Branches or Citrons?
And ye shall take you on the first day the boughs of goodly trees, branches of palm trees, and the boughs of thick trees, and willows of the brook; and ye shall rejoice before the LORD your God seven days, Leviticus 23:40. It is rare that the King James translators differed widely from the Orthodox Jewish translation of certain texts. The above verse is such a place. Christians tend to view the Old Testament through the prism of the New Testament. Jews tend to view the Old