[b-hebrew] virginity

Tory Thorpe torythrp at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 22 23:36:14 EDT 2007

Dear Shoshanna

On Jul 22, 2007, at 10:24 PM, Shoshanna Walker wrote:

> a)  Your question is proof that this can only be talking about a  
> woman who has had sex AFTER she was betrothed, ie; adulteress,  
> since otherwise she would not be subject to death penalty if her  
> husband were proven right, ie; that he is accusing her of sex AFTER  
> their betrothal.

I agree. But if the reason she is put to death is because of the  
absence of hymenal blood on the night of the wedding, because of sex  
subsequent to betrothal, what evidence could she bring to refute the  
charge that the sex was subsequent to betrothal?

Tory Thorpe

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