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Exodus 21: Slavery, Capital Crimes and Responsibility for Property

Exodus 21: 1-11 On Slavery  These are the ordinances that you shall set before them:  2 When you buy a male Hebrew slave, he shall serve six years, but in the seventh he shall go out a free person, without … Continue reading

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Mechanisms Of Execution: Esther 7: 7-10

Esther 7: 7-10  7 The king rose from the feast in wrath and went into the palace garden, but Haman stayed to beg his life from Queen Esther, for he saw that the king had determined to destroy him. 8 … Continue reading

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Of Gallows and Egos: Esther 5: 9-14

Esther 5: 9-14  9 Haman went out that day happy and in good spirits. But when Haman saw Mordecai in the king’s gate, and observed that he neither rose nor trembled before him, he was infuriated with Mordecai; 10 nevertheless … Continue reading

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