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To: Cagey
Shalom!

Your post #2..."Did people wear pants during ancient times?"

Yes, they did!

Ancient times going back to the time of Moses and the Hebrew Tabernacle in the desert...The Tent Of Meeting/The Miskan.

The Lord G-D commanded Moses to instruct the Kohenim: The High Priest Aaron and the Levites who served in The Tabernacle along with those who served under them to wear special undergarments.

Read: Leviticus 16:4, NIV Study Bible...

"He is to put on the sacred linen tunic, with linen undergarments next to his body; he is to tie the linen sash around him and put on the linen turban. These are sacred garments; so he must bathe himself with water before he puts them on".

The Israel Museum in Jerusalem has done a great job in replicating most of the Priestly garments, they were on display showing all of the garments including the "sacred undergarments".

The Temple Mount Faithful organization also has a very beautiful display of these garments in Jerusalem.

19 posted on 05/15/2003 12:38:13 PM PDT by Simcha7 (GOD Bless and Protect Our TROOPS!)
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To: Simcha7
Hmmm... here in America, at least, Undergarments =/= Pants

American Pants = British Trousers
American Undergarments/Underwear = British Pants

23 posted on 05/15/2003 5:46:01 PM PDT by xm177e2 (Stalinists, Maoists, Ba'athists, Pacifists: Why are they always on the same side?)
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