Tag: bible secrets

James or Jacob in the Bible?

09/15 | How did the Jewish name Ya’akov, properly translated as Jacob, become James in English versions of the Bible?   Read more…

Posted in Bible Versions and Translations, People in the Bible.

A Biblical Altar on Mt. Ebal and Other Israelite Footprints in the Jordan Valley?

06/24 | Foot-shaped sites have been found throughout the Jordan Valley, including an extraordinary cultic site on Mt. Ebal. Is this the Israelite altar described in Joshua 8? Were these foot-shaped enclosures   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel, Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Bible Animals: From Hyenas to Hippos

06/14 | Lions and crocodiles and monkeys, oh my! There are about a hundred different types of animal species mentioned in the Bible. In this post, Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin discusses the   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible.


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