[b-hebrew] virginity

Harold Holmyard hholmyard3 at earthlink.net
Mon Jul 16 15:31:33 EDT 2007

Dear Isaac,
> There is no, and there can not be, any reference in the Hebrew bible  
> to physical virginity as it MEANS NOTHING. We know, and the ancient  
> Hebrews certainly knew as well, that a girl may inadvertently lose  
> her virginity for no fault of her own. Some girls are born non  
> virgins, some girls need a certain medical intervention to facilitate  
> their blood flow during menstruation which may lead to virginity  
> loss, and a good number of girls loose their virginity by some common  
> non sexual activities. Lack of physical virginity is surely no  
> admissible evidence against any woman. You can rest assured that the  
> ancient Hebrews never stoned a woman to death for sheer lack of  
> virginity.

HH: No one said they did. Virginity is a moral issue in the Bible and 
concerns pre-marital sex. It is these kinds of odd physical issues you 
bring up are nothing to Scripture.

Harold Holmyard

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