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Images of Deception: David and Goliath – Part 2

Images of Deception: David and Goliath – Part 2

Hidden History, Images of Deception
“Then they fasted that day, and put on sackcloth, and cast ashes upon their heads, and rent their clothes, and laid open the book of the law, wherein the heathen had sought to paint the likeness of their images.”- 1 Maccabees 3:47-48 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 (Is