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Deuteronomy Chapter 21

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Concerning uncertain murder

21:1 If [someone] is found murdered in the land that YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
gives ya’ll to possess it, lying in the field, [and] it be not known who has slain him
21:2 Then your elders and your judges shall come forth, and they shall measure to the cities which [are] round about him that is slain
21:3 And it shall be, [that] the city [which is] next to the slain man, even the elders of that city shall take an heifer, which has not been worked with, [and] which has not drawn in the yoke ;
21:4 And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer to a rough valley, which is neither eared or sown, and shall strike off the heifer’s neck there in the valley
21:5 And the priests the sons of Leviלֵוִי‎
(/ˈliːvaɪ/ LEE-vy; Modern: Levī,The Torah suggests that the name Levi refers to Leah’s hope for Jacob to join with her, implying a derivation from Hebrew yillaweh, meaning he will join, but scholars suspect that it may simply mean priest, either as a loan word from the Minaean lawi’u, meaning priest, or by referring to those people who were joined to the Ark of the Covenant. For more info click here
shall come near ; for them YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
has chosen to minister to him, and to bless in the name of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be [tried]
21:6 And all the elders of that city, [that are] next to the murdered [man], shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley
21:7 And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen [it].
21:8 Be merciful, O YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
, to your people Israel, whom you have redeemed, and don’t lay innocent blood to your people of Israel’s charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.
21:9 So will you put away the [guilt of] innocent blood from among you, when you will do [that which is] right in the sight of YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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Wife from captives

21:10 When you go out to war against your enemies, and YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
has delivered them into your hands, and you have taken them captive,
21:11 And seeing among the captives a beautiful woman, and have a desire to her, that you would have her to your wife ;
21:12 Then you will bring her home to your house ; and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails ;
21:13 And she shall take the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in your house, and express great regret to her father and her mother a full month and after that you will go in to her, and be her husband, and she shall be your wife.
21:14 And it shall be, if you have no delight in her, then you will let her go where she will ; but you will not sell her at all for money, you will not make merchandise of her, because you have humbled her.
21:15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, [both] the beloved and the hated ; and [if] the firstborn son be hers that was hated
21:16 Then it shall be, when he makes his sons to inherit [that] which he has, [that] he may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated, [which is indeed] the firstborn
21:17 But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated [for] the firstborn, by giving him a double portion of all that he has for he [is] the beginning of his strength ; the right of the firstborn [is] his.

Rebellious sons.

21:18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and [that], when they have chastened him, will not listen to them
21:19 Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out to the elders of his city, and to the gate of his place ;
21:20 And they shall say to the elders of his city, This our son [is] stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice ; [he is] a glutton, and a drunkard.
21:21 And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die so will you put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.
21:22 And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and you hang him on a tree
21:23 His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but you will in any wise bury him that day ;(for he that is hanged [is] accursed of God;) so that your land isn’t defiled, which YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your El Haiאלהי
“Living El” (EL=God) For more info click here
gives ya’ll [for] an inheritance.

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