Here is a popular debate: was Jesus nailed through the palm or the wrist? Many believe it had to have been the wrist. I have heard it said that there is no Greek word for “Wrist” so one word means both “palm” and “wrist”. It’s also argued that nailing through the palm wouldn’t be strong enough to hold someone up on a cross, so it is likely that Jesus was nailed through the wrist and not the palm.
Can we put this 2000 year old argument to rest? Is there evidence to prove wrist or palm, one way, or the other? The Truth can always be found, if you are willing to search for it. Continue reading