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Old 03-18-2019, 08:28 AM
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The "star of David" is not mentioned anyhwere in the Torah, although there is a reference to a "star of Remphan". Remphan was a pagan God.


Video about the star of Remphan:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqgKV9oqbDU

There seems to be a lot of confusion about its origins, but there does seem to be a decent argument that the star of David is derived from the star of Remphan, a pagan deity in which children were sacrificed. That would be quite shocking if accurate, I don't know for sure of course.

There seems to be a whole plethora of confusing information online about this subject.
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Old 03-18-2019, 08:56 AM
 
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there is no mention of the star of remphan in the torah.

The only torah reference is to Amos where the Hebrew word is כִּיּ֣וּן Kiyun.
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Old 03-18-2019, 09:02 AM
 
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A video that quotes the Christian Bible, a terrible translation of the Jewish Bible,has snippets from suppossed Christian scholars, and wild conspiracy theories really doesn't do much in here.
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Old 03-18-2019, 04:47 PM
 
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Some people say that it was the shape of the shield that King David’s soldiers carried. I.E. Magen David (Shield of David) From a practical standpoint it makes sense as it would be a way for soldiers to trap their opponent’s sword between the points of the star.

According to Chabad there is also a mystical meaning:

https://www.chabad.org/library/artic...SAAEgJnuvD_BwE
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