2 Malachi

יְהוָֽה־ מַלְאַ֥ךְ

July 2020 (more about me)

Hello again.

We’re into the middle of July now, and during this period my Father was showing me a lot of scriptures and teaching me that they pertained to me, to who I was. I found it all very difficult to accept and come to terms with. Here are some of the scriptures I was shown, starting with 1 Chronicles 17:

Now then, you are to tell My servant David that this is what Yehovah of Hosts says: I took you from the pasture, from following the flock, to be the ruler over My people Israel. 8I have been with you wherever you have gone, and I have cut off all your enemies from before you. Now I will make for you a name like the greatest in the land.

9And I will provide a place for My people Israel and will plant them so that they may dwell in a place of their own and be disturbed no more. No longer will the sons of wickedness oppress them as they did at the beginning 10and have done since the day I appointed judges over My people Israel. And I will subdue all your enemies.

Moreover, I declare to you that Yehovah will build a house for you. 11And when your days are fulfilled and you go to be with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, one of your own sons, and I will establish his kingdom. 12He will build a house for Me, and I will establish his throne forever. 13I will be his Father, and he will be My son. And I will never remove My loving devotion from him as I removed it from your predecessor. 14But I will set him over My house and My kingdom forever, and his throne will be established forever.”

It’s easy to think this refers to Solomon, as he was one of David’s sons and he did build a house for my Father. But it isn’t Solomon, as Solomon’s throne didn’t last forever, in fact it barely lasted his own lifetime. So, it relates to a man who will be king forever, who will be set over God’s house forever. The key line above is ‘I will be his Father and he will be My son’, as this reflects the same sentiment in Psalm 2, verse 7 of course:

I will proclaim the decree

spoken to Me by Yehovah:

“You are My Son;

today I have become Your Father.

I was also shown Jeremiah 33:

14Behold, the days are coming,

declares Yehovah,

when I will fulfill the gracious promise

that I have spoken

to the house of Israel

and the house of Judah.

15In those days and at that time

I will cause to sprout for David a righteous branch,

and He will administer justice

and righteousness in the land.

16In those days Judah will be saved,

and Jerusalem will dwell securely,

and this is the name by which it will be called:

Yehovah Our Righteousness.

Same covenant mentioned above as is given to David by Nathan. Once again we see mention of the ‘righteous branch of David’.

Then I was shown Isaiah 49, and that my end times job was going to much bigger than just refining the sons of Levi (as mentioned in Malachi 3):

Listen to Me, O islands;

pay attention, O distant peoples:

Yehovah called me from the womb;

from the body of my mother He named me.

2He made my mouth like a sharp sword;

He hid me in the shadow of His hand.

He made me like a polished arrow;

He hid me in His quiver.

3He said to me, “You are My Servant, Israel,

in whom I will display My glory.”

4But I said, “I have labored in vain,

I have spent my strength in futility and vanity;

yet my vindication is with Yehovah,

and my reward is with My God.”

5And now says Yehovah,

who formed me from the womb to be His Servant,

to bring Jacob back to Him,

that Israel might be gathered to Him—

for I am honoured in the sight of Yehovah,

and my God is my strength—

6He says: “It is not enough for you to be My servant,

to raise up the tribes of Jacob,

and to restore the protected ones of Israel.

I will also make you a light for the nations,

to bring My salvation to the ends of the earth.”

7Thus says Yehovah,

the Redeemer and Holy One of Israel,

to him who was despised and abhorred by the nation,

to the Servant of rulers:

“Kings will see You and rise,

and princes will bow down,

because of Yehovah, who is faithful,

the Holy One of Israel, who has chosen you”

Some will have thought that the above verses relate to Yahshua, but they don’t. Yahshua didn’t spend any of his life in futility and vanity, as we know he started to learn the scriptures and be taught from a very young age. He wasn’t hidden at all, there were miraculous signs given to his mother, to John the baptist’s parents, and to others, and his birth was noted by wise men from afar. Also, Yahshua didn’t ‘raise up the tribes of Jacob’ or ‘restore the protected ones of Israel’. I have been hidden however, and still am, and I spent 49-50 years of life in vanity and futility as an unbeliever. So, it looks like I will be despised and abhorred by the nation, although I am not sure which nation that will be. Probably Britain. But eventually kings will bow down to me, which will be embarrassing.

