Faith Strengthened  Table of Contents Part 2, Chapter 45 Part 2, Chapter 47
 Faith Strengthened Chapter 46  Part 2  

John 7:15, "And the Jews marveled, saying, How knoweth this man letters, having never learned?"

Talmudical tradition informs us that he had a teacher, who was named R. Joshua Ben Perachiah, and that master and scholar had fled into Egypt to escape the persecution of King Janai.