Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Divinities and demons in Deuteronomy?

YES, THERE ARE: Are There Gods, Angels, and Demons in Deuteronomy? (Prof. Jonathan Ben-Dov,
Several poetic verses in Deuteronomy were used in Second Temple times to support the belief in multiple characters in the divine realm. Thus, the scribes of the early Masoretic text, who opposed this belief, sometimes went so far as to revise or excise these references.

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