In the Book of Exodus, Amram is the husband of Jochebed and father of Aaron and Miriam. Alternative spellings of the name include Hebrew: עַמְרָם, Modern: ‘Amram, Tiberian: ʻAmrām, "Friend of the most high" / "The people are exalted". In addition to being married to Jochebed, Amram is described in the Bible as having been related to Jochebed prior to the marriage, although the exact relationship is uncertain, he is praised for his faith in the Epistle to the Hebrews. Textual scholars attribute the biblical genealogy to the Book of Generations, a hypothetically reconstructed document theorized to originate from a similar religiopolitical group and date to the priestly source. According to critical scholars, the Torah's genealogy for Levi's descendants, is an aetiological myth reflecting the fact that there were four different groups among the Levites – the Gershonites, Kohathites and Aaronids. Critical scholars suspect that the Elohist account offers both matrilineal and patrilineal descent from Levites in order to magnify the religious credentials of Moses.
Amram in Arabic is spelled ` Imrān, was father of Moses and Aaron. As mentioned by his given name, Mûsâ ibn Imran, which means Moses is a son of Imran. According to the Septuagint, Amram's family tree would be as follows: According to the Masoretic Text, Amram's family tree would be: According to The Book of Jasher, Amram's family tree would be: Amram married his aunt, the sister of his father Kehath. In the Apocryphal Testament of Levi, it is stated that Amram was born, as a grandson of Levi, when Levi was 64 years old; the Exodus Rabbah argues that when the Pharaoh instructed midwives to throw male children into the Nile, Amram divorced Jochebed, three months pregnant with Moses at the time, arguing that there was no justification for the Israelite men to father children if they were just to be killed. According to the Talmud, Amram promulgated the laws of marriage and divorce amongst the Jews in Egypt. Despite the legend of his divorce and remarriage, Amram was held to have been sinless throughout his life, was rewarded for this by his corpse remaining without any signs of decay.
The other three ancient Israelites who died without sin, being Benjamin and Chileab. According to the Book of Jubilees, Amram was among the Israelites who took the bones of Jacob's sons to Canaan for burial in the cave of Machpelah. Most of the Israelites returned to Egypt but some remained in Canaan, including Amram who only returned somewhere up to forty years later. One of the Dead Sea Scrolls is written from Amram's point of view, hence has been dubbed the Visions of Amram; the document is dated to the 2nd century BC and, in the form of a vision discusses dualism and the Watchers: I saw Watchers in my vision, the dream-vision. Two men were fighting over me...holding a great contest over me. I asked them,'Who are you, that you are thus empowered over me?' They answered,'We have been empowered and rule over all mankind.' They said to me,'Which of us do you choose to rule you?' I looked. One of them was terrifying in his appearance, like a serpent, his cloak, many-colored yet dark.... And I looked again, in his appearance, his visage like a viper....
I replied to him,'This Watcher, he?' He answered,'This Watcher...his three names are Belial and Prince of Darkness and King of Evil.' I said,'My lord, what dominion' He answered,'You saw, he is empowered over all Darkness, while I... My three names are Prince of Light and King of Righteousness. Al Imran, "The Family of Imran", 3rd chapter of the Quran Imran, father of Virgin Mary
Garin Higgins is an American football college coach and former player. Higgins is the head football coach at Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas, a position he has held since the 2007 season. Higgins served as the head football coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State University from 2000 to 2004, his Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers finished as runners-up in the NAIA Football National Championship in 2000 and 2003. Higgins worked as co-offensive coordinator at Minnesota State University and offensive coordinator at Northeastern State University in 2006. Higgins was born in Blackwell, Oklahoma, on October 11, 1968, where he was an all-state quarterback for the Blackwell High School football team. After graduating high school in 1987, Higgins attended Emporia State University, where he was the quarterback for the football team. While at Emporia State, Higgins helped lead the team to the 1989 NAIA championship game where they lost to Carson–Newman. After graduating Emporia State in 1992, Higgins served as a graduate assistant at Northeastern State University from 1992 through the 1993 season.
In 1994, Higgins left for Northwestern Oklahoma State University in where he held several positions from 1995 to 1999 including the running backs and quarterbacks coach for the first three seasons, moving to offensive coordinator from 1997 to 1999 before being named head coach in after the 1999 season. On February 14, 2000, Higgins was promoted to head coach at Northwestern Oklahoma State. Coming off of a championship season, Higgins led the Rangers to a 13–1 overall, 5–0 in conference play season, which in return led them being the Central States Football League champions and earned them a NAIA runners-up; the next season, 2001, turned out to be another winning season. Higgins led the Rangers to another conference title, ending the season in the first round of the NAIA postseason with an overall record of 7–3, 4–0 in conference play. In 2002, Higgins led the Rangers to another conference championship with a record of 11–1 overall, 4–0 in conference play, advancing the team to the NAIA quarterfinals.