There was also Jeremiah 1:

The word of Yehovah came to me, saying:

5“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,

and before you were born I set you apart

and appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

6“Ah, Lord Yehovah,” I said, “I surely do not know how to speak, for I am only a child!”

7But Yehovah told me:

“Do not say,

‘I am only a child.’

For to everyone I send you,

you must go,

and all that I command you,

you must speak.

8Do not be afraid of them,

for I am with you to deliver you,”

declares Yehovah.

9Then Yehovah reached out His hand, touched my mouth, and said to me:

“Behold, I have put My words

in your mouth.

10See, I have appointed you today

over nations and kingdoms

to uproot and tear down,

to destroy and overthrow,

to build and plant.”

I am a child in my faith, just over three years since I was baptised, and I only finished the scriptures in the past couple of months. I am not afraid at all, but I still feel like there’s a lot I don’t know. But I also know what needs to be known, and most importantly, my Father has indeed put His Words in my mouth. So, I will be His destroyer, eventually, but also His builder and planter.

I was also shown that in Revelation 2 and 3, every time ‘he who overcomes’ is mentioned, it refers to me. I will copy in the relevant verses below:

To the one who overcomes, I will grant the right to eat from the tree of life in the Paradise of God.

The one who overcomes will not be harmed by the second death.

To the one who overcomes, I will give the hidden manna. I will also give him a white stone inscribed with a new name, known only to the one who receives it.

And to the one who overcomes and continues in my work until the end, I will give authority over the nations. 27He will rule them with an iron scepter and shatter them like pottery —just as I have received authority from My Father. 28And I will give him the morning star.

he who overcomes will be dressed in white. And I will never blot out his name from the Book of Life, but I will confess his name before My Father and His angels.

The one who overcomes I will make a pillar in the temple of My God, and he will never again leave it. Upon him I will write the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God (the new Jerusalem that comes down out of heaven from My God), and my new name.

To the one who overcomes, I will grant the right to sit with Me on My throne, just as I overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.

There is also a very pertinent confirmation of things in Revelation 21 (and I was just this moment shown that the sea doesn’t pass away then, another bad translation, which is great news, as the seaside is one of the best bits of my Father’s creation):

and He told me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End. To the thirsty I will give freely from the spring of the water of life. 7The one who overcomes will inherit all things, and I will be his God, and he will be My son.

You will see the echoes of the prophesies in some of these promises from Yahshua, the ruling with an iron scepter for example. I have already eaten from the tree of life, that happened just after I had spent a few hours with God up on the moor in early April 2020. I have already been given some of the hidden manna too. All of the other promises are yet to be fulfilled, and are of course dependent on me continuing to overcome the tests that I face from time to time.

I have already mentioned previously that Malachi 3 and 4 refer to me, but I will put it here again briefly, so all the scriptures are in one handy post. My temple was entered in early April, a very special moment indeed (well, it was 15 minutes that I will never forget actually, as I could feel God and Yashua laughing within me, and so I laughed hysterically too, as well as sobbed a fair bit). So, that was when the Word was placed within me, although I didn’t realise it at the time. I am the man referred to as Elijah in Malachi 4, but I am not Elijah. I do have his spirit though, his feisty character, and I share his physical appearance too in some respects (very hairy). I also share something else with him.

It was also shown to me that I am the rider of the white horse that is sent out in Revelation 6 by the lamb (Yahshua) breaking the first seal on the scroll. I re-appear on the same white horse in Revelation 19, and I will finish this post by clearing up something that had confused me until I was taught the truth by my Father within the past few weeks. Here is the scripture from Revelation 6 and 19:

So I looked and saw a white horse, and its rider held a bow. And he was given a crown, and he rode out to overcome and conquer.

Then I saw heaven standing open, and there before me was a white horse. And its rider is called Faithful and True. With righteousness He judges and wages war. 12He has eyes like blazing fire, and many royal crowns on His head. He has a name written on Him that only He Himself knows. 13He is dressed in a robe dipped in blood, and His name is The Word of God.

