HADRA RBA QDIShA (HA IDRA RABBA QADISHA); OR,
THE GREATER HOLY ASSEMBLY
CHAPTER XX. CONCERNING THE NINTH PART OF THE BEARD OF
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 the brain.
440. "And from that place are cast out all the lords who 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!"