Judaism: land grabbing in the name of Jacob (aka Israel) or Abraham

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Paarsurrey wrote:

Judaism: land grabbing in the name of Jacob (aka Israel) or Abraham

Are Jews/Judaism people doing it exactly?

Your thoughts, please

Regards

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Paarsurrey wrote:

Abraham was a righteous person.

He was chosen by G-d. He was assigned some area for his ministry by G-d. He never took it that that land was allotted to him as a estate to rule or to occupy it.

When his wife Sarah died he purchased land in Hebron from the Hittites to bury his wife Sarah; which was only located within Canaan. If Canaan was allotted to him by G-d or to his descendants; then he should have no need to buy the piece of land for burying his wife.

That clearly show that Abraham was not a land grabber (nor Isaac nor Jacob) and he knew what was actually meant by G-d by saying that G-d has given him Canaan or his descendants;it was for spiritual reformation; not as an estate.

The corrupt narrators/scribes/clergy whose real business is land-grabbing made it up as if that land has been allotted by G-d to Abraham for ruling and occupying as an estate to displace the people who were lawfully already living there.

Regards

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Paarsurrey wrote:

Genesis – Chapter 23:17-20

17. And so the field of Ephron which was in Machpelah, facing Mamre, was established (as Abraham’s possession). [This included] the field and the cave that was in it, and all the trees that were in the field, which were within its entire border around.
18. [It was] to Abraham as a possession before the eyes of the sons of Heth, in the presence of all who had come within the gate of his city.
19. And afterwards, Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah, facing Mamre, which is Hebron, in the land of Canaan.
20. And the field and the cave within it were established to Abraham as burial property, [purchased] from the sons of Heth.

Genesis – Chapter 23 (Parshah Chayei Sarah) – Tanakh Online – Torah – Bible
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Hay85 wrote:

well…God loves all the people of the world. The concept of “a chosen people” is devilish.
By the way the old testament is full of anti-Christian things. How can it be considered believable?

http://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/8218

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