The scribes show no suspicion, however, of the name's being, anything but a singular.'
The precepts of the law were valuable in the eyes of the Scribes because they were the seal of Jewish particularism, the barrier erected between the world at large and the exclusive community of Yahweh's grace.
3 seq.), and to the exceptions to the Sabbath law which the Scribes themselves allowed in the interests of worship (v.
In the time of our Lord the scribes claimed the name with an arrogance which He disapproved (Matt.
But that scribes could make mistakes in their reckoning is definitely proved by the discovery at Shergat of two totally conflicting accounts of the age and history of the great temple of Assur.