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  • Torah Nugget Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 ANET

    Torah Nugget Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 ANET

      Here is the information used for this study on Shoftim. DEUTERONOMY 16:18-21:9 Isaiah 51:12-52:12   16:18-17:13 Establishing Justice 16:18–20. judiciary institutions in ancient Near East. As evidenced by the preface to the Code of Hammurabi (c. 1750 b.c.) and the statements made by the “eloquent peasant” in Egyptian wisdom literature (c. 2100 b.c.), those in authority were expected to protect the rights of the poor and weak in society. “True justice” (see Lev 19:15) was required of kings, officials and local magistrates. In fact, the “world turned upside down” theme found in the book of Judges and in prophetic literature (Is 1:23) describes a society in which “laws are enacted, but ignored” (for example in the Egyptian Visions of Neferti [c. 1900 b.c.]). An efficiently administered state in the ancient Near East depended on the reliability of the law and its enforcement. To this end, every organized state created a bureaucracy of judges and local officials to deal with civil and criminal cases. It was their task to hear testimony, investigate charges made and evaluate evidence, and then execute judgment (detailed in the Middle Assyrian laws and the Code of Hammurabi). There were some cases, however, that required the ... Read More »
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    Torah Portion Shoftim Complete (Updated 8/28/14)

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    Torah Portion Re’eh Complete (updated 8/22/14)

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