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Leviticus 17:3-4 is talking to the Israelites in the desert when they were all camping together and in close proximity to the tabernacle, or even later in the period of the Judges where the Israelites were still tribal and in close proximity to each other. They were then forbidden to eat meat unless they sacrificed the inedible parts to the Lord in the ...


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Deuteronomy 12:15-16 refers to the killing of animals for personal consumption any time, any where, not for sacrifice. This is allowed. E.g., They could kill animals that were unacceptable for sacrifice, like a defective lamb. Leviticus 1:3 “ ‘If the offering is a burnt offering from the herd, you are to offer a male without defect. You must present it at ...


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We are talking about two different matters here: The laws in Deut 17-25 are discussing CIVIL jurisprudence as administered by earthly authorities. The incident in 2 Sam 12:12, 13 involved as DIVINE judgement. God is not bound by earthly civil law. Note the reason (NKJV) that God delivers this judgement (2 Sam 12:14), However, because by this deed you ...


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Deuteronomy 24:16 is about what men on earth are permitted to do, regarding crime and its punishment. 2 Samuel 12:14 is about what God will do regarding the king he has installed over Israel and the satisfaction of his indignation concerning the sin committed. This he has the right to do as all souls belong to him, Ezekiel 18:4. These are two entirely ...


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How to reconcile Deuteronomy 24:16 and 2 Samuel 12:14? - Nathan misrepresented the Law in fear that David's life would not be spared by Uriah's avengers. [1] Why would God tell Nathan that a debt for David's sins was demanded, if David's sins were forgiven in 2 Samuel 12:13? 13 Then David said to Nathan, “I have sinned against the Lord.” Nathan replied, “**...


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