Looks like Netanyahu (Southern Kingdom of Judah – State of Israel) told old Joe Biden where to shove it. The USA is Manasseh, the older of the two sons of Joseph. (Genesis 48:8-20 > Note verses 16 & 19 and Gen. 49:8-12, 22-27) The Kingdom of Israel was divided at the end of Solomon’s reign. (1 Kings 11) The southern Kingdom of Judah (called Palestine during Roman occupation) was destroyed in 70 AD as foretold by Jesus Christ. The Palestinians (Edomites – descendants of Esau) moved in and later became Muslims during the Muslim conquest. Their feud goes back to when Esau sold the birthright to Jacob for a bowl of beans. (Gen. 25:29-34) This feud has been going on a lot longer than the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s! Guess who is going to straighten it all out in about six more years?
The State of Israel today and since 1948 is the southern Kingdom of Judah. The land was called Palestine by the Romans. King Herod was an Edomite (descendant of Esau). When the Jews were destroyed and scattered in 70 AD, Edomites moved in. Eastern Rome fail to the Muslims. The Edomites today are Palestinians. Probably still pissed off about Esau selling their birthright for a bowl of beans. Here is the timeline prophecy from my little book:
The Seven Times Prophecy (“Missing Links – Chapter VI” in main menu.)
This prophecy is found in Leviticus 26 and the seven times are mentioned four times. (Lev. 26:18, 21, 24, 28) There are seven churches, seals, trumpets, and plagues in Revelation. [Lev. 7777 to Rev. 7777] Leviticus 26 discusses the promise of blessings for the children of Israel if they keep the commandments of God and walk in his statutes. The Lord warned them of the withholding of blessings and the terror and sorrow they would experience if they would not keep all his commandments. The seven times is a period that the promise of blessings would be withheld as well as the intensity of judgments for their disobedience. The blessings and promises given to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and then passed to his sons were also a prophecy for their future generations. The two key aspects became separate covenants: the national birthright blessing of prosperity to the two sons of Joseph, and the sceptre promise that included sovereign kingship over the Promised Land to Judah. (Genesis 48-49)
The blessings and promises began with Abraham in Genesis 12, and then passed on to Isaac, then Jacob, then Judah and the two sons of Joseph. The national prosperity birthright blessings were passed to Ephraim and Manasseh, the two sons of Joseph. Both lads were given Israel’s name. Jacob adopted them as if his own. Ephraim would become a multitude of nations and was set before his older brother, Manasseh, who would become a separate great nation. Together, they would become the stone (builder) and the glory (magnificence) of Israel. (Gen. 49:24; Duet. 33:17) The sceptre promise shall not depart from Judah. (Gen. 49:10) Genesis 49:1-28 is a prophecy for all the children of Israel as to what form of nationality their descendants would become in the latter days.
From Lev. 26, you follow the history of Israel to the time of King Solomon when he sinned and turned from the Lord. The Prophet Ahijah tells Jeroboam that God will take the kingdom out of the hand of Solomon and give him ten of the tribes. (1 Kings 11:29-32) The Kingdom of Israel became two separate nations, kingdoms, or houses. The sins of Solomon, his death, and the division of the kingdom are found in 1 Kings 11 and 12. From this point you follow the histories of the northern and southern kingdoms in the remainder of the Kings and Chronicles, as well as Ezra and the other Prophets.
The northern kingdom (House of Israel) turned away from God, and their nation was destroyed in 722 BC. The remaining people of the ten northern tribes were taken captive by King Shalmaneser into the land of Assyria. (2 Kings 18:9-12) In 609 BC Assyria was defeated and divided by Nabolpolassar, King of Babylon. Many Assyrians and most if not all the remnant of the northern ten tribes fled, thus beginning their migrations northward and westward. The descendants of Ephraim and Manasseh with their national birthright were among them. They became known as The Lost Ten Tribes of Israel.
Whether deserved or not, God keeps all his promises! They were made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel). Ephraim did not become a company of nations and Manasseh did not become a separate great nation in the Old Testament Bible. These promises were withheld for seven times or 2520 years. [360 × 7 = 2520] and [2520 yrs − 722 BC = 1798 AD] England continued expanding its global colonization. The British Commonwealth is a company of nations. The United States had recently won its independence from its older brother and established its Constitutional Republic. Eli Whitney had just invented mass production and Robert Fulton the steam engine. The industrial revolution was well underway.
