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People visit Just Genesis from all over the world. They often come to this site by searching for an answer to an interesting question. The following are some of the more extraordinary questions that have been asked recently. Given that many readers of Just Genesis have become very astute at answering questions of this nature, I encourage you to take a shot at answering these tough ones!
Interesting and Unusual Questions
What was the symbol for a priest in 2300 B.C.? (Clue: When visible, it caused ancient man much anxiety.)
What does the phrase “holy to Anath” refer to? (Clue: Trace linguistic root of name "Anath".)
Were the Patriarchs from Abraham to David patrilineal or matrilineal? (Clue: Primogeniture + cousin bride's naming prerogative.)
If the moral/natural-law tradition calls reason good, why can’t reason still be good when it concludes that said tradition is without value for the modern world? (Clue: Binary distinctions)
Were Adam and Eve the first humans or the first Israelites? (Clue: African creation stories involving first ancestors.)
If the tower of Babel is the origin of all the languages spoken today why aren’t there more languages listed in the Table of Nations in Genesis 10? (Clue: Who are the tellers of this biblical story?)
Who was Canaan’s mother? (Clue: Ham is the father of Canaan and Ham and Shem's lines intermarried.)
What are the names of Zipporah’s sisters? (Clue: Zipporah was either Moses' patrilineal cousin or his half-sister.)
When was King David born? (Clue: He was the youngest of Jesse's 12 sons and Jesse was a contemporary of Samuel.)
Royal Treaties - Alice C. Linsley The kings of the Ancient Near East often formed treaties. Scholars have learned much about the treaties by studying the Mari Tablets (Mes...
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