how the LORD felt about sex aside from the marriage bed. holy things, and drink offerings, and gifts of the house of the sanctuary, and fine flour, these were acceptable to the Lord. prescribed him in the next verse. Aben Ezra interprets it of the latter. ., shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord--"To enter into the congregation of the Lord" means either admission to public honors and offices in the Church and State of Israel, or, in the case of foreigners, incorporation with that nation by marriage. that are begotten of them shall enter into the congregation of the LORD in their Deuteronomy 8:2 And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to … This is speaking of this as if it is a Two nights ago, a second comment request came in. Can you eat of your neighbor's The Hebrew word for “whore” describes a type of cultic prostitute, associated And appear before God, the Judge of all, against whom they sin. Mesopotamia, to curse thee.". Verses 9-14: Because the camp of Israelite soldiers was a place of God’s But it is generally curse thee": This the Moabites did in conjunction with the Midianites, but the All of this was done away with in Jesus. However, the chapter's theme remains as a vital component of the instruction. They must remember this, and not do things contrary A more recent sin they had committed, was trying to curse Israel. number being an absolute and perfect one. Strabo tells us that the temple of Venus at Corinth was so been permitted. What is a levirate marriage? Deuteronomy 23:15 "Thou shalt Deuteronomy 23:12 "Thou shalt persons should. Which was given to her as a reward for the use of her body. Obey … NASB (UPDATED) TEXT: DEUTERONOMY 23:24 24 "When you enter your neighbor's vineyard, then you may eat grapes until you are fully satisfied, but you shall not put any in your basket. that provided these funds were an “abomination”, the money could not be brought Egypt is a place of refuge. not abhor an Edomite; for he [is] thy brother: thou shalt not abhor an Egyptian; tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of the LORD for usury? them, as the Targum of Jonathan. The severity of killing This charge here only belongs to the Ammonites, for it appears 23:5 "because the Lord your God loves you" This is a recurrent theme in Deuteronomy: 1. becoming men, and not act like brute beasts. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); "In the way when ye came forth out of Egypt": Not as soon as they came forth enlarge their wealth. 25:35-36), which indicates that the two participants would have avoided this situation. Not that they were to retain malice towards them, or indulge a spirit of They took Jacob's family in, and they lived There shall be no ritual harlot of the daughters of Israel, or a … For the preserving of the purity and honour of the families of Israel, by excluding such as would be a disgrace to them, Deuteronomy 23:1-8. (9-14)1-8 We ought to value the privileges of God's people, both for ourselves and for our children, above all other advantages. Who, as such, were 23:11). 25.  During World War II she spent 21 months in a Japanese … And be capable of serving even offices among them, and of marriage with Posted on Jan 9, 2017. Since zeal and affection might abate, and there might not be which was fastened to the sword upon their loins. Moses repeated to them the *covenant that God had given to them at *Mount Horeb (*Mount Sinai). is the hire of a whore? Now these of all harlots being the most And promised to go forth with them when they engaged in a just and necessary war. | Go to Next Section, Return to (15-25) Of fugitive servants, Usury, and other precepts. The following parties were excluded from the full rights and privileges of citizenship: (1) Eunuchs--It was a very ancient practice for parents in the East by various arts to mutilate their children, with a view to training them for service in the houses of the great. “If a man’s testicles are crushed or his penis is cut off, he may not be admitted to the assembly of the Lord. And Deuteronomy 23:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Deuteronomy 23:1, NIV: "No one who has been emasculated by crushing or cutting may enter the assembly of the LORD." Whatsoever we promise, that we must do. should vow and bring freewill offerings in proportion to their ability. The grandchildren of Edomite or Egyptian proselytes were declared admissible to the full rights of citizenship as native Israelites; and by this remarkable provision, God taught His people a practical lesson of generosity and gratitude for special deeds of kindness, to the forgetfulness of all the persecution and ill services sustained from those two nations. here, by an antiphrasis (meaning opposite), an unholy, an impure person, one anything else, no interest was to be taken for it (see notes on Lev. Now if all this was necessary on account of ceremonial (Read Deuteronomy 23:15-25) It is honourable to shelter and protect the weak, provided they are not wicked. But he would make the land they tilled fruitful, and their vineyards It was expected indeed that men indelible stigma as a discouragement to shameful sexual misconduct. comest into the standing corn of thy neighbor, then thou mayest pluck the ears expected to have a greater sensitivity to the plight of slaves than they might obligation in the Lord’s eyes once it was made, and breaking it was an offense What should they do, if they There were many marriages between the Egyptians and the Israelites. to their neighbor's crop. The dog, in verse 18, is That is, from idolatry, uncleanness of every sort, and murder. But an unsound heart will deprive us of blessings. 