and they carried it on a pole between two of them;
Note: too heavy to carry
8When the circumcising of the whole nation was finished, they remained in their places in the camp until they were healed.
Note: so they were vulnerable with enemies in the area
“Behold, I have sinned, and I have done wickedly. But these sheep, what have they done? Please let your hand be against me and against my father’s house.”
Note: strike the shepherd instead of the sheep
Note: where Abraham was to sacrifice Isaac where Solomon would build his temple