The Emperor’s Last Speech

On 29 May 1453, the Roman Empire came to an end. After almost 1500 years, including over 1200 years centred in Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) as the Eastern Roman Empire (commonly but incorrectly known today as the Byzantine Empire), the final end of the Empire was at the hands of the Ottoman Empire as they took … Continue reading The Emperor’s Last Speech

Restored English Translation of Genesis: Chapter 14

J-M's History Corner

Here is my Restored English Translation (RET) of Beresheet (Genesis) chapter 14.  As usual, it contains the Hebrew names and a glossary for them.  After that, at the very end, is a list of occurrences of the Aleph/Tavs.

Verse 5 is particularly interesting; it mentions that the confederacy that attacked Sodom and Gomorrah had previously struck the Rephaim, Zuzim, Emim and Horites.  The Rephaim were a race of Nephilim, and the others may have been as well.


1 And it happened in the days of Amraphel the king of Shinar, that Aryok the king of Ellasar, Kedorlaomer the king of Eylam and Tidal the king of nations, 2 they made war with Bera the king of Sedom, and withBirsha the king of Amorrah, Shinav the king of Admah, and Shemever the king of Tsevoim, and the king of Bela (which is Tsoar).

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