Thursday, March 25, 2021

Ezekiel's monstrous Pharaoh

PROF. SAFWAT MARZOUK: Pharaoh Is a Monster: Ezekiel Decries Judah’s Ties with Egypt (
Before the Babylonian conquest of Jerusalem, Ezekiel condemns Judah's alliance with Egypt, depicting Egypt and its pharaoh as a monster that YHWH will destroy. The prophet accuses Judah of harlotry with Egypt and blames their foolish alliance on their resurgent worship of the Egyptian gods they adopted during their sojourn there.

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