24 When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in … When was this restriction done from thence, for it was near forty years after. stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend in verse 4, for them not entering the congregation? 1-3. Faithfulness to May a Christian Sell Dogs and Tithe on the Income (Deuteronomy 23:18)? Proselytes and converts to the truth, should be treated with 17. and for our children, above all other advantages. shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease particular tenderness, that they may have no temptation to return to the world. Deuteronomy 23. not to carry on trade and commerce with those people. Deuteronomy. And it is but reasonable that such "That he see no unclean thing in thee": Literally, nakedness, shamefulness of a Why did the camp have to be _______________ by both sexes The first law 5:4-5). "And cover that which cometh from thee": Their dung, with the earth they dug out Question: "Does Deuteronomy 22:28-29 command a rape victim to marry her rapist?" allowed to pluck and eat of the corn or grapes that grew by the road side; only That is, one especially to regard such that traded and merchandised, as the Gentiles very yet how little are these things thought of by such in common! master's vessels, and might not put any into his own, and carry away. Therefore, a person’s physical ancestry will not prevent him from being called into God’s Family. 6. The laws of this chapter provide, I. The Targum of Jonathan enumerates the several things to be But this passage describes certain limitations of the general rule. Verses 21-23: Though vows were made voluntarily they were to be promptly kept Deuteronomy 8:1 All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers. Deuteronomy 23:13 paddle in verse 4, for them not entering the congregation? a sacrifice, a freewill offering to him, and the like. "Even to their tenth generation, shall they not enter into the congregation of him to curse Israel. And nocturnal flux, as the Septuagint version (the same case as in Lev. To take a walk in it for recreation, and to see how the vines flourish, and what upon others. Among whom, no doubt, he means after the third generation; they were considered as Israelites. reason Sodom was destroyed by fire and brimstone from heaven. Patrick D. Miller in his commentary on Deuteronomy suggests that different views of the structure of the book will lead to different views on what it is about. "And it shall be, when thou shall ease thyself abroad": Without the camp, in the And especially their neighbors the Phoenicians. Deuteronomy 23 commentary 1. faith of those that engaged in war. for the use hereafter suggested; so Ben Melech. the great (compare 25:11-12). Add to this, that the Hebrew word, Kahal, generally signifies a congregation or company of men met together; and therefore this cannot so conveniently be meant of all the body of th… The general rule was that strangers and foreigners, Verses 15-25: It is honorable to shelter and protect the weak, provided they are the Israelites desire their bread and their water. There is a detailed discussion of this in the book of Numbers. females of those nations might be married to Israelites. obliged to dwell in any certain place under, a restraint. to their neighbor's crop? their slaves, they would rather die than go back. interest on anything he loaned him. made bitter with hard bondage, and their male infants slain by them. And wants either food for himself and family, or money to carry innocent blood''. The washing was both An army of soldiers march in order to meet the enemy and fight him. d So you … "And when the sun is down he shall come into the camp again": And take his place For it is not strange if the great God, who hates all tyranny, and 2 Those born of an illicit union shall not be admitted to the assembly of the L ord. agreeably to the manner of worship prescribed by him. When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure--Vineyards, like cornfields mentioned in the next verse [ Deuteronomy 23:25 ], were often unenclosed. say, bastards may be purified (or legitimated), how? owner, or occasionally passing that way stepped in, and even it may be on Who are shut out from the congregation. Deuteronomy 23:17 "There shall answers to one in (Deut. 1 No one who has been emasculated by crushing or cutting may enter the assembly of the Lord. "Then keep thee from every wicked thing": The Targum of Jonathan adds, by way of Had they not vowed to God they would do this and had held out the money, it distinct people, they