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Midian
Midian
(/ˈmɪdiən/; Hebrew: מִדְיָן‬), Madyan (Arabic: مَـدْيَـن‎), or Madiam (Greek: Μαδιάμ)[1] is a geographical place mentioned in the Torah
Torah
and Qur’an. William G. Dever states that biblical Midian
Midian
was in the "northwest Arabian Peninsula, on the east shore of the Gulf of Aqaba
Gulf of Aqaba
on the Red Sea", an area which he notes was "never extensively settled until the 8th-7th century B.C."[2] According to the Book of Genesis, the Midianites were the descendants of Midian, who was a son of Abraham
Abraham
and his wife Keturah: "Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah
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Midian (other)
Midian
Midian
is a geographical place and a people mentioned in the Bible and in the Qur'an, ancient capital city (modern Al-Bad' in Tabuk Region, Hejaz) Midian
Midian
may also refer to:Midian, son of Abraham, fourth son of Biblical patriarch Abraham by Keturah Midian,
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Tribe Of Simeon
According to the Hebrew Bible, the Tribe of Simeon
Tribe of Simeon
(/ˈsɪmiən/; Hebrew: שִׁמְעוֹן‬, Modern Shim'on, Tiberian Šimʻôn, "Hearkening; listening") was one of the twelve tribes of Israel.[1] The Book of Judges
Book of Judges
locates its territory inside the boundaries of the Tribe of Judah. The biblical narrative has it coming into the land of Israel following the Exodus, while scholarly reconstructions have offered a variety of opinions as to its origins and early history. From Genesis until the Babylonian captivity, the Bible provides various details about its history, after which point it disappears from the record
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Joseph (Hebrew Bible)
Manasseh (son) Ephraim
Ephraim
(son) [1]Parents Jacob
Jacob
(father)
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Moses
Moses
Moses
(/ˈmoʊzɪz, -zɪs/)[2][Note 1] was a prophet in the Abrahamic religions. According to the Hebrew Bible, he was adopted by an Egyptian princess, and later in life became the leader of the Israelites
Israelites
and lawgiver, to whom the authorship of the Torah, or acquisition of the Torah
Torah
from Heaven is traditionally attributed
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Jethro (Bible)
In the Hebrew Bible, Jethro
Jethro
(/ˈdʒɛθroʊ/; Hebrew: יִתְרוֹ‬, Standard Yitro Tiberian Yiṯerô; "His Excellence/Posterity"; Arabic شعيب Shu-ayb) or Reuel was Moses' father-in-law, a Kenite shepherd and priest of Midian.[1] In Exodus, Moses' father-in-law is initially referred to as "Reuel" (Exodus 2:18) but then as "Jethro" (Exodus 3:1). He was the father of Hobab in the Book of Numbers 10:29.[2] He is also revered as the spiritual founder and chief prophet in his own right in the Druze
Druze
religion,[3][4][5] and considered an ancestor of all Druze.[6][7]Contents1 In Exodus 2 Names 3 Druze 4 See also 5 Notes 6 External linksIn Exodus[edit] Moses
Moses
takes his leave of Jethro
Jethro
by Jan Victors, c. 1635, from the incident in Exodus 4:18
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Reuel
Reuel or Raguel (Hebrew: רְעוּאֵל‬, Modern Re'u'el, Tiberian Rəʻûʼēl, "Friend of El") meaning "friend of God" or "one who is intimate with God",[1] is a Hebrew name associated with several Biblical and/or religious figures.Contents1 Biblical figures 2 Other people 3 Landmark houses 4 Other 5 See also 6 ReferencesBiblical figures[edit] Biblical persons with this name are:Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, also called "Reuel" (Exodus 2:18; Numbers 10:29). A son of Esau. Father of Nahath, Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah(Genesis 36:4,10; 1 Chronicles 1:35) A Gadite
Gadite
(Numbers 2:14), called also Deuel (Hebrew: דְּעוּאֵל‬, Modern Dəʻuʼel, Tiberian Dəʻûʼēl) (Numbers 1:14; 7:42); the father of the Gadite
Gadite
prince Eliasaph. A Benjamite
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Promised Land
The Promised Land
Promised Land
(Hebrew: הארץ המובטחת‎, translit.: Ha'Aretz HaMuvtahat; Arabic: أرض الميعاد‎, translit.: Ard Al-Mi'ad; also known as "The Land of Milk and Honey") is the land which, according to the Tanakh
Tanakh
(the Hebrew Bible), was promised and subsequently given by God to Abraham
Abraham
and his descendants, and in modern contexts an image and idea related both to the restored Homeland for the Jewish people
Homeland for the Jewish people
and to salvation and liberation is more generally understood. The promise was first made to Abraham
Abraham
(Genesis 15:18-21), then confirmed to his son Isaac
Isaac
(Genesis 26:3), and then to Isaac's son Jacob
Jacob
(Genesis 28:13), Abraham's grandson
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Cozbi
