The Law of Silence Isaiah 57

The Spirit OF Christ commanded The Law of Silence in the Prophets.  Jesus whom God made to be both Lord and Christ made these prophecies or laws mor certain. Peter said that this was not subject to private interpretation or further expounding.  The command was to PREACH this Law of Christ by READING it. Peter said that those who do not follow this Law of Silence are False Teachers just using you to make money.

In Isaiah 58 Christ will make a LAW against seeking your own pleasure or even SPEAKING your own Words. Jesus exampled this by STANDING UP to Read from Isaiah and then SAT DOWN. There was no preaching other than "giving attendance to the public READING of the Word and exorting or COMFORTING by Scripture and defining the DOCTRINE or Law of Christ in the prophets.

The Qahal, synagogue, ekklesia or Church of Christ (the Rock) practiced in a settled sense each REST (never means worship) day.  John Calvin defined the Restoration of The Church of Christ in terms of Numbers 10.

The Ekklesia A Church of Christ: Jesus asks "shall He find faith when He returne?" Only a tiny remnant and they will be found PREACHING the Word by READING the Word and letting people rest FROM burdensome songs or "taxes not in time of War."

It was INCLUSIVE of Rest, Reading and Rehearsing The Word.
It was EXCLUSIVE of "vocal or instrumental rejoicing" or high sounding speech.

Jesus defined the Scribes and Pharisees as hypocrites: in the Ezekiel 33 example Christ names slick speakers, singers and instrument players as the HYPOCRITES.  The professional preachers spoke form MONEY and the people listened for entertainment and neither one intended to obey Christ in the prophets.
Remembering that the PROPHETS by the Spiurit OF Chist along with the Apostles are THE only foundation for building or EDUCATING the Ekklesia or A Church of Christ.  He defines the LAW OF SILENCE over and over.

The Ekklesia as A Church of Christ or Paul's use of SYNAGOGUE demanded the silencing of all of the performing arts so that they could "use one mind and one mouth to speak that which is written for our learning."

Isa 57:1 THE righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away,
        none considering that the righteous is taken away from the evil to come.

Isa 57:2 He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

B. Trop., to repose, find rest, take consolation:  
II. Act., to let rest; to stop, stay, arrest turba
turba . a turmoil, hubbub, uproar, disorder, tumult, commotion, disturbance, of a crowd of people “turbae carmina,
inanium verborum,Quint. 8, 2, 17: “argumentorum,

These monuments always show the Israelites as having straight noses, typical of Anglo Saxons. Other monuments, when they show Hittites or other Canaanite people, always show a hook nosed face.

Naturally such Canaanite faces would stand out in contrast to the Anglo Saxon, Israelite faces of Jerusalem. Even today these Canaanite faces stand out in Washington, D.C., London, New York, Los Angeles and other governmental or commercial cities. These are the people that can be recognized by the mere sight of their faces. These were the people that told the entire house of Israel to get out of Jerusalem, as these Canaanites were taking the land for themselves.

These infiltrating Canaanites weren't part of Yahweh's own vine, for they never were any part of true Israel. They had secured positions of wealth and power in Israel and Judah. They were corrupting the nation so that it was no longer bearing the sort of fruit, which Yahweh expected from His vine.

See Isaiah 5.

These Canaanite infiltrators are also the same people against whom Yahweh spoke in Isaiah 57:3-4. In the Hebrew He calls these Canaanites, "children of inborn transgression, and a false seed."

Isa 57:3 But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore.

Soothsayers: Anan (h6049) aw-nan'; a prim. root; to cover; used only as denom. from 6051, to cloud over; fig. to act covertly, i. e. practise magic: - * bring, enchanter, Meonemin, observe (-r of) times, soothsayer, sorcerer.

Manteuomai (g3132) mant-yoo'-om-ahee; from a der. of 3105 (mean. a prophet, as supposed to rave through inspiration); to divine, i.e. utter spells under pretence of foretelling: - by soothsaying.

