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  • adj. Of, or relating to the Biblical King David and his descendants.

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Examples

  • But considerable doubt attaches to the whole group of so-called Davidic compositions in the last book of the psalter (p. 138-144), from their place, and from the fact that there are just seven of them, as well as in some cases from their style and character.

    The Life of David As Reflected in His Psalms

  • Partly, I read Dumuzi as weaker because the image I get of him is not of Inanna returning to find him set up as a ruler in her place; rather he's lazing about, playing his music (like the Davidic/Virgilian shepherd-boy-musician he is) and generally not fulfilling his responsibility of grief as her consort and thereby inferior (unlike the sons she doesn't sic the demons on).

    A Theory of Modes and Modalities

  • Of course certain imaginative ancient Jews appropriated the imagery that had for centuries been associated with King David and the Davidic line of kings about a messiah to fabricate a special-effects fable about a Jew known as Jesus of Nazareth, featuring such special effects as nature miracles and extraordinary healings and Jesus 'resurrection from the dead.

    David Brooks, James Cameron's "Avatar," and the Evil American Empire Abroad

  • Those truths have many times been re-enforced by archaeological finds, like the "House of David" inscription dating from 850 BC found in the ancient Israelite city of Dan which provides the first extra-Biblical evidence of a Davidic dynasty and perhaps of David himself.

    Angela Himsel: Faith Floats: Collecting Noah's Ark

  • Those truths have many times been re-enforced by archaeological finds, like the"House of David" inscription dating from 850 BC found in the ancient Israelite city of Dan which provides the first extra-Biblical evidence of a Davidic dynasty and perhaps of David himself.

    Angela Himsel: Faith Floats: Collecting Noah's Ark

  • It seems to me that, as diverse as ideas about "the Messiah" seem to have been in the first century, the expectation regarding a Davidic anointed one was essentially about the restoration of the Davidic kingship.

    More Mythicist-Creationist Parallels

  • Hey, what if it can be shown that the destruction of Jerusalem and the end of the Davidic dynasty dominated Jewish thinking for six centuries?

    Mythicism and Historicism as Theories (and an Altar Call to Take a Leap of Doubt)

  • The Order preached that many of the secret teachings that Jesus shared with his followers had been passed through the holy branches of the Davidic lineage, of which Jesus was the heir.

    The Poet Prince

  • Certainly Paul and presumably other itinerant charismatics in the diaspora had no use for the nationalist, restorative Davidic king agenda.

    More Mythicist-Creationist Parallels: Messiahs, Wisdom and Jesus

  • We have evidence for such "messianic" beliefs in the Judaism of this period, and conversely, we have no evidence whatsoever from pre-Christian Judaism for the view that the restored Davidic king would die at the hands of his enemies.

    More Mythicist-Creationist Parallels: Messiahs, Wisdom and Jesus

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