Re: Lk 17:2

From: Jonathan Robie (
Date: Sat Oct 31 1998 - 13:07:05 EST

At 11:34 AM 9/1/98 +0000, Jim West wrote:
>Generally, this verse is understood to suggest that a millstone is "tied" or
>"hung' around the hapless soul's neck. is it possible that perikeitai means
>"harnessed" around the neck of the offender- painting the picture that the
>offensive person is like the ass tied to the grindstone?

I wonder if this might not really mean something like "nose to the


(And no, this is NOT meant to be taken seriously, in case you've gotten
this far without realizing that...)

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