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originally posted by: openyourmind1262
In North Carolina we have a town named "Climax". It's off 220 South...it's the exit between "Foreplay" & "Rest period".
originally posted by: NJE777
"to the North was the camp of Dan, symbol the eagle, with Dan, Aser and Naphtali who today are Denmark, Sweden and Norway. "
The question arises whether the Biblical concept is borrowed from the Assyrians or is an independent development from elements common to both and found in many primitive religions. Though most of the passages in which mention is made of Sheol or its synonyms are of exilic or post-exilic times, the latter view, according to which the Biblical concept of Sheol represents an independent evolution, is the more probable. It reverts to primitive animistic conceits. With the body in the grave remains connected the soul (as in dreams): the dead buried in family graves continue to have communion (comp. Jer. xxxi. 15). Sheol is practically a family grave on a large scale. Graves were protected by gates and bolts; therefore Sheol was likewise similarly guarded. The separate compartments are devised for the separate clans, septs, and families, national and blood distinctions continuing in effect after death.