Then please provide some evidence.
No I can’t. I’ve been reading conservative scholarship for years. Most conservative scholarship doesn’t even mention these facts, largely because they are unaware of them (due to lack of Bible literacy).
Firstly you’re simply claiming the scholarship is faulty because it doesn’t agree with what you already believe. Secondly, please provide at least five quotations from people who said that the Hittites never existed.
But have you checked this out with the facts? If so, please present the evidence that these are “mistakes”.
What confuses me is that this is exactly what liberal scholarship says, but you claim to reject liberal scholarship. Additionally, it makes no sense in the context of your previous insistence on knowing the Bible “word for word” and all its “jots and tittles”.
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P.S. Leprosy is indeed mentioned, although it may also/instead refer to other diseases.[/quote]
It isn’t mentioned at all. It isn’t possible for leprosy to be mentioned, because leprosy did not exist in the Middle East during this time. It was introduced over 1,000 years later, most likely by the Greeks. This is another example of basic Bible literacy.
Thank you, that proves my point. Of course “false prophetesses” is a bit vague and doesn’t actually explain all the content in the text, but to understand that would require a lot more research on your part.