The Locust ‘Plague’ of Biblical Proportions Strikes Earth

“Locusts invaded all the land of Egypt and settled within all the territory of Egypt in a thick mass; never before had there been so many, nor will there ever be so many again.” Exodus 10:14 (The Israel Bible™)

Desert locusts feast on grass. (Shutterstock)
In addition to the recent hurricanes and earthquakes, at least one of the plagues of Egypt has returned as swarms of locusts descended en masse on two separate parts of the globe in recent weeks.

A plague of locusts attacked South Eastern Trinidad last week. “People are scared and are panicking because of the amount of locusts. I won’t say this is the first time we have seen locusts, but it is the first time seeing it in such a magnitude,” Chairman of the Mayaro/Rio Claro Regional Corporation Glenn Ram was quoted in the Trinidad Express as saying.

Ram said that the damage to crops has been limited by spraying, but the bugs are an incredible annoyance to residents, “getting into clothing, vehicles and anywhere else they can occupy.”

The residents of Trinidad are experiencing a taste of the eighth plague the Egyptians suffered when God was punishing them for enslaving the Jews.

For if you refuse to let My people go, tomorrow I will bring locusts on your territory.They shall cover the surface of the land, so that no one will be able to see the land. They shall devour the surviving remnant that was left to you after the hail; and they shall eat away all your trees that grow in the field.Moreover, they shall fill your palaces and the houses of all your courtiers and of all the Egyptians. Exodus 10:4-6

Trinidad was not the only location to be plagued by locusts recently. Huge swarms of locusts devastated farms throughout large areas of Southern Russia last month as well. Farmers were hard-pressed as the swarming insects devoured everything in sight. In one video, fisherman are seen struggling through clouds of locust, using nets to catch the bugs to use as bait.

A locust will eat its weight in food every day and swarms can strip entire regions bare but, for some (like the Russian fishermen), they are considered a mixed blessing . Locusts are, in fact, edible and considered a delicacy in some countries. While the consumption of most insects is forbidden under kosher laws, the Talmud identifies four species of locust that are kosher and permitted to be eaten by Jews. Since the identity of those species is in dispute, most Jews refrain from indulging.

It is important to emphasize that neither Russia nor Trinidad has Hebrew slaves and it would be an error to claim the appearance of the locusts was a sign of divine wrath. In a recent interview about the hurricanes that have struck America, Rabbi Yosef Dayan, a former member of the nascent Sanhedrin:“It is forbidden to attribute divine motivations to such disasters but an introspective process is clearly necessary.”

Locusts are not taxonomically different from grasshoppers. A plague occurs when species of short-horned grasshoppers enter a swarming phase in reaction to environmental conditions. The second half of the twentieth century has seen a dramatic decline in frequency, duration and intensity of locust outbreaks, making these recent attacks especially worthy of introspection.

The Testaments,Records Of Old,Men and… Archons

Records are insignificant part of human history as stone picture writings and hieroglyphs are written by Archons 450,000-200,000 BC in monuments, obelisk and solid edifices.

They are seen, while verified technologies found in sunken ships in our seas, inland and or in caves are preferred by humans for proof and understanding. We always need proof as we are ‘scientific’.

What we see and hear we seem to believe, even holograms and illusions.

Commercial records are made and designed to consolidate the foothold of Archons. In the ancient times, after seeing and believing we are obligated to worship these dark races as Gods, otherwise you perish!!

Worship after brainwash becomes obligatory for a person to attend 2xweekly to continuously hear the readings of the priests of the Archons in step buildings – the story of creation, how mighty Nibiru is cutting Tiamat in half… and how hominids are cloned with the Anunnaki and became the first humans… god’s creations.

That is the story of the stone tablets of the Sumerians.

We call those records history of our times, partly showing ways of knowing what is truth and what is false. A new creation story is weaved, that of Adam and Eve by the Roman empire and most likely when another colonizer comes, re-weaved and re-casted again.

Worse, religious allegiances are talking about 2,000 years of their church existence and keep on insisting that their beliefs will prevail.

Historians Herodotus and Ptolemy, the pharaohs’ stories, destinies, records are deleted and restored to suit the ruling pharaoh. They are ten thousand years in Egypt, yet their teachings are fading away compared to the ‘new’ Moslem and Christian teachings of less than 1800 years AD.

Have you heard of God RA taught in present world histories?

I doubt, but it was taught in the 50’s by American and Filipino teachers in Philippine high schools. Wonder of wonders! I learned it from teachers but my children never had those world history teachings. They laugh when I talk of Ra.

Human scientists said we developed over 13.6 billion years, thus these statements of mine on history are kindergarten stuff compared to what science is relaying to us. Theoretical physics or theorists of course are what they are theory, if you believe the Big-Bang concept of science and physicists, otherwise they are kid stuff in a metaphysical sense if you disagree with them.

For me that theory is impossible…!

Creation is a continuing experience of creator beings, the lieutenants of All That Is. It is best that we analyze, rethink what can be truth.

All That Is creates, continuing creation in limitless space open for creation of the created beings. What I am saying is new created fragments of light, spirits can create their own in limitless space!

That is what I call experience in higher dimensions and frequencies. It is not as simple as ‘expansion theory’ of science or a Big-Bang. From a practical 3D point of view, humans are inventors and create in their own limited earth space.

Imagine spirit beings on the graduating mode of 8D-12 D creating in their limitless space!

You would not like Source to do everything for you, otherwise, how can you have your experience in this 3D-4D world, much more at 5D-7D inner-outer space. I know you will be very willing to create your experience, your love for yourself and others before Source consider you ready to come back to Him or consider you as the human crystalline spirit to help others in 3D worlds.

That is the meaning of what we all have been teaching, we all seek knowledge, learn, teach and create. We seek Source Energy in the process of gaining experience.

What is important however at our pace on earth is knowing the truth and learning to live a path of service to others, our way to unity consciousness.

Let us open our hearts and minds to universal laws and the moment we do, we start to understand. This is the moment we communicate.

Scrolls or animal skin writings may be written less the truth or reality to mystify people of their stories of dreams of flying winged beings, chariots and eagles, riding on them to mysterious place of gold laden palaces when in reality they are what they are, transport vehicles, flying machines and the pilots taken, regarded and worshipped as gods in churches of homes like what Solomon did to his house, laden with gold from OPHIR.

The permanent records of the olden times from 450,000 BC thence up to 4600 BC are not considered.