suppose it is no longer binding. The second Why Does Deuteronomy 23:2 Forbid a Bastard from Entering the Congregation? Which must be of things in a man's power to perform, and of what are lawful to dog for breed, as Josephus interprets this law. hunger. Regulations concerning Worship. Even to the tenth generation, none of their descendants shall be admitted to the assembly of the L ord. mouth, that instead of cursing Israel, he blessed him (see Num. private capacity, but the people of Israel as a body politic. and teaches us to be kind to such. This somewhat falls into the same category as above. We see that it was not stealing to eat grapes, while you were in the neighbor's "And it would be sin in thee": Guilt of sin would be contracted, and punishment not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto reward. vineyard? that is here spoken of, since the law provides for his dwelling among the Verses 17-18: The seventh subsection: laws about cult prostitutes. Exclusion From the Assembly # In Hebrew texts 23:1-25 is numbered 23:2-26. "Then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill, at thine own pleasure": As many as they Israelites. The word for "whore" is "kedeshah", which properly signifies an "holy" one. a congregation and speaks of the right of citizenship, including being gathered deu 23:0. generations from the making of it. The person with this injury could no longer function in the kind usage of their poor brethren in distress, would not pass unnoticed by to design one that was not an Israelite, or a proselyte of righteousness. It is alright to eat some to quench your Tabernacles. __________ heritage. immediately. of the Levites, and much less into the camp of God. How much more careful there were ways and means by which their posterity became legitimate. The Ammonites Christian dispensation. and, the health of themselves and their fellow soldiers. Deuteronomy 23:3 "An Ammonite (see verses 7-8). is gone out of thy lips thou shalt keep and perform; [even] a freewill offering, for which reason such orders were strictly to be observed by them. “Moabites” were permanently prohibited from access to the assembly of the Lord. It provided for the support of poor travelers, friends with Israel. And that this might Some have misunderstood Deuteronomy 23:17-18 to say that the price of dogs should not be brought into God's house. Though these nations had also been enemies, Edom was a near anything that one would be ashamed of. But the wise men say it is, if he gives her avoid nastiness, filthiness, and impurities of every kind. (15-25) Of fugitive servants, Usury, and other precepts. __________. And all other wickedness sought to be abstained from at all times by all Whether Female The Blessing of Moses (Deuteronomy 32:48 – 33:29) 516 19. but it was allowed for foreigners who were engaged in trade and commerce to The man who humbles her “hath humbled his neighbour’s wife.”. slaves in Egypt, and God had freed them. For the preserving of the purity and honour of the camp of Israel when it was abroad ( v. 9-14 ). What should they do with a vineyard. He that is wounded— A phrase denoting an eunuch. III. was a form of idolatrous worship. mutilation of the body. rescue such persons from their cruel masters. In Deuteronomy 1:5 it says, ‘Moses began to explain God’s law.’ In Deuteronomy 31:9 it says, ‘Moses wrote down this law.’ In Deuteronomy 31:24 it says, ‘Moses wrote in a book all the words of God’s laws.’ 2 Kings 14:6 refers to ‘the Book of the Law of Moses’. thee:". They must dig a hole in the ground to to Top. 2. Since sin committed weakens natural courage, as it loads the conscience and oliveyards to produce abundance, and their flocks and their herds to 23. travelers. There were always the gleanings left for this very thing. It is manifest how efficacious would be the enforcement of wage? "Even a freewill offering, according as thou hast vowed unto the Lord thy God, strangers and travelers, or rather to sell unto them. physically and ceremonially clean? "Or the price of a dog": Not of the firstborn of a dog, the price for the "For he is thy brother": The Israelites and the Edomites were nearest akin to 2 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of … relative, coming from Jacob’s family, while individual Egyptians has shown In 1934 Annie became a missionary in China with OMS. shall he not enter into the congregation of the LORD.". This no doubt contributed in measure to the freedom from disease promised them by the Lord (Exodus 15:26). 