Deuteronomy 21 Commentary

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Deuteronomy 21:1-9

Moses deals with the issue of murder when the killer is unknown

Deuteronomy 21:10-14

In this section, Moses specified the rules concerning the marriage of an Israelite man to a woman captured in battle

Deuteronomy 21:15-17

Moses instructs the Israelite husband who has two wives to give a double portion of his inheritance to the firstborn son, even if his mother is less favored than the other

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

Moses instructs the Israelites on how to deal with a stubborn and rebellious son who continuously disobeys his parents.

Deuteronomy 21:22-23

Moses instructs the Israelites on how to handle the dead body of a person who has committed a capital offense and has been put to death