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All the congregation of Israel I believe we can say that "all the elders of your tribes, and your officers" is [somtimes] equivalent to "all the congregation of Israel" in scripture. Practically it would have been impossible for one man to address the entire nation without some sort of miracle (and we don't read of that). It also seems that the Jewish ...


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This translation is likely to be inaccurate, because most English translations of Deuteronomy 22:5 make it clear that God is indeed against cross-dressing. I say most, because I've only seen some of them. The thing to think about is, if there is at least one English translation that says something other than a prohibition against clothing or another word for ...


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LXX with superscripted N refers to Codex Venetus; the use of the minus sign probably indicates that this witness does not have the reading referred to (for more, see Addendum, below). It is cited as such by e.g. Jeremy Hughes in his Secrets of the Times (Sheffield, 1990). Information about this codex is difficult to come by, but there is a description of the ...


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Jacobs ladder and the stone pillow There is a definite contrast between the altars of idolaters and the altar of the lord. Not only were the stones of the altar to be 'unhewn' but there were to be no steps up to the altar as we read in Exodus 20:26 26‘And you shall not go up by steps to My altar, so that your nakedness will not be exposed on it.’ Many ...



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