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Isn't it a fact that Jesus died on the cross, not a upright pole, where would they put the superscription,?

" THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS" beroiaios: read the question. Jesus died on the cross, not a upright pole.

Asked By: Mr.C - 9/6/2008
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Where would they put the sign? Above his head... More
Answered By: Tears of Oberon (Owltheati King) - 9/6/2008
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Did you think this through before posting... More
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Answered By: Vöt Änårж (Queen of Owltheati) - 9/6/2008
 
I'm not Christian, but the superscription could go in the same spot (top of the cross or top of the pole) regardless of whether it were a cross or pole.
Answered By: Maci - 9/6/2008
 
What are you talking about? A cross is an "upright pole."
Answered By: Beroiaios - 9/6/2008
 
Chances are that Jesus was indeed crucified, but on an X-shaped cross which was far more common back then.
Answered By: sɹnoʎ uɐɥʇ ɹǝƃƃıq sı uoıƃılǝɹ ʎɯ - 9/6/2008
 
The bible says a cross.That's God's teachings. Be careful who is doing the teaching.God or man. I venture to say you may have heard this from some educated theologian that is twisting God's word to suit himself.
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Answered By: Sunset - 9/6/2008
 
A POLE... More
Answered By: astarte l moth - 9/6/2008
 
The Cross is a symbol of the sacrifice of Jesus when he was crucified. Most crucifixions at the time were done on a large pole. A sign could have been attached to the pole just at it could have been attached to a cross. I personally believe in the Cross because of the descriptions of Christ wounds. His hands and... More
Answered By: samiam - 9/6/2008
 
Scripture declares in Matthew 27:37;Mark 15:26;Luke 23:38;John19:19, that there was an inscription placed above Him on the cross... More
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Answered By: neighbor - 9/6/2008
 
Jesus did indeed die on a cross. The most common form would be a (T) shape. However there are examples of the (+) type too. Also if they did indeed hang him on a (T) and attached another piece of wood with the INRI it would make it a (+) shape. But, even if it were a pole the death was gruesome and for the sin of... More
Answered By: crimthann69 - 9/6/2008
 
there's actually proof that he didnt die on a cross: The Gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John use the Greek word stau·ros′ when referring to the instrument of execution on which Jesus died. (Matthew 27:40; Mark 15:30; Luke 23:26) The word stau·ros′ refers to an upright pole, stake, or post. The book The Non... More
Answered By: QbanQueen - 9/6/2008
 
um, you do realize that either way it still would of had to be on a sign above his head, cause even as you say with a cross his arms would of been occupying the space. I guess you didn't think this one through... More
Answered By: joli - 9/7/2008
 
The sign was placed above his head... More
Answered By: keiichi - 9/8/2008
 
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