While Jesus was teaching his own disciples in the presence of an innumerable multitude (Luke 12:1), he was interrupted by a bystander (Luke 12:13). The man asked Jesus to arbitrate between him and his brother concerning an inheritance. Contextually, their father had died. The problem is, is the man’s question legitimate or has he been put up to it by one of the rabbis? The man’s question could be legitimate, because this thing was often done among the ancient Jews, hoping a rabbi could bring about a judicious settlement between quarreling members of a family. On the other hand, it is probably more likely that the man was a disciple of one of the rabbis, and the rabbi sought to discredit Jesus. Read the rest of this entry »
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