What Do We Make of CWRIS and ANDRES?

Paul Schmehl p.l.schmehl at worldnet.att.net
Thu Oct 18 22:00:17 EDT 2001

Would the women and children have been seated with the men?  In the
synagogues this was certainly not the case, nor was it in the early
Christian church.  I wonder if the groups of 50 were men, and the women and
children were seated apart from (CWRIS) them in another section/area?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Iver Larsen" <iver_larsen at sil.org>
To: "Biblical Greek" <b-greek at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2001 4:58 PM
Subject: [b-greek] RE: What Do We Make of CWRIS and ANDRES?

> If any women or children were attached to a man they would sit near him
> share whatever food he was given. It would be fairly easy to count the
> and then calculate the total amount of men (100 in the case of the 5000
> and 80 in the case of the 4000 men), but nearly impossible to count the
> women and children clustered around the men.

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