How come they do not write Crete of Greece, Antikythera computer that read the heavens, the solar system or the 5,000 years old helicopters found in caves at Near East, hidden, and more solid technologies drawn and engraved in tombs of pharaohs and kings? Why?

They forgot to burn and incinerate these technological achievements of men, afraid to be wasted by hominids or perfect humans with more advanced powers.

Eon, technology has been with us 100,000+ years ago…

The basis of the written teachings of religion today are essentially from year 4BC to 2,000 AD, new, ‘current’ events in terms of recorded history, we would say infants, but only a dot, a grain of sand of the real history of humanity. Lately they have discarded the old teachings specifically those hieroglyphs and picture writings and replaced them with words of popes, bishops, priests and pastors, Imams.

They emphasize tithing of the old testament as the source of their wealth and later discard the old for the new when they talk in pulpits.

An acquaintance donated all his retirement money to a Christian occult, in the guise of heavenly bliss and now he is a street walker, homeless as his family will not accept him, fooled.

We are all taken for a ride by commercials of the Roman Empire.

Eons ago, cloned or implanted people cannot distinguish planes, jets, copters from dragonflies, soaring falcons, eagles and birds so they started to draw the winged sign on lapels of Gods and angels, astronaut uniforms of Sumer gods Inanna and Marduk, adopted today, winged insignia of pilots.

They called them gods.

Lately they replaced them with new idols, cleaned and dressed them, they call again gods as proclaimed by a pope, Imam or a cardinal.

The crossed snake insignia of medical doctors is a copy of the 200,000 sign of God doctor Ninhursag, we call science.

Education and civilization till our time and age are thousand miles away from us. Truth in education should start when we are babies, then toddlers and teens.

They are never taught meditation, their powers within themselves, the chakras, importance of discipline, love, light and unity and our connection with Everything which should be the primary values taught in schools from kindergarten to collegiate schools.

How to attain unity with All That Is should be a primordial objective of education. Past technology is unknown and we do not state what happened in the last 200,000 years.

Hundred proofs are existing in physical evidence. They should be book compiled by educators as textbook for us to see/teach/learn.

At Crete, Greece, the Antikythera computer, an astronomical device above, tells us where the position of the moon, sun, planets and forthcoming eclipses, existing since 2100BC says our scientist analyzing this rock encrusted computer at the coast of Crete and is now fully deciphered, at 2017.

Helicopters are discovered in East Asia caves and purportedly raided by a military western group.

The temple of Seti I shows flying objects drawn of present military warfare. Antique anthropological versions of eon inventions are coming out after these major discoveries.

They tried to erase human inventions to make us look idiots, dumb humans. Archons tried to destroy the olden solid evidence so we are fooled.

Research the other inventions specifically Antikythera computer, be amazed of the genius of humans for your belief. They all exist 100,000 to 1BC. Our manipulated humans draw in caves, walls and stones putting on record what they saw, reproduced in olden teachings as truth of the existence of ‘gods’.

In a pharaoh’ s tomb there are planes, helicopters and flying saucers, engraved, also in Egypt.
How would 5,000 BC people know of planes and space ships?

Is it now logical to assume that the Sumerians haul the mined gold from earth with shuttles that bring them to hovering mother ships for transport to their planets as recorded in stone tablets?

TERRIBLE SITUATION WE ARE IN

We are told we are hominids cross bred with the Gods. Anu God-women carried us in their wombs for ten months vs. 9 months for humans, to form the nucleus of slave miners.

This is the period where ‘God’ talk to created humans and walking the talk are different in meanings. All That Is, Everything does not walk with you.

Please analyze the following statements in much attention and detail. It is your responsibility to yourself if you like to be fooled to your death bed, your choice, your belief.

It is your spirit anyway that will handle these things as we seek the Creator. We have been fooled a million years in step buildings and palaces.

Would you like that repeated again for another million years?

The father:

If you desire to go to heaven and be seated at the right hand of SOURCE we call God, the father, that is dreaming again and you will continuously die dreaming listening to priest’s masses day in and day out.

Do not believe in cannibalism nor vampirism practiced daily in masses, they are pagan rights outlawed by Creator.

The dark is using religion to propagate darkness on humanity. Make religion appropriate to Source a lighted experience like a protestant mass I attended, no drinking of blood nor eating bread, both forms are of dark origin.

You don’t go to heaven, but enter a higher frequency dimension for another experience, that is, if you are fit for it with your earthly bound acts and deeds.

The Spirit:

There is no such thing as holy spirit as pronounced, or it is only communication chaos, a problem, as it is you who has a spirit provided by Source that you have to know, at birth where the Creator provided you with a fragment of light, a diamond core light cell, the Spirit from Source, within your mind-body that accumulates your experience.

Source experience is within you, full of love and light.

The son:

We are all fragments of All That Is, the spirit light force in your heart which you can talk with the moment you connect it with your mind thru your pineal gland.

Seek Infinity, start to be One with All That Is as you are only one SPIRIT, one wholeness, one Source Energy. That is universal law, the law of one, ONENESS. There are no better beings as Source does not play favorites.

He sends teachers or what spiritualists call starseeds to come and teach us, millions of them, never one son, never, never. Desire the truth, seek Unity and as you practice the path of positive integrative point of acts and deeds, you are on your way to a higher vibration .

You are on the right path to unity consciousness. All these practices are ingrained in your mind and consciousness thus recorded as such, making your fodder- food in next incarnation, forced!!

That is if you believed that practice of pseudo-voodoo. We call this 2,000 years history, the terrible mess created by Rome and Constantine to humans.

Million years of manipulation and exploitation by alternating darkness, evil doers, the negative integrative beings came to colonize us.

For 400 years, the pharaohs time, the Egyptians have more than million Hebrews slaves given substantial importance in biblical history.

It is even short of what happened to Macau and Philippines where in their history, these countries have been colonized for 400 years by Spain and Portugal thru religion and another 100 years by alternating colonizers, Americans, Dutch, Japanese, even the tribes of Israel who took gold from PH, the land of gold, a total of 500+ years of idiocy.

Spot any difference? Nothing, my brothers…

Look at it, PH is worst, called ‘indios’, the small brown men and writings of a man named Jose Rizal, peacemaker-doctor, modern day Moses, awakened the Filipinos to stand up and Andres Bonifacio led an initial revolution.

Do you understand now what world order is all about in terms of the Archons way of human dominion?

Read history again, and again and try to sift a little of truth in them. LEARN. Get new knowledge as in reality, going to 5D-12D is gaining knowledge in different forms, in solidity of illusions, crystalline light form or in spheres or octagons of a millionth of sand sizes that can bilocate instantly in other universes for a new experience.

