Tag Archives: Deuteronomy 21

why he was taken down

why he was taken down Deuteronomy 21:22-23 Deuteronomy 21:22 “If anyone is found guilty of a mistake deserving the death penalty and is executed, and you hang his body on a tree, Deuteronomy 21:23 you are not to leave his … Continue reading

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staying compliant and connected

staying compliant and connected Deuteronomy 21:18-21 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:18 “If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son who does not obey his father or mother and doesn’t listen to them even after they discipline him, Deuteronomy 21:19 his father and … Continue reading

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bypassing preferences

bypassing preferences Deuteronomy 21:15-17 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:15 “If a man has two wives, one cared about and the other not cared about, and both the cared about and the not cared about bear him sons, and if the wife not … Continue reading

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from captive to family

from captive to family Deuteronomy 21:10-14 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:10 “When you go to war against your enemies and Yahveh your God hands them over to you and you take some of them prisoner, and Deuteronomy 21:11 if you see a … Continue reading

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hand washing cow

hand washing cow Deuteronomy 21:1-9 (JDV) Deuteronomy 21:1 “If a murder victim is found lying in a field in the land Yahveh your God is giving you to take possession of, and it is not known who killed him, Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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in retrospect: removing the shame

Deuteronomy 21-22:12 The culture to which these commands was originally given was an oriental, shame-based culture.  The people in these cultures are primarily motivated by shame, experienced by the whole group, and not primarily by individual guilt.  This explains the … Continue reading

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