By Kieran J. O'Mahony & Milltown Institute Of Theology & Philosophy
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So where might the Maranatha prayer have originated? The rituals performed in the Holy of Holies are still as veiled as they ever were, but we can glimpse their original setting. 20 Moses began to erect it on the first day of the year, and each stage corresponded to one of the days ofcreation (Exod. 16-33). The veil corresponded to the fiimament set in place on the second day, to separate what was above from what was below. 21 The creation of the angels on Day One was a sensitive issue, as were their names, and the prohibition in the Mishnah concerned the secrets of the Holy of Holies which the priests had to guard: the story of the creation, the chapter of the chariot, what is above, beneath, before and hereafter (m.
OTP: I, 631. See also 2 Bar. 3-7; OTP: I, 633. 44. Regarding the Temple tax cf. Exod. 11-16; Neh. 33-34; m. Seq. 3. 45. Cf. OTP: II, 625-37. 46. Cf. Schiffman (199$: esp. 272-74; 1987). Eshel (1999) claims that the Sages, after 70 CE, borrowed ideas and formulae from the Qumran sectarians, as well as from other groups who were alienated from the Temple. MAHER Knowing the Tree by its Roots 23 offered in the house of God in Jerusalem' (Jdt. 1). 10 also witnesses to the people's practice of synchronizing their prayer with the offering of sacrifices in the Temple.
38 and 70 are both Thazkiyr, translated 'for the memorial offering' (RSV), or 'bring to remembrance' (AV). 'Make haste to help me' (Ps. 22), and 'Hasten to me, O God' (Ps. 5) both suggest 'invocation' as the meaning, LXX Ps. 38 renders the title eis anamnesinperi sabbatou, so perhaps the shewbread was the context for this psalm. 'Azkarah is a noun formed from the hiphil form of the verb zkr (see GKC 85b), and so is equivalent to hazkiyr. 37. Targ. Onq. and Targ. Neof. (I'dkrh). 38. Cf. possible translations of Exod.