[b-hebrew] Assumptions about ANE ages that just don't work.

Yigal Levin leviny1 at mail.biu.ac.il
Tue Oct 23 02:18:00 EDT 2007


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yaakov Stein" <yaakov_s at rad.com>
According to Exodus,
> the Sabbath is to be observed in XRY$ and QCYR,
> not "all year round".
>


Without getting into the whole debate, XRY$ and QCYR here are verbs, 
"plowing and harvesting", which are forbidden on the Sabbath, not "you shall 
rest at plowing-time and at harvest-time". If they did that, what would they 
eat?


Yigal Levin 




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