Why do people think that King David didn’t exist - there is proof that he did.?
A stele commemorating his Kingdom was discovered in 1993, yet people still claim that he never existed.
- 4 weeks ago
Which “people” Matthew? Unless you can show otherwise the only answer would be that people don't think that (or care really).
- Adullah MLv 74 weeks ago
I was wondering who are those people who deny the existence of King David.
- Anonymous4 weeks ago
1,079 times in the Hebrew Scriptures, including 75 times in superscriptions of 73 psalms, and 59 times in the Christian Greek Scriptures. Of all Hebrew Scripture personages, only Moses and Abraham are mentioned more frequently by Christian Bible writers. In the 1,138 places where the name David occurs, reference is to but one individual, the second king of Israel, or the one of whom David, at times, served as a pictorial type: “Jesus Christ, son of David.”—Mt 1:1.
Archaeologists digging in Jerusalem’s ancient City of David have discovered a 2,600-year-old clay seal impression, or bulla, bearing the name of “Gedaliah the son of Pashhur.” Gedaliah is spoken of in the Bible at Jeremiah 38:1, as is Yehukhal—called “Jucal [shortened form of Jehucal (Yehukhal)] the son of Shelemiah”—whose name was found on a bulla in the same area in 2005. The two men were officials in the court of King Zedekiah. The Jerusalem Post reports: “This is the first time in the annals of Israeli archeology that two clay bullae with two Biblical names that appear in the same verse in the Bible have been unearthed in the same location.”
- Pirate AM™Lv 74 weeks ago
The stele mentions "the house of David", while this is a good indication that David may have existed, by itself itself it is not enough to build a solid case. For example, "David" could have been a legendary leader that the royal family used as a way of gaining prestige.
I'm not saying that King David did not exist, but the evidence is remarkably thin and until there is more, the best we can do is say that he might have existed. Of course, even if there were solid evidence that King David existed, it would not mean that the Biblical record is accurate or absolutely true.
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- Larry CLv 74 weeks ago
Those under the control of the demon's of satan aleays tell lies, no Christ, no holocaust, etc.
- Chi girlLv 74 weeks ago
I don't believe that. Maybe you should learn the word SOME.Source(s): Greek Orthodox Christian
- River EuphratesLv 74 weeks ago
I have no problem with the idea that 'King David' existed - it doesn't actually have any affect on me (or the world in general).
It certainly doesn't indicate that any of the stories about him in the bible have any basis in reality.
- EverardLv 74 weeks ago
Links or you're LYING.
- 4 weeks ago
Historians have researched the Bible.
No David. No Moses. No Baal. No God.
And snakes don't talk.
- GuardianLv 74 weeks ago
🥴 Because they're retards and all of the artifacts mentioned in the bible are missing. Like the Ark of the Covenant.