The daughter of Jeftah died?

Polycarp66 at aol.com Polycarp66 at aol.com
Fri May 31 18:14:35 EDT 2002


In a message dated 5/31/2002 9:58:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
daladier2002 at uol.com.br writes:


> Analizing Judges 11:30-40 in connection with II Kings 3:27, one question has 
> formed in my mind: 
> The word olah suggest the sacrifice of daugther of Jeftah? This episode is 
> literal ou symbolic? 
> Please send yours opinions!
> 

I would agree.  She was sacrificed.  It may offend some sensibilities, but I 
think it reflects an early stage in Israelite religion.

gfsomsel
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