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3. 16, about resurrection—see above, under II—so here the desired meaning is attained by wangling collocatio, division. 4. 9. 5. 14. Page 31 6 by her friends of her lowly origins where she could not learn right from wrong, and who thereupon remarries her. The excuse, incidentally, is realistic, in line with the pleading of historical conditions we came across under VI: it pleads what we nowadays call social ones. Here also he prevails, adducing chapter and verse—in the then accepted sense—for the teaching that indissoluble union befits the ideal kingdom.
In it, a wife her husband suspects of infidelity is subjected to an ordeal which, should she be guilty, will make her rot away in the most gruesome manner. The statute 9. Which, like all presentations since Jerome, is mistaken; see my 'Neglected Nuances'. 1. 23 (1978): 177ff. Page 30 2 closes: 'And the priest shall execute upon her all this law, and the man shall be clear of sin and the woman shall bear her sin'. A simile of his thoroughly approves of a king who, having divorced his adulterous wife, is reminded 2.
43. 4, Babylonian Nedarim 28a. 44. 2. Page 54 as sons of the Emperor to whom it went, and to be sons of the Highest would be irrelevant if the tax was not his. If the foregoing exposition is approved, the predestruction date holds good for the pericope in toto, including the catch—essential to the complete, downtoearth teaching. This is not to exclude the possibility that the preservation (precarious, via Matthew only) 45. The story is suspected, not without good reason, of being a later accretion'.