Bill Gates said a point of a pen handles the history of earth in information, talking in an ‘electronics’ mind or information that can go around the moon and back to earth in a point.

It is the negative polarity in the electricity circuit we know that combines with positive to produce an integrative point of balance, electrical current.

The negatives are in reality the dark Archons, Draco or Anu shapeshifters and most of them from a zone in the Lyra constellation and Orion star who evolved mostly negative and these beings led nations to enslave millions of people in our planet and nearby planets of the Milky Way galaxy, populated civilizations for their service to self, greed and their separation from Source Energy.

They made that choice, greed or power over others not the Source.

In our lives, their political and religious puppets continue their practice of labor and slavery of humanity.

There are always positives in any creation. They are the same beings like us going thru dimensional consciousness evolution. Source of All That Is loved his creations, negatives or positives.

We know Source created the positives but some of his beings given their choices turned to be desirous of more, greed to better the Supreme Creator, thus a balance of both the integrative points coming to light and love will be the order of seeking the Creator by the fallen, the negatives.

BALANCE thence wholeness will happen, why? To create the desired experience on your way to unity.

The negatives have a purpose, for experience sake, the Supreme Creator will not have created nor allowed them to fall, as we will not learn when all humans are STO or perfection. How we attain it is up to us. We all return to unconditional love and to the Wholeness of All That Is as we are all fragments of the Light.

It is only timing my friend, yes, we are subject to time and space, duality and separation, that is history in yourself, in the making of a human.

MESS AND DESTRUCTION WE ARE IN

Humanity’s original perfect form is subjected to cloning technologies and dissection controlling our DNA and brain, implanted, transformed to forget who we are by 4d dark negative beings.

That is why they look better than us, we call Gods.

They are at 4d realm, replicate as shapeshifters and cohabited with humans creating a new cabal puppet human we also called half god in mythology. SOURCE, Infinity does not distinguish between negatives and positives allowing both to integrate and attain balance.

Remember electricity, positive and negative energy required!

At the 21st century, scientists-medical researchers found the DNA and cells to dissect and remove DNA gene defects.

They operate to make babies from sperms and eggs, before they form, humans can be free from diseases and defects. This is Mesopotamia in reverse where they implant defects to make you slaves and dominated.

Apparently, humans are better than the Anu Gods these days which we really are perfect from the start.

We are removing the defects implanted by the Archons. If you have the funds before you have your baby born, your child is free from defects. This simply means humans born of perfect DNA/cells are free from impurities and diseases implanted to us by the Archons.

Our race is restored to perfection in time.

Ascension is at hand and there may be no need for removal for some awakened humans as Infinity with fragmented healing photon and cleansing light removes these implants.

They come in rainbow colors, the prominent of which is violet, blue and the original brilliant diamond light. The crime they did to us will need unconditional forgiveness from Source, but All That Is throw and boot them out of Earth as humanity’s consciousness is raised to higher dimensions.

They are booted out and placed where they belong less the hybrids and the puppets who are still around which our Ascended Masters will cleanse and heal.

Healing of our past negative deeds is now the key for humans to ascend and be raised to a higher consciousness, in 5d or 6d.

You can be one if you are STO (Service To Others) aspiring to be part of collective Unity Consciousness.

SUMMARY

Power over others or dominion over earth are the worst acts done to humans to make us subservient to false ‘Gods.’

The Archons thru belief system of religions and direct cleric governance, like the system of Middle East, Iran specifically and Saudi Arabia govern with religion, the Sunni or Shia ways.

They compete with other negatives thru eons of control of people. They copy the methods of the Archons, made their citizens and imported labor slaves from East and Southeast Asia in their mining, manufacturing and household operations.

We are, energy source/fodder/slaves, triple whammy to a beautiful race. In most cases, women are down to the level of animals, not allowed to study in Afghanistan, a policy of the Talibans.

They should remain blind. It is your choice if you like to awaken and learn.

If you believe that there is such a thing as universal truth,
Law of Attraction
The Law of Action
The Law of One
Unity
Action-reaction,
…one real law of various names as humans are good with names, that is your will.

The Axiomatics of Universal Law, or Oneness, Unity or Wholeness is effectively the LAW OF ONE taught by Ra but convoluted by the priests and ministers of Egypt for control.

Humanity is on a stage…

We are all actors in a play, participants of a drama guild as you were in junior-senior high. You are either the positive or the negative lead star and this means the stage is set by the thought of the Founder, the Supreme Creator.

We are set for awakening and the moment you do you are open to the world and the drama of the galaxy and there are two factions raging in the universe, those asking for freedom and those dark beings who want you to go astray and they are both courting your choice.

Believe, harsh freedom attained thru wars are also chaos. They are all still in their individual drama and you should never align with any of their causes.

Do not get lost as you either end a victim or a perpetrator.

The channels and the voices that you hear are two fold, both are participants of the drama and it is now your will, your choice to be on track to the portal, to the path of unity consciousness unaffected by any of these dramas, the fight for freedom thru chaos or the fight for power over others.

Rely on your higher self, your innate light spirit and All That Is and you will never be lost, guaranteed.

In these historical stories, we emphasized the spiritual heart and connection with the mind affect the universal thought of the Supreme Creator and e very person, an individual thinking of the path of consciousness matters for all of us.

A spiritualist says the tipping point of 7% of us will be the key to the ascension process but in a localized PH religion, with brainwashing and mind manipulation that controls 95% of the population, how do you propose to do that, an impossibility.

How do we achieve that point of what we can call of no return. When I talk of spirituality, I look crazy. Now who is crazy amongst 7 billion humans on the planet.

Can we touch 1% of 7 billion earth people and turn them to the path of unconditional love?

Ra thought he can raise one or two humans in Egypt to ascension, he failed to get any, but two negatives says the records on walls of pyramids and he brought them to a negative planet to live and fight their way.

At this point and time when ascension and raising of human consciousness is the alternative news and MSM is a dying breed of information, may I refer you to what I have discussed all these 25 years of inspired and intuitive discussions, the last ten with Consciousness.

Grandfather Adamu has fine words and I quote:
“It is right for me to be walking the path of Oneness now and to begin awakening directly to the fact that I am One with all life, one with the planet, one with nature, and one with the eternal creator of all.”
Adamu asks us to call our higher self, All That Is for assistance, not himself and you can never go wrong.

