Biblical Names-20: Rhode Island
List of Names Whose Biblical Origin was confirmed by Moshe Davis:
Eden Park, Providence
Elisha, Little Compton, Newport
Tribal Associations of Above Names for Rhode Island
Eden was also the name of a real place in Northern Syria in the rightful
territory of Asher or Manasseh.
Elisha was a prophet in the Northern Kingdom maybe like his teacher,
Elijah, from Gilead in Manasseh.
Rhode Island: Additional Names (Biblical names chosen regardless of reason)
The capital is called "Providence" which evidence of belief in the God of
Nicknamed "The Ocean State". Ocean in Greek was Okeanus and was adopted by
The Talmud who used the term not so much for the Ocean in general but more
especially with the Atlantic Ocean and as synonymous with "Tarshish".
The Lost Ten Tribes will return in aeroplanes and in ships of Tarshish meaning ships
From the Atlantic Ocean area.
"Tarshish" can refer to the Atlantic Ocean area and to the USA as explained
in "The Tribes". Historically Tarshish was centred in Spain with colonies
in Gaul and Britain. It was just past the Straits of Gibraltar and so the
name (in Biblical exegesis) came to represent the whole Atlantic Ocean area
and in a future sense Noth America.
An article from Gunnar Jeremia Gishron of Jerusalem (in our magazine "BRIT-AM")
traces the dollar to a coin issued by a Swedish monarch. The original coin
included the name of God in Hebrew and the motto in Swedish "In God WE Trust"!
Later the Spanish adapted the coin and the USA took it from the Spanish.
The Spanish version bore the Heraldric sign of the Spanish Royal family.
This represented the two pillars of Hercules at Gibraltar. These pillars
gave rise to the dollar "$" symbol (with two strokes not one)! The ancient
northern Israelites (LTTS) wrote Hebrew interspersed with Egyptian-like
hieroglyphics. Where we to use the hieroglyphic system today instead of
writing "AMERICA" or the USA all the time we would substitute "$" as a
hieroglyph representing the USA. This one sign ($) could only in the
context stand for the USA. This is the sign of Gibraltar, i.e. the sign of
Tarshish. Isaiah (60;9) says that ships of Tarshish will be the leaders in
returning the exiles.
From: Steven Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
FYI, a prominent American archaeologist, Dr. Cyrus Gordon, has even
speculated in print that "Tarshish" may have across the Atlantic and
located in Mexico, a source of many silver mines. Dr. Gordon makes that
statement on page 137 of his book, Before Columbus. Dr. Gordon has
numerous pieces of evidence that many ancient civilizations were present in
the New World prior to Columbus.
[Isaiah 60:8] WHO ARE THESE THAT FLY AS A CLOUD, AND AS THE DOVES TO THEIR
The Lost Tribes and Judah will return in aeroplanes flying as a cloud like
pigeons homing in on their homeland.
[Isaiah 60:9] SURELY THE ISLES SHALL WAIT FOR ME, AND THE SHIPS OF
TARSHISH FIRST, TO BRING THY SONS FROM FAR, THEIR SILVER AND THEIR GOLD
WITH THEM, UNTO THE NAME OF THE LORD THY GOD, AND TO THE HOLY ONE OF
ISRAEL, BECAUSE HE HATH GLORIFIED THEE.
The ships of Tarshish are ships plying the Atlantic Ocean such as those
of North America who will bring the Exiles back.
Conclusion: Based on names studied only: Rhode Island would be dominated
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