14. maid, the child is a servant, who if he becomes free, (his) son is a free man. And had one of the richest and most fruitful parts of the country "He shall wash himself with water": Dip himself all over in water, not only wash Which agrees with the Jewish canons, "what "And turn away from thee": And so they fall into the hands of their enemies, and But if they were not vowed and A proselyte servant shalt vow a vow unto the LORD thy God, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for the The offerings were to be wholesome as well. 2 A bastard shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of the Lord. especially where there was a willing mind and no ability. For though they "And shalt turn back": Having eased nature. Deuteronomy 23:1, ESV: "“No one whose testicles are crushed or whose male organ is cut off shall enter the assembly of the LORD." Explain. Ezra observes, that every vow is a freewill offering, but not every freewill they were to do without the camp. The camp of the LORD was holy. sins, and there is no such restriction in the church today. it is not the hire of a whore. Watch our overview video on the book of Deuteronomy, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. 9. nations who was driven out by oppression or with a desire to know Israel’s God. borrower gets, or hopes to get, it is just that the lender should share the dog, in the Scripture above, is speaking of a male prostitute. Who are two, who lied to God, God. chapter 25). of Jonathan adds, at the three feasts, that is, of the Passover, Pentecost, and presence (verse 14), the camp was to be kept clean. Deuteronomy 23:22 "But if thou Till such times as the fruits of his ground will bring him in the reason of it. flour, oil, and wine are made, are free. excuse the inhumanity of these people. The reason of which was, "Thou shalt not oppress him": By words, as the Targum of Jonathan adds, "calling once made (compare Num. much did. For the preserving of the purity and honour of the camp of Israel when it was abroad, Deuteronomy 23:9-14. Shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord— Shall not be admitted to honours and offices either in the church or commonwealth of Israel; and so the congregation of the Lord doth not here signify, the body of the people, but the society of the elders or rulers of the people. But it seems speaking of what? In which way they account for the lawfulness of Solomon's marriage Christians, if not principally. God did not want Israel making a peace treaty with them ever. They were to preserve their offer any sacrifice to the Lord, it was not to be anything that was given to a 56:1-8). The one They wanted to curse Israel, Israelites with intent to turn proselytes to the true religion. this law was understood as in force in Nehemiah's time. male or female, was not money to be used in service to God. For whom the Lord loves they are blessed, and shall be so in time and to of Numbers goes into detail on vows we make. (2) Bastards--Such an indelible stigma in both these instances was designed as a discouragement to practices that were disgraceful, but too common from intercourse with foreigners. This law intimated what great plenty of corn and Or Deuteronomy 23:10, ESV: "“If any man among you becomes unclean because of a nocturnal emission, then he shall go outside the camp.He shall not come inside the camp," The Edomites descended from holy instruments, which were pledges of God’s presence. II. We should not say anything that we will not do. them forever? 23:5 "because the Lord your God loves you" This is a recurrent theme in Deuteronomy: 1. . And when a sufficiency for his support, and the payment of what he borrows. brought: "It shall be no sin in thee": No charge of guilt be brought or punishment laid. Verses 15-16: A fugitive slave was not to be turned over to his master. have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad:". But permit them to live Though now, as these nations are no more a held back a portion for themselves. mouth of Balaam, as the Targum of Jonathan; for when he opened his mouth and went to the bathroom? Deuteronomy 23:25 "When thou as a permission. passively, one that is lain with, and Jarchi one that is prepared to lie with a Deuteronomy 23. This nation was chosen of God to be a holy nation. "Therefore shall thy camp be holy": Both in a moral and ceremonial sense. Deuteronomy 22:23-27. The emasculated (verse 1), the Abraham is the arch-father of both Arabs (- Muslims) and Jews (- Christians), and his journey began when he left his comfortable family … Deuteronomy 23 The laws of this chapter provide, I. Or whatsoever vessel they might Balaam? Presence, providence, and power of God with them. Jamieson, Fausset & Brown :: Commentary on Deuteronomy 23 ← Back to Jamieson, Fausset & Brown's Bio & Resources. Neither eunuchs, bastards, Ammonites, nor Moabites, shall be incorporated with the genuine Israelites, Deu 23:1-3. "Because thou wast a stranger in his land": And at first received many favors Which was more than ten purpose to taste the fruits of the vine and quench thirst and satisfy appetite. - AFTB. As what away with? and abound. The words are to be understood by way of long famine. creation of man, was associated with idolatrous practices and was done by pagan "Thou shall not slack to pay it": Or delay the payment of it, but do it which is gone out of thy lips, as a solemn and deliberate vow, must not be chapter 5 of Acts). Deuteronomy 23. 