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A glimpse of Book 4 of the Bible
By:Dr. Shabbir
Date: Sunday, 23 May 2010, 8:06 pm

[From the census of the Israelites to their entering of Canaan, ancient Palestine]

3:13 Because all the firstborn are mine; ----, both man and beast: mine shall they be: I am the LORD.
5:2 ---- put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue [menstruation or seminal emission], and whosoever is defiled by the dead:

A wife accused of adultery
5:21 Then the priest shall charge the [accused] woman with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, the LORD make thee a curse and an oath among the people, when the Lord doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell; [Did that ever happen?]
5:22 And this water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, to make thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to rot: And the woman shall say, Amen, amen.
5:28 And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed. [Conception guaranteed]

Instantaneous leprosy
12:10 And the cloud departed from off the tabernacle; and, behold, Miriam became leprous, white as snow: ----.

Stoning to death for violating Sabbath
15:32 And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.
15:36 And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as the Lord commanded Moses.

Serpents and the antidote
21:6 And the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.
21:9 And Moses made a serpent of brass, ---- when he [a bitten one] beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.

God repents and never repents
23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: ----? [See Genesis 6:6, Exodus 32:14 He repents]

All females except daughters out of inheritance
27:9 And if he have no daughter, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his brethren.
27:10 And if he have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his father's brethren.

Wife needs husband's permission to make a vow or oath
30:13 Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void.

Moses becomes more tyrannical than Pharaoh!
31:7 And they warred against the Midianites, ----; and they slew all the males.
31:9 And the children of Israel took all the women of Midian captives, and their little ones, ----.
31:10 And they burnt all their cities ----.
31:15 And Moses said unto them, Have ye saved all the women alive?
31:17 Now therefore kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman that hath known man by lying with him.
31:18 But all the women children, that have not known a man by lying with him, keep alive for yourselves.
31:51 And Moses and Eleazar the priest took the gold of them, even all wrought jewels.

Take the law in your own hands
35:19 The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
36:13 These are the commandments and the judgments, which the LORD commanded by the hand of Moses unto the children of Israel in the plains of Moab by Jordan near Jericho.