- 1) Women captives are to pare their fingernails (Deut. 21:12).2) Iron nails used by builders are mentioned by Isaiah (41:7) and Jeremiah (10:4) in their sarcastic description of the construction of idols. Nails were sometimes used by the Romans for fastening the victims of crucifixion and in 1968 Israeli archaeologists discovered, in a cemetery on the Mount of Olives [[➝ Olives, Mount of]], a nail driven through the anklebones of a man crucified in the 1st cent. CE. Evidence that Jesus was nailed rather than tied to his cross is in the request of Thomas (John 20:25) to see ‘the mark of the nails’.
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