Kurds are the Ancient Medes
The Medes and the Guti people intermarried, dropped the name Mede, but kept their language, the Median language. “Guti” eventually was pronounced “Kurdi”, and Gutistan became Kurdistan . The Kurds can read the ancient stone tablets of Zarathustra because they are written in the Median language, nearly the same as Badhinan Kurdish today.
The Kurds trace their ancestry back to one of Noah’s grandson’s. They have been living in the area for over 5,000 years. Their land forms an arc (the fertile crescent) on the other side of the Euphrates , adjacent to The Land Promised to Abraham and his descendants forever.
Darius the Mede had decreed that the entire Medo-Persian Empire would worship The G-d of Daniel, once he discovered that Daniel’s G-d had not let him be eaten by the lions. Daniel gave so much wisdom and understanding and prophecy to the Medes, that they knew:
1. A Promised Messiah-Priest would come from the West (frankincense)
2. His birth would be accompanied by a miraculous sign in the Heavens (a star) (gold for His Kingship)
3. He would die and shed His Blood for the remission of sins of all mankind (myhrr)
They incorporated these beliefs into Zoroastrianism, and watched the Heavens for the miraculous sign….It was “three wise men” who came to worship the baby Yeshua in Bethlehem , who came from Kurdistan , i.e., the Medes. They were the first Gentiles to worship Yeshua, and, I believe due to favor from YHWH, the last peoples to have Islam forced upon them by the sword. They resisted Islam for nearly eleven centuries. Still, many retained their Judaism, their Yazidism, and their other faiths.
Ezekiel, Jeremiah and Isaiah gave prophecies against every nation and people, except the Kurds (Medes.) Indeed, there are no better friends to Israel among the nations than the Kurds….
The Kurds are the third largest population in the Middle East , (26-30 million or more.) They also are the largest people group in Israel, and among the most forgotten in Sderot.
G-d Is going to call out “the spirit of the Kings, of the Medes,” to come from the mountains, to rush down and defend Israel……against the armies from the North, and to make Babylon a desolate desert where no jackal will dwell, a permanent memorial for everyone to remember what ba’al did on the earth.
2 Kings 17
2 Kings 18
“Behold, I will stir up the Medes against them, Who will not regard silver; And as for gold, they will not delight in it.”
“Make the arrows bright! Gather the shields! The LORD has raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes. For His plan is against Babylon to destroy it, Because it is the vengeance of the LORD.”
Daniel 5, Daniel 6
2 Kings 17:5,6;18:9-11
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