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Paulo
08-29-15, 10:26 PM
I think he was. Anyone want to back me up?

Paulo
08-31-15, 06:01 AM
mind you, you could also argue that it was either David or Goliath...or even Melchizedek.

Ann
08-31-15, 09:06 PM
Yes you could argue any of them. David was the one I thought of first. Since fame is a main characteristic of celebrities I did search for that and find it first in reference to Joshua Joshua 6:27.

Paulo
09-01-15, 12:23 AM
Solomon was the first that came to mind as, as far as I remember people came from all over the world to see his Wisdom.

Ann
09-01-15, 02:47 AM
Yes they did. People from many places also came to see David and the Israelites had parades in his honor and made songs about him "Saul has slain his thousands and David his 10,000's "

I suppose the first and best celebrity is God but I'm sort of uncomfortable "diminishing" Him to the comparison of human celebrities.

Paulo
09-01-15, 04:54 AM
yeah i was a bit uncomfortable generally calling Biblical people celebrities given what many celebrities are like now...but then judge not.

Ann
09-01-15, 01:20 PM
:yes:

Bayrat
09-13-15, 09:21 PM
I at first thought of David, the a few seconds later the obvious hit me.. MOSES!