[Buddha-l] angel or sphinx?

Volker Thewalt vthewalt at gmx.net
Thu May 26 16:45:31 MDT 2005

thank you --- that's rellay great...

Michel Clasquin schrieb:
> Kate wrote:
>> As their name implies, the Sodomites were into animals, not angels.....
> Wanna bet?
> Genesis
> 019:001 And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the
>         gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to meet them; and
>         he bowed himself with his face toward the ground;
> 019:002 And he said, Behold now, my lords, turn in, I pray you, into
>         your servant's house, and tarry all night, and wash your feet,
>         and ye shall rise up early, and go on your ways. And they
>         said, Nay; but we will abide in the street all night.
> 019:003 And he pressed upon them greatly; and they turned in unto him,
>         and entered into his house; and he made them a feast, and did
>         bake unleavened bread, and they did eat.
> 019:004 But before they lay down, the men of the city, even the men of
>         Sodom, compassed the house round, both old and young, all the
>         people from every quarter:
> 019:005 And they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men
>         which came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that
>         we may know them.
> "know" is a common biblical euphemism for "have sex with", as we can see 
> in verse 8:
> 019:006 And Lot went out at the door unto them, and shut the door
>         after him,
> 019:007 And said, I pray you, brethren, do not so wickedly.
> 019:008 Behold now, I have two daughters which have not known man; let
>         me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do ye to them as
>         is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for
>         therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
> Somehow they always seemed to forget to teach verse 8 in Sunday school...


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