Regardless of the arguments made for and against the significance of the name "Rosh," there is always Magog to fall back on, and there is no question that Magog was the land that later became known as Russia.
And unlike "Rosh" which does not appear in some Bible translations, Magog always does, or virtually always.
Below is a quote for a scholarly publication which disagrees with your source. "The most impressive evidence in favor of taking Rosh as a proper name is simply that this translation is the most accurate. G. A. Cooke, a Hebrew scholar, translates Ezekiel 38:2, “the chief of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal.” He calls this “the most natural way of rendering the Hebrew.”
While I would agree that rendering ancient Hebrew is difficult, there is nothing 'natural' about it one way or the other. So TwoSee, please cite the publication and provide a link (if possible) - I am always interested in challenging spurious translations .
However, if the publication has anything to do with eschatology, then I am not interested (agenda-driven propaganda is neither credible nor reliable). I am somewhat familiar with G. Cooke's body of work ... dedicated - but sometimes, a bit off the mark. In this case (rosh), if the information you posted is accurate and not taken out of a context which would indicate otherwise, then he missed the mark completely. In either case, if his translation of rosh had been accurate and authoritative in the first place, it would now be found in virtually every translation since the Schofield Bible. It is not ... rosh is not Russia.
How bizarre. Why would you post something like that? Must be missing ax these days.
Yeah, come to think of it... you might have mentioned that you had his email address here in the past, ok, how about you share with the rest of our 'enquiring minds' what does Phil do exactly to pacify his mental god??
Oh wow! Not only is it bad not to have the same beliefs as you but not having the same hymns...unforgivable.
Not unforgiveable, just very sad. All reference to Jesus Christ in this "church" was conspicuously absent.
One of my favorite hymns? Lift High the Cross, written almost 100 years ago, which is probably the last hymn you would ever expect to find in a place like that.
"Lift high the Cross,
The love of Christ proclaim
'Til all the world adore
His sacred name."
the great thing about this quote Phil is that it is from a biblical vision site....LOL!
Very good work there MD ... appears to be an excellent link (from the small amount of information that I have gleaned thus far) ... I have added it as a shortcut for later reference (hopefully this weekend when I will have more time to peruse it). To be honest ... I knew about the out of date (1936) reference -- was waiting for Two See to admit it; but nothing. Perhaps TwoSee will check your link, and understand where the error is in interpreting 'rosh' as Russia and we can put this one to bed.