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date: 23 August 2019

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The English Bible reader understands ‘law’as the legal rulings and moral injunctions found within the Pentateuch, such as the Ten Commandments, the farming regulations of Exodus 22, the laws on sacrifice and purity in Leviticus, and the sermons of Deuteronomy. It is ‘law’ in this sense that is the focus of this article. The article also considers the administration of the law, whether by king, priest, or village elders.

Keywords: Bible, legal rulings, moral injunctions, Pentateuch, Ten Commandments

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