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Deuteronomy 24:4: Why Was the Ex-Wife Defiled?

Today, I want to talk about Deuteronomy 24:4, which occurs within a passage that’s about divorce.  Deuteronomy 24:1-4 states in the King James Version: “(1.) When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass … Continue reading

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Finders and Owners: Appreciating Laws as Laws, Not Advanced Ethical Concepts

In this post, I’ll use as my starting-point Deuteronomy 22:1-4, which I will quote in the King James Version: “(1.)Thou shalt not see thy brother’s ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any … Continue reading

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