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Bible Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Deuteronomy 22

Introduction

Overview

Deuteronomy 22:1, Of humanity towards brethren; Deuteronomy 22:5, The sex is to be distinguished by apparel; Deuteronomy 22:6, The dam is not to be taken with her young ones; Deuteronomy 22:8, The house must have battlements; Deuteronomy 22:9, Confusion is to be avoided; Deuteronomy 22:12, Fringes upon the vesture; Deuteronomy 22:13, The punishment of him that slanders his wife; Deuteronomy 22:22, Of adultery; Deuteronomy 22:23, of rape; Deuteronomy 22:28, of fornication; Deuteronomy 22:30, of incest.

Verse 1

Thou shalt: Exodus 23:4, Ezekiel 34:4, Ezekiel 34:16, Matthew 10:6, Matthew 15:24, Matthew 18:12, Matthew 18:13, Luke 15:4-Joshua :, James 5:19, James 5:20, 1 Peter 2:25

hide thyself: Deuteronomy 22:3, Deuteronomy 22:4, Leviticus 20:4, Proverbs 24:11, Proverbs 28:27, Isaiah 8:17, Isaiah 58:7, Luke 10:31, Luke 10:32

Reciprocal: Leviticus 6:3 - have found

Verse 2

thou shalt restore: Matthew 7:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:6

Reciprocal: 2 Kings 8:6 - Restore all

Verse 3

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 22:1 - hide thyself

Verse 4

thou shalt surely: Exodus 23:4, Exodus 23:5, Matthew 5:44, Luke 10:29-Haggai :, Romans 15:1, 2 Corinthians 12:15, Galatians 6:1, Galatians 6:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:14, Hebrews 12:12, Hebrews 12:13

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 22:1 - hide thyself Matthew 12:11 - and if

Verse 5

woman shall not: 1 Corinthians 11:4-Ezra :

abomination: Deuteronomy 18:12

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 25:16 - all that do Zephaniah 1:8 - strange 1 Corinthians 6:9 - abusers 1 Corinthians 11:6 - but

Verse 6

young ones: Luke 12:6

thou shalt not: Genesis 8:17, Genesis 32:11, Leviticus 22:28, Proverbs 12:10, Hosea 10:14

Verse 7

But thou shalt: The extirpation of any species of birds, whether edible or birds of prey, is often attended with serious consequences, and is always productive of evil; to prevent which was the object of this law. Palestine is situated in a climate producing poisonous snakes and scorpions, and between deserts and mountains, from which it would be inundated by them, as well as with immense swarms of flies, locusts, and mice, if the birds which feed upon them were extirpated. In a moral point of view, it may have been intended to inculcate a spirit of mercy and kindness, and to prevent the exercise of cruelty even towards a sparrow; for he who is guilty of such cruelty will, if circumstances be favourable, be cruel to his fellow-creatures.

that it may: Deuteronomy 4:40

thou mayest: Proverbs 22:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 22:28 - ye shall not kill it Deuteronomy 5:29 - that it might Deuteronomy 6:2 - thy days Ephesians 6:3 - General

Verse 8

then thou shalt: The eastern houses being built with flat roofs, which were used for various purposed, as walking, sleeping, etc., it was therefore necessary to have a sort of battlement, or balustrade, to prevent accidents, by people falling off. Exodus 21:28-Zephaniah :, Exodus 22:6, Romans 14:13, 1 Corinthians 10:32, Philippians 1:10, 1 Thessalonians 5:22

thy roof: 2 Samuel 11:2, Isaiah 22:1, Jeremiah 19:13, Matthew 10:27, Mark 2:4, Acts 10:9

thou bring: Ezekiel 3:18, Ezekiel 3:20, Ezekiel 32:2-1 Samuel :, Matthew 18:6, Matthew 18:7, Acts 20:26, Acts 20:27

Reciprocal: Joshua 2:6 - to the roof Judges 16:27 - the roof 1 Samuel 9:25 - the top 2 Kings 1:2 - a lattice 2 Kings 23:12 - on the top Nehemiah 8:16 - the roof Isaiah 15:3 - on the Matthew 24:17 - the housetop Luke 5:19 - housetop

Verse 9

shalt not sow: Leviticus 19:19, Matthew 6:24, Matthew 9:16, Romans 11:6, 2 Corinthians 1:12, 2 Corinthians 11:3, James 1:6-Ruth :, James 3:10

fruit of thy seed: Heb. fulness of thy seed

Reciprocal: 2 Corinthians 6:14 - unequally

Verse 10

Two different species cannot associate comfortably together, nor pull pleasantly either in cart or plough; and the ass being lower than the ox, when yoked, he must bear the principal part of the weight. 2 Corinthians 6:14-Nehemiah :

Verse 11

Leviticus 19:19

Reciprocal: Luke 5:36 - agreeth

Verse 12

fringes: Numbers 15:38, Numbers 15:39, Matthew 23:5

quarters: Heb. wings

Reciprocal: Exodus 39:26 - hem Matthew 9:20 - hem Mark 6:56 - the border Luke 8:44 - touched