When reading the books of prophecy in the Bible, the House of Israel refers to the United States, Great Britain, and the other eight lost tribes. The House of Joseph refers to the United States and Great Britain. (Amos 5:6,15, 6:6; Obad. 18; Zech. 10:6; Ezek. 37:16,19, 47:13; Ps. 80) The other eight lost tribes of Israel are: Reuben – Netherlands, Simeon with Levi – Spain with Portugal, Gad – Finland, Zebulun – Norway, Issachar – Sweden, Asher – Belgium, Naphtali – France, and Dan – Denmark. (Gen. 49; Deut. 33) Benjamin is a part of The House of Judah. (1 Kings 12:21-24) Out of the lost ten tribes, only the United States has not joined the European Union. Will the US lose its superpower status to the EU? Could the Euro replace the dollar as the global dominate currency? A numerical significance in prophecy is linking the lost ten tribes to the ten toes, horns, and ten kingdoms with the breaking of the Ten Commandments. (Dan. 2 & 7; Rev. 13 & 17) [10 + 10 + 10 + 10 = 40, which will prove to be another significant number in scripture.]
The southern kingdom (House of Judah) also turned from God and was punished for seven times. The Jews did not lose their identity but lost the sovereignty and kingship over their land when King Jehoiachin surrendered to King Nebuchadnezzar (606-562 BC) and was carried away in captivity to Babylon in 598 BC. (2 Kings 24:8-12) This ended the independent Kingdom of Judah and the sovereign control of the land by the Jews. Adding 2520 years to 598 BC we come to 1922 AD. The League of Nations (now United Nations) made Palestine a British Mandate to set up a homeland for the Jews in 1922. It followed the Balfour Declaration of 1917 by Great Britain supporting a Jewish National Homeland. The British were harsh in their implementation of the mandate. The Jews began fighting the Arabs around 1947 and in 1948 the mandate ended. The Jewish leaders proclaimed the State of Israel with David Ben-Gurion as their first Prime Minister. [The movie “Cast a Giant Shadow” starring Kirk Douglas and John Wayne was based on this period in history. Douglas played the American Jewish Colonel who went to Israel to help the Israelis. It was a great movie!]
When reading the books of prophecy in the Bible, the House of Judah refers to the State of Israel. All Jews are Israelites, but all Israelites are not Jews. All New Yorkers are Americans, but are all Americans New Yorkers? Also, the twelve tribes intermarried among themselves and other nationalities. (Gen. 38; Num. 12; Ruth 1-4; 1 Sam. 17:12; Is. 11) [Moses’ wife was Ethiopian. Read the book of Numbers chapter 12.]
The Nations that arose from the descendants of The Lost Ten Tribes of Israel, and the State of Israel did not happen overnight. (Is. 66:8) Neither did the national wealth and prosperity blessings of Ephraim and Manasseh come about in a single day. The State of Israel was in the making over the course of 31 years (1917 − 1948). [In God time that would be 31 yr 1000 yr 24 hr/day = .744 hr] The entire House of Israel will be reunited at the return of Jesus Christ. (Ezek. 37:16-22) The flags of the United States, Great Britain, and Israel that are sewn together and burned by angry Arabs are a prelude to the fulfillment of that prophecy. (Ps. 83; Gen. 16:1-12)
The United States and Great Britain (Joseph) may succeed in their efforts to get Israel (Judah) to give up the West Bank, Gaza, divide East Jerusalem, and establish a Palestinian State. It was Judah’s idea to not kill but sell Joseph to the Ishmaelite (Arab) traders. Arabs are the descendants of Ishmael. Most Persians (Iranians) are also the descendants of Abraham. Is Joseph about to sell out Judah? (Gen. 17:20, 25:1-6, 37:18-28; Is. 3:1-9; Zech. 12:1-6; Luke. 21:22; Ezek. 16:53)
KJV_Cambridge(i)1 The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. 2 Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem. 3 And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it. 4 In that day, saith the LORD, I will smite every horse with astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness. 5 And the governors of Judah shall say in their heart, The inhabitants of Jerusalem shall be my strength in the LORD of hosts their God. 6 In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Jerusalem. 7 The LORD also shall save the tents of Judah first, that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves against Judah. 8 In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them. 9 And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. 10 And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn. 11 In that day shall there be a great mourning in Jerusalem, as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the valley of Megiddon. 12 And the land shall mourn, every family apart; the family of the house of David apart, and their wives apart; the family of the house of Nathan apart, and their wives apart; 13 The family of the house of Levi apart, and their wives apart; the family of Shimei apart, and their wives apart; 14 All the families that remain, every family apart, and their wives apart.