Anf-01 ix.iii.xxv Pg 32 declared that he had five brothers, to whom he desired that one rising from the dead should go. The pool from which the Lord commanded the paralytic man to go into his house, had five porches. The very form of the cross, too, has five extremities,3179
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3179 “Fines et summitates;” comp. Justin Mart., Dial. c. Tryph., 91. two in length, two in breadth, and one in the middle, on which [last] the person rests who is fixed by the nails. Each of our hands has five fingers; we have also five senses; our internal organs may also be reckoned as five, viz., the heart, the liver, the lungs, the spleen, and the kidneys. Moreover, even the whole person may be divided into this number [of parts],—the head, the breast, the belly, the thighs, and the feet. The human race passes through five ages first infancy, then boyhood, then youth, then maturity,3180
3180 “Juvenis,” one in the prime of life. and then old age. Moses delivered the law to the people in five books. Each table which he received from God contained five3181
3181 It has been usual in the Christian Church to reckon four commandments in the first table, and six in the second; but the above was the ancient Jewish division. See Joseph., Antiq., iii. 6. commandments. The veil covering3182
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