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Images of Deception: David and Goliath – Part 2

Images of Deception: David and Goliath – Part 2

Hidden History
The next Biblically inaccurate picture we're going to look at is the battle between David and Goliath. This is perhaps one of the most well known giant stories in history. However, the depictions are always wrong: There are so many things wrong with this picture that I actually had to think about where to start. So let's just start with location: According to the Bible and geography, this battle took place in Arabia, near the Egyptian border. Egypt is in Africa and before it was renamed "The Middle East" in the 1800s, Canaan (Israel) was also considered to be part of Africa. The proper term for the area is Arabia... which is why we refer to the people there as Arabs. But before anyone decides to respond that Arabs had olive skin or brown skin... no they did not before the G...

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