Biblical Hebrew

Abortion in the Bible


Abortion in the Bible: An Analysis of the “Sotah” Ritual in the Book of Numbers and Its Possible Origin in Pre-Israelite Cultures Originally posted on the Quran and Bible Blog بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم “The law of the Lord is… Read More ›

The daughter of Pharaoh


Photo credit:   Stephanie Thornton’s Daughter of the Gods Probably not many of us knew that rabbis such as Rashi presents Hagar, the wife of Patriarch Abraham as: Bath Par’o hayetah בַּת פַּרְעֹה הָיְתָה, or she was the daughter of Pharaoh, the king of Egypt. She was an… Read More ›

Isaiah’s vision


Isaiah’s vision of Jesus riding a donkey and Muhammad riding a camel, al-Biruni, al-Athar al-Baqiyya ‘an al-Qurun al-Khaliyya (Chronology of Ancient Nations), Tabriz, Iran, 1307-8. Edinburgh University Library. For thus my Lord said to me: “Go, set up a watchman;… Read More ›