It is evident that we have in this law a definite prediction that can be tested by experiment.
This prediction is verified by the result of analysis.
Vortr.) that the specific prediction concerning Zedekiah (xii.
The prediction in question was doubtless added by Ezekiel after the event; the code belongs precisely in his time, and the constitution was natural for a priest; Noah, Daniel and Job are old legendary Hebrew figures; and it is not probable that the prophet's " Paras " is our " Persia."
The older history repeatedly indicates that David's kingship was predicted by a divine oracle, but would hardly lead us to place the prediction so early (I Sam.