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Re: The place is dry.

At 06:03 PM 9/20/96 -0400, you wrote:
>In a message from Steve Abramowitz (I think) dated 96-09-19 it is stated: "I
>was at Q. and the place is as dry and remote as it could possibly be.  Where
>did they get their food? 

from the local bazaar, like everyone else.

 Where did they get their water?

from their elaborate cistern system.

>  I saw no living
>plants there.  Not a tree, not a shrub, notiing.

I saw shrubs when I was there.  I also saw some cute little Ibex (which of
course have to eat something, don't they?

>  Where did they get the food
>for their famous community meals?"

>From the bazaar.



Jim West
Professor of Biblical Languages, CCBI
Adjunct Professor of Bible, Quartz Hill School of Theology