Fingerprinting - By Ken Brewer


The use of fingerprints for identification purposes has been known of since Egyptian times and fingerprints have been found on wads of clay used for business transactions in ancient Babylon. China has also been aware of fingerprinting for thousands of years. Even the Bible makes two references to it. In chapter 16, verse 8, Job states, And thou hast filled me with wrinkles which is a witness against me and my leanness rising up in me beareth witness to my face. As if to prove this is no fluke misunderstanding he also states in chapter 37, verse 7, He sealeth up the hand of every man that all men may know his work.

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