roman designation of Arabia includes the Sinai Peninsula, Arabia in Paul’s day encompassed a larger region that primarily designated the populated regions of ancient Midian, or modern-day Saudi Arabia. As a “Hebrew of Hebrews,” Paul’s understanding of Arabia would have been one that was consistent with Old Testament passages like 1 Kings 10:15, 2 Chronicles 9:14, Isaiah 21:13, Jeremiah 25:24, and Ezekiel 27:21, in which Arabia is clearly identified with the region east of the Gulf of Aqaba, where “kings” ruled and the “Dedanites” co-dwelt with other nomadic peoples.

    Even more telling, Exodus 3:1 plainly identifies Mount Horeb (Sinai) as being in Midian: “Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back of the desert, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.” Here, there are two important issues. First, the region of “Midian” referred to here is undeniably the same as present-day Saudi Arabia. Second, at the traditional site of Mt. Sinai on the Sinai Peninsula, there is nothing that would cause it to be geographically identified with the “back” of a desert, in distinction from its surroundings. By contrast, the site proposed by BASE Institute is, indeed, on the far side or margin of a vast desert in ancient Midian.

    However, can ancient Midian be identified with the Sinai Peninsula, which in the time of Moses, was considered a part of Egypt (although designated as the “wilderness” of Egypt)? It is apparent from Exodus 2:15 that the two were separate entities. After killing an Egyptian, Moses fled Egypt for safer ground: “When Pharaoh heard of this, he tried to kill Moses, but Moses fled from Pharaoh and went to live in Midian.” Egypt and its holdings would not have been safe for Moses under any circumstances. He would not have fled to the Sinai Peninsula, where archaeology shows that Pharaoh had multiple mining interests and military outposts. The Bible is clear that Moses went out of Egypt, to the land of Midian east of the gulf of Aqaba.

    The Bible makes several references to Moses returning to Egypt from Midian, including Exodus 4:19 where we read, “Now the Lord had said to Moses in Midian, ‘Go back to Egypt, for all the men who wanted to kill you are dead.” All passages associated with Moses’ stay in Midian point toward present-day Saudi Arabia as the area to which Moses fled, subsequently met God at the burning bush, and then returned with the children of Israel.

    Because so many Bible references as well as archaeological evidence (or the lack of it) pointed away from traditional Mount Sinai and toward Saudi Arabia as the location of the historical mountain of Moses, a site inspection was necessary to determine if other evidence could be found to support this theory. Saudi Arabia’s closed borders made it impossible for a team of scholars and archaeologists to enter the country. As a result, Larry Williams and I surreptitiously slipped into the country, traced what appears to be the Exodus route, and climbed the mountain which many scholars now consider to be the true Mount Sinai.

    What follows is a condensed account of our adventures, our findings, and how these relate directly to the Bible.

     

    From http://www.baseinstitute.org/Sinai_2.html

    Mt. Sinai - the Evidence

    RED SEA CROSSING SITE In 1 Kings 9:26, the Bible tells us, “King Solomon also built ships at Ezion Geber, which is near Elath in Edom, on the shore of the Red Sea.” This verse provides us with some compelling clues. First, Solomon had his port at Elath (modern Eilat) on the shores of the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba (which forms the eastern “finger” of the Red Sea proper). The NIV Study Bible references this verse as follows: “Red Sea. The Hebrew for this term, normally read as Yam Suph (‘sea of reeds’), refers to the body of water through which the Israelites passed at the time of the Exodus. It can also be read, however, as Yam Soph (‘sea of land’s end’), a more likely reading when referring to the Red Sea, and especially . . . to its eastern arm, the Gulf of Aqaba.”

    This could well mean that the “sea of land’s end,” at the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, was the site of the Israelites’ crossing. At the very least, the use of the same Hebrew term both for the place where the Israelites crossed and for the Gulf of Aqaba at Elath shows that the body of water in question is not an isolated lake, but includes the bulk of what we know as the Red Sea.

    BITTER LAKES: Many scholars suggest that the actual crossing of the “sea of reeds” was in the Bitter Lakes region, north of the Gulf of Suez, where some observers have claimed that wind can cause the lake level to fluctuate several feet. However, this simply is not consistent with numerous other Biblical references, including the account of an entire, Egypt-engulfing locust swarm being blown into Yam Suph (Exodus 10:19), Solomon sailing a fleet of ships on Yam Suph (1 Kings 9:26), and the description of the way in which Pharaoh’s soldiers died at Yam Suph: “But You blew with your breath, and the sea covered them. They sank like lead in the mighty waters” (Exodus 15:10). The Bitter Lakes region is a marsh with no mighty waters. At the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, however, at the entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba, the “mighty waters” of the Red Sea can reach incredible fury and awesome depths.

