[b-hebrew] Definite Article 7:14

Harold Holmyard hholmyard3 at earthlink.net
Sun Jul 15 22:56:22 EDT 2007

Dear Isaac,
> OK, but what if the man is telling the truth; he indeed did not find 
> evidence of her virginity.

HH: The laws outlines two possibilities: either he was making up the 
charge, or she was guilty of promiscuity. Those are the only two 
situations treated under the law.

> And the wife admits herself that she was not a virgin upon marriage, 
> claiming to have lost her hallmark while riding her donkey, boys 
> style, over some rough terrain. What then?

HH: That would have been a special circumstance not covered by the law 
that would have had to be dealt with in the most logical way.

> "Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's 
> house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die"?

HH: The law deals with a situation where the woman was guilty of 
promiscuity. That's the only one it deals with when there was a loss of 
virginity prior to marriage.

Harold Holmyard

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