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Was Damascus Destroyed In Ancient Times?

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in response to reader comment: Isaiah 17 was fulfilled long, long ago: Gaza is just business as usual for Jews.

Submitted by Tom Skylark (United States), Jul 27, 2014 at 20:49

Assyrian king Tiglath-Pileser III 2 Kings 16:5-12 conquered Damascus. He did not destroy Damascus. Judah's king Ahaz even sacrificed to the gods of Damascus. 2 Chronicles 28:22-23. Tiglath-Pileser III merely took the people of Damascus as slaves to be taken to Kir when he killed king Rezin.

Isaiah 17 chapter states Damascus will become a heap of ruins in one night. This is a future prophecy.

The Jewish people did not believe in the words of their prophets in ancient times. What about the Ezekiel 36:24 prophecy now? We see today the Jews are returning home to Israel.

Stop painting Christians with one brush. There are many Christians in America who support Israel. Its American leaders whose policies are against Israel.

Ignoring the Jewish prophets does not mean their prophecies won't come true.

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