[b-hebrew] Harold: Re: To Harold: Tanach book order - different in Christian Bibles

Harold Holmyard hholmyard at ont.com
Sun Sep 3 07:32:05 EDT 2006


Shoshanna Walker wrote:

>That is because NOT EVERYTHING was written in the Torah.
>
>How could the (great) Sanhedrin NOT have existed in pre exilic times 
>- it had to meet at least in Eretz Yisrael, although its authority 
>was diminished if it didn't meet in the Lishkat haGazit
>
>G-d didn't say anywhere in the Torah that the 70 elders that He 
>commanded Moshe to appoint (and sit at their head), existed for the 
>sake of Moshe.
>
>Why do you resist, despite all the information we have, that this 
>wasn't the first Sanhedrin, even though it got that particular name 
>later?
>  
>

HH: If even the Jewish Encyclopedia does not think it existed in 
pre-exilic times, then intelligent people can differ on this issue.

Yours,
Harold Holmyard




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