Private Keys, Public Keys, Segregated Witnesses, and the 70-Year Generational Weathering of The Destruction of Jerusalem

Ugly Old Goat
3 min readJul 18, 2023

“I signed the deed, sealed it, got witnesses, and weighed the money on scales. Then I took the sealed deed of purchase, containing the terms and conditions and the open copy. And I gave the deed of purchase to Baruch the son of Neriah son of Mahseiah, in the presence of Hanamel my cousin, in the presence of the witnesses who signed the deed of purchase, and in the presence of all the Judeans who were sitting in the court of the guard. I charged Baruch in…

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