INTRO: Where are we in our series? Well, I have said that I view Christianity's view of wine in the Bible as a Scanlon error. A Scanlon error I have defined as giving a medal to the guilty party and convicting the innocent party. Fermented wine has been given divine approval, when in fact, as I see it, fermented wine is condemned in the Bible and the wine approved by God is unfermented grape juice. And so I have made two propositions: One, unfermented grape juice was called wine in ancient times and this is also true in the Bible. Two, fermented grape juice is also called wine in the Bible and it is bad wine. It is condemned by God.
Thought provoking word study Fruit juices, being naturally unstable by the presence of yeast and sugar content, are extremely prone to putrefaction by natural degradation, say fermentation, which fact makes the understanding of the Hebrew concepts challenging. Nevertheless, the study word presented here appears interesting