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Israel: A Biblical and Historical Survey Part II

By Dov Chaikin |
THE ARCH OF TITUS in Rome depicts the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD which sent the Jews into Exile Photo: Creative Commons

This is the second in a series of articles looking at the biblical and historical background of Israel, the people and the Land.


Has God fulfilled all His promises to the Jewish people? Not yet. But let us consider some Scripture passages and references relating to the promises God made to His ancient people, and which He has (partially at least) fulfilled.


“Then it will happen on that day that the Lord will again recover the second time with His hand the remnant of His people, who will remain, from Assyria, Egypt, Pathros, Cush, Elam, Shinar, Hamath and from the islands of the sea. And He will lift up a standard for the nations, and will assemble the banished ones of Israel, and will gather the dispersed of Judah from the four...

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