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I need to explain a mistake I made...

I recently did a re-examination of the Time Markers and came down concretely on one side of an alternative:
"The Jews..." say that it has taken 46 years to build the sanctuary and that Jesus would rebuild it in 3 days.

I've said that there is a simple subtraction exercise you can use from 8/9 CE to get to an important year referenced by the story.
Oddly enough, "46 years..." gives 2 choices.
If it's from 8/9 CE, the year of interest becomes 37/38 BCE. 9 CE is the duplicated Passover from 4 BCE. The rotations of Mishmarot Service places the Service Group "Immer" in Jerusalem for the Passover.
What happened in 37 BCE? From the Jewish Encyclopedia, "Antigonous Mattahias":
"The last Hasmonean king of Judea; died 37 B.C. He was the second son of Aristobulus II., and together with his father was carried prisoner to Rome by Pompey in 63 B.C."

Suppose, however, that you subtract the "46 years of the sanctuary" from the important 4 BCE year. What happened in 50 BCE?
Julius Caesar happened and he gives 2 Legions to Aristobulus 2, son of Alexander Jannaeus.
Aristobulus 2 is poisoned by Pompey and if anyone ever offers you "Rhododendron Honey" on a pastry, you better turn it down! "I'll explain that one later".

So, which alternative to choose? Jannaeus is much too important to minimize. The whole point of these Time Markers is to get SOMEONE to notice that history was stolen.

It then occurred to me that the Jannaeus material begins with "Hannah the Prophetess". It is matched with Josephus almost word for word and points to Revelation 5 through about 11. Jannaeus fights with the Greek general Demetrius (Let the reader note this) and then comes to Jerusalem with a vengeance. Salome has her time of peace and then - sorta' - Aristobulus takes over. He is poisoned, preserved in honey, and his son is beheaded by Scipio.

It makes more sense that the triumphant Jannaeus and Aristobulus have their moments in Revelation. This means that all of the Time Markers looked at here come from 8/9 CE.

Which makes the Time Markers as follows:

"Hannah the Prophetess": References the end of Alexander Janaeus. And don't ever call her "Salome Alexandra"! If you think it's tough fighting "Greek Primacy", imagine fighting a 2000 year old political smear - "Alexandra - that's what the Greeks called her!" The smear goes much deeper than this. Wanna know why the Pharisees are so hated?
Anyway, Luke 2 and Revelation.

Aristobulus 2 and his son: Revelation again.

Antigonus Mattahias: Here is the match-up with "It has taken 46 years to build this sanctuary".

"The Old Man by the Pool": Hyrcanus 2: This is the correct match-up with the "Old Man by the Pool". Hyrcanus 2 is killed by Herod in 30 BCE. As in:

John 5: 2 - 9:

[2]Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Hebrew called Beth-za'tha, which has five porticoes.
[3] In these lay a multitude of invalids, blind, lame, paralyzed.
[5] One man was there, who had been ill for thirty-eight years.
[6] When Jesus saw him and knew that he had been lying there a long time, he said to him, "Do you want to be healed?"
[7] The sick man answered him, "Sir, I have no man to put me into the pool when the water is troubled, and while I am going another steps down before me."
[8] Jesus said to him, "Rise, take up your pallet, and walk."
[9] And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked.

8 + (-38) = (-30) <=> 30 BCE.

Herod has finished them the job. All of the Hasmonaeans of the Lineal Priestly Rulers. Dead. He marries Mariamne and kills off the 2 male sons.

I truly apologize here. I sometimes sit at the keyboard and my eyes get big as saucers and a whirlwind ends up in front of me. I lost track of Hyrcanus 2, after deciding in favor of the order given above for a while and missed the Markers I'm telling everyone else to follow.

"The Woman with the 12 Year Issue of Blood" and "Jairus' Daughter": 8 + (-12) = (-4) <=> 4 BCE. The Temple Slaughter as seen by the Priests. The Nation becomes Ritually Unclean. There is now left the rise of the Political Return conceived by Jairus. With the end of the Hasmonaeans all that is left are those who claim the fortresses as their home. Thank you, Salome. The Priesthood has one last call to glory. Passover. Herod is gone. Archelaus is gone. Coponius is the Procurator.

One last call.

Senior Moment, Part 2:

'N then I didn't give the "Story of the Woman Bent Over for 18 Years".

Luke 13:

[11] And there was a woman who had had a spirit of infirmity for eighteen years; she was bent over and could not fully straighten herself.
[12] And when Jesus saw her, he called her and said to her, "Woman, you are freed from your infirmity."
[13] And he laid his hands upon her, and immediately she was made straight, and she praised God.

If you perform the subtraction from 8/9 CE (That is, the Passover of 9 CE and a little time earlier), 8 + (-18) = (-10) <=> 10 BCE.
Anything special happen that might sound like something that might explain why she was bent over for 18 years?
Not really...

This one was a tough problem. The closest Big Deal Event was the building of the Temple by Herod. THAT wouldn't explain anything - Herod started that project in 20/19 BCE. Anything with Caesar? Nothing that sticks out.

Look at the building of the Temple. Started in 20/19 BCE. Took a year and a half for the Priests to build. That takes us to ~ 18 BCE. Closer! But not enough.
Josephus, _Antiquities..._, 15, 11, 5:
"Into none of these three did king Herod enter, for he was forbidden, because he was not a priest. However, he took care of the cloisters and the outer enclosures, and these he built in eight years..."

Eight years would put the Temple work to the 10 BCE time but why would this keep a woman "with an infirmity" bent over for 18 years?
"...for at the same time with this celebration for the work about the temple fell also the day of the king's inauguration, which he kept of an old custom as a festival, and it now coincided with the other, which coincidence of them both made the festival most illustrious..."

So the Woman Bent Over for 18 years cannot worship God without worshiping Herod's ascension to the throne. As the Man with the Withered Hand is freed from his affliction (and is able to write again), so the Woman Bent Over for 18 years is freed from her infirmity.

[16] And ought not this woman, a daughter of Abraham whom Satan bound for eighteen years, be loosed from this bond on the sabbath day?"

The woman is a daughter of Abraham, not some Idumean. She is freed from a bond given by Satan.

Any comments about the Time Markers would be appreciated.