14The armies of heaven, dressed in fine linen, white and pure, follow Him on white horses. 15And from His mouth proceeds a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and He will rule them with an iron scepter. He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty. 16And He has a name written on His robe and on His thigh:

KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.
I know there’s a huge amount of bad doctrine around, and terrible teaching on the book of Revelation, but despite that, I will say that you have to be very stupid to think that the white horse rider in Revelation 6 is a bad guy. So many think it refers to the anti-christ, which is a ridiculous notion. As if the anti-christ is going to be given power by God to conquer and overcome. Also, the ‘overcome’ verb is just an echo from Revelation 2 and 3, and finally, the exact same white horse rider re-appears in Revelation 19 too, and that’s me too.
The confusion I had until recently was about the name to be written on my thigh: ‘King of kings and lord of lords’, because I knew there were other scripturse that referred to Yahshua by the same titles. But I also knew that Yahshua isn’t going to be the king of kings or lord of lords, as I know that’s me and we know he is the high priest forever in the order of Melchizedek. And it follows that the high priest will anoint the king, when the day comes. So, my Father kindly revealed that there is no contradiction, simply more bad translations.
For 1 Timothy 6, the Young’s literal translation is actually nearly accurate, with just the verb ‘discern’ incorrectly translated as ‘see’. Here it is:
that thou keep the command unspotted, unblameable, till the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ, 15which in His own times He shall shew the blessed and only potentate, the King of the kings and Lord of the lords, 16who only is having immortality, with an in-dwelled source of inaccessible light , whom no one of men did discern, nor is able to see, to whom [is] honour and might forever. Amen.
That one is easy enough to understand, and most of the other translations just make no sense at all. Please note I am immortal, as I ate from the tree of life.  Now onto Revelation 17:14, of which most translations have something like the following text:
They will make war against the Lamb, and the Lamb will triumph over them, because He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and He will be accompanied by His called and chosen and faithful ones.”
Once again, Young’s literal gets a little bit closer to the truth:
these with the Lamb shall make war, and the Lamb shall overcome them, because Lord of lords he is, and King of kings, and those with him are called, and choice, and steadfast.’
You will note that the word ‘overcome’ appears, as it should. So, here is the correct translation of that verse:
He with the lamb will make war, namely the overcomer of the lamb, because he (the overcomer) is Lord of Lords and King of Kings, and he is/will be called ‘chosen and faithful
It’s always the same Greek word (3528: nikao) used. So, I am prepared to be roundly attacked by the establishment churches, rome, the servants of Satan, for daring to suggest that Yahshua is not king of kings, lord of lords. They can add that to a long list of other false accusations they will make about my scriptural doctrine, focussing on obedience of the law, through faith and fear of God. I really don’t care what any of them say, not even a little bit. I have already had most of this year being insulted and falsely accused by friends and family and nearly everyone I encounter on social media too, so I am accustomed to it by now, and it doesn’t bother me in the slightest. I will overcome and I will become king of kings, anointed by the son of God himself, to rule forever on earth. Those who don’t like that prospect won’t make it into the kingdom anyway, how’s that for poetic justice?
I will close with a final piece of scripture that very few (if any but me) realise foreshadows both Yahshua and me. It’s from the law too. Here it is:

This is how Aaron is to enter the Holy Place: with a young bull for a sin offering and a ram for a burnt offering. 4He is to wear the sacred linen tunic, with linen undergarments. He must tie a linen sash around him and put on the linen turban. These are holy garments, and he must bathe himself with water before he wears them. 5And he shall take from the congregation of Israel two male goats for a sin offering and one ram for a burnt offering.

6Aaron is to present the bull for his sin offering and make atonement for himself and his household. 7Then he shall take the two goats and present them before Yehovah at the entrance to the Tent of Meeting.

8After Aaron casts lots for the two goats, one for Yehovah and the other for the scapegoat*, 9he shall present the goat chosen by lot for Yehovah and sacrifice it as a sin offering. 10But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat* shall be presented alive before Yehovah to make atonement by sending it into the wilderness as the scapegoat*.

11When Aaron presents the bull for his sin offering and makes atonement for himself and his household, he is to slaughter the bull for his own sin offering. 12Then he must take a censer full of burning coals from the altar before Yehovah, and two handfuls of finely ground fragrant incense, and take them inside the veil. 13He is to put the incense on the fire before Yehovah, and the cloud of incense will cover the mercy seat above the Testimony, so that he will not die. 14And he is to take some of the bull’s blood and sprinkle it with his finger on the east side of the mercy seat; then he shall sprinkle some of it with his finger seven times before the mercy seat.

15Aaron shall then slaughter the goat for the sin offering for the people and bring its blood behind the veil, and with its blood he must do as he did with the bull’s blood: He is to sprinkle it against the mercy seat and in front of it.