Gad who spoke to David was a seer or stargazer:

"From mantis, a seer, diviner. The word is allied to mainomai, "to rave," and mania, "fury" displayed by those who were possessed by an evil spirit represented by the pagan god or goddess while delivering their oracular message." Vine

2K.21:6 And he made his son pass through the fire, and observed times, and used enchantments, and dealt with familiar spirits and wizards: he wrought much wickedness in the sight of the Lord, to provoke him to anger.

Is.2:6 Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.

Please is: H5606 saphaq saw-fak', saw-fak' A primitive root; to clap the hands (in token of compact, derision, grief, indignation or punishment); by implication of satisfaction, to be enough; by implication of excess, to vomit: clap, smite, strike, suffice, wallow

Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon: Je.27:9

And I will cut off witchcrafts out of thine hand; and thou shalt have no more soothsayers: Mi.5:12

"In an inscription from Cyprus, in one from Rhodes and in several from around the district of Carthage, there are references to important personages who bear the title Mqm'lm which we can translate as AROUSERS of the god.'" (de Vaux, Roland, The Bible and the Ancient Near East, Doubleday, p. 247).

"We even have a mention at a later date of a similar custom in connection with the cult in Jerusalem, where certain Levites, called me'oreim, 'AROUSERS,' sang (every morning?) this verse from "Ps 44:23: "Awake, O Lord! Why do you sleep? Rouse yourself! Do not reject us forever." The Talmud tells us that John Hyrcanus suppressed the practice because it recalled too readily a pagan custom." (Roland de Vaux, p. 247).

Augŭrātrix , īcis, f. id., I.  a female soothsayer or diviner (post-class.), Vulg. Isa. 57, 3 (as transl. of the Heb. ; but in Paul. ex Fest. p. 117, the correct reading is argutatrix;

Soothsayers: Anan (h6049) aw-nan'; a prim. root; to cover; used only as denom. from 6051, to cloud over; fig. to act covertly, i. e. practise magic: - * bring, enchanter, Meonemin, observe (-r of) times, soothsayer, sorcerer.

Manteuomai (g3132) mant-yoo'-om-ahee; from a der. of 3105 (mean. a prophet, as supposed to rave through inspiration); to divine, i.e. utter spells under pretence of foretelling: - by soothsaying.

Gad who spoke to David was a seer or stargazer:

"From mantis, a seer, diviner. The word is allied to mainomai, "to rave," and mania, "fury" displayed by those who were possessed by an evil spirit represented by the pagan god or goddess while delivering their oracular message." Vine

Naaph (h5003) naw-af'; a prim. root; to commit adultery; fig. to apostatize: - adulterer (-ess), commit (-ing) adultery, woman that breaketh wedlock.

Isa 57:4 Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,

ludo to to SPORT play at a game of some kind:Esp., to play on an instrument of music, to make or compose music or song: “ludere quae vellem calamo permisit agresti,
B. to sport, dally, wanton (cf. "amorous play," Milton, P. L. 9, 1045): “scis solere illam aetatem tali ludo ludere,Plaut. Most. 5, 2, 36
ludere opus,to imitate work, make believe work,


Anag (h6026) aw-nag'; a prim. root; to be soft or pliable, i. e. (fig.) effeminate or luxurious: - delicate (-ness), (have) delight (self), sport self.

Empaizô , fut. - mock at, mock, tini
2. euphem. in mal. part., LXXJd. 19.25.
Jdg 19:24 Behold, here is my daughter a maiden, and his concubine; them I will bring out now, and humble ye them, and do with them what seemeth good unto you: but unto this man do not so vile a thing. 

The viol or nebel is named after VILE which can be an empty bag or a harp. 

