Sprinkling on the “pure” of the altar – the Gemara puzzles out what this pure is. Possibly, the midpoint of the altar wall. Possibly, an indication of revelation, as the prooftext of a verse in Exodus suggests. Also, what happens when a Tanna changes his mind to agree with a different Tanna…?! Plus, what happens to the blood that runs off, into the Kidron River, no less? And if one uses that blood – as gardeners were said to do – how much so they have to worry about me’ilah (misusing that which was consecrated)?
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