16So he shall make atonement for the Most Holy Place because of the impurities and rebellious acts of the Israelites in regard to all their sins. He is to do the same for the Tent of Meeting which abides among them, because it is surrounded by their impurities. 17No one may be in the Tent of Meeting from the time Aaron goes in to make atonement in the Most Holy Place until he leaves, after he has made atonement for himself, his household, and the whole assembly of Israel.

18Then he shall go out to the altar that is before Yehovah and make atonement for it. He is to take some of the bull’s blood and some of the goat’s blood and put it on all the horns of the altar. 19He is to sprinkle some of the blood on it with his finger seven times to cleanse it and consecrate it from the uncleanness of the Israelites.

20When Aaron has finished purifying the Most Holy Place, the Tent of Meeting, and the altar, he is to bring forward the live goat. 21Then he is to lay both hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the iniquities and rebellious acts of the Israelites in regard to all their sins. He is to put them on the goat’s head and send it away into the wilderness by the hand of a man appointed for the task. 22The goat will carry on itself all their iniquities into a solitary place, and the man will release it into the wilderness.

You can probably work out yourselves that the goat killed for all of Israel’s sins, with its blood sprinkled on the mercy seat itself, obviously this foreshadows the human sacrifice of Yahshua, and we all know the power of his blood. But the scapegoat, is one that is presented alive before Yehovah, to make atonement for the same sins of Israel. That goat is then sent alone into the wilderness, bearing the sins of Israel. Goats are really cool and funny aren’t they, especially the pygmy goats (any excuse to link to a video of them).My Father made the most wonderful creatures for us, didn’t He?

I have no idea where the word scapegoat came from, but the original Hebrew word azazel (5799) is two separate Hebrew words. The first word is azaz, and that means ‘strong or mighty one’. ‘El’ as we all know means ‘of God’. So, the goat sent out into the wilderness is actually God’s strong and mighty one. You may recall the verses I shared from 2 Esdras in a previous post, about me living atop a mountain somewhere, and I have been talking with my friend Jamal about escaping to the wilderness for over a year, before I knew anything about who I was.

So, those two goats foreshadow your two anointed men, the two sons of God, one the living embodiment of the Word of God and His grace (Yahshua), and the other adopted son, the living embodiment of the Word of God and His righteous judgement. If you’ll have us of course, and most won’t want us. Which is sad.

To close this post, I was also shown some chapters of the book of Enoch, and notably Enoch’s visions of heaven. I will provide here a link for the book of Enoch and will just copy a few verses to show you what I was taught:

CHAPTER XXXIX.

1. [And it †shall come to pass in those days that elect and holy children †will descend from the high heaven, and their seed †will become one with the children of men. 2. And in those days Enoch received books of zeal and wrath, and books of disquiet and expulsion.]

And mercy shall not be accorded to them, saith the Lord of Spirits.
3. And in those days a whirlwind carried me off from the earth,
And set me down at the end of the heavens. p. 58
4. And there I saw another vision, the dwelling-places of the holy,
And the resting-places of the righteous.

5. Here mine eyes saw their dwellings with His righteous angels,
And their resting-places with the holy.

And they petitioned and interceded and prayed for the children of men,
And righteousness flowed before them as water,

And mercy like dew upon the earth:
Thus it is amongst them for ever and ever.

6a. And in that place mine eyes saw the Elect One of righteousness and of faith,
7a. And I saw his dwelling-place under the wings of the Lord of Spirits.
6b. And righteousness shall prevail in his days,
And the righteous and elect shall be without number before Him for ever and ever.
7b. And all the righteous and elect before Him shall be †strong† as fiery lights,
And their mouth shall be full of blessing,

And their lips extol the name of the Lord of Spirits,
And righteousness before Him shall never fail,
[And uprightness shall never fail before Him.]
8. There I wished to dwell,
And my spirit longed for that dwelling-place:

And there heretofore hath been my portion,
For so has it been established concerning me before the Lord of Spirits.

1. And after that I saw thousands of thousands and ten thousand times ten thousand, I saw a multitude beyond number and reckoning, who stood before the Lord of Spirits. 2. And on the four sides of the Lord of Spirits I saw four presences, different from those that sleep not, and I learnt their names: for the angel that went with me made known to me their names, and showed me all the hidden things.