Jdg 19:25 But the men would not hearken to him: so the man took his concubine, and brought her forth unto them; and they knew her, and abused her all the night until the morning: and when the day began to spring, they let her go
Illudo to play at or with any thing, to sport with, amuse one's self with, 2. To sport or fool away a thing, i. e. to destroy or waste in sport; in mal. part., to violate, abuse
3. Pass., to be deluded, Ev.Matt.2.16, AP10.56.2 (Pall.), Vett.Val.16.14; to be defrauded, of the revenues, Cod.Just.1.34.2.
II. sport in or on, hôs nebros chloerais e. leimakos hêdonais E.Ba. 866 (lyr.); tois choroisin e. to sport in the dance, Ar.Th.975; tôi gumnasiôi Luc.Lex.5 .
Hêdonê A. enjoyment, pleasure, first in Simon.71, S.l.c., Hdt.1.24, al.; prop. of sensual pleasures,
Therefore hearken not ye to your prophets, nor to your diviners, nor to your dreamers, nor to your enchanters, nor to your sorcerers, which speak unto you, saying, Ye shall not serve the king of Babylon: Je.27:9

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness. Is.55:2

I have likened the daughter of Zion to a comely and delicate woman. Je.6:2

Soph. Ant. 799 [791] You seize the minds of just men and drag them to injustice, to their ruin. You it is who have incited this conflict of men whose flesh and blood are one. [795] But victory belongs to radiant Desire swelling from the eyes of the sweet-bedded bride. Desire sits enthroned in power beside the mighty laws. [800] For in all this divine Aphrodite plays her irresistible game.
Aphroditē [Venus, Zoe]
Soph. Ant. 806 Citizens of my fatherland, see me setting out on my last journey, looking at my last sunlight, [810] and never again. No, Hades who lays all to rest leads me living to Acheron's shore, though I have not had my due portion of the chant that brings the bride, nor has any hymn been mine [815] for the crowning of marriage. Instead the lord of Acheron will be my groom.
humenai-oō ,
A.  sing the wedding-song, A.Pr.557 (lyr.).
2.  wed, take to wife,kourasTheoc.22.179: prov., “prin ken lukos oin humenaioiAr.Pax1076 (hex.).


Pesha (h6588) peh'-shah; from 6586; a revolt (national, moral or religious): - rebellion, sin, transgression, trespass.

For of old time I have broken thy yoke, and burst thy bands; and thou saidst, I will not transgress; when upon every high hill and under every green tree thou wanderest, playing the harlot. Jer 2:20

Zanah (h2181) zaw-naw'; a prim. root [highly fed and therefore wanton]; to commit adultery (usually of the female, and less often of simple fornication, rarely of involuntary ravishment); fig. to commit idolatry (the Jewish people being regarded as the spouse of Jehovah): - (cause to) commit fornication, * continually, * great, (be an, play the) harlot, (cause to be, play the) whore, (commit, fall to) whoredom, (cause to) go a-whoring, whorish.

And it shall come to pass in that day, that Tyre shall be forgotten seventy years, according to the days of one king: after the end of seventy years shall Tyre sing as an harlot. Is.23:15

Take an harp, go about the city, thou harlot that hast been forgotten; make sweet melody, sing many songs, that thou mayest be remembered. Is.23:16

And it shall come to pass after the end of seventy years, that the Lord will visit Tyre, and she shall turn to her hire, and shall commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth. Is.23:17

And all the graven images thereof shall be beaten to pieces, and all the hires thereof shall be burned with the fire, and all the idols thereof will I lay desolate: for she gathered it of the hire of an harlot, and they shall return to the hire of an harlot. Mi.1:7

Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts. Na.3:4

TRANSGRESSION: H6588 pesha peh'-shah From H6586 ; a revolt (national, moral or religious):—rebellion, sin, transgression, trespassive

Isa 57:5 Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clifts of the rocks?

Isa 57:6 Among the smooth stones of the stream is thy portion; they, they are thy lot: even to them hast thou poured a drink offering, thou hast offered a meat offering. Should I receive comfort in these?

Challaq (h2511) khal-lawk'; from 2505; smooth: - smooth.

Chalaq (h2509) khaw-lawk'; from 2505; smooth (espec. of tongue): - flattering, smooth.

Chalaq (h2505) khaw-lak'; a prim. root; to be smooth (fig.); by impl. (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate: - deal, distribute, divide, flatter, give, (have, im-) part (-ner), take away a portion, receive, separate self, (be) smooth (-er).

