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Who is your favorite OT figure?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by PopeADope, Sep 13, 2017.

  1. PopeADope

    PopeADope Habemus papam

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    I like king Solomon...he wrote material that would have been pornographic at that time.

    And he had seven hundred wives, princesses, and three hundred concubines: and his wives turned away his heart.

    So he was the wisest man to ever live says Scripture yet he disobeyed God

    Anyway, I wonder how many kids he had with 700 wives....did he sleep with them all? And why the 300 concubines. As if 700 sexual partners isn't enough.

    I like Queen Esther more. She saved a nation. I admire that she was female. There aren't enough women heros in Scripture

    Whose your favorite OT figure and why?
     
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  2. PopeADope

    PopeADope Habemus papam

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    I don't like OT figures much. David was a man after God's own heart and yet he had his right hand man killed so he could get away with screwing his wife.

    King David was a vile creature who committed genocide.

    I still love you though Davy
     
  3. Deidre

    Deidre Follow thy heart

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    Job... all day long. He's a total bad a**, Bible style. :D
     
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  4. Shiranui117

    Shiranui117 Pronounced Shee-ra-noo-ee
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    I kinda like Joseph. His mom always liked him best, he was a cheeky *******, he had dreams from God about how much better than his brothers he was. Gets betrayed by his brothers and sold into slavery in Egypt, where he calls people out on their crap, gets put in jail for it, decides to grow a tree in his prison cell because screw you that's why, gets made Pharaoh's right-hand man, does disaster prevention and relief efforts that put Bush and Obama to even bigger shame than they already are, trolls the everliving crap out of his brothers and then just says "Nah homies it's all good, bring the whole fam and let's all just chill here in Egypt".

    If anyone knows a snarkier troll in the Bible, let me know.
     
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  5. Lyndon

    Lyndon "Peace is the answer" quote: GOD, 2014
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    Who doesn't want a ride in a fishes belly? I'll have to say Jonah.
     
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    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man.

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    Definitely Lucifer. Antagonists are always interesting. Runner-ups are Michael and Gabriel. So little on all of them though.
     
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    Say what now?
     
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    sunrise123 Darkness will pass. Dawn is almost here.
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    In all my years, it never occurred to me to think of a favorite. I don't really have one.
     
  11. Kuzcotopia

    Kuzcotopia If you can read this, you are as lucky as I am.

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    Nebuchadnezzar.

    He has the absolute best name. I didn't even know how to spell it, but my autocorrect made it happen.

    You KNOW your cool when your five syllable, 24 letter name is stored in your phone's autocorrect.

    Plus he's gnarly. Drug out the last king of Judeah by a hook in his nose. I'd name drop the last king of Judeah, but he wasn't in the autocorrect database. . .
     
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    I like the guy who wrote this ─

    Ecclesiastes 3 -
    18 I said in my heart with regard to the sons of men that God is testing them to show them that they are but beasts. 19 For the fate of the sons of men and the fate of beasts is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. They all have the same breath, and man has no advantage over the beasts; for all is vanity. 20 All go to one place; all are from the dust, and all turn to dust again.​
     
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    My favorite OT figure. Well I can't lie, because it is who I got my namesake from here on RF. "And Enoch walked with God: and he was no longer; for God took him".

    Enoch comes from Adam's lineage and lived in the time before the great flood and warned people of the dangers of breeding with fallen angels and producing hybrids called Nephilim.

    Not to be confused with the Enoch from Cain's lineage. :p
     
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    Isaiah is a good read...
     
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    I like Job. God said he was a righteous man and I sympathize with him in his plight. Great, great story.
     
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    It's been a while since I read that part of the Bible and I probably got that from the Disney movie

    Don't judge me D:
     
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    I seems Matthew would agree as he includes four women in his genealogy of Jesus departing from the usual formula A was the father of B.
    As for the OT I like that blustery Amos.
     
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  19. PopeADope

    PopeADope Habemus papam

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    Do you have a favorite?
     
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    God. He is simply so.... old testementish
     
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