[b-hebrew] BC date on the 70 weeks

Steve Miller smille10 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Sep 22 21:40:31 EDT 2006

I think you are taking my word out of context. The perfect word of the
Tanach says "From the going forth of the word to restore and to build
Jerusalem .... is 49 weeks and 62 weeks." That means that this time interval
starts with a word to restore and to build the city of Jerusalem. So, this
word must have been given at a time when Jerusalem was neither restored to
Jewish control, nor built. Your Rashi commentary agrees with this.
I was replying to a speculation that the 70 weeks have not begun yet.

Have a blessed and healthy new year.
-Steve Miller

> From: Shoshanna Walker Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 10:12 PM
> OK, so just continue to take things out of context, that will get you very
> far.
> What do you think our entire longing - and G-d's Promises, are all
> about?  A few modern roads, hotels, apartment buildings and inner
> city parks,  in Jerusalem - and do you really believe that G-d's
> promises were fulfilled even though control over Har HaBayit was
> relinquished to our archetypical enemies due to politics, and it
> still stand today that Jews are not allowed to daven there, but arabs
> are??????????
> Shoshanna
> [Steve Miller] It says "From the going forth of the word to restore and to
> build Jerusalem", not the Temple.
> >
> >
> >
> > 4) Jerusalem is already built and has been in the hands of Israel since
> > 1967. Placing the entire 70 weeks in the future requires that Jerusalem
> > would have to be destroyed again, so that a word would be given to
> restore
> > it again. But why would a word be needed? Jerusalem is in Israel's
> hands.
> > 5) v25 - The street shall be built again and the wall. That should refer
> > to
> > ancient time when there was one main street and one wall around it.
> > 6) the confirming of the covenant, and the prince causing the sacrifice
> to
> > cease (v27) takes place after the city and sanctuary are destroyed
> (v26).
> > How could the sacrifices still be going on if the temple was previously
> > destroyed?
> > -Steve Miller
> > Detroit
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