Cozbi (Biblical Hebrew: כָּזְבִּי‎, tr. Kozbī; Akkadian: Kuzābatum) is mentioned in Numbers 25 in the Hebrew Bible
Hebrew Bible
as "[the] daughter of Zur", a prominent Midianite, and a wife or concubine of the Israelite Zimri,[1] son of Salu. The Lord objected to the mixing of the Israelite people with the local Midianites, and the resultant worshiping of Baal, and instructed Moses
Moses
to slay all the Israelites who had worshiped Baal.[2]"And behold, one of the people of Israel came and brought a Mid'ianite woman to his family, in the sight of Moses
Moses
and in the sight of the whole congregation of the people of Israel, while they were weeping at the door of the tent of meeting
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Zur
Zur occurs five times in the King James Bible
King James Bible
as the name of various people and a state.The first mention is in Numbers 25:15. This is the pericope where Numbers 25:1 tells us that Israel abode in Shittim, and the people began to commit whoredom with the daughters of Moab:And the name of the Midianitish woman that was slain was Cozbi, the daughter of Zur; he was head over a people, and of a chief house in Midian.The second mention is Numbers 31:8-31:9
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Phinehas
According to the Hebrew
Hebrew
Bible, Phinehas
Phinehas
or Phineas (/ˈfɪniəs/; Hebrew: פִּנְחָס‬, Modern Pinəḥas, Tiberian Pineḥās) was a priest during the Israelites' Exodus journey, the grandson of Aaron
Aaron
and son of Eleazar, the High Priests (Exodus 6:25). He distinguished himself as a youth at Shittim with his zeal against the Heresy of Peor
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Zimri (prince)
Zimri (Arabic: السامري‎) son of Salu was the Prince or leader of a family within the Tribe of Simeon
Tribe of Simeon
during the time of the Israelites' Exodus in the wilderness at the time when they were approaching the Promised Land. At Abila or Shittim he took part in the Heresy of Peor, taking as a paramour a Midianite
Midianite
woman, Cozbi. Zimri openly defied Moses
Moses
before the people who were standing at the entrance of the Tabernacle
Tabernacle
by going in to the Midianite. Phinehas, grandson of Aaron, killed them both by impaling them on a spear (Numbers 25:6-15). The Israelites
Israelites
subsequently launched an attack on the Midianites.[1] According to a midrash, Zimri was the same person as Shelumiel son of Zurishaddai.[2] In Islam, Zimri appears under the name Samiri
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Phineas Priesthood
The Phineas Priesthood or Phineas Priests (also spelled Phinehas) are American domestic terrorists who follow the ideology set forth in the 1990 book, Vigilantes of Christendom: The Story of the Phineas Priesthood by Richard Kelly Hoskins.[1] According to the Anti-Defamation League
Anti-Defamation League
(ADL), "Many people mistakenly believe that there is an actual organization called the Phineas Priesthood, probably because there was a group of four men in the 1990s who called themselves Phineas Priests. The men carried out bank robberies and a series of bombings in the Pacific Northwest before being sent to prison. But there is no evidence that their organization was any larger than those four individuals." The ideology set forth in Hoskins' book includes Christian Identity beliefs which oppose interracial relationships, the mixing of races, homosexuality, and abortion
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Timna Valley
The Timna Valley
Timna Valley
is located in southern Israel
Israel
in the southwestern Arava/Arabah, approximately 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of the Gulf of Aqaba
Gulf of Aqaba
and the city of Eilat. The area is rich in copper ore and has been mined since the 5th millennium BCE
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Miscegenation
Miscegenation
Miscegenation
(/mɪˌsɛdʒɪˈneɪʃən/; from the Latin
Latin
miscere "to mix" + genus "kind") is the mixing of different racial groups through marriage, cohabitation, sexual relations, or procreation.[1] Because of the term's historical use in contexts that typically implied disapproval, more unambiguously neutral terms such as interracial, interethnic, or cross-cultural are more common in contemporary usage. The term miscegenation has been used since the 19th century to refer to interracial marriage and interracial sexual relations,[1] and more generally to the process of genetic admixture
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Yahweh
Yahweh
Yahweh
(/ˈjɑːhweɪ/, or often /ˈjɑːweɪ/ in English; Hebrew: יַהְוֶה‬ [jahˈweh]) was the national god of the Iron Age kingdoms of Israel (Samaria) and Judah.[3] His exact origins are disputed, although they reach back to the early Iron Age
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