Unformatted text preview: here would always be a Dividic dynastyTzidkiyahu may be being killed right now but Hashem will appoint a new king for us when
we return to the land
Promise for the dynasty but also for the temple- they are intrinsically connected in the tanach.
Davidic kingship is connected to the temple. So when they returned, they assumed that the
malchut would return. Therefore the removal of the dynasty and the Beit Hamikdash totally
shattered the nation.
If they wanted to connect to Hashem, they went to the BH and asked their questions to the
cohen- there was no rabbinical Judaism in place. They did not have siddurim or rabbis to ask
Melachim Bet 25:22
Gedaliah was appointed by Nebuchadnezzar. He was not of Davidic dynasty, but appointed to
govern within the land
22 And as for the people that were left in the land of Judah, ,כב ו הְ,ההָעם, ,ההַוּנ דיִׁשָאר ּבהְאךיֶר ץ י,הּוד,ה
ָךיֶ הְ ה
whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, even over
ְאִנֲׁשר ,ה דיִׁשאיר, נ...
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- Fall '13
- Kingdom of Judah, ה, Zedekiah, Tribe of Judah, Gedaliah