Re: Mark 7:4

From: Wayne Leman (
Date: Wed May 03 2000 - 10:43:20 EDT

My doubt was wrong, Randall. Thanks for reminding us to check cultural info.
I preach this need, also, but used my American worldview in this case and
was wrong.

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>> And even
>>tho I happen to have been raised as a Baptist, I doubt that the tables
>>immersed!! :-)
>'O Lord I believe, -- help me -- lift this out of the mikve' :-)
>See MKelim 19.1, where someone dismantles a bed so that he can immerse it!
>Reading thru the eyes of the original culture is vital, but few do it, even
>NT scholars.
>(the early records are all in Hebrew anyway.)
>Randall Buth
>en Ierosolumois

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