They part my garments among them, and cast lots upon my vesture. Ps.22:18

Therefore thus saith the Lord; Thy wife shall be an harlot in the city, and thy sons and thy daughters shall fall by the sword, and thy land shall be divided by line; and thou shalt die in a polluted land: and Israel shall surely go into captivity forth of his land. Am.7:17

In that day shall one take up a parable against you, and lament with a doleful lamentation, and say, We be utterly spoiled: he hath changed the portion of my people: how hath he removed it from me turning away he hath divided our fields. Mi.2:4 

Isa 57:7 Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither wentest thou up to offer sacrifice.

Isa 57:8 Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another than me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it.

Isa 57:9 And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and didst send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto hell.

Isa 57:10 Thou art wearied in the greatness of thy way; yet saidst thou not, There is no hope: thou hast found the life of thine hand; therefore thou wast not grieved.

Isa 57:11 And of whom hast thou been afraid or feared, that thou hast lied, and hast not remembered me, nor laid it to thy heart? have not I held my peace even of old, and thou fearest me not?

Isa 57:12 I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.

Isa 57:13 When thou criest, let thy companies deliver thee; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take them: but he that putteth his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain;

Isa 57:14 And shall say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way,
        take up the stumblingblock out of the way of my people.

Isa 57:15 For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy
        I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, 
        to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.

Isa 57:16 For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be always wroth: 
        for the spirit should fail before me, and the souls which I have made.

Isa 57:17 For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him: I hid me, and was wroth, 
        and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart.


Isa 57:18 I have seen his ways, and will heal him: 
        I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners.

Isa 57:19 I create the fruit of the lips; 
        Peace, peace to him that is far off, and to him that is near, saith the Lord; and I will heal him.

Jer 15:16 Thy words were found,
        and I did eat them; and
        thy word was unto me 
        the joy and rejoicing of mine heart:
        for I am called by thy name,
        O Lord God of hosts. [Jehovah]
Jer 15:17 I sat
        not in the assembly of the mockers
        nor rejoiced;
        I sat alone because of thy hand:
        for thou hast filled me with indignation.
Eph. 5:19 Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,

singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Eph. 5:20 Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father

in the name of our Lord Jesus [Jehovah--Saves] Christ;
Psa 119:107 I am afflicted very much:
        quicken me, O Lord, according unto thy word.

Psa 119:108 Accept, I beseech thee,
        The freewill offerings of my mouth,
        O Lord, and teach me thy judgments.
Hebrews 13:13 Let us go forth therefore unto him
        without the camp, bearing his reproach.

Hebrews 13:14 For here have we no continuing city,
        but we seek one to come.

Hebrews 13:15 By him therefore
        let us offer the sacrifice of praise to God continually

        that is, the fruit of our lips giving thanks to his name. \
Hebrews 13:16 But to do good and to communicate forget not:
        for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Hebrews 13:22 And I beseech you, brethren,
        suffer the word of exhortation

        for I have written a letter unto you in few words.

Psa 119:109 My soul is continually in my hand:
        yet do I not forget thy law.

Psa 119:147 I prevented the dawning of the morning, and cried:
        I hoped in thy word.

Psa 119:148 Mine eyes prevent the night watches,
        that I might meditate in thy word.

Psa 119:149 Hear my voice according unto thy lovingkindness:
        O Lord, quicken me according to thy judgment.

Psa 119:170 Let my supplication come before thee:
        deliver me according to thy word.

Psa 119:171 My lips shall utter praise,
when thou hast taught me thy statutes.

Psa 119:172 My tongue shall speak of thy word:
        for all thy commandments are righteousness.

Isaiah 57:20 But the wicked are like the troubled sea,
        when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt.

Isaiah 57:20] impii autem quasi mare fervens quod quiescere non potest et redundant fluctus eius in conculcationem et lutum

