FRIDAY THE 13TH: Unmasked

Not-so-‘Good Friday’ is approaching – time to repost this!

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friday-the-13th Have you ever reviewed the plethora of theories on the origin of Friday the 13th as seen in this article and this link as well as many others?   I will first disprove one of the most conjectured theories, share some background information and riddles, followed by a hint at the most likely origin of traditions of events like “black Friday” and “Friday the 13th”.

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Some say the origin of Friday the 13th came from the day that Jesus was crucified, but that’s impossible.  First, Jesus didn’t die on a Friday as can be seen in the Bible.

“For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.”  – Matthew 12:40

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Some guess that Jesus was crucified on a Tuesday and some on a Wednesday and others on Thursday…

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