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Loyal
I'm having a lot of fun this evening...I'm writing fluently for a change and words flow onto my 'paper' as my story tells itself to me...I'm using my Bible as I go. I came across a verse and I realized that I've never seen it like this before... psalm 89:10 Rahab was the harlot that was saved because she stood with Gods people...So I never realized the import of this verse...What does it mean to you...Just curious... Why would God save Rahab yet break her into pieces, destroy her?
What do you see here?
 
Loyal
A couple other translations

(AMPC) You have broken Rahab (Egypt) in pieces; with Your mighty arm You have scattered Your enemies.
(AMPC+) You have broken Rahab (Egypt) in pieces; with Your mighty arm You have scattered Your enemies.
(MSG) You gave that old hag Egypt the back of your hand, you brushed off your enemies with a flick of your wrist.
(NIrV) You crushed Egypt and killed her people. With your powerful arm you scattered your enemies
(NLT) You crushed the great sea monster. You scattered your enemies with your mighty arm.
 
Active
From what I can pick up, Rahab is a symbolic name for both Egypt and for a mythical sea monster. I don't think there's a direct connection to the woman in Jericho.
 
Loyal
You make good points...I did not ask this way to bait you, understand, I asked to see if you read it the same way as I did. And you did...Then last night, I looked at the context..Where does Egypt come into this chapter? And why was Egypt 'targeted' and no other enemy?
When I looked at the context I read;
(5) Let the heavens praise your wonders, Adonai,
your faithfulness in the assembly of the angels.
7 (6) For who in the skies can be compared with Adonai?
Which of these gods can rival Adonai,
8 (7) a God dreaded in the great assembly of the holy ones
and feared by all around him?


9 (8) Adonai Elohei-Tzva’ot!
Who is as mighty as you, Yah?
Your faithfulness surrounds you.
10 (9) You control the raging of the sea;
when its waves rear up, you calm them.
11 (10) You crushed Rahav like a carcass;
with your strong arm you scattered your foes.
12 (11) The heavens are yours, and the earth is yours;
you founded the world and everything in it.
13 (12) You created north and south;
Tavor and Hermon take joy in your name.

14 (13) Your arm is mighty, your hand is strong,
your right hand is lifted high.
15 (14) Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne;
grace and truth attend you.

16 (15) How happy are the people who know the joyful shout!
They walk in the light of your presence, Adonai.
17 (16) They rejoice in your name all day
and are lifted up by your righteousness,
18 (17) for you yourself are the strength in which they glory.

The skys? What gods? What do the heavens have to do with Egypt?
Tabor? Hermon? One is in Israel and the other is in Iran...
Where does Egypt come in? See my confusion?

Then last night I remembered something...Rahab was the name of the fifth planet. You know...The one that is not there anymore...Its now called the asteroid belt.....It was crushed.
 
Loyal
Yes I agree.
Looking in the topical bible I do see a very tenuous link between Rahab and Egypt...Very tenuous...And the sea monster ....All through the bible when the dragon is mentioned, Satan is the dragon. Not some sea beast.

Originally though, I was talking about Rahab as the name of the fifth planet, between Mars and Jupiter...That planet was named Rahab..And it WAS the home of the fallen angels.
Did you know that when it exploded, (Planets do not explode) peices of rock from that planet hit the Earth and many of those rocks are worshiped by several large religions? All of those religions state that those rocks came from a planet that was destroyed in times past... There is much solid evidence to corraborate this assertion.
 
Loyal
Looking in the topical bible I do see a very tenuous link between Rahab and Egypt...Very tenuous...And the sea monster ....All through the bible when the dragon is mentioned, Satan is the dragon. Not some sea beast.

Originally though, I was talking about Rahab as the name of the fifth planet, between Mars and Jupiter...That planet was named Rahab..And it WAS the home of the fallen angels.
Did you know that when it exploded, (Planets do not explode) peices of rock from that planet hit the Earth and many of those rocks are worshiped by several large religions? All of those religions state that those rocks came from a planet that was destroyed in times past... There is much solid evidence to corraborate this assertion.
Isn't that interesting.....Planets do not explode but this planet did...If a planet were to explode it would require a nuclear explosion to trigger it...The Earth would require a ball of plutonium 3 miles in diameter planted at the Earths core to do the job.
Yet Rahab did explode...
Books of the Old Testament provide clues about the mechanism of earth’s cyclic destruction, referring to the shattered “Rahab.”
The established of the heavens are pulverized and stunned at His (God’s) rebuke, with His power He quiets the roaring and by His wisdom He shatters Rahab. Job 26:11–12
You have broken Rahab in pieces, as one slain: you have scattered your enemies with your mighty arm. Psalm 89:10 Many English translations of the Bible mistakenly use the word “Rahab”—boasting prideful, powerful or chaotic—to refer to the harlot in the book of Joshua. The words are not identical. Joshua’s Rahab is actually spelled in Hebrew Rakab meaning “wide fields.”
The Rakab of Joshua is not the Rahab of Job, Psalms or Isaiah. Awake! Awake! Arm of Yehovah, put on strength. Awake as in days of old, everlasting generations. Was it not You cutting in pieces Rahab, and piercing the monster? Isaiah 51:9 A closer look at Isaiah 51 reveals more clues of the correct interpretation for the word Rahab. Literally the phrase should read: “as in the days… | before… .| times, circles, revolutions. | which are hidden.”
The authors of the Old Testament knew the story of Jericho. The falling of the wall of Jericho did not occur before “hidden” ages. Biblical sources confirm that Rahab was a planet, a kingdom on a planet, which was shattered; the planet Rahab exploded and the glittering remains exist as comets, asteroids and the detritus between the orbits of Jupiter and Mars. The writings of the Hindu

