"And again he said it not"
May 08, 1997 05:31 PM
by Dr. A.M.Bain
In message <email@example.com>, M K Ramadoss
>"And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go
> through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter
> into the kingdom of God."
Scholarly bit: This putative saying of Jesus is almost certainly the
result of misinterpretation of Jesus' own language, Aramaic/Hebrew. The
Aramaic word GMLA (Heb. GML) can mean (a) Camel (b) Rope. Aramaic
speakers even today put this phrase in context and read "rope," not
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