Kristoffer Ehrnstrom Lundkvist
Hebrew Origins of Scandinavia
Shalom. Here are some points of relevance. It is easier when you are a Nordic native. Uppsala, Gothenburg and Finland have the lion of Judah as emblem. The term Got or Goth comes from gjuta, the outglow of semen from a bull. The capitol of Finland is Helsinki. This name is a composite of hel (sun), sin or shin, and ki (river). Besides Helsinki there are also places named "Abo," a name derived from Abraham, in the south; and "Kemi" (an Egyptian name for Egypt) and "Levi" (a tribe of Israel) in the north. The Hebrew letter "Shin" (shaped like the letter W) is also the reason why the Finnish national symbol, the Virgin maid, has her arms raised. This letter, with its three crowns, represents the symbol of Sweden. The flag of Sweden is a yellow cross on a blue background, showing the sun or light. The ancient Swedish kings were elected on a ritual stone, similar to the stone of Scone of Jacob. The second king of Sweden was Olof Skotkonung, a Norse variation of Skotkonung meaning Scotking. In other words, he had Scottish ancestors. The Scots believed their kings descended from Scota, daughter of a Pharaoh. The south of Sweden is known as Skane. This name is a variation of Scone, a word related to sken meaning shine, as in the Hebrew shin. The northern towns of Sweden include Lulea or Lula, as in Luluwa (LILIT?) daughter of Adam, and Kalix as in Chalice (graale), a town which in the Sami [Laplanders] language is named after Cain. The male population of Dalarna county in Sweden are known as "Masar", a name derived from Mitsri, Mitsraim, meaning Egypt and Egyptian in Hebrew.. The Uplandic ancient tribes (in east Sweden on the coast) were also known as Eastmen.
["Uppland is famous for having the highest concentration of runestones in the world, with as many as 1,196 inscriptions in stone left by the Vikings." Wikipedia]/
Dalarna also sounds an awful lot like Dalraida [in northern Scotland], but that's speculative. There are other clues in family names. My names Ehrnstrom (Swedish) and Eronen (Finnish) are both variations of Aaron, Eheron etc. Eronen, in Finnish, also means to be set apart, like the Israelites. My great aunt was named "Berit," a common old Swedish name meaing "covenant" in Hebrew. These are random observations but I hope they help to add some fuel to this fire. Chris.