Puranas relate that, in a very remote period of the past, one of the gods of heaven was insufferably brilliant, “inflicting distress on the universe by his effulgent beams, brighter than a thousand worlds. Unless another more potent god had not interposed and cut off his head, the result would have been most disastrous.” Appropriately, the war god of Mars is also called Skanda, which means “leaper.” Another Hindu legend, found in the Bhagavad Gita and the Skanda Puranas, linked the god of war Karttikeya, to “shards” or “sparks” which fell from the heavenly eye of Shiva.
The debris from this explosion orbits through the solar system and from time to time encounters the path of other planets. The planet Rahab/Astera exploded sending planet and asteroid size pieces of itself into the orbits of the terrestrial worlds. Asteroid impacts on the surface of Mars rocked the planet, oceans washed over its dry land. The Martian atmosphere was blasted into space. On earth virtually the same catastrophes took place. Because the earth’s gravitation was sufficient to pull back portions of the sky ripped away by collisions with shattered Rahab, its atmosphere was not destroyed.
Hesiod’s Theogony describes an earthly meteoric bombardment, coinciding with the cosmic rebellion during the transition between the aions and between the rule of the Titans and the Olympians. After the god Zeus had escaped being devoured by his own father, the Titan Cronus, he grew to manhood on Crete, the island of Cydonia. In revenge Zeus went down to Tartarus and freed the Titan Cyclops and the Hecatoncheires, ‘the hundred handed ones’ who had been imprisoned by their father Ouranos. Out of gratitude these Titans agreed to fight on the Olympian gods. The Cyclops provided Zeus with lighting bolts for weapons and the Hecatoncheires set up a trap for the Titans. At the height of the last battle between the warring gods Zeus retreated drawing the Titans underneath the Hecatoncheires who rained down hundreds of boulders with such a fury the Titans thought the mountains were falling on them.
These, then, stood against the Titanes in grim strife, holding huge rocks in their strong hands. And on the other part the Titanes eagerly strengthened their ranks, and both sides at
one time showed the work of their hands and their might. The boundless sea rang terribly around, and the earth crashed loudly: wide Heaven was shaken and groaned, and high
Olympus reeled from its foundation under the charge of the undying gods, and a heavy quaking reached dim Tartaros and the deep sound of their feet in the fearful onset and of their hard missiles. So, then, they launched their grievous shafts upon one another, and the cry of both armies as they shouted reached to starry heaven; and they met together with a great battle-cry … And amongst the foremost [in the battle] Kottos and Briareos and Gyes insatiate for war raised fierce fighting: three hundred rocks, one upon another, they launched from their strong hands and overshadowed the Titanes with their missiles, and buried them beneath the wide-pathed earth,
In 1797 the Jewish sage named Rabbi Horowitz compiled a teaching text called the Book of the Covenant or Sefer HaBrit. In it he explained the order of the physical universe
and the nature of the stars and planets. Horowitz also examined the existence of rebel beings from a planet other than earth citing a passage in the book of Judges 5:23: Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty…LORD, when thou wentest out of Seir, when thou marchedst out of the field of Edom, the earth trembled, and the heavens dropped, the clouds also dropped water. The mountains melted from before the LORD, [even] that Sinai from before the LORD God of Israel
The Talmud (Moed Katan16A) records that Meroz is the name of a planet. This planet Meroz was thought to be inhabited, as the verse literally explains, “curse ye bitterly
the inhabitants thereof.” The context in which the reference to Meroz is found defines it as a planet and not as a neighboring city. One verse earlier, Deborah stated, “From the
heavens they fought, the stars from their orbits.” The Zohar also follows the opinion that Meroz is a star, yet also states that “its inhabitants” refers to its “camp,” (Zohar 3:269b).
Additionally the Sefer HaBrit explains that the beings of Maroz are ba’alei sekhel u’madah (masters of intelligence and science) but they lack the human componant of behirah which means, “Free Will.”
There is more....Much more
 
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