8th Century Rabbi Eliezer Stated Shem was Black and Comely

8th Century Rabbi Eliezer Stated Shem was Black and Comely

Source: The Image of the Black in Jewish Culture: A History of the Other (Routledge) 2003 A.D. Note: Page 89 of the source. Note: Page 90 of the source. Note: Page 90 of the source. Note: Page 90 of the source. Note: Page 91 of the source. Note: Page 212 to 213 of the source. Note: Page 213 of the source. Note: Page 234 of the source. Note: Page 249 of the source. This source confirms yet again that medieval Jewish Rabbi Eliezer did indeed indicate Shem was black and comely. This source also confirms that Shem was white-washed and…
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Deuteronomy 31 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 31 (KJV)

Succession of Moses by Joshua 1 And Moses went and spake these words unto all Israel. 2 And he said unto them, I am an hundred and twenty years old this day; I can no more go out and come in: also the Lord hath said unto me, Thou shalt not go over this Jordan. 3 The Lord thy God, he will go over before thee, and he will destroy these nations from before thee, and thou shalt possess them: and Joshua, he shall go over before thee, as the Lord hath said. 4 And the Lord shall do unto them as he did…
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Deuteronomy 28 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 28 (KJV)

The Covenant Blessings 1 And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the Lord thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the Lord thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: 2 And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the Lord thy God. 3 Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field. 4 Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and…
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Deuteronomy 21 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 21 (KJV)

Laws Concerning Unsolved Murder 1 If one be found slain in the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him: 2 Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain: 3 And it shall be, that the city which is next unto the slain man, even the elders of that city shall take an heifer, which hath not been wrought with, and which hath not drawn in the yoke; 4 And the elders…
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Deuteronomy 19 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 19 (KJV)

Laws Concerning Manslaughter 1 When the Lord thy God hath cut off the nations, whose land the Lord thy God giveth thee, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their cities, and in their houses; 2 Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which the Lord thy God giveth thee to possess it. 3 Thou shalt prepare thee a way, and divide the coasts of thy land, which the Lord thy God giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, that every slayer may flee thither. 4 And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee…
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Deuteronomy 17 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 17 (KJV)

Examples of Legal Cases 1 Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the Lord thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the Lord thy God. 2 If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the Lord thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the Lord thy God, in transgressing his covenant, 3 And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded; 4 And it…
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Deuteronomy 14 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 14 (KJV)

The Holy and The Profane 1 Ye are the children of the Lord your God: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead. 2 For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God, and the Lord hath chosen thee to be a peculiar people unto himself, above all the nations that are upon the earth. 3 Thou shalt not eat any abominable thing. 4 These are the beasts which ye shall eat: the ox, the sheep, and the goat, 5 The hart, and the roebuck, and the fallow deer, and the wild goat, and the…
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Deuteronomy 13 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 13 (KJV)

Idolatry and False Prophets 1 If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder, 2 And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them; 3 Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the Lord your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul. 4 Ye shall walk after…
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Deuteronomy 11 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 11 (KJV)

Reiteration of the Call to Obedience 1 Therefore thou shalt love the Lord thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway. 2 And know ye this day: for I speak not with your children which have not known, and which have not seen the chastisement of the Lord your God, his greatness, his mighty hand, and his stretched out arm, 3 And his miracles, and his acts, which he did in the midst of Egypt unto Pharaoh the king of Egypt, and unto all his land; 4 And what he did unto the army of Egypt,…
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Deuteronomy 10 (KJV)

Deuteronomy 10 (KJV)

The Opportunity to Begin Again 1 At that time the Lord said unto me, Hew thee two tables of stone like unto the first, and come up unto me into the mount, and make thee an ark of wood. 2 And I will write on the tables the words that were in the first tables which thou brakest, and thou shalt put them in the ark. 3 And I made an ark of shittim wood, and hewed two tables of stone like unto the first, and went up into the mount, having the two tables in mine hand. 4 And he wrote on…
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