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Why were only men allowed to divorce for sexual impurity? Did men not also commit sexual misconduct?

I wonder how to address this in today's context, where this is seen as a slight against women. The fact is that, in the Bible, women were not allowed to divorce men for any reason. However, there is ...
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Meaning of מרבבת in Deuteronomy 33:2

As the OP has correctly pointed out, מֵרִבְבֹ֣ת (meribbboth = ten thousand) in Deut 33:2 is plural and is thus should be translated as either: ten thousands (eg, ESV, KJV, NKJV, ASV, ESV, WBT, etc) ...
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What is the significance of the terms "holy," "chosen," and "peculiar people unto Himself above all the nations" in God's plan and purposes?

In the Old Testament, the nation of Israel was God’s chosen instrument for witnessing about God’s saving grace. It was in this sense that Israel became the “chosen nation” (Ex 19:5). Specifically: ...
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What is the significance of the terms "holy," "chosen," and "peculiar people unto Himself above all the nations" in God's plan and purposes?

These terms are related and in regard to Israel's calling of being God's chosen nation of priest's to the world. Exodus 19:6 And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These ...
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Deuteronomy 4:19 – Did Yahveh ordain the worship of the heavenly bodies by the nations?

The verb חָלַק seems to have a weakened sense in Deut 4:19 simply meaning 'gave,' while in Deut 29:25 'commanded' is more appropriate. Distribute, apportion, assign, divide are not possible ...
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