He opened it to confirm his presumption regarding Sarah's hair.
In case of doubt the presumption was in favour of the state.
I) condemns the "little suppers which were called, not without presumption, agape."
Moreover, among the Jewish families settled in the 5th century B.C. in Egypt (Elephantine) and Babylonia (Nippur), the Babylonian-Assyrian principles are in vogue, and the presumption that they were not unfamiliar in Palestine is strengthened further by the otherwise unaccountable appearance of Babylonian-Assyrian elements later in the Talmudic law.