Biblical Humor

Dan Wagner Dan.Wagner at datastream.net
Tue Mar 6 07:27:53 EST 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Wagner [mailto:Dan.Wagner at datastream.net]
> Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 19:30
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: RE: Biblical Humor
> 
> 
> Maybe some already know this one:
> 
> What HB character was born before his mother, died before his 
> father, and
> was buried in his grandparent?
> 

It's Abel, for whom Eve was not born, died early due to Cain's murder, and
returned to the dust from which Adam was formed. Well, a little stretch on
the exegesis to get "grandfather" there, but ...  :)

Dan



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