Quĭesco ,
quiērunt Aequora,the waves are at rest, do not rise, standing waters,
2.  Act., to cause to cease, render quiet, stop, etc.: “laudes, Sen. Herc. Oet. 1584.—Hence, quĭētus , a, um, P. a., at rest, calm, quiet
4. To make a pause in speaking: quiescere, id est, hēsukhazein, ludendi est quidem modus
Silence: lūdo , B. To play, sport, frisk, frolic: “dum se exornat, nos volo Ludere inter nos,have some fun, dance,
Silence:  A. go sport, play with any thing, to practise as a pastime, amuse one's self with any thing “carmina pastorum,
Silence: B.  to sport, dally, wanton (cf. "amorous play," Milton, P. L. 9, 1045): “scis solere illam aetatem tali ludo ludere,Plaut. Most. 5,
Silence: C. Ludere aliquem or aliquid, to play, mock, imitate, mimic a person or thing imitate work, make believe work, 
Mŏdus 2. The measure of tones, measure, rhythm, melody, harmony, time; in poetry, measure, metre, mode: “vocum,Cic. Div. 2, 3, 9: musici, Quint. 1, 10, 14: lyrici,Ov. H. 15, 6: “fidibus Latinis Thebanos aptare modos,Hor. Ep. 1, 3, 12: Bacchico exsultas (i. e. exsultans) modo, Enn. ap. Charis [grace]. p. 214 P. (Trag. v. 152 Vahl.): “flebilibus modis concinere,Cic. Tusc. 1, 44, 106: saltare [dance] ad tibicinis modos, to the music or sound of the flute, Liv. 7, 2: “nectere canoris Eloquium vocale modis,Juv. 7, 19.—Fig.: verae
1Ti 2:2 For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a QUIET and PEACABLE life in all GODLINESS and HONESTY [gravity].

The men should TURN UP holy Palms to prevent WRATH or Orgy: David lifted His Hands to the Word of God. Men who are holy keep silence.

1Ti 2:3 For this is GOOD and ACCEPTABLE in the sight of God our Saviour;
1Ti 2:4 Who will have all men to be SAVED, and to come unto the KNOWLEDGE of the TRUTHS.

Neither preacher nor elder has ANY knowledge other than the Word of Christ.

1Timothy 2:11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
1Timothy 2:12 But I suffer not a woman to teach,
        nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.

Paul identified the PROPHETS and APOSTLES as that upon which a church is built or EDUCATED. The elders were to teach that which HAD been taught.  Jesus is the ONLY Teacher and only when the elders PREACH the Word by READING the Word each REST day. A teacher does not ADD to or subtract from the Word:

Hebrews 5:12 For when for the time ye ought to be teachers,
         ye have need that one teach you again which be the first principles of the oracles of God;
        and are become such as have need of milk, and not of strong meat.


1Peter 4:11 If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God;
        if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth:
        that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ,
        to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.

ALL speaking roles are INCLUSIVE of the Oracles of God. There is nothing in the Ekklesia which gave it any authority to originate even the SUBJECT of discussion or debate.  Neither did the synagogue.

If you cannot speak that which has been spoken then be silent before the Lord.

Isaiah 57:21 There is no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.

pax , I.  peace, concluded between parties at variance, esp. between belligerents; a treaty of peace; tranquillity, the absence of war, amity, reconciliation after a quarrel, public or private
1. Grace, favor, pardon, assistance of the gods: “pacem ab Aesculapio petas,
4. [select] Peace in the church, harmony (eccl. Lat.): “quamdiu pax est in populo Dei 4. Pax, as an interj., peace! silence! enough! pax,  peace, rest, quiet, ease.
4. Peace in the church, harmony (eccl. Lat.): “quamdiu pax est in populo Dei