Verse 13

Genesis 29:21, Genesis 29:23, Genesis 29:31, Judges 15:1, Judges 15:2, Ephesians 5:28, Ephesians 5:29

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 24:1 - hath taken

Verse 14

Deuteronomy 22:19, Exodus 20:16, Exodus 23:1, Proverbs 18:8, Proverbs 18:21, 1 Timothy 5:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:18 - seek occasion against us

Verse 17

Reciprocal: Genesis 43:18 - seek occasion against us

Verse 18

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:22 - as the judges

Verse 19

he may not put: Deuteronomy 22:29, Deuteronomy 24:1-Numbers :, Matthew 19:8, Matthew 19:9

Reciprocal: Exodus 21:22 - as the judges Deuteronomy 21:14 - because thou Deuteronomy 22:14 - General 1 Corinthians 7:11 - and let

Verse 21

stone her: Deuteronomy 22:22, Deuteronomy 22:24, Deuteronomy 13:10, Deuteronomy 17:5, Deuteronomy 21:21, Leviticus 24:16, Leviticus 24:23, Numbers 15:35, Numbers 15:36

she hath wrought: Genesis 34:7, Leviticus 21:9, Judges 20:6, Judges 20:10, 2 Samuel 13:12, 2 Samuel 13:13

shalt thou: Deuteronomy 13:5, Deuteronomy 17:7, Deuteronomy 19:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 38:24 - let her Leviticus 24:14 - let all the Deuteronomy 23:17 - There shall be Joshua 7:25 - all Israel Judges 19:2 - played Judges 20:13 - put away 1 Kings 21:13 - they carried him Jeremiah 3:1 - but thou hast Ezekiel 16:41 - and execute Ezekiel 23:45 - after the manner of adulteresses Matthew 1:19 - a public John 8:5 - Moses 1 Corinthians 5:13 - Therefore

Verse 22

Leviticus 20:10, Numbers 5:22-Daniel :, Ezekiel 23:45-2 Corinthians :, John 8:4, John 8:5, Hebrews 13:4

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:20 - General Deuteronomy 22:21 - stone her Deuteronomy 22:24 - so thou shalt put 2 Samuel 11:5 - I am with child Job 31:11 - an iniquity Psalms 51:16 - desirest Ezekiel 16:38 - as women Ezekiel 18:6 - neither hath defiled Ezekiel 22:11 - committed Matthew 5:27 - Thou Luke 2:5 - General Romans 7:3 - So then 1 Corinthians 5:13 - Therefore

Verse 23

Deuteronomy 20:7, Matthew 1:18, Matthew 1:19

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:20 - she shall be scourged

Verse 24

and ye shall stone: In these laws, the betrothed damsel was considered as the wife of the man to whom she was engaged, though they had not come together; and therefore the crime was adjudged adultery. But a charitable supposition is admitted in the damsel's favour, in case she was found in a solitary place.

he hath humbled: Deuteronomy 21:14, Genesis 29:21, Matthew 1:20, Matthew 1:24

so thou shalt put: Deuteronomy 22:21, Deuteronomy 22:22, Deuteronomy 22:24, Deuteronomy 13:5, 1 Corinthians 5:2, 1 Corinthians 5:13

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:2 - defiled her Leviticus 19:20 - she shall be scourged Deuteronomy 17:5 - stone them Deuteronomy 19:19 - so shalt Deuteronomy 21:21 - so shalt thou Deuteronomy 22:29 - because he hath humbled Judges 5:11 - go down Judges 20:5 - forced Judges 20:13 - put away 1 Kings 21:13 - they carried him Ezekiel 16:41 - and execute Matthew 1:19 - her husband

Verse 25

force her: or, take strong hold of her, 2 Samuel 13:14

Reciprocal: Leviticus 18:20 - General

Verse 26

no sin: Deuteronomy 21:22

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 14:6 - and they two Romans 7:24 - who

Verse 27

cried: 1 Corinthians 13:7

Reciprocal: 2 Samuel 14:6 - and they two Romans 7:24 - who

Verse 28

Exodus 22:16, Exodus 22:17

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:12 - dowry

Verse 29

because he hath humbled: Deuteronomy 22:19, Deuteronomy 22:24, Deuteronomy 21:14

Reciprocal: Genesis 34:2 - defiled her Genesis 34:12 - dowry Exodus 22:16 - a man entice Exodus 22:17 - dowry of virgins Deuteronomy 23:17 - There shall be Deuteronomy 24:1 - send her 2 Samuel 11:27 - fetched her 2 Samuel 13:12 - force me

Verse 30

a man shall: This is to be understood as referring to the case of a stepmother. A man in his old age may have married a young woman, and on his dying, his son by another, or a former wife, may desire to espouse her; which is here forbidden. Deuteronomy 27:20, Leviticus 18:8, Leviticus 20:11, 1 Corinthians 5:1, 1 Corinthians 5:13

discover: Ruth 3:9, Ezekiel 16:8

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 22". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/deuteronomy-22.html.