Not In Salem

May 1, 2021 According to the Biblical narrative, Solomon’s Temple, also known as the First Temple, was a Temple in Salem (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ: Beit Ha-Miqdash) built under King Solomon’s reign and completed in 957 BCE. The Temple was looted and then destroyed in 586 – 587 BCE at the hands of the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar II, who also deported the Jews to Babylon. The destruction of the temple […]

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A 3,000 year old mystery

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 So we remember this guy, Mr. Hiram Abif, the only reference I can find in the bible is Genesis 49:6, which talks about a killing of a Theban King. The book of Ezekiel talks about the prophet forcibly getting rid of all things Egyptian, and bringing the Israeli’s back to YHWH/ENLIL. […]

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