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ISIS Set to Destroy Biblical History
Daily Beast, by Christopher Dickey

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/7/2014 12:09:24 PM

PARIS — More than two and a half millennia ago, the Assyrian King Senaccherib descended on his enemies “like the wolf on the fold,” as the Bible tells us—and as Lord Byron wrote in cantering cadences memorized by countless Victorian schoolchildren: “His cohorts were gleaming in purple and gold; And the sheen of their spears was like stars on the sea.” The Assyrian and Babylonian empires appear throughout the Old Testament as examples of ruthless grandeur and godless decadence. The Bible says Sennacherib’s army was destroyed by the Angel of the Lord. The Israelites were carried off to Babylon, where

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Murdering thousands of Christians barely raises an eyebrow ... but destroy an antiquity and that gets the media attention ... but eliminating the murderers and the destroyers doesn´t appear to be an option.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 7/7/2014 6:47:09 PM     (No. 9914308)

The Bible also says that Babylon, along with the other enemies of Israel, will be destroyed. I wonder what the author and the editors of the Daily Beast might say about that? It may be that ISIS is one of the agents to bring this about.

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