Actually Jesus question to Mary, “What have I to do with you?” is an idiomatic expression of the Middle East and means simply, “Why are you troubling ME with this matter?” or “It's not something I should concern myself with”.
The same expression is used elsewhere in the Bible such as by Elisha at 2 Kings 3:13: “And Elisha said unto the king of Israel, What have I to do with thee?”
posted on 01/15/2012 5:13:59 AM PST
(You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
posted on 01/15/2012 6:45:26 AM PST
by Running On Empty
(The three sorriest words: "It's too late")
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