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men. Hebrew, plural of ' i s h , or 'enosh. App-14 .
shall justify. Compare Deuteronomy 16:18 ; Deuteronomy 17:8 . Exodus 23:7 . Proverbs 17:15 .
Forty stripes. To ensure obedience to this law, tradition made the stripes 39, and gave three strokes with a thong of thirteen cords. Compare 2 Corinthians 11:24 .
vile = mean, or lightly esteemed.
See the Structure, "Threshing" for this verse in the book comments for Deuteronomy.
not muzzle. Animals generally muzzled in the East. Compare 1 Corinthians 9:9 . 1 Timothy 5:18 .
If brethren, &c. Compare Genesis 38:8 . Ruth 4:5 , &c. Matthew 22:24 .Mark 12:19 . Luke 20:28 .
stranger = foreigner.
put out = blotted out.
in the presence, &c. Ruth 4:11 .
loose his shoe. Compare Ruth 4:7 , Ruth 4:8 .
shoe = sandal.
divers weights. Hebrew a stone and a stone. Put by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Cause), for any weight. App-6 .
divers measures. Hebrew an ephah and an ephah. Compare Leviticus 19:35 , Leviticus 19:36 . Proverbs 11:1 ; Proverbs 20:10 . See App-51 .
in the land = on the soil or ground.
Remember. Compare Exodus 17:8-16 . An event ordered to be written down,
Amalek. Name of a man, put for his posterity, by Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), App-6 .
blot out. Fulfilled in the time of Esther in 462 B.C. See App-50 .
remembrance. Hebrew. zekar , not zaka r, males; as Joab seems to have understood it in 1Ki 11:15 , 1 Kings 11:16 .
Amalek. Compare 1 Samuel 15:2 , 1 Samuel 15:3 .Numbers 24:20 .
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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 25". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". https://www.studylight.org/
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