This is where we should all subscribe and follow, never gurus that tell us freedom thru war or attaining power over others. Never, never again, no repetition of a million years of subservience and slavery.

We have learned wisdom and knowledge. Awakened humans who ascended and returned to their home planets are the new envoys or Pilgrims to new 3d civilizations in the universe.

Human soul-spirits are placed by the Source of All That Is in other 3D worlds to perform difficult assignments by wearing or taking a vehicle in the form of a solid mind and body where the fragment of SOURCE will dwell.

Humans are pre-selected by Source Energy to start and develop any new and continuing civilizations that can turn to Class A human beings in 3d worlds to graduate to 5D-7D in the universe. This evolvement is inspired by the introduction of FREE WILL on earth, a test of SOURCE, He knows will work.

In short “In Situ” ascension is possible direct from a human vehicle or a human body of mind, soul and spirit to ONE that progress to a crystalline light form.

In terms of earth development, from a planet to a ‘brilliant’ SUN, another light form that will energize humans and all beings in developing planets.

You will be raised to a higher frequency, in5d or in6d, heaven, one of the phases of vibrational dimensions seeking Source, Infinity.

In the process we are performers again in a drama staged by All That Is, new experiences unknown to any of us as we enter duality again or we go straight up to 5, 6 or 7D where experiences are that of crystalline light form, your will, your desire as you work it with Creator.

Individual performance is the key to any change, numbers are not required as each of us are seeking Infinity to graduate to 5D-7D dependent on our stage of evolvement and unity consciousness.

It is a long way to be a sphere of light…!!

All That Is overflows humanity with photon-fragmented light. The purity of light flowing awaken – allow us to learn and analyze that will make you arrive to a decision.

The Law of One, the Universal Law of Unity Consciousness can and should be taken to heart!!

For the awakened, we are on the path to Unity Consciousness. Make collective consciousness for unity as your will, your choice and this decision is so powerful that will collectively bring us to higher consciousness.

Source Energy is with us, the current spiritual perspective that we should all have, an evolutionary development that will lead us to Infinity.

That is still a long way but we have started.

The Ancients Hid High Technologies In Bible

There are readers out there who would be surprised or offended with the notion that high-technology was described in the Bible. There are other readers who have realized that the only explanations to Biblical mysteries are ancient Close Encounters. A good question is: Why are certain, Old Testament events written about in the Bible? The answer could be that these were special events between basically two groups of people: One group was the primitives or the general state of humanity in Biblical times. The other group was the relatively few HUMANS that still retained and utilized technology originating from the days of Atlantis.

When angels made an appearance, they were always human. Those who caused the Great Flood; gave Moses the instructions on building the Ark of the Covenant, and warned Lot then destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah…were human beings. But, these people had advanced knowledge and flew ‘chariots’ in the sky. They resided on the tops of mountains; well away from the simple world of Bible prophets in the lowlands.

The most amazing example of an Old Testament Close Encounter is the Book of Ezekiel. Read the beginning of Chapter 1 in the King James Bible…only imagine that it is a UFO landing. With this idea in mind, Ezekiel’s experience is almost understandable. Ezekiel’s Book was so controversial that it nearly did not survive the religious editors who did throw out the Book of Enoch.

‘The Spaceships of Ezekiel’ by Blumrich is an award-winning book that should be read by anyone investigating Biblical mysteries. Blumrich is a scientist and NASA designer of the Saturn V rocket. He wrote that his son informed him, after reading an Erich Von Daniken book, that the prophet Ezekiel described a spaceship landing. Blumrich was positive that he could disprove that concept because of his technical skills in this field. The ancient text could not possibly portray a feasible craft; he assumed. The NASA designer wrote that he was never so surprised when he actually read the Book of Ezekiel. The ancient words did indeed conform to a realistic vehicle.

In the beginning of Ezekiel, the prophet wrote of the approach of four faces from above. In reality, the ‘four’ referred to the landing legs of the craft. Blumrich was shocked when he read the Old Testament report of ‘straight legs’ of ‘burnished brass’ with ’round feet.’ The NASA scientist himself designed the metallic, straight legs and round footpads of the lunar lander. The famous quote from Ezekiel is ‘a wheel within a wheel.’ Once the lander touched down, Ezekiel saw wheels. This is the exact chronology of what would occur with a modern vehicle. The UFO landed, transformed into a wheeled rover then rolled along the ground. Ezekiel was only familiar with wheels from simple carts that moved in one direction. But, the prophet described wheels that moved in all directions which was completely alien to Ezekiel.

Enoch was Methuselah’s father and Noah’s grandfather. His Book should be in the Old Testament. It has surfaced from independent sources which validate the ancient text. The Book of Enochwas edited out of the Bible by the Ecumenical Council for its controversies. Enoch, like Ezekiel, was taken on many flights by the gods (angels) and witnessed great horrors and beauty. 39/3: ‘…a whirlwind carried me off from the earth…’ There are numerous references to whirlwinds which ‘spirited’ Enoch away into the sky. The angels ‘showed me all the hidden things’ and ‘mine eyes saw all the secret things of heaven.’ Enoch saw views that ‘no man shall see.’ In 33/4, Enoch states: ‘I saw a great and glorious device.’

32/2: ‘And thence I went over the summits of the earth, and passed above the Erythraean Sea, and went far from it, and passed over the angel Zotiel (another ship?).

14/18-19: ‘I looked and saw a lofty throne: its appearance was as crystal and the wheels thereof as the shining sun…from underneath the throne came streams of flaming fire so great that I could not look thereon.’ Enoch mentions crystals and wheels. The throne could be a vehicle where the angels sat and underneath were fires from the rocket thrusters. The ‘vision caused me to fly and lifted me upward and bore me into heaven.’

There are numerous references to PORTALS or windows where Earthly and celestial views appeared. 33/2: ‘…portals of the heaven open. 3. And I saw how the stars of heaven come forth.’

The Book of Enoch speaks of much destruction, chaos and corruption on Earth; as well as among the angels. Like Genesis, Enoch mentions ‘giants’ and ‘the Watchers.’ There were ‘the Satans’ – the ‘Sons of Heaven’ – ‘angels of punishment’ – ‘instruments of Satan’ – and the same specific Genesis angels: Michael, Raphael, Gabriel, etc. ‘God’ is never mentioned; only plural gods or angels. Enoch was taken to the mountaintops where the gods resided. He observed things that no primitive could understand. The angels ‘corrupted the sons of man.’ It was these various humans, with the technology, that played God and decided the fate of the children on Earth.

