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Omissions Made Good?
There are a number of places where the Septuagint appears to have preserved a reading, perhaps only a phrase or a mere word, which has somehow dropped out of the Hebrew text. A fairly well-known example is in Genesis 4:8 where LXX adds: “And Cain said to Abel his brother, Let us go out into the plain.” The words are important as indicating Cain’s deliberate intention to murder his brother.
Shoftim: The Line Between Murder And Apathy
In this video, we are introduced to cities of refuge: a safe haven for one who kills accidentally. Interestingly, we’ve heard many of the same circumstances before in the narrative section of the Torah, but where? And what is the relationship between the two passages? Watch, and learn the context to understanding what lies beyond accidental murder, and how to become more sensitive individuals.