WORM exegesis? Re: Gen 3:15 (snakes)

Ben Crick ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Wed Dec 1 19:02:56 EST 1999

On Tue 30 Nov 1999 (13:18:48), sundance at neosoft.com wrote:
> My med school Profesors characterized it a a worm
> or two worms (depending on the field) - stick was
> used to extract the worm from the patient - any
> one have midrash etc on the "WORM" in b-Hebrew?

 See Numbers 21:4-9, and compare with 2 Kings 18:4 and John 3:14-15.
 This is NOT the "WORM" of Genesis 3.

 The cap badge of the British Army Royal Medical Corps, and the emblem of
 the British Medical Association, feature the "two worms on a stick" that
 you describe.

 Revd Ben Crick, BA CF
 <ben.crick at argonet.co.uk>
 232 Canterbury Road, Birchington, Kent, CT7 9TD (UK)

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