The Lord is seeking Moses’ help in leading the Children of Israel out of slavery in Egypt, and Moses demurs; he is “heavy of speech”. God will have none of it though and insists that he speak on God’s behalf, and be a mouthpiece for him. More extraordinary later mistranslations.
And Did Thousands of Human Beings See God When He Gave Moses the Law? Yesterday evening the Jewish holiday of Shavuot began. This is one of the many Jewish holidays to which I, as a secularized Jew, have, for most of my life, paid almost no attention. The festival commemorates […]