Posted by Lou Pilder on June 24, 2010, at 19:25:55
In reply to Some Disconcerting Verses For Lou, posted by Brainbeard on June 24, 2010, at 16:06:26
> Proverbs 31,6-7:
> "Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more."
> Deut. 14,26:
> "And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt eat there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household".
> These verses speak for the use of an intoxicating substance to treat mental illness or to enhance holy enjoyment, respectively.
You wrote,[...some disconcerting...intoxicating substance to treat...]
I am unsure as to what you are wanting to mean here. If you could post answers to the folowing, then I could have the opportunity to respond accordingly.
A. What factors, if any, did you use to determine that the verses that you cited could be disconcerting to me?
B. Are you aware of the original language meanings used in the verses that they were translated from?
C. redacted by respondent