Far from a game of chance, casting lots
is how priests were chosen for tasks in the temple (see Luke 1:9).
Among his topics are exorcising demons, cleromancy (casting lots
), and necromancers.
He chose a specific day by casting lots
, the 13th day of the month Adar, to unleash his holocaust.
After the three boats eventually became separated, each was forced to encounter the grim realities of survival at sea without water and, ultimately without food, necessitating the consideration of casting lots
to determine who should die so that others might live.