Category: Tekhelet-Techeiles

Old Bible Translations for Techeiles

Old Bible Translations for Techeiles

From the Latin Vulgate: (https://www.biblestudytools.com/vul/numbers/15.html) “loquere filiis Israhel et dices ad eos ut faciant sibi fimbrias per angulos palliorum ponentes in eis vittas hyacinthinas “ Wycliffe translation (2 centuries before King James – https://www.biblestudytools.com/wyc/numbers/15.html): “Speak thou to the sons of Israel,…

The Color Purple

The Color Purple

By: Reuven Chaim Klein Let’s clarify this from the get-go: There is no word in Classical Hebrew for the color “purple.” I repeat: There is no word in Classical Hebrew for the color “purple.” In fact, the English word purple itself does…

How Indigo was made

How Indigo was made

See (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigo_dye): “In Mesopotamia, a neo-Babylonian cuneiform tablet of the seventh century BC gives a recipe for the dyeing of wool, where lapis-colored wool (uqnatu) is produced by repeated immersion and airing of the cloth.[ St. Clair, Kassia (2016). The…