    TRADITIONAL MOUNT SINAI: Having visited the traditional Mount Sinai in the southern Sinai Peninsula, I have seen first hand that the only place the Israelites could possibly have camped was a small, flat valley area adjacent to the mountain, allowing for only about one square yard per person (assuming that roughly 2 million people were involved in the Exodus). And despite extensive archeological investigation throughout the region, nothing has ever been found that can conclusively be tied to the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt - or can even argue for a large population of people ever occupying the area.

    UNDERWATER LAND BRIDGE: Following a theory that the route of the Exodus actually took the Hebrews past (not through) the bitter Lakes and then southward along the west coast of the Sinai Peninsula, we traveled to the tip of the Sinai and explored the underwater topography (bathymetry) of the Strait of Tiran, where the Gulf of Aqaba is narrowest between the Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabia. There we found that an underwater land bridge exists that today is so problematic for shipping that two separate routes or “lanes” are designated for northbound and southbound ships to pass through. Further correlation of the Bible’s account of the route of the Exodus causes us to realize that this unusual submarine formation may well have been trod by the Hebrews themselves.

    BITTER SPRINGS OF MARAH: Exploring the further possibility that the Israelites passed through the waters of the Red Sea at the Strait of Tiran, we picked up our search for landmarks on the Saudi Arabia side of the Gulf of Aqaba. There we started at the coastline on the eastern side of the Strait of Tiran and traveled the most natural route approximately 30 kilometers inland to a group of springs, where the water in some of the springs was terribly bitter. Exodus 15:22-23 tells us, “So Moses brought Israel from the Red Sea; then they went out into the wilderness of Shur. And they went three days in the wilderness and found no water. Now when they came to Marah, they could not drink the waters of Marah, for they were bitter.”

    THE 70 PALMS AND 12 SPRINGS OF ELIM: As we traveled generally toward Jabal al Lawz (the Saudi Arabian mountain that is held by generations of Bedouins to be the mountain of Moses), we next encountered a group of clear water springs, with a grove of palm trees adjacent to them. We marveled at the description in Exodus 15:27: “Then they came to Elim, where there were twelve wells of water and seventy palm trees; so they camped there by the waters.”

    CAVES OF MOSES: While at the springs, we discovered that some nearby caves were being excavated by Saudi archaeologists. A worker at the site said that writings found in the caves indicated that the prophet Musa (Moses) had come through this area with his nation of Hebrews.

    CHARRED PEAK AND MELTED ROCK: Continuing to Jabal al Lawz, and after a great deal of maneuvering to gain access to the mountain, we found the top of the mountain to be thoroughly blackened, as if the rocks had been severely scorched from without. When we broke open the rocks, we found that they were actually granite rocks with a blackened “rind” and an untouched core of pure granite inside. We had already read in Exodus 19:18, “Now Mount Sinai was completely in smoke, because the Lord descended upon it in fire . . . .”

    BOUNDARY MARKERS: As we explored further around the base of the mountain, we discovered large piles of rocks arranged in a semicircle around the front of the mountain, spaced about every 400 yards. Measuring about five feet high and 20 feet across, these piles could be the boundary markers set up by Moses, as he had been instructed by God: “. . . You warned us saying, ‘set bounds around the mountain and consecrate it’” (Exodus 19:23).

    GOLDEN CALF ALTAR: In a flat area at the base of the mountain we also discovered that large boulders had been placed together, creating an altar-like formation 30 feet tall and 30 feet across - quite possibly the altar where the golden calf was set up and worshiped by God’s disobedient people. On the rocks were etched ancient drawings of a bull god, as described in Exodus 32:4, where Aaron “. . . received the gold from the hand, and he fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made a molded calf.”

    More Evidence follows on the next page including information on the golden calf, the split rock at Horeb, the 12 pillars, Moses' altar and Elijah's cave.

     

    From http://www.baseinstitute.org/Sinai_3.html

    Mt. Sinai - More Evidence

    GOLDEN CALF ALTAR: In a flat area at the base of the mountain we also discovered that large boulders had been placed together, creating an altar-like formation 30 feet tall and 30 feet across - quite possibly the altar where the golden calf was set up and worshiped by God’s disobedient people. On the rocks were etched ancient drawings of a bull god, as described in Exodus 32:4, where Aaron “. . . received the gold from the hand, and he fashioned it with an engraving tool, and made a molded calf.”

