(WATCH JERUSALEM) Archaeological discoveries have corroborated much of the biblical account. Often, news reports describe individuals that have been proved (currently, nearly 60 from the Hebrew Bible) or ancient cities that have been discovered (of which there are dozens, as well as evidence of the biblical events that happened within them). It has verified everything from biblical civilizations and major conflicts to minor skirmishes, cultural customs, dietary details, clothing items and architectural elements.
But another, often overlooked area of corroboration with the Scriptures is in common sayings.
The Bible, of course, is full of dialogue. And a number of ancient inscriptions have been found, actually paralleling the statements, sayings and quips of biblical individuals. Listed here are a handful of examples, along with one longer, remarkable decree at the end.
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