The following season in 2003, the Rangers won their fifth straight conference championship and advanced finished the season with an overall record of 11–2, 5–0 in conference play earning the runners-up in the NAIA. In 2004, Higgins' last season with the Rangers, the team won their sixth straight conference championship finishing the season in the first round of the NAIA postseason and an overall record of 9–2, 7–0 in conference play. Higgins finished his career at NWOSU with an overall record of 51–9, 25–0 in conference play with a winning percentage of.850. On January 5, 2006, Higgins resigned to become the co-offensive coordinator at Minnesota State–Mankato. In 2006, Higgins returned to Northeastern State to serve as the offensive coordinator for one season. On December 14, 2006, Higgins was introduced as the 24th head football coach of Emporia State University, replacing Dave Wiemers who resigned after three consecutive losing seasons. On September 1, 2007, the Hornets opened the season with a 7–3 win over the Western State Colorado Mountaineers, securing his' first win as a coach at his alma mater.
Higgins led the Hornets to their first 3–0 season since 2003, but that ended once they began conference play losing their final eight games. The Hornets finished 3 -- 1 -- 8 in conference play; the following season in 2008, Higgins led the Hornets to a 4–7 overall, 2–7 in conference play season with their only two conference wins against Fort Hays State and Truman. During his third year as head coach of the Hornets, Higgins led his team to the program's lowest overall winning record since 1980 – 2–8; the next season, Higgins turned the program around and finished the next two seasons 5–6 overall, 3–6 in conference play. During his sixth season at Emporia State, the university had undergone a leadership change. With the new leadership change, came a new atmosphere on campus and Higgins led the Hornets to their first winning season since 2003; the Hornets started the season off strong winning their first eight games – the program's first since 1988 – earning them national rankings as well for the first time sine 2003.
In the first five games, the Hornets scored 30+ points per game. Finishing 10–2 overall, 9–2 in conference play led Higgins to secure a second-place finish in the MIAA and a bid to the Kanza Bowl where they defeated the Texas A&M–Kingsville Javelinas 45–38. Quarterback Tyler Eckenrode finished his career at Emporia State with school records and as a finalist for the Harlon Hill Trophy. After a successful season and losing a record-breaking quarterback, the Hornets were chosen to finish in seventh place in the MIAA preseason polls; the Hornets were starting to receive votes for national rankings, as well. Higgins led the Hornets to another 8–0 start, scoring 35+ points a game; the No. 10 Hornets' winning streak was again snapped to the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats. The Hornets won their next game after against Washburn. Finishing regular season play, Higgins led the Hornets to a 9–1 overall, 9–1 in conference play, advancing to the NCAA Playoffs for the first time since 2003; the Hornets lost to the Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs 55–13.
Starting his eighth season, the Hornets began. Facing injuries from last season, the Hornets started off with a win against Missouri Southern. Following the first win of the season, the Hornets moved to No. 19 in the polls, but would decline after losing the next two games. The Hornets would go on to win the next two games, but would lose the next two; the Hornets won one more before losing the last two games, finishing the season 4–7 both overall and in conference play. After having their first losing sea
The Kirkhaugh cairns are two, or three, Bronze Age burials located in Kirkhaugh, Northumberland. The two confirmed graves were excavated in 1935 and re-excavated in 2014; the first grave, dubbed Cairn 1, contained grave goods consistent with a high-status metalworker. These included two of the earliest gold ornaments, one of the earliest bell beakers, known in Britain; the second grave was empty. The Kirkhaugh cairns were excavated over five days in 1935 by Herbert Maryon master of sculpture at Durham University's Armstrong College. Maryon was interested in archaeology carrying out excavations with his students. At Kirkhaugh Maryon was assisted by Joseph William Alderson, carrying out the excavation on 18–21 September, on 12 October. Upon removal of the turf from the first mound, Maryon found what he described as "a continuous layer of flattish stones" underneath; these were piled on top of each other, varied in size from several inches in length to two feet. Beneath the stones was a mixture of light earth and small stones.
No body was found, but near the centre of the cairn, where a body might have been placed, were patches of greasy clay on the rock surface. In the centre were found the majority of the grave goods. Maryon described these as a crushed food vessel. With the exception of the food vessel, found about four and a half feet from the centre, some of the charcoal, all of the finds were in the central area about three or four feet in diameter; the crushed food vessel identified by Maryon has subsequently been termed a bell beaker, as one of, or the, earliest type yet found in Britain. What Maryon termed an earring has been re-identified, as a hair braid. In 2014, during a re-excavation of the cairns using community volunteers, four boys—two of whom were great-grandsons of Alderson—discovered a matching hair braid. Bruce-Mitford, Rupert. "Mr. Herbert Maryon". Obituary; the Times. London. P. 14. "Contributors to this Issue: Herbert Maryon". Studies in Conservation. 5. February 1960. JSTOR 1505065. "Contributors to this Issue: Herbert Maryon".
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