The modern countries of the Middle East are generally assumed to have been created when Britain and France cast lots
for parts of the dismembered Ottoman Empire before, during, and after World War II, says Zachs (Middle Eastern history, U.
What good was the building if it could not transform the debauched children who cast lots
on its very steps?
Dividing his clothes, they cast lots
to see what each would get' (Mark 15:24).
But the tunic was without seam, woven from top to bottom; so they said to one another, "Let us not tear it, but cast lots
for it to see whose it shall be.
cross who cast lots
for Christ's garments: in John's account,