brain sizes: Einstein's and women's
jwknight at polbox.com
Mon Sep 2 14:44:25 EST 2002
"Bob LeChevalier" <lojbab at lojban.org> wrote in message
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> "John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
> >Again, thanks for that correction, and again, 100% agreed:
> > "... nowhere does Matt. 27:57; Mark 15:43; or John 19:38 mention that
Joseph of Arimathea was a jew. John 19:38 states he was a secret disciple of
Jesus BECAUSE he was afraid of the jews. There's no doubt to me that Joseph
of Arimathea was Jesus great uncle."
> We notice how you omit Luke 23:51
> > And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counseller; and he was
a good man, and a just:
> > (The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was
of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews: who also himself waited for the kingdom
> > This man went unto Pilate, and begged the body of Jesus.
Nobody forgot that part.
It was already noted that this "city of the jews" was a mistranslation by
the KJV translators. Here's how recent translators interpret that
(DRB) (The same had not consented to their counsel and doings) of
Arimathea, a city of Judea: who also himself looked for the kingdom of God.
(RSV) who had not consented to their purpose and deed, and he was looking
for the kingdom of God.
It's only morons who don't realize that no city in Judaea was ever referred
to in the Holy Bible as "a city of the jews". It's a preposterous
suggestion that the jews ever built any worthwhile cities at all, much less
It's believed that it was Joseph of Arimathaea who had tin mines in Ireland,
brought Christ with him on at least one trip, and who brought Christianity
to the British Isles, something you would hardly expect of a jew
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