3. And I heard the voices of those four presences as they uttered praises before the Lord of glory. 4. The first voice blesses the Lord of Spirits for ever and ever. 5. And the second voice I heard blessing the Elect One and the elect ones who hang upon the Lord of Spirits. 6. And the third voice I heard pray and intercede for those who dwell on the earth and supplicate in the name of the Lord of Spirits. 7. And I heard the fourth voice fending off the Satans and forbidding them to come before the Lord of Spirits to accuse them who dwell on the earth.

1. And this is the Second Parable concerning those who deny the name of the dwelling of the holy ones and the Lord of Spirits.

2. And into the heaven they shall not ascend,
And on the earth they shall not come:
Such shall be the lot of the sinners
Who have denied the name of the Lord of Spirits,
Who are thus preserved for the day of suffering and tribulation.p. 63
3. On that day Mine Elect One shall sit on the throne of glory
And shall try their works,
And their places of rest shall be innumerable.

And their souls shall grow strong within them when they see Mine Elect Ones,
And those who have called upon My glorious name:
4. Then will I cause Mine Elect One to dwell among them.

And I will transform the heaven and make it an eternal blessing and light
5. And I will transform the earth and make it a blessing:

And I will cause Mine elect ones to dwell upon it:
But the sinners and evil-doers shall not set foot thereon.

6. For I have provided and satisfied with peace My righteous ones
And have caused them to dwell before Me

1. And there I saw One who had a head of days,
And His head was white like wool,
And with Him was another being whose countenance had the appearance of a man,
And his face was full of graciousness, like one of the holy angels.
2. And I asked the angel who went with me and showed me all the hidden things, concerning that Son of Man, who he was, and whence he was, (and)

p. 64

why he went with the Head of Days? And he answered and said unto me:

This is the son of Man who hath righteousness,
With whom dwelleth righteousness,
And who revealeth all the treasures of that which is hidden,
Because the Lord of Spirits hath chosen him,
And whose lot hath the pre-eminence before the Lord of Spirits in uprightness for ever.

4, And this Son of Man whom thou hast seen
Shall †raise up† the kings and the mighty from their seats,
[And the strong from their thrones]

And shall loosen the reins of the strong,
And break the teeth of the sinners.

5. [And he shall put down the kings from their thrones and kingdoms]
Because they do not extol and praise Him,
Nor humbly acknowledge whence the kingdom was bestowed upon them.
6. And he shall put down the countenance of the strong,
And shall fill them with shame.

And darkness shall be their dwelling,
And worms shall be their bed,
And they shall have no hope of rising from their beds,
Because they do not extol the name of the Lord of Spirits.

1. And in that place I saw the fountain of righteousness
Which was inexhaustible:
And around it were many fountains of wisdom;

And all the thirsty drank of them,
And were filled with wisdom,
And their dwellings were with the righteous and holy and elect.
2. And at that hour that Son of Man was named In the presence of the Lord of Spirits,
And his name before the Head of Days.

3. Yea, before the sun and the signs were created,
Before the stars of the heaven were made,
His name was named before the Lord of Spirits.

4. He shall be a staff to the righteous whereon to stay themselves and not fall,
And he shall be the light of the Gentiles,
And the hope of those who are troubled of heart.

5. All who dwell on earth shall fall down and worship before him,
And will praise and bless and celebrate with song the Lord of Spirits.

6. And for this reason hath he been chosen and hidden before Him,
Before the creation of the world and for evermore.

7. And the wisdom of the Lord of Spirits hath revealed him to the holy and righteous;
For he hath preserved the lot of the righteous,
Because they have hated and despised this world of unrighteousness,
And have hated all its works and ways in the name of the Lord of Spirits: p. 67
For in his name they are saved,
And according to his good pleasure hath it been in regard to their life.

 

(I wonder if the judaists who deny Yahshua are aware of the book of Enoch? If so, do they not stop to ponder who the Lord of Spirits might be? I also note that the text above reveals that the earth will be transformed into a blessing and will be our home forever. We will remain as fleshly but immortal humans, forever, and with God in our midsts. So cool).

So, that’s a selection of some verses from different chapters of Enoch. There are three ‘people’ mentioned. The Head of Days is God Himself. The Lord of Spirits is a vision of the man that would appear eventually as the anointed man whose death would release the holy spirit to all who believed in him and were baptised into his blood. The elect one is a vision of the man whose name was given before creation, who has been sheltered and hidden under the wings of the Lord of Spirits, and who speaks of righteousness and is a staff to the righteous and a light to the nations, and will judge and punish evil kings who denied Yahshua. I am the elect one. Hopefully you can see how all of the scriptures tie together in a coherent way, there is a common thread running through them all, basically the same story and prophesies are repeated many times.