The main reason Enoch’s Book was deemed heresy and taken out of the Old Testament could have been the accurate astronomy. Page after page concerns the sun, moon, yearly cycles and heavenly statistics. ‘Paths of the sun and moon,’ ‘their stately orbits,’ ‘courses of the luminaries’ and ‘revolve in their circular chariots’ are only a few quotes of Enochian wisdom.

75/8: ‘And I saw in the heaven running in the world, above those portals in which revolve the stars that never set.’ Only from space are there stars that never set. Remember, the Church during the time of Ecumenical editing condemned accurate astronomy. (Ask Galileo). Religious officials wanted the public to think that the Earth was flat, did not move and was in the center of all things.

During these ancient times, there were mad scientists (angel-demons) who cloned anything they wanted. The mythological animals were real; they were genetic experiments. Also, wars of the gods occurred. Nuclear warfare was not beyond the capability of the angels. Robert Oppenheimer, creator of modern atomics and a student of early books of India, knew that nuclear wars happened in the Old World. The deserts of today are the result of ancient, atomic wars. Assuming that these conclusions are true: The Great Flood was probably green-lighted by good gods who wanted to reduce high radiation levels. Also…the perverted creatures and their power-crazed, genetic engineers needed to be eliminated on a global scale. The Earth was a mess and needed to be wiped clean.

There was a Great Flood that covered all of the lands. Sea shells were found on top of Mount Everest. There is water erosion on the Sphinx. All land is a sedimentary deposit. Many Noahs sailed during Waterworld. The Chinese have their old stories of an Ark and a Great Deluge. Numerous Indian cultures have their legends of a Flood, a Noah and an Ark.

Most people do not believe in the Biblical story of Noah because of a basic problem: How could a few people gather ALL the animals, feed and care for them on board a ship for months? The answer comes from…who controlled the Earth thousands of years ago? The angels (the humans with the technology) built the Arks, collected the animals and caused the rains. The chosen animals were probably the best examples of their specie and worthy of being saved. It is scientifically possible to place a life form in suspended animation reduced down to its DNA. This was the cargo within the Arks. The samples of DNA would be revived, later, after the waters receded. Nowhere in the Bible does it mention that Noah went out and gathered each animal. It only says Noah brought them into the Ark. If the ‘life cannisters’ were all assembled for the Noahs by the gods and the simple people merely carried them in and secured them in place, then this does explain the Noah story.

The world began again. In Genesis, it says that after the Flood: Noah went to live with the ‘gods.’ This was one of the few plural references that survived the editors of the Bible. The reference ‘gods’ was later changed to the singular ‘God.’ The simplified term was changed to accommodate a world that had become extremely simple.

Atlantis was Eden. Compare these two legends. Each was our mother-civilization or the place where we originated. Each was a Paradise. Each fell and mankind had to leave in disgrace.

It is not far-fetched how the people of Earth could divide itself into two races; a simple one and a complex one. If a nuclear war happened today, the survivors would continue in tribal communities. After generations, they would forget what technology was. But, the few who knew of the coming nuclear devastation and even caused it…would have protected themselves and be the few who still possess advanced knowledge. These ‘gods’ could deal with the numerous primitives as they saw fit. This concept is ancient history.

The Genesis story of the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah is not a mystery when you plug in the idea of a modern technology. How do two cities, realistically, get wiped off the face of the Earth? The inhabitants of Hiroshima and Nagasaki may know the answer. Two, human angels came into town and warned people of the coming destruction:

19/17: ‘…Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.’
19/24: ‘Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven.’
19/26: ‘But his wife looked back from behind, and she became a pillar of salt.’
19/28: ‘…the smoke of the country went up as the smoke of a furnace.’
19/30: ‘…he (Lot) feared to dwell in Zoar: and he dwelt in a cave, he and his two daughters.’
The angels directed Lot and his family to save their lives by running to the mountain. A land mass can protect one from a nuclear blast. The cities were ‘consumed’ with ‘brimstone and fire.’ This is a perfect description of a nuking. A mushroom cloud moving vertically could be the meaning of ‘went up as the smoke of a furnace.’ Lot’s wife did not make it; not because she looked back, but because she trailed ‘behind’ the rest of her family. A primitive seeing an atomic explosion would be more than stunned; they would tend to stop in their tracks. Not looking back is good advice to those running for their lives. The ‘pillar of salt’ could have come from finding her body later and discovering the effects of radiation. Finally, hiding in a ‘cave’ because of the fall-out until the land was ready for habitation is very logical.

Genesis 1/26: ‘And God said, let us make man in our image, after our likeness…’
2/21: ‘And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh…’
In Genesis 1/26, there are important clues that the creation of Eve from Adam was not conducted by a singular God. In this one sentence, there are three plural references: ‘us,’ ‘our’ and ‘our.’
This was a CLONING operation observed by a primitive who did not understand. First, one of the technicians caused Adam to fall into a ‘deep sleep.’ This was the anesthesia. Second, a cell must be taken from somewhere on the body to create another body. The rib area was where the cell was taken. They ‘closed up the flesh’ is a modern expression describing the completion of the operation. Master-cloners could quickly form an adult and change the sex from the original. This idea was illustrated in a Star Trek Next Generation episode where a primitive was brought back to life and mistook Captain Picard as a god. He prayed to ‘the Picard’ and was later corrected.

Before the Red Sea parted, there were two UFOs leading the people out of Egypt. Exodus 13/21: ‘And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them away; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night.’ These objects in the sky could very well be spacecraft when you consider: clouds (or smoke) by day and fire by night. Rocket thrusters could create billowing smoke in sunlight. But, at night, the flames from the propulsion systems would be what was mainly visible. These chariots in the air could have held back the waters of the Red Sea with force fields.

Exodus 14/22: ‘And the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea upon the dry ground: and the waters were a wall (on either side).’ With a flick of a switch. turning off the forcefield at the appropriate time, the ‘waters returned and covered the chariots’ of the Egyptians.

All through Exodus, this Lord God demands that ‘I am the Lord’ and ‘I will be to you a God: and ye shall know that I am the Lord, your God.’ In 15/3, there is a strange reference: ‘The Lord is a man of war.’ This is curious because it says God is a ‘man’ and not a very nice one. It is more like God is a big bully; having power over people; pushing his weight around only because he has the ability to do so.

There is a warning in 19/12 to ‘go not up into the mount, or touch the border of it: whosoever toucheth the mount shall be surely put to death.’ This Biblical God was not God. 19/18: ‘And mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke because the Lord descended upon it in fire…and the whole mount quaked greatly.’

