680Re: [John_Lit] John 13
- Jul 27, 2000
> Concerning the Lazarus parable, Richard AndersonWilliam Barclay stated in his Daily Study Bible series on Luke commenting on
> > the rich man dressed in purple is a description of
> > the high priest
> Why do you say this? Why couldn't this be a King? Or
> perhaps simply a rich man wearing expensive clothing?
this verse wrote: "That is the description of the robes of the High Priests.
. . ."
> Richard Anderson then added:We know that Annas had a large family. I only included the ones I could
> > for I have five brothers is an explicit reference to
> > one of the reigning high priest, who as one of the
> > sons of Annas had at least three brothers who served
> > as High Priests and one famous brother-in-law,
> > Caiaphas. At least one grandson of Annas served as
> > high Priest.
> How does this add up to five brothers?
specifically identify as family members serving as high priests. It is my
opinion that I am expressing. see below.
>Luke addressed his gospel to "most excellent Theophilus"
> Richard Anderson then added:
> > The plot thickens because there was a man named
> > Theophilus who served as high priest from 37 to 41
> > C.E.
> I don't see what the connection is here. Could you
> elaborate on your meaning?
Richard H. Anderson
see my published articles for add. details at
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