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See Josephus, Antiq., Book X. chap, iii., sec. 1, for
corroborative evidence. Tradition says that Manasseh caused
Isaiah to be sawn asunder with a wooden saw. (See also Yevamoth,
fol. 49, col. 2; Sanhedrin, fol. 103, col. 2.)

Nowhere in the Talmud do we find the name of the great image
here referred to. What if we christen it the "Juggernaut of the
Talmud"? May the tradition not be a prelusion or a reflex of
that man-crushing monster? Anyhow, scholars are aware of a
community of no inconsiderable extent between the conceptions
and legends of the Hindoos and the Rabbis. One notable contrast,
however, between this Juggernaut and that of the Hindoos is,
that whereas in both cases the innocent suffered for the guilty,
in the former that sacrifices were exacted to propitiate Satan,
while in the latter they were freely offered in supposed
propitiation of the gods.

The food consumed by Og, king of Bashan, consisted of a thousand oxen
and as many of all sorts of other beasts, and his drink consisted of a
thousand measures, etc.

THE TALMUD, _Sophrim_, chap. 21, mish. 9.



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