In Exodus, Moses was given instructions on building the Ark of the Covenant. The inventive genius, Nikola Tesla, wrote in ‘The Wall of Light’ that Moses had to have been a skilled electrical engineer. The Ark, Tesla concluded, was a very powerful ‘condenser.’ It created intense vibrations that could smash solid stone. The Israelites carted the device into battle and won wars with it; not unlike the vibration weapons the Fremen used in the film ‘Dune.’

I Samuel 14/5: ‘And when the Ark of the Covenant of the Lord came into the camp, all Israel shouted with a great shout…’ 4/8: ‘…who shall deliver us out of the hand of these mighty Gods? these are the Gods that smote the Egyptians…’

In II Samuel 6/6-7…a simple man named Uzzah, disregarded warnings, touched the Ark improperly and was electrocuted! ‘…Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it. And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah; and God smote him there for his error; and there he died by the ark of God.’ The man attempted to place it back on the ox-drawn cart and died. They had no concept of high-voltage. 6/9: ‘And David was afraid of the Lord that day.’

The story of Jericho is told in the Book of Joshua. The actual site of Jericho was found. The stone walls were over ten feet thick. What could bring down massive walls? According to the Old Testament, it was the power of the Lord. Marching around the stone fort and blowing trumpets could not possibly shatter such walls. The Ark of the Covenant was there and responsible for ‘tumbling down’ the walls of Jericho. There are numerous references to, again, a great shout.

Jonah was taken aboard a submarine. But, the prophets would not have that modern word; so the description became a ‘great fish.’ How were the 10 Commandments cut into stone? The finger of God could have accomplished this if they were lasers. The burning bush may have been electric. The Virgin Mary could have been artificially inseminated.

The Biblical reports were not understood 500 years ago or even 100 years ago. It was only until the 20th Century and its technology that we could finally understand what was really happening. There is evidence that our REAL prehistory was similar to science-fiction. Most people either reject the Bible as nonsense or believe it is the absolute word of the Supreme Being. The Bible is the most amazing account of Close Encounters. The events were real; they happened, but the truth is extraordinary.

The Reasons Why Majority Of Jews Rejected Christian Idea Of Jesus


Let’s understand why ― not in order to disparage other religions, but rather to clarify the Jewish position.

Jews do not accept Jesus as the messiah because:
1 Jesus did not fulfill the messianic prophecies.
2 Jesus did not embody the personal qualifications of the Messiah.
3 Biblical verses “referring” to Jesus are mistranslations.
4 Jewish belief is based on national revelation.
But first, some background: What exactly is the Messiah?
The word “Messiah” is an English rendering of the Hebrew word Mashiach, which means “anointed.” It usually refers to a person initiated into God’s service by being anointed with oil. (Exodus 29:7, 1-Kings 1:39, 2-Kings 9:3)

1 Jesus Did Not Fulfill the Messianic Prophecies

What is the Messiah supposed to accomplish? One of the central themes of biblical prophecy is the promise of a future age of perfection characterized by universal peace and recognition of God. (Isaiah 2:1-4, 32:15-18, 60:15-18; Zephaniah 3:9; Hosea 2:20-22; Amos 9:13-15; Micah 4:1-4; Zechariah 8:23, 14:9; Jeremiah 31:33-34)
Specifically, the Bible says he will:
1 Build the Third Temple (Ezekiel 37:26-28).
2 Gather all Jews back to the Land of Israel (Isaiah 43:5-6).
3 Usher in an era of world peace, and end all hatred, oppression, suffering and disease. As it says: “Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall man learn war anymore.” (Isaiah 2:4)
4 Spread universal knowledge of the God of Israel, which will unite humanity as one. As it says: “God will be King over all the world ― on that day, God will be One and His Name will be One” (Zechariah 14:9).

If an individual fails to fulfill even one of these conditions, then he cannot be the Messiah.
Because no one has ever fulfilled the Bible’s description of this future King, Jews still await the coming of the Messiah. All past Messianic claimants, including Jesus of Nazareth, Bar Cochba and Shabbtai Tzvi have been rejected.
Christians counter that Jesus will fulfill these in the Second Coming. Jewish sources show that the Messiah will fulfill the prophecies outright; in the Bible no concept of a second coming exists.
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2) Jesus Did Not Embody the Personal Qualifications of Messiah

1 Messiah as Prophet
The Messiah will become the greatest prophet in history, second only to Moses. (Targum – Isaiah 11:2; Maimonides – Yad Teshuva 9:2)
Prophecy can only exist in Israel when the land is inhabited by a majority of world Jewry, a situation which has not existed since 300 BCE. During the time of Ezra, when the majority of Jews remained in Babylon, prophecy ended upon the death of the last prophets ― Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi.
Jesus appeared on the scene approximately 350 years after prophecy had ended, and thus could not be a prophet.
1 Descendent of David
Many prophetic passages speak of a descendant of King David who will rule Israel during the age of perfection. (Isaiah 11:1-9; Jeremiah 23:5-6, 30:7-10, 33:14-16; Ezekiel 34:11-31, 37:21-28; Hosea 3:4-5)
The Messiah must be descended on his father’s side from King David (see Genesis 49:10, Isaiah 11:1, Jeremiah 23:5, 33:17; Ezekiel 34:23-24). According to the Christian claim that Jesus was the product of a virgin birth, he had no father ― and thus could not have possibly fulfilled the messianic requirement of being descended on his father’s side from King David. (1)
According to Jewish sources, the Messiah will be born of human parents and possess normal physical attributes like other people. He will not be a demi-god, (2) nor will he possess supernatural qualities.
1 Torah Observance
The Messiah will lead the Jewish people to full Torah observance. The Torah states that all mitzvot remain binding forever, and anyone coming to change the Torah is immediately identified as a false prophet. (Deut. 13:1-4)
Throughout the New Testament, Jesus contradicts the Torah and states that its commandments are no longer applicable. For example, John 9:14 records that Jesus made a paste in violation of Shabbat, which caused the Pharisees to say (verse 16), “He does not observe Shabbat!”
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3) Mistranslated Verses “Referring” to Jesus
Biblical verses can only be understood by studying the original Hebrew text ― which reveals many discrepancies in the Christian translation.
1 Virgin Birth
The Christian idea of a virgin birth is derived from the verse in Isaiah 7:14 describing an “alma” as giving birth. The word “alma” has always meant a young woman, but Christian theologians came centuries later and translated it as “virgin.” This accords Jesus’ birth with the first century pagan idea of mortals being impregnated by gods.

