ABIN BEN TANḤUM BAR ṬERIFON:
By: S. Mendelsohn
A Palestinian scholar who, by a curious calculation, tries to prove that the Biblical saying, "That soul shall be cut off from his people" (Gen. xvii. 14), signifies a premature death before the expiration of the fiftieth year of age (Yer. Bik. ii. 64c).