Bible study 173 – Deuteronomy 21

If there is an unsolved murder, a cow must be sacrificed outside the nearest town.

Female war captives can be taken as wives, but can then not later be divorced and treated as slaves.

Firstborns are to be given twice as much inheritance as other children (instead of the whole inheritance, which was implied in Genesis).

Sons who do not obey their fathers shall be brought to the town gate by their parents and stoned to death.

Executed corpses hung on trees must not hang out all night.

Deuteronomy 21:20
They shall say to the elders of his town, “This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious. He will not obey us. He is a glutton and a drunkard.”

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