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Re: The sacred name (was: ach y fi etc)

From:Steg Belsky <draqonfayir@...>
Date:Friday, March 5, 2004, 11:55
On Thursday, March 4, 2004, at 05:46  PM, Adam Walker wrote:
> I don't see how that would be physically possible. > The high priest would be standing behind the rather > substantial curtain which would absorb most of the > sound. So his voice would have to carry through the > curtain out of the Holy of Holies and all the way > across the Holy Place out to the courtyards (through > the doors of the Holy Place?) to be heard by the > people. The people weren't allowed into the Holy > Place on Yom Kippur were they? I can accept that a > priest standing very close to the curtain might be > able to hear the Name, but the crowds outside? > Perhaps the passage in the Mahhzor is referring to the > Tabernacle period. Now that I could find plausibile. > Adam
Easy. He wasn't inside the Holy of Holies when he said it :-) . Well, he may have said it there also, i don't remember... I know there was a sacrificial blood-sprinkling ceremony in there. But he (also?) used the Name outside. -Stephen (Steg) "antz!"