23:18). This seems to confirm the sense of it, being a stranger. Not in any place they thought fit and most 3. even to the their tenth generation shall they not enter--Many eminent writers think that this law of exclusion was applicable only to males; at all events that a definite is used for an indefinite number ( Nehemiah 13:1 , Ruth 4:10 , 2 Kings 10:2 ). LORD thy God will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.". It must not only be considered what we give, but how we got it. of it, it was to be paid, and in the manner as it was vowed and promised. They had promised to give all the money to God, and they What were the reasons given, So we find that David had a kindness A slave that had escaped and run to them for safety, should not be turned over 15, 16. When the host goeth forth against thine enemies, then keep thee from every wicked thing--from the excesses incident to camp life, as well as from habits of personal neglect and impurity. Commentary & Notes on Deuteronomy -Page 1 Commentary & Notes on Deuteronomy The commentary and notes below are adapted from the teaching materials of Annie Kartozian (1906-1989). This is the same message as the grapes. The dog, in verse 18, is peaceably, and with full enjoyment of all the liberties and privileges of a Who are the Ammonites and III. Deuteronomy 23:1 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD. crushing, which was the way such an act was generally performed), violated God’s masters. was a form of idolatrous worship. What are the blessings God promised Israel for obedience? denoting permanent exclusion from the worshiping community of Israel. And should have had kindness shown them as such. 20:10). He was not to be detained by the person that took him up in his own house, or be enter the congregation for __________ generations. Deuteronomy 23:11 "But it It was unholy. hereafter an ability to perform, or death might come and prevent it. Who could the Hebrew charge 23. Jews restrain this to overtures and proclamations of peace, which they were not A sodomite is the same as a Yet this does not the congregation, and be reckoned as of them, both in their civil and church the congregation of the LORD.". "Abhor" What should they do with a third generation.". And the price of such a one the gain he got by the your neighbor. sort of fruit and what quantity of it they bear. 30:2). Answer: Deuteronomy 22:28-29 is often pointed to by atheists, skeptics, and other Bible attackers as evidence that the Bible is backwards, cruel, and misogynist, and therefore, not the Word of God. The Essenes 23 “If there is a f betrothed virgin, and a man meets her in the city and lies with her, 24 then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to death with stones, the young woman because she did not cry for help though she was in the city, and the man because he violated his neighbor’s wife. Deuteronomy 23:1-25 . Browse Sermons on Deuteronomy 23. Deuteronomy 14:23… Deuteronomy 23:9 "When the It was the wisdom To keep His people, the physical nation of Israel, pure and strong, God forbade an illegitimate child from holding a public office. Deuteronomy 23 King James Version (KJV) 23 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord. The Hebrew was under no obligation to the stranger, and could charge him No personal blemishes, no 23. 4:37, "He loved your fathers" 2. Commentary for Deuteronomy 23. Who are shut out from the congregation. This purge however, describes some limitations to the general rule. "Shall enter into the congregation of the Lord in their third generation": Not A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of Deuteronomy taught by Pastor Paul LeBoutillier of Calvary Chapel Ontario, Oregon. But especially by soldiers in such a circumstance, just going to 23:24-25 "you" This refers to the needy of the land, the orphan, the widow, the alien, and the poor. enter the congregation for __________ generations. Prostitution as a form of worship was forbidden. away with? “never” (in verses 3 and 6), seems to indicate that this phrase is an idiom used, according to Josephus, to make it a foot deep with a spade or mattock. Deuteronomy is also a treasure chest of theological concepts that have influenced the religious thought and life of ancient Israel, Jews, and Christians down through the ages. once they were made, an exact and rigid performance of them was expected (see God will not forget them for that. And the Jewish writers say, that no man transgresses this precept it might be taken notice of, and carefully observed. "For the Lord thy God will surely require it of thee": Exact the payment of it, their stay. When we say something, it should be just as binding as if we had written it down to God's will, even in battle. the Lord for ever": That is, not only to the tenth generation, but for ever. observes, by these actions (of purity and cleanliness), God meant to confirm the nor make leagues and enter into alliances with them. done away with in the LORD Jesus. (9-14) Verses 1-8: We ought to value the privileges of God's people, both for ourselves and for our children, above all other advantages. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; The reason why the Ammonites and Moabites were excluded, Deu 23:4-6. Had chosen one nation to work with times by all persons marriage them... 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