    MOSES' ALTAR and the 12 PILLARS: At the foot of the mountain we found a V-shaped altar, with each arm approximately 60 feet long and 20 feet wide. Next to it were several toppled pillars in sections measuring about 22 inches in diameter and 20 inches in length. Exodus 24:4 records that Moses “. . . built an altar at the foot of the mountain, and twelve pillars according to the twelve tribes of Israel.”

    SPLIT ROCK AT HOREB: (Full credit for verification and documentation of the split rock at Horeb goes to Jim and Penny Caldwell, who conducted their research while living in Saudi Arabia.) One of the most startling discoveries at Jabal al Lawz was a massive, prominent, split rock on the west side of Jabal al Lawz, which showed evidence of gushing water from within - jagged rocks that had been smoothed off by an abundant flow of water. Exodus 17:6 records God’s instructions to Moses when the Israelites were dying of thirst in the wilderness: “Behold, I will stand before you there on the rock in Horeb; and you shall strike the rock, and water will come out of it, that the people may drink.”

    CAVE OF ELIJAH: High on the mountain was a cave by which Elijah may have stood to hear God’s voice, as described in 1 Kings 19:18b, 13b: “. . . and he went . . . as far as Horeb, the mountain of God . . . . and he went out and stood in the entrance of the cave . . . .”

    This expedition yielded the first of a wealth of compelling new evidence, to suggest that the Strait of Tiran on the Gulf of Aqaba was the crossing point for the route of the Exodus, and that Jabal al Lawz in Saudi Arabia is the true Mount Sinai.

    The real significance in all this is that the Bible again has apparently been shown to be true, reliable, and accurate, down to the smallest historical detail. Critics who claim that the Bible does not coincide with known history and geography are again shown to be wrong once the physical evidence begins to surface. The account in the Bible is true, and the implications are incredible.

    God descended on Mount Sinai in flames like a furnace. He spoke to Moses and gave him the Ten Commandments as the laws for the life of Israel. He communicated His love and mercy through the laws for sacrifice and atonement. And though we are unworthy, He gave us the opportunity to enter into a personal, caring relationship with the Eternal Father.

    The exploits of the BASE Institute team may sound like a treasure hunt to others, but a more important adventure awaits those who would seek out the treasures of the Word of God. The Bible reveals His plan for reconciliation - and the most important discovery any of us can ever make is how to begin a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. This is the best adventure.

     

    Muhammad in the Bible, (Isaiah 60), Pilgrimage to Mecca..!

    Muhammad in the Bible, (Isaiah 60), Pilgrimage to Mecca..!

     

    References/Links:

    http://wings.buffalo.edu/sa/muslim/library/jesus-say/ch6.10.html  
    http://users.erols.com/zenithco/comparekjv.html

     

     

     

      

    Deuteronomy 18:18: GOD will send the Israelites a Prophet from their "brothers" [2].  That's the Ishmaelites!  Ample verses provided where the same word was also used for cousins.

    The Bible predicts the liberation of Mecca (Paran) by 10,000 Muslim believers.

    Muhammad in the Bible, (Isaiah 60), Pilgrimage to Mecca..!

    Prophet Muhammad mentioned and foretold by the name in the Bible.

    The detailed story of how the Kaaba was built by Abraham and his son Ishmael peace be upon them.

    The Kaaba is the House of GOD Almighty, and it too was mentioned in the Bible.

           

    An AUDIO file from Dr. Zaghlool Al-Najjar:

    The black stone was proven to be a Meteorite sent from space.

    Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, claimed that the stone was sent down by Allah Almighty to Prophet Abraham and his son Ishmael, peace be upon both of them, to give the precise location of where the Kaaba was to be built by them.  We believe that Prophets Abraham and Ishmael built the Kaaba.  Western Scientists have confirmed that the black stone, which resides near the Kaaba in the Holy City of Mecca, is an outside METEORITE OBJECT!

         
    ****   Prophet Muhammad forbade us from worshiping any stone!  ****

    The black stone and the Kaaba are not objects of worship in Islam!  Please visit: 

    Islam prohibits the worship of the black stone, Kaaba, and/or any other object beside Allah Almighty!

         


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