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Righteous Animal Treatment of [Leviticus 22:28] is explained by Moshe in Deuteronomy 22 regarding prohibition of exterminating a species. [Devarim | Deuteronomy 22:6] : "If a bird's nest chances before you on the road, on any tree, or on the ground, and [it contains] fledglings or eggs, if the mother is sitting upon the fledglings or upon the eggs, you ...


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On the eighth day יּ֤וֹם הַשְּׁמִינִי֙ Yom Ha-Shemini (Like a child that is circumcised in Leviticus 12:3) means the first day of its life [1st Day Clean from impurity] that animal is subject to be sanctified as being a sacrificial animal. The sanctification requirement of purity after 7-days comes from [Leviticus 12:2] : "If a woman conceives and gives ...


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Leviticus 21: 1 And the Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them... The Lord didn't command Moses NOT to speak to all the children of Israel about this. The Lord didn't say: Speak ONLY to the priests. 24 And Moses told it to Aaron and his sons, and to all the children of Israel. Why did Moses add unto God's words by ...


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In Lev. 21: nowhere does God prohibit Moses from telling the people of Israel. For some of the regulations, such as not touching a dead body, people who weren't priests would need to take care of situations in which the priests could not without becoming unclean. No where in the Torah does God show any expectation to keep any part of it secret. Quite the ...


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This is a case where the English translation is technically correct but misleading. To make it more clear, it could have been translated instead as "put to death" rather than "die." Consider the Hebrew interlinear for verse 20. This could, perhaps, even be translated as "childless, they shall die." But look at the meanings ...


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Regarding Punishments in [Vayiqra וַיִּקְרָ֖א | Leviticus 20] for violating the Mitsvot of Leviticus 18. Why in [Vayiqra וַיִּקְרָ֖א | Leviticus 20:21] should an Ish אִ֗ישׁ "Man" become Aririm עֲרִירִ֥ים "Childless" due to a forbidden union with his brother's wife (while his brother is still alive)? [Vayiqra וַיִּקְרָ֖א | Leviticus 18:16]...


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