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Re: Essene name
On 22 Sep 1996, Beruriah Bloom wrote:
> In another context, Josephus uses the word "essen" for the Hebrew word "ho$en"
> (breastplate)--which he does NOT connect with the name of the sectarians, but
> with logion (oracle, prophecy), following the LXX (because it contained the urim
> and thumim, which were instruments of divination).
If this list will forgive my indulgence here - But I have been perpelexed
by the many different definitions I have obtained about the 'urim &
thumim'. Could we point this ignorant student (me) to writings or archives
that pertain to these two words?
a priest according to the true order of Melchisedek.