The presence of foxes near the Western Wall of the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism in the Old City of Jerusalem, has some saying that fulfillment of biblical prophecy is materializing.
The image of foxes at the site of the Jewish temple appears in Lamentations 5:18, the King James Version of which reads: “Because of Mount Zion which lies desolate, the foxes walk upon it.”
Some translations render the animals in that verse as “jackals.”
The recent sighting of the foxes scurrying about the Temple grounds is serving as a timely reminder of the desolation the Jews have historically experienced.
Beginning Saturday evening the Jewish people will observe Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar.
On this day Jews mark the culmination of the Three Weeks — a period of mourning to mark the destruction of the first and second Jewish Temples. During this time they fast as a people, deprive themselves, and pray.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Brandon Showalter