[b-hebrew] high priest Yom Kippur precautions

Søren Holst sh at teol.ku.dk
Tue Jul 19 13:44:18 EDT 2005


Dear list members
 
I seem to remember a tradition that the high priest on Yom Kippur was to wear a rope around his ankle, so he could be hauled out if he was to die in the Holy of Holies.
 
Am I right that this is fund in Josephus, but NOT in rabbinic literature -- our am I mixing things up?
 
kol tuv
Soren


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