RE: Mark 14:72 EPIBALLW

From: Bill Ross (
Date: Mon Mar 22 1999 - 17:39:06 EST

My take on EPIBALLW:

* I find the AcCordance definition an uncharactistic usage in the NT
* "siezed" seems like it "makes sense" with the other usages but seems a bit

Most of the uses and the etymology seem to imply laying one thing upon

EPIBALLW is a cognate with PERIBALLW which is a veil thrown around the

In the LXX it was used to translate PARASH in Numbers 4:6.

Might Peter have thrown something over himself in shame??!

        "Throwing [something] over [his head], he wept."

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