Not Even One Grain May Fall

As we have described it, this process is difficult enough to accomplish. But what makes the excercise even more formidable - enough to merit the appellation of "the most difficult task of all" - is the requirement that the High Priest must not allow even one tiny grain to fall. The entire contents within the spoon must be completely transfered to his hands, to the very last drop. For if even a negligible measure is missing, then the amount he will be placing on the coals is no longer a double handful, for something fell from his hands. Thus he would not be fulfilling God's requirement.

 

 

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