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While it would take a volume of print to prove some of the assertions which are going to be made here this month, we have already presented much of that in Christreich, our commentary on the Revelation of Yahshua (Jesus) Christ.
There is only one woman in the eyes of Yahweh our God, allegorically speaking, and that woman is the twelve tribes of Israel collectively. In her obedience to her God, she is the bride, and she is promised rewards both earthly and heavenly. But in her disobedience she is a whore, and she is punished with an earthly punishment for her whoredoms. The proof is also, as our New England ancestors used to say, in the pudding: For the things from Scripture which are about to be expressed here are not only relative to the events of today, but they are the only way in which such events can be understood.
That the children of Israel are, collectively speaking, the whore of the Revelation is fully evident from the text of the Old Testament, where the language is quite explicit, for instance in Ezekiel 16:25: “Thou hast built thy high place at every head of the way, and hast made thy beauty to be abhorred, and hast opened thy feet to every one that passed by, and multiplied thy whoredoms.” The high places were the ancient centers of idolatry. The pagan temples of the past accepted all comers, and they were centers for banking, prostitution, dining and entertainment. But the children of Israel were to be a separate people, and not engage with the rest of the world in any of those things. While there are many references to this in Scripture, the primary reference is found at Exodus 19:5: “Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine”. The phrase “opened thy feet” in the passage of Ezekiel cited above is quite archaic. Today it would be literally rendered “spread your legs”, and the proof of that interpretation is found in Deuteronomy 28:57 where a similar phrase is used in the same manner. Spreading their legs is exactly what the children of Israel do when they mingle with the other races of the world, which is what Ezekiel refers to with the remark concerning “every one that passed by”. For doing such things, these same children of Israel were warned, at Amos 3:2: “You only have I known of all the families of the earth: therefore I will punish you for all your iniquities.” The books of the prophets, and the entire Revelation, are all about that punishment.