Biblical Names - Texas
List of Names Whose Biblical Origin was confirmed by Moshe Davis:
Names of Biblical Origin NOT confirmed by Moshe Davis:
Tribal Associations of Above Names Texas:
Bethlehem, Benjamin, Zebulon
Egypt, All Israel, Joseph
Goshen, All Israel, Joseph
Jonah, North Israel
Nineveh, North Israel Exiles
Salem, = Jerusalem = Judah and all Israel
Abilene = This name MAY be linked with "Abel" which was a place name or
part of a place name for several locations and may mean "stone of" or
Place with this name include Abel-beth-Maacha in the territory of Manasseh
and Abila in Assyria which was an area to which the Ten Tribes were exiled.
Benjamin - Judah (though there was ALSO a place in the Galilee with the
Eden - all Israel, Mannasseh
Conclusion: Based on names studied only: The General association Texas is
Joseph; both Ephraim and Manasseh with a possible predominance of Manasseh.
According to the Time Almanac the name Texas means "friends" and the Motto
of Texas is "friendship". In Biblical Hebrew "friend" is "yedid". Orde
Wingate who believed in Brit-Am-type Lost Tribes Identity helped the Jewish
people and was nicknamed "Ha-Yedid" i.e. "The Friend".
[Psalms 127:2] IT IS VAIN FOR YOU TO RISE UP EARLY, TO SIT UP LATE, TO EAT
THE BREAD OF SORROWS: FOR SO HE GIVETH HIS BELOVED [yedid] SLEEP.
[Psalms 108:6] THAT THY BELOVED [yedid] MAY BE DELIVERED: SAVE WITH THY
RIGHT HAND, AND ANSWER ME.
Another word translated as friend is the Hebrew "Ohavi" (from the root
"AHaV" love) literally meaning "He who loves me".
[Isaiah 41:8] BUT THOU, ISRAEL, ART MY SERVANT, JACOB WHOM I HAVE CHOSEN,
THE SEED OF ABRAHAM MY FRIEND.
[2-Chronicles 20:7] ART NOT THOU OUR GOD, WHO DIDST DRIVE OUT THE
INHABITANTS OF THIS LAND BEFORE THY PEOPLE ISRAEL, AND GAVEST IT TO THE
SEED OF ABRAHAM THY FRIEND FOR EVER?
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