They DO it because they ARE impious
impĭus without reverence or respect for God, one's parents, or one's country; irreverent, ungodly, undutiful, unpatriotic; abandoned, wicked, impious
Tītan  g). Diana, as sister of Sol, Ov. M. 3, 173.—
(d). Circe, [CHURCH] as daughter of Sol. Ov. M. 14, 382; 14, 438. — thunderbolts of his son Jupiter, precipitated into Tartarus:
B. Tītānĭăcus , a, um, adj., of or belonging to Titan or the Titans, Titanic: dracones, sprung from the Titans' blood, Ov. M. 7, 398. —
C. Tītānis , ĭdis or ĭdos, adj. f., Titanic: “pugna,of the Titans, Juv. 8, 132: “Circe, as daughter of Sol,
Sāturnus As the sun-god of the Phœnicians, = Baal, Curt. 4, 3, 15: “Saturni sacra dies,” i. e. Saturday, Tib. 1, 3, 18: “Saturni Stella,the planet Saturn, Cic. N. D. 2, 20, 52; 2, 46, 119; id. Div. 1, 39, 85.—As subst.: Sāturnus ,  “also pater (sc. Superum),Verg. A. 4, 372; Ov. M. 1, 163:
versus, the Saturnian verse, the oldest kind of metre among the Romans, “carmen, metrum,
2. Subst.: Sāturnālĭa also Bacchanalia, Compitalia, Vinalia, and the like), a general festival in honor of Saturn, beginning on the 17th of December and lasting several days; the Saturnalia,verba,Tib. 1, 3, 52: “tumultus,Hor. C. 4, 4, 46: “clamor,
A.  Disturbance, disquietude, agitation, tumult of the mind or feelings: “tumultus Mentis,Hor. C. 2, 16, 10; Luc. 7, 183: “pulsata tumultu pectora, Petr. poët. 123: sceleris tumultus,Hor. S. 2, 3, 208.—
B.  Of speech, confusion, disorder: “sermonis,Plin. 7, 12, 10, § 55: “criminum,Q
cantuum truces war songs
Amos 5:26 But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images,
         the star of your god,
ye made to yourselves.
     Amos 5:27 Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus,
            saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.
Acts 7:43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch
        and the star of your god Remphan
        figures which ye made to worship them: 
        and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

Chiun Sakkut" and "Kaiwan" occur together in Rawlinson, "Inscriptions of Western Asia," iv. pl. 52, col. 4, line 9, in a list of epithets (compare Zimmern, "Beitr. zur Kenntniss der Babylonischen Religion," i. 10). Probably they were introduced together here through Babylonian influence in a verse regarded by Wellhausen ("Kleine Propheten," ad loc.) and Nowack, on the basis of II Kings xvii. 30, as a gloss. Budde ("Religion of Israel to the Exile," pp. 67 et seq.) regards the verse as genuine, and the Babylonian influence as potent in the wilderness.

Moloch, Chiun and Remphan are all names for the star god, Saturn, whose symbol is a six pointed star formed by two triangles. Saturn was the supreme god of the Chaldeans.

The hexagram was brought to the Jewish people by Solomon when he turned to witchcraft and idolatry after his marriage to Pharaoh's daughter in 922B.C. It became known as the Seal of Solomon in Egyptian magic and witchcraft. David had absolutely nothing to do with the hexagram and that star most certainly did not, in any way, represent God's people. Solomon gave himself up to satanic worship and built altars to Ashtoreth and Moloch (Saturn).

The six pointed star is associated with the worship of Saturn. Therefore, the beast is Saturn (Satan) and his mark is the 6-pointed star.

Acts 7:43 - Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the STAR OF YOUR GOD REMPHAN, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.
Amos 5:26-27 - But ye have born the tabernacle of your Moloch, and Chiun (Remphan) your images, the STAR OF YOUR GOD, which ye made to yourselves. Therefore, will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus, saith the Lord...
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Strong’s #3594 - Kiyuwn {kee-yoon’} from 3559; n pr dei AV – Chiun 1; 1 Chiun = “an image” or “pillar” 1) probably a statue of the Assyrian-Babylonian god of the planet Saturn and used to symbolize Israelite apostasy.
Isaiah 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my people their transgression, and the house of Jacob their sins.


Isaiah 58:2 Yet they seek me daily,
        and delight to know my ways,
                as a nation that did righteousness,
                 and [AS]  forsook not the ordinance of their God:
        They ask of me the ordinances of justice;
                they take delight in approaching to God.

Isaiah 58:3 Wherefore have we fasted, say they,
        and thou seest not?
        wherefore have we afflicted our soul, and thou takest no knowledge?
                Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure,
                and exact all your labours.
Isaiah 58:4 Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness:
        ye shall not fast as ye do this day,
        to make your voice to be heard on high.

The Law of Silence does not let you speak beyond that which is written for our learning. The Ekklesia or A Church of Christ has no other ROLE to be filled and no DOLE to feed them.


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