Day 51

Numbers 21-22

Chapter 21

The Israelites continue on their aimless journey, leaving death and destruction in their wake. Ever wonder how anyone could think this reflects family values? Here’s the apologist take on the story; watching the film, I wonder if the people who made it read the same bible I did.

 

guinea wormWhat were the ‘fiery serpents’ of v 6? Here’s one possibility. Ugh!
Interesting that in the KJV and the Hebrew-English translation, Moses’ stick is made of brass, while in modern translations it is made of bronze. According to Wikipedia, “The Shakespearean English form of the word ‘brass’ can mean any bronze alloy, or copper, rather than the strict modern definition of brass.”

 

 

 

Chapter 22

balaamdonkey-and-angel-with-swordThe video below covers the story of Balaam’s talking donkey in chapter 22. Bonus! There’s an insidious Sunday School song at the end of the video – indoctrination at its finest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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