NINTH PART OF THE BEARD OF MACROPROSOPUS.
438. THE ninth conformation. The hairs are
mingled with those hairs that hang down, neither is one pre-eminent above
another. "Arise, Rabbi Abba!"
439. Rabbi Abba arose and said: "These are the
hairs which are mingled with these which hang down, and they are called 'the
deep places of the sea,' because they depart from above in the fluid places of
440. "And from that place are cast out all the
are the exactors of the debts (of the
trespasses) of mankind, and they are subjugated."
441. Rabbi Schimeon said unto him: "Blessed be
thou of the Ancient of Days!"
Chapter XXI: Concerning the Tenth and Eleventh Part of the Beard of