Jun 18

The Eighth Commandment

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According to Torah commentary, the Bible’s eighth commandment “you shall not steal” refers only to kidnapping. To find ordinance against stealing money we must look to Leviticus 19:11 which reads “you shall not steal.” The language is identical.

 

My Torah commentary adds the following interesting note:

 

“Or perhaps this one [the eighth commandment] refers only to stealing money and the one written further (in Lev.) refers to kidnapping?”

I guess I’m not the only one who is confused.

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