Is the Promised Land Different from Israel????
Is the Promised Land in the Bible different from the modern country of Israel?
Why did the UN decide to place Israel in that location?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
The Promised Land is Israel. In regards to the land that God has promised Israel, Genesis 15:18 declares, "To your descendants [Abraham's] I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the Euphrates." God later confirms this promise to Abraham's son Isaac, and Isaac's son Jacob (whose name was later changed to Israel). When the Israelites were about to invade the Promised Land, God reiterated the land promise, as recorded in Joshua 1:4, "Your territory will extend from the desert to Lebanon, and from the great river, the Euphrates — all the Hittite country — to the Great Sea on the west."
With Genesis 15:18 and Joshua 1:4 in mind, the land God gave to Israel included everything from the Nile river in Egypt to Lebanon (North to South) and everything from the Mediterranean Sea to the Euphrates River (West to East). So, what land has God stated belongs to Israel? All of the land modern Israel currently possesses, plus all of the land of the Palestinians (the West Bank and Gaza), plus some of Egypt and Syria, plus all of Jordan, plus some of Saudi Arabia and Iraq. Israel currently possesses only a fraction of the land God has promised.
The UN did not decide to place Israel in it's current location. The British did that. They originally promised to give Israel back much of the land that God promised to them. In the Balfour Declaration of 2 November 1917, the British went back on their promise to Israel and gave most of it to the Arabs living in Palestine.
Because the British cheated Israel out of most of their land, God moved to take away all of the British Empire so that now all they have left is their little island nation.Source(s): Genesis 15:18 Joshua 1:4
- Anonymous1 decade ago
In a way. Israel does include the promised land, but it isn't all of it. Not that Jews are complaining, we initially accepted less.
The UN decided to place us there because that is where our history is, and the location of our holiest sites. So, in reality, they really didn't decide to do anything, just recognize the existence of the modern state.Source(s): Jew
- hobbyLv 44 years ago
It is questionable if the Askanazi Jews have any ancestral ties to the land of Palestine. This used to be Piracy at the aspect of Britain to provide any one else's Land away. The payment of Palestine used to be financed by means of the Rothschilds. The target is that of the Greater Israel Project for you to devour many of the surrounding Countries. Israel is to dominate the whole neighborhood for the NWO.
- DaveLv 71 decade ago
that is the location of biblical Israel, though in the Bible Israel's borders covered more land than modern day Israel.
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- ZviLv 61 decade ago
You mean does Israel have the same borders as the ones promised to us by G-d in the Torah?
No, we're supposed to get something bigger, but we aren't complaining.
Here's what G-d promised us: http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/images...
- 1 decade ago
As the jews say, israel and jews are not the same thing, and has nothing to do with each other.
If you say so in my country, you are immediatly an anti-semite...
I think it's partially both.
- Karl PLv 71 decade ago
God Almighty Placed them there, dude.