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  •  It was the night gate (0+ / 0-)

    The main gate is closed at night.

    --Mr. President, you have to earn my vote every day. Not take it for granted. --

    by chipoliwog on Fri Nov 04, 2011 at 11:28:48 AM PDT

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    •  NO. No one was allowed in after dark. (1+ / 0-)
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      That was the policy. If people could slip into Jerusalem by little secret gates, that would pose a security problem.

      The whole "special gate" thing is just self-justifying rich men's bullshit.

      I do believe the mistranslation concept, though, that the word for "camel" is very close to the word for "cable."

      In that case, Jesus is saying exactly what we think he's saying. You can't get a cable (rope) through the eye of a needle.

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