the soldiers decide not to cut it up but to cast lots
I felt that it had wonderful characters, which of course meant that I could cast lots
of interesting actors and focus on the acting.
Did the Romans believe that when magistrates cast lots
to select a centuria praerogativa or to allot provinciae, the sortes would show those assembled in the comitia for whom the gods wanted them to cast their votes or, once he was elected, what public duties the deities wished him to perform?
According to Plutarch, the sisters, driven mad for their impiety, cast lots
to determine which one of their children they will eat.
16) was as follows: Two goats were brought to the altar of the tabernacle and the high priests cast lots
, one for the Lord, the other for Azazel.
How that must have reminded him of Psalm 22, "They divide my garments among them; they cast lots
for my clothes.
Christians who try to "correct" all the errors on the surface of scripture or tout "facts" that are unreferenced outside scripture make the same mistake as those scholars who cast lots
to determine what Jesus "really" said.