From: Jack Kilmon (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Aug 05 1999 - 16:25:42 EDT
jacob cohen wrote:
> b greekers-
> Edgar, you asked
> Exactly what was Jesus doing in the temple (EN
> TWi hIERWi) when Luke records that the twelve year old was in the midst
> of the teachers AKOUNTA AUTWN KAI EPERWTWNTA AUTOUS?
> Jesus parents took him to the Temple for the first time because His
> 13th birhtday was drawing nigh. It was the tradition at that time that
> as your Bar Mitzva comes you are required to go to the temple yourself
> your parents can't go for you but because you are now a "son of the Law"
> the resposibility(sic) of the law is upon you.
The 12 year old Jesus would have reached the "age of discrimination
and taking vows."
taybutheh d'maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon
Jack Kilmon firstname.lastname@example.org
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