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In Ruth 4:21, should "Obed" be remembered as "the son of Mahlon" (instead of Boaz) - based on Deuteronomy 25:6 and Ruth 4:10?

I think Deuteronomy 25:5-9 has a different purpose other than the Genealogy. The Levirate marriage (yibbum) was to have the surviving brother produce an heir, to inherit the property (usually the land)...
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Why are female slaves not set free as males in Exodus 21:7?

In ancient time, the Israelite female did not own a land, which meant her fate depended on a man host. If her father sold her as servant or slave, it was meant to be either the owner or his son's wife,...
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Exodus 21:20-21 slaves law

We may have a better view if we read Exodus 21:20-21 and 21:26-27 (NIV) together. 20 “Anyone who beats their male or female slave with a rod must be punished if the slave dies as a direct result, 21 ...
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In [Judith 10-15], How can God be pleased to allow Judith to speak lies in order to maintain Exodus 20:5, if Proverbs 12:22 is true?

According to the Our Father, said daily, we all sin, from the worst to the best of us. God approves of us without approving our sins and that is why we pray so that as children who are trying though ...
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Why did Peter dedicate his first book to those who are 'strangers'? (1Peter1.1) Was Peter different to the other apostles, and aware of it?

My answer is going to be short and to the point. Peter is addressing believers, chiefly Jewish Christians, scattered throughout five Roman provinces of Asia Minor. These Christians were being ...
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Does Romans 6:7 suggest that a person is acquitted from their sin at death?

Justified δικαιόω does not mean Freed Rom 6:7 (ESV) For one who has died has been set free from sin. (ASV) for he that hath died is justified from sin. (SBLG) ὁ γὰρ ἀποθανὼν δεδικαίωται ἀπὸ τῆς ...
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Does Romans 6:7 suggest that a person is acquitted from their sin at death?

Is there any textual basis for translating 'dedikaiwtai' as "acquitted" in Romans 6:7? Yes, I believe so... As Dottard has previously stated: The Greek word in Rom 6:7 is δεδικαίωται which ...
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Why was the priestly exam of a woman suspected of adultery not applied to men (Numbers 5:11-31)?

The priestly exam was to handle a particular situation, in which a man was jealous or suspicious that his wife was unfaithful to him, but her act of impurity or unfaithfulness did not have witness to ...
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Did the Israelites not outgrow their clothes in the forty year wanderings?

I'm Justin Martyr's Dialogue with Trycho chapter 131, he claims that childrens' clothing grew with them. It was a miracle. He says, The latches of your shoes did not break, and your shoes grew not ...
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Does Romans 6:7 suggest that a person is acquitted from their sin at death?

The Greek word in Rom 6:7 is δεδικαίωται which is the perfect indicative verb from the root verb δικαιόω = make righteous, defend the cause of, plead for the righteousness (innocence) of, acquit, ...
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Does Romans 6:7 suggest that a person is acquitted from their sin at death?

OP - To be set free is not the same thing as to be acquitted. This nuance is irrelevant. The penalty/wages of sin is death. Once a person dies, their sin is removed. They have paid that which is ...
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Exodus 21:20-21 slaves law

The question boils down to what is the principle behind the Law. Note the following commentaries: The topic "Beating" in the Insight on the Scriptures A Hebrew slave owner was permitted to ...
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Why is the date of Pentecost calculated similar to the Saddusaical method?

It is simple. Because the Sadducee's calculation was in line with the scripture and the rabbinical was and still is wrong. 15 ‘From the day after the Sabbath, the day you brought the sheaf of the wave ...
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What law of Moses forbade the lame man from "carrying his pallet" on the Sabbath (John 5:10)?

The people in John are referring to the prohibition of "Carrying." It is one of the 39 forbidden acts on the Sabbath. Its parameters are discussed extensively in the Mishnah and Talmud (...
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What law of Moses forbade the lame man from "carrying his pallet" on the Sabbath (John 5:10)?

In [John 5:8], Only the order: "pick up your mat" violated [Shabbat 94b.1] since the mat was no longer required by the paralyzed man. | The pallet ("krabattos", κράβαττόν) in [John ...
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Why is the date of Pentecost calculated similar to the Saddusaical method?

15 “You shall count seven full weeks from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering. 16 You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath. ...
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