Sacrifice.

Shoshanna Walker rosewalk at concentric.net
Mon Jan 28 16:19:02 EST 2002



Thank you

Shoshanna


----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Hill" <bhebrew at hotmail.com>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2002 3:54 PM
Subject: Re: Sacrifice.


> I think it's important to note that in both Jeremiah 7 and 19, the very
> place where the Israelites were sacrificing their children to Molech, YHWH
> says He will slaughter the Israelite people and bury them there (The
> Valley of Ben Hinnom or Topheth). In no way does the God of Israel condone
> human sacrifices. In fact He makes a point to remind the Hebrew people
> that the reason He is bringing His wrath on other nations is because of
> offerings such as this to other gods. It does not take a Hebrew scholar to
> distinguish between what God approves of and what He doesn't approve of.
> His character is consistent throughout Scripture.
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