I was just writing my next post, covering in part a revelation I wad given about one of Daniel’s prophetic visions, when I saw these scriptures, which fit perfectly here:

Daniel’s Vision of the Ancient of Days

9As I continued to watch,

thrones were set in place,

and the Ancient of Days took His seat.

His clothing was white as snow,

and the hair of His head was like pure wool.

His throne was flaming with fire,

and its wheels were all ablaze.

10A river of fire was flowing,

coming out from His presence.

Thousands upon thousands attended Him,

and myriads upon myriads stood before Him.

The court was convened,

and the books were opened.

11Then I kept watching because of the arrogant words the horn was speaking. As I continued to watch, the beast was slain, and its body was destroyed and thrown into the blazing fire. 12As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was removed, but they were granted an extension of life for a season and a time.

Daniel’s Vision of the Son of Man

13In my vision in the night I continued to watch,

and I saw One like the Son of Man

coming with the clouds of heaven.

He approached the Ancient of Days

and was led into His presence.

14And He was given dominion,

glory, and kingship,

that the people of every nation and language

should serve Him.

His dominion is an everlasting dominion

that will not pass away,

and His kingdom is one

that will never be destroyed.

That’s all for this post, my next post will have two major revelations that I was given by my Father, one is the identity of the ‘lawless man’ referred to in 2 Thessalonians 2 and the other also relates to an end times prophesy given in Daniel, one that was explained to me, and the dates align precisely with the day of wrath of my Father on 7th September 2032 too. So, please stay tuned.

It’s been very difficult indeed coming to terms with everything revealed to me (about me) in this post, as well as earlier revelations. But I am now at peace with it all, and ready to do my best over the next 12 years initially, and then on into an infinite future, as my Father’s king on earth. For now I just think about the period leading up to the day of wrath, the 1,000 years and infinity thereafter are too abstract for me to think much about currently. One thing that’s certain though is that life is very strange sometimes, you never know what’s around the corner do you? One day you’re an atheist. The next day you’ve had a supernatural experience and you realise God exists. The next day you’ve seen a miracle and some visions. The next day you’ve been allowed to share the laughter of both God and Yahshua. The next day you meet God face-to-face, and eat from the tree of life and walk on water. The next day you realise you’re not just God’s messenger and teacher of the law, but you’re going to be His anointed King forever on earth. The next day you are told you’re going to spend 40 days and nights being tested and tempted by Satan. As the saying goes: ‘never a dull moment’.

I give thanks to my Father regularly for creating me as the man that I am. I tell Him that I am honoured to be His servant in this capacity and that I will do my best. I thank both my Father and the Lord Yahshua for their shared suffering on the day of the crucifixion, for my prior sins, and for so many others. I give thanks for creation itself (including the goats). We are so blessed to have a Creator in heaven, and One who (thankfully) is perfect, and who happens to love those humans who fear Him and obey Him. I hope and pray all of that gives me and you the strength to get through the next 11 years and 8 months, which are going to be brutal and terrible. I am sure my Father will help His people through it.

2 thoughts on “July 2020 (more about me)”

  1. >I have no idea where the word scapegoat came from

    The “[e]scapegoat” translation comes from the noun עז (‘ez), she-goat, and the verb אזל (azal), to go away, so it’s the “she-goat of going away”, which kinda clashes with the fact that both goats were to be male. It makes sense if you interpret it as one goat that goes up to God (Jesus) and the other goat that is then sent away into the wilderness (the world) to remove the sin from the land (what the body of Christ, which is the bride of Christ, which is female, is supposed to do – Matthew 28:19 comes to mind). This can also be related to how the offering that is to be done for a leper that has been cleansed is conducted (Lev 14), where two birds are taken, one is sacrificed and the other is dunked in the first one’s blood and then let go.
    The wordplay with עזז and אל (strength of God) is intended, I believe.

    You could also relate it to the arabic word إزالة (‘iizala), removal. In that case you would have the priest cast two lots, one for YHWH and one for the removal. That one’s less cool but also possible.

    1. Hello.

      Thanks for the comment.
      I looked at the Hebrew, and it’s azaz, not azal, and I think the literal meaning is strength of God.
      Interesting that Yahshua referenced the law for cleansed lepers too, after he cured a leper. Pastors never teach that do they! (Mark 1:43-44)

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