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Luke 10:27 vs Matthew 22:37 vs Deuteronomy 6:5

Confused me more. It sounds more like opinions. I understand the definitions but it never answered why Jesus did not correct the lawyer or why he added another word. Bottom line is which is our shma? ...
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Are the Ten Commandments directed toward a masculine audience?

This is a great question. Another answer touches on a controversy known as "feminism", though the article does not claim to be from a "feminist" perspective. I don't use the term ...
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Did Aaron die at mount Hor or at Moserah?

While The Massoretic Text is the best preserved, in some places it is also corrupted by errors of copying or even by some interpolations. These aspects become visible, when one compares the Massoretic ...
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Are the Ten Commandments directed toward a masculine audience?

The last of the traditional Ten Commandments says in Exodus 20:17 (NKJV): “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female ...
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Are the Ten Commandments directed toward a masculine audience?

The article is absolutely wrong to infer anything about the intended gender of the audience by the gender of the verbs alone, for the simple reason that in Hebrew, all written and oral addresses to ...
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Were the innocent spared in Deuteronomy 13:15?

The cattle, which means all animals, were innocent creatures. No they were not spared, so neither were the children. Children are innocent by man’s definitions, but every child born of Adam’s seed is ...
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What are the statutes and the commandments and the rules in Deuteronomy?

All of the commands and statutes. The entire book is the retelling of the Law to the second Generation that went into the Land by the leadership of Joshua.
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Were the innocent spared in Deuteronomy 13:15?

The commandment was to slaughter all of them and burn everything. The key word is חרם, which is often translated as "utterly destroy" or "devote to destruction" or "devote to ...
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Were the innocent spared in Deuteronomy 13:15?

Can any human be capable to judge in God position who is innocent and who isn't? Definitely no one. So how could the innocent be spared? In Genesis chapter 19, it recorded a total destruction of Sodom ...
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How do we reconcile the kings law Deuteronomy 17:14-20 with 2 Samuel 12:8?

The key phrase God uses is, "lest his heart turn away". One godly wife would not turn the king's heart away from God, nor would two, or three, or more - if they were all godly wives. But if ...
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In case of an unsolved murder in Deuteronomy 21:3-4 why was the heifer taken to an unplowed or unsown valley?

There are the obvious sanitary reasons why you would not want the carcass of a dead cow in a field that was being actively used for agriculture. But let's dig deeper: The dead cow is related to the ...
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Did Moses fast for 81-days straight in Deuteronomy 9:9-18?

The Bible does say that Moses fasted for 40 days and 40 nights and he did not eat or drink water. (Exodus 34:28) And Jesus also fasted for 40 days and 40 nights and he didn’t eat but I believe maybe ...
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In light of Deuteronomy 21 & 24, was the hanging of Saul's descendants in 2 Samuel 21 a violation of the law?

Regarding Saul's sons: verse 1 says "Saul AND his bloody house." This may imply that his sons partook in the slaughter. Regarding the prolonged hanging: verse 14 could be implying that their ...
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Why did the angel tell Hagar to return to her mistress after being illtreated in Genesis 16?

God made His blessing to Ishmael. Genesis 17:20 NIV read And as for Ishmael, I have heard you: I will surely bless him; I will make him fruitful and will greatly increase his numbers. He will be the ...
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Were all debts released in Deuteronomy 15:2?

There was no written contract by that time. All conflicts, agreements were resolved by the elders of the town at the gate, presumably, according to the law of the Lord. So yes, definitely, all debts ...
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Who are God’s “enemies”?

Who are God's enemies? As mentioned in Kyle Johansen's answer, anyone in opposition to Jehovah God is considered his enemy. First and foremost in this category is Satan the Devil. He has been in ...
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Who are God’s “enemies”?

God's enemies are all those in rebellion to His perfect way. They are distressing and oppressing His perfect world. As from the word "tsar" (which is a fun coincidence). God is love, and ...
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Who are God’s “enemies”?

Enemies of 'God':Eloah אֱלֹהַּ (YHVH) seek to distort לְעַוּוֹת justice by dismantling an established moral 'Choq' חֹק:Law. -Psalm 94:20. | Perpetrators of Injustice called 'Chiqqei-Aven' חִקְקֵי־...
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Is God referring to a literal fire in Deuteronomy 32:22?

"For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains." - Deuteronomy 32:...
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Why did the angel tell Hagar to return to her mistress after being illtreated in Genesis 16?

I believe this is because one of the key tests Abraham had to pass was to cast out Ishmael and Hagar: Genesis 21:10–11 (KJV 1900) Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: ...
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Is God referring to a literal fire in Deuteronomy 32:22?

Deuteronomy 32:22 is a small section of a poem called "The Song of Moses". The whole song is from Deu 32:1-43. This is a sad song as it is a prophesy of Moses to the fate of the God's people ...
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