1 Suffering Servant
Christianity claims that Isaiah chapter 53 refers to Jesus, as the “suffering servant.”
In actuality, Isaiah 53 directly follows the theme of chapter 52, describing the exile and redemption of the Jewish people. The prophecies are written in the singular form because the Jews (“Israel”) are regarded as one unit. Throughout Jewish scripture, Israel is repeatedly called, in the singular, the “Servant of God” (see Isaiah 43:8). In fact, Isaiah states no less than 11 times in the chapters prior to 53 that the Servant of God is Israel.
When read correctly, Isaiah 53 clearly [and ironically] refers to the Jewish people being “bruised, crushed and as sheep brought to slaughter” at the hands of the nations of the world. These descriptions are used throughout Jewish scripture to graphically describe the suffering of the Jewish people (see Psalm 44).

Isaiah 53 concludes that when the Jewish people are redeemed, the nations will recognize and accept responsibility for the inordinate suffering and death of the Jews.

The Physical Evidence Of ‘Unwalling’ of Jerusalem Proves Zechariah’s Prophecy Coming to Life

“Run speak to this young man saying: Yerushalayim shall be inhabited without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein. For I saith Hashem will be unto her a wall of fire round about and I will be the glory in the midst of her.” Zechariah 2:8 (The Israel Bible™)

A view of the walls of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount. (Shutterstock)

Jerusalem, circumscribed by walls since it was a tiny hamlet inhabited by Jebusites thousands of years ago, is finally fulfilling its prophesied destiny as an unwalled city – a reality which seemed almost impossible until very modern times.

Numerous ancient walls have been discovered by archaeologists plumbing the depths of Jerusalem’s past, including a 7-meter-wide wall from the First Temple period which was found beneath the modern Jewish quarter. The massive wall was built to shore up Jerusalem’s northern defenses in view of the impending invasion by Assyrian king Sennacherib, but it is also testimony to the strategy required to defend a town topographically inferior to the mountains surrounding it.

It would have been unthinkable at this stage to envisage a Jerusalem without walls. David, king of Israel, prayed that God maintain the walls of his capital, asking:

Do good in Thy favour unto Tzion; build Thou the walls of Yerushalayim. (Psalms 51:20)

The walls of Jerusalem were destroyed by the Babylonians during the destruction of the First Temple, but immediately after the Jews returned to Zion, their initial task was to erect walls around Jerusalem. Nehemiah describes in extended detail the building of this wall (Nehemiah 3:1-32) as well as the attempts by the Samaritans to belittle the wall and harm its construction. (3:33-35).

These attempts led to a remarkable feat of construction being attempted by Nehemiah, with workers holding their hammers and chisels in one hand and their swords in the other to prevent the enemy from taking advantage of the unfinished wall.

It is against this backdrop that the prophet Zechariah made the remarkable prophecy that Jerusalem would one day be unwalled.

Yerushalayim shall be inhabited without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein. For I saith Hashem will be unto her a wall of fire round about and I will be the glory in the midst of her. Zechariah 2:8-9

With such a struggle going on to complete the construction of the wall and its necessity so evident, it seemed utterly far-fetched to imagine a city being inhabited in a defendable manner without walls surrounding it. Indeed, even in subsequent eras Jerusalem remained a walled city and the wall’s status was halakhically (adhering to Jewish law) defined by the requirement to eat certain tithes and sacrifices within the walls of Jerusalem.

At the end of the Second Temple period, with Jerusalem growing and sprawling further northwards beyond the original walls, a second fortified wall was built to the north, containing 14 towers according to the historian Josephus, as well as a moat in front of it. Later, during the life of Jesus, a third wall was built stretching the city even further north.

In subsequent generations, Jerusalem was renamed, repopulated and denuded of its walls, but no Jews were allowed to enter the city by the Roman conquerors. The walls of Jerusalem were erected once again later in a vain attempt to protect against Sassanian, Muslim and Crusader invaders but Jerusalem did not grow beyond its borders even as it gained influence in three religions.

Suleiman the Magnificent restored the walls of Jerusalem in 1536 and they have stood the test of time, but it was only 150 years ago that Jews seriously began contemplating establishing neighborhoods and communities outside the walls.

It was the dream of one Jew, Joseph Rivlin, to be the architect of the fulfillment of Zechariah’s prophecy. Rivlin, a scion of the establishers of the Ashkenazic community in Jerusalem, wished not only to escape the crowded, squalid living conditions in the Old City but also to be surrounded by “the walls of fire” envisaged by Zachariah.

He was a practical dreamer and set about establishing the Nahalat Shiva neighborhood together with six other friends. The only problem was that none of those friends were willing to live in the neighborhood. With armed robbers and wild animals abounding and no walls of fire visible, Rivlin was the sole brave soul who ventured to move there.

Even his wife refused to join him there, and Rivlin led a solitary existence outside the walls for two years and eight months, suffering from frequent attacks by marauders until others finally racked up the courage to join him.

Rivlin went on to found a total of 13 neighborhoods outside the walls, until he earned himself the Yiddish nickname “Shtetlmacher”, or Town-Maker. He died impoverished, unable to pay even the doctor who treated him, but his legacy as the harbinger of Zachariah’s prophecy lives on in modern Jerusalem

Today, in a clear fulfillment of Zechariah’s unlikely prophecy, just 5 percent of Jerusalem’s 800,000 population live today within the walls, while the other 95 percent are spread over a vast municipal area. While Zechariah’s “wall of fire” is not visible to the naked eye, few believers could deny that the modern, unwalled Jerusalem, simply by virtue of its blessed continuance, is protected by Divine grace.

Incredible Bible Verses Match Hebrew Years in Astonishing Prophetic Countdown

“For the Lord GOD will do nothing but He revealeth His counsel unto His servants the prophets.” Amos 3:7 (The Israel Bible™)

A numeric method of matching Bible verses to Hebrew years has led a prominent rabbi in Jerusalem to the discovery that there is a direct correlation between the two which could pinpoint the deadline for the messiah.

Rabbi Ephraim Sprecher, Dean of Students at the Diaspora Yeshiva and a noted lecturer, recently revealed an amazing method of prophecy that can be accessed by simply reading the Bible. Rabbi Sprecher stated that according to Kabbalah, Jewish esoteric learning, every year has a corresponding verse in the Torah. According to Rabbi Sprecher, all that is required to find the verse that describes a particular year, whether it is in the past or the future, is to count verses from the beginning of Genesis until the number of verses equals the Hebrew calendar year.

