Thoughts Story 41

1: The word used to discribe Salome is "little girl". The same word used by Jesus for a twelve year old.

2: Antipas was far too smart a politician to ever promise a woman, such as Salome is portrayed in popular culture, with such an open-ended promise. But a little girl might well seem safe to him. Certainly he would not have offered her half his kingdom for a dance she had already performed.

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