peterkirk at qaya.org
Wed Feb 25 19:02:42 EST 2004
On 25/02/2004 13:40, Lisbeth S. Fried wrote:
>Dear Charles, Nice to hear from you again.
>I trust you are well.
>You say that
>Jews are of many races,
>>even as early
>>as Exodus when a group from Mesopotamia are joined by Egyptians,
>>and soon therafter Canaanites like Rahab.
>Did the Rehabites become "Jewish" and if so what does that mean?
>Their separate identity as Rehabites continued into the time of Jeremiah.
The Rechabites in Jeremiah are spelled resh-kaf-bet-yod, and so are not
related to Rahab of Jericho who was resh-het-bet, nor to Rahab the
mythical sea monster, resh-he-bet.
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