Who are the Jews?

Then Rezin king of Syria and Pekah son of Remaliah king of Israel came up to Jerusalem to war: and they besieged Ahaz, but could not overcome him. At that time Rezin king of Syria recovered Elath to Syria, and drave the Jews from Elath: and the Syrians came to Elath, and dwelt there unto this day.

2 Kings 16:5-6 (KJV)

Jews – Yes, they are the people that reside in Israel and practice Judaism. We see them wearing tzitzit, black coats over white shirts, long curls around their ears, and kippahs on their heads. We also know that Jews live pretty much all around the world, and many don’t keep this dress code or practice Judaism in this strict form. Many look just like you or me. While this does give some context, it really doesn’t explain who they are Biblically. Continue reading “Who are the Jews?”