p9122Maat, also explain why the GENEALOGIES in the Tanach were based on the fathers and NOT the mothers given that WOMEN made you a Jew.
It is interesting to note that Joseph a MAN was a JEW and his two sons became TWO tribes of Israel notwithstanding the fact that their MOTHER was NOT Jewish.
Read: "Pharaoh called Joseph's name Zaphnathpaaneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On."
Can you think of any other examples?
Now, tell me the LIES or explanations of your masters/rabbis.
55 generations are mentioned, as in worth of mentioning for the impact of living in torah.
You can have a famine for food or a famine for torah, as in spiritual.(see time when the judges judged and no king ruled.
Elimelech went out to avoid a more stern law of the holy land, and Naomi and Ruth happened.)
But see wiki on the tribe of Joseph and the split.
Benjamites becoming part of Judah and not Israel.
I know you will critizise any redenation different from yours as deception.
But throw the old KJV away and read properly.
10 pages giving insight.
As to why not only the good deeds are mentioned. Torah claims no holier than though attitude. None can learn from that.
Why and how did they split and textual critisism.