Rabbi Sprecher explained that this is one of the reasons scribes who write Torah scrolls are called ‘Soferim’, which literally means ‘counters’. Handwriting the sacred scrolls, Torah scribes count the letters and the spaces. With remarkable precision, Rabbi Sprecher noted that there are 304,805 letters in the Torah, 79,847 words, and 5,845 verses. He believes that the year correlating to the final verse in the Bible will signal the End-of-Days, quite literally.

“What that means is that the Moshiach (messiah) must come by the year 5845, since that is the year we run out of verses,” he explained. “All we have to do is hang on for another 68 years.”

The rabbi gave an incredible example of how this system works. World War II began in 1939, which was the Hebrew year 5699. The corresponding 5,699th verse in the Torah is disturbingly appropriate.

And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and a burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein…Deuteronomy 29:22

Rabbi Sprecher warned that the verses do not always reveal the entire truth. He explained that six years later, after World War II ended in 1945, people tried to understand the horrors they had just experienced. The war-torn world searched for the reasons behind the war and the Holocaust.

The secret things belong unto Hashem our God; but the things that are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law. Deuteronomy 29:28

“The Holocaust was too great, too enormous, for man to understand and ascribe a reason,” the rabbi explained.

The rabbi jumped ahead to 1948, the year Israel became a state. The Hebrew year was 5708 and the verse is fitting indeed.

That then Hashem thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the peoples, whither Hashem thy God hath scattered thee. Deuteronomy 30:3

In 1950, Israel was inundated with massive immigration. Over 150,000 Jews made aliyah (immigrated to Israel) in 24 months, the most intensive period ever of Jews returning to their homeland. The verse clearly reflects this.

And Hashem thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and He will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.Deuteronomy 30:5

Another powerful example is the verse that correlates to 1968, the year after Israel’s miraculous victory in the Six Day War. The verse corresponding to the year 5727 describes the aftereffects of the Six Day War in 1967, the reality Israel was presented that year.

Hashem thy God, He will go over before thee; He will destroy these nations from before thee, and thou shalt dispossess them Deuteronomy 31:3

The verse describing to this year, 5777, is ominous indeed, written in language that does not bode well.

For a fire is kindled in My nostril, and burneth unto the depths of the nether-world, and devoureth the earth with her produce, and setteth ablaze the foundations of the mountains. Deuteronomy 32:22

This may describe the moment, in April, when for the first time the US military dropped its largest non-nuclear explosive device on Islamic State (ISIS) troops entrenched in tunnels dug into a mountain in Afghanistan. The Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the Mother-of-All-Bombs, succeeded in “setting ablaze the foundation of the mountain”, killing all ISIS personnel.

Skeptics of Rabbi Sprecher’s method of understanding the Bible, need only wait a little more time. Whether or not the technique is accurate will become clear on September 30, 2084, when the verses run out.

Hasmonean Fortress of Machaerus Unearthed – on “Wrong” Side of Border [PHOTOS]

“Declare ye in Yehudah, and publish in Yerushalayim, and say: ‘Blow ye the horn in the land’; cry aloud and say: ‘Assemble yourselves, and let us go into the fortified cities.’” Jeremiah 4:5 (The Israel Bible™)

An artist’s view of Herod’s fortress Machaerus. (Courtesy of the Hungarian Archaeological Mission to Machaerus)

A Hungarian archaeological mission digging in the ruins of Machaerus, a fortress built by King Herod on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea located in modern Jordan, has discovered a large ritual bath which were likely constructed for the royal family’s use. The bath has 12 steeps, and was fed from a reserve pool when its water ran low.

In order to qualify as a means to purification, a ritual bath must have at least 40 se’ah, the equivalent of about 83 gallons of water.


An artist’s rendition of the royal bath in Machaerus. (Courtesy of the Hungarian Archaeological Mission to Machaerus)

The underground cistern, 54 ft deep, watered the baths and the fortress’ gardens.

The architecture of the bath is very similar to the baths and cisterns discovered in nearby Qumran (across the Dead Sea). It is situated 9 ft below the royal courtyard, and used to be covered by a vaulted stone roof, which was probably demolished by Lucilius Bassus’ 10th Roman legion. Bassus’ soldiers, on a campaign to repress the Great Jewish Revolt, in 71 attacked the Herodian fortress and the Jewish warriors who were hiding inside.

The archaeologists exposed collapsed walls, two massive column drums, and four Roman ballistae.


Two re-erected columns, Doric (right) and Ionic, in Machaerus. (Courtesy of the Hungarian Archaeological Mission to Machaerus)

The fortress of Machaerus was built by Hasmonean king Alexander Yanai (104-78 BCE), probably in 90 BCE. Its high, rocky vantage point was difficult to access, and it was used to spot and alerted Jerusalem about invaders from the east. It was part of a warning system that included several Hasmonean citadels, in one another’s line of sight.

Machaerus was destroyed by Pompey’s general Gabinius in 57 BCE, and later rebuilt by Herod in 30 BCE as a military base. Herod’s son, Herod Antipas, inherited the fortress (and the kingdom) in 4 BCE, until his demise in 39 CE. That’s time when, according to Christian belief, John the Baptist was imprisoned and beheaded at Machaerus.

The legend sets the event on Herod’s birthday (that’s Herod II), when the king’s daughter Salome danced before the king and his guests, and her father liked it so much that he promised to give her anything she desired, at which point Salome asked for—and received—the head of John the Baptist on a platter.


Herod’s fortress Machaerus on the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. (Hungarian Archaeological Mission to Machaerus)

The excavation of Machaerus began in 1968, by the American Archaeological Baptist Mission. The current excavations, by a Hungarian-Jordanian team led by Dr. Győző Vörös, have unearthed intact massive walls 30 ft high, revealing the majesty of the legendary Herodian architecture.

The Hungarian excavators also discovered dozens of Hasmonean and Roman coins, as well as 47 Aramaic broken pottery shards inscribed with Aramaic letters.


The line of sight view from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to Machaerus (circled). (Courtesy of the Hungarian Archaeological Mission to Machaerus)

Machaerus was in direct line of sight of Jerusalem. The Talmud reports that the smoke of the sacrificial offerings could be seen rising from the altar of the temple in Jerusalem all the way to Machaerus, and Rabbi Elazar ben Delgai said: (Yuma 39:): “Father owned goats in the Machaerus mountains that would sneeze from the smell of the burn incense.”