[b-hebrew] PQD in English in 1 Sam 15

Ben Crick ben.crick at argonet.co.uk
Thu May 5 17:37:21 EDT 2005


On Thu  5 May 2005 (11:46:33 +1200), bsr15 at cantsl.it.canterbury.ac.nz wrote:
> Invoking Occam's razor (a hazardous act) the simplest explanation is
> that Achan's family were executed because of their father's sin.

 My final post on this too. It is hardly likely that Achan's wife and children
 were unaware of his deed. They could have "blown the whistle", but did not:
 so they were accessories before and/or during and/or after the act.
 But you are right. Let's not read too much into the rather sparse text.

 Shalom
 Ben
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