Awohili at Awohili at
Mon Jan 28 11:27:32 EST 2002

A good "rant," Ian.  Additionally, the Law repeatedly provided substitution 
for human life, as foreshadowed by the pesach.  There were a number of ways a 
vow could be fulfilled that made subsitution for human life.

Solomon Landers

In a message dated 01/28/2002 8:03:59 AM Pacific Standard Time, 
iangoldsmith1969 at writes:

Nationally in the Jewish law it was forbidden
expressly by God himself.  Individuals however are
flawed and make errors of judgement. Some however, as
in the case mentioned in Judges, took their word so
seriously that breaking it was worse than death
itself, and in this case even his daughter understood
the importance of not breaking a vow made to God,
however rash.
This does not mean that God approved however in any

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