Biblical Archaeology: Exploring The Dead Sea Scrolls (Paleo Leviticus)

11Q1 Paleo Leviticus

What is 11Q1 –  11Q Paleo Leviticus? Paleo Leviticus is a collection of fragments and an awe inspiring scroll portion that have been preserved from the First Temple period (c. 1000 to 586 B.C.E.) This is the same era as the PaleoGenesis fragments (4Q11 –  4Q).  The Paleo Leviticus collection is written in Paleo-Hebrew which is an older … Read more

Biblical Archaeology: Exploring The Dead Sea Scrolls (Paleo Genesis – Exodus)

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This is now the second series created on biblical archaeology. This series will be specifically discussing the texts of the dead sea scrolls. Our previous series was primarily comparing the Bible to ancient Akkadian and Babylonians records. You can view those with the links below. Where Archaeology Meets The Bible: Neo Babylonian Period [626 – … Read more

Biblical Archaeology Section Added To DOTB Storefront

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We don’t publicize the store often from this site because the site is more of a publication than an online store. However, I am excited to share that we now have a great selection of Biblical Archaeology books we are selling. If you are at all interested in this subject I believe you will enjoy the … Read more

Biblical Archaeology Review Suggests Eve Was Made From Adam’s Penis, Not His Rib

Illustrated manuscript of Adam and Eve

If you are thinking that possibly the title of this post is more tabloid than fact then I encourage you to read on. The original article on this topic was done by Ziony Zevit and can be read at this link: http://members.bib-arch.org/publication.asp?PubID=BSBA&Volume=41&Issue=5&ArticleID=2 It has come to my attention that I am a bit late in seeing … Read more

Before Adam And Eve, Were Enki and Ninhursag

Enki And Ninhursag And The Tree Of Life

Creation stories abound in the middle east, especially around the fertile crescent. I wanted to publish the contents of this classic creation saga because it sheds light on some of the ancient thoughts about creation back in the pre-patriarch days. They are pictured in countless reliefs and sculptures that date back thousands of years. Some … Read more

Translation Errors In The King James Version: Acts 19:37 (Robbers of what?)

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Some of the translation errors in the KJV are actually a bit baffling. This particular translation error is one of those. It appears like the translators purposefully mistranslated the Greek word “ἱερόσυλος“. Here are the various translations. For ye haue brought hither these men, which are neither robbers of Churches, nor yet blasphemers of your … Read more