7 Facts From the Bible That Have Actually Been Proven

Existence of King David and King Solomon

Archaeological findings, such as the Tel Dan Stele and the Mesha Stele, provide evidence of the existence of these ancient Israelite kings.

The Siege of Lachish (2 Kings 18:13-14)

The Assyrian siege of Lachish, as described in the Bible, is depicted in detailed reliefs on the walls of the palace of King Sennacherib in Nineveh.

The Pool of Siloam (John 9:1-7)

In 2004, archaeologists uncovered the ancient Pool of Siloam, providing evidence of its existence during the time of Jesus.

Cyrus' Edict for the Return of Jews (Ezra 1:1-4)

The Cyrus Cylinder, an ancient inscription, confirms the Persian King Cyrus' policy of allowing conquered peoples, including the Jews, to return to their homelands.

Pilate's Inscription (Mark 15:26)

A stone plaque found in Caesarea Maritima bears the name of Pontius Pilate, confirming his role as governor of Judea during Jesus' time.

The Pool of Bethesda (John 5:1-15)

Archaeological excavations in Jerusalem have revealed the remains of a pool believed to be the biblical Pool of Bethesda.

The House of David Inscription

The Tel Dan Stele contains an Aramaic inscription referring to the "House of David," providing historical evidence for the existence of the Davidic dynasty.

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