Re: Luke 22:20

From: John M. Moe (
Date: Mon Mar 16 1998 - 12:02:51 EST

Carl W. Conrad wrote:


> Therefore, not waiting for Godet (you didn't mean Godot, did you?),
> I'll
> cast my vote against him.


My vote isn't worth allot but I am greatly pleased to see this
discussion of a passage which caught my eye last week and which I had
intended to bring up on B-Greek when I got a "roundtuit" I'd like to
raise a point that Ben Crick, among others, often reminds us of. That
is, our text has an OT background. These men in the upper room are men
of the Old Testament. Could it be that the pouring out of the cup of
the New Testament is an allusion the the liturgical pouring out of the
blood of the Old Testament at the base of the altar ( Ex. 29:12; Lev.

John M. Moe

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