re: Why "occupied Palestine"? We don't call Mexico "occupied Aztec territory"? (Posted on 5/26/13 at 8:02 am to CarrolltonTiger)
quote: Putting aside that the place and people Philistines and Philistia are mentioned more than 250 times in the Hebrew Bible, it is also mentioned continuously in other sources for thepast 14,000 years.
Strong's Concordance translates Philistine (H6428) 288 times and Palestina, Philistia, Philistine, Palestine a total of eight times (H6429).
And where did the Philistines come from? What is their history? Why do they have a greater claim to the land than the nation of Israel?