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A similar post was made about Buendia only four days before this post: https://gossip.thedirty.com/gossip/long-beach-2/two-time-mr-olympia-jeremy-buendia-has-some-demons/ Again, it’s anonynmous and allegations are unsubstantiated.
When Judah suddenly faced the non-Israelite world on its own, it needed a defining and motivating text.
That text was the historical core of the Bible, composed in Jerusalem in the course of the seventh century BCE.
), and the bloody revenge taken by Simeon and Levi following the rape of Dinah (Gen. 49:1-33), which has been attributed according to the documentary hypothesis to the pro-Judah Yahwist source.
In Jacob's blessing, Reuben has "not the excellency" to lead "because thou went up to thy father's bed, then defiled [it]"; meanwhile, Simeon and Levi are condemned as "cruel" and "weapons of violence [are] their kinship." (Gen.
In classical rabbinical literature, the name is interpreted as a combination of Yahweh and a dalet (the letter d); in Gematria, the dalet has the numerical value 4, which these rabbinical sources argue refers to Judah being Jacob's fourth son.
that the tribe of Judah was not purely Israelite, but contained a large admixture of non-Israelites, with a number of Kenizzite groups, the Jerahmeelites, and the Kenites, merging into the tribe at various points.
Judah offers himself to Jacob as surety for Benjamin's safety, and manages to persuade Jacob to let them take Benjamin to Egypt.
When the brothers return, Joseph tests them by demanding the enslavement of Benjamin.
Twenty years after being betrayed, he meets his brothers again without them recognizing him.