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Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures
Deuteronomy 22

 

 

Verses 1-30

Deuteronomy 22:30 A man shall not take his father"s wife, nor discover his father"s skirt.

Deuteronomy 22:30Comments- Paul the apostle dealt with the sin of a son taking his father's wife in the church of Corinth ( 1 Corinthians 5:1). It was a common heathen practice for the son of a king to inherit his father's wives when he takes over the throne from his father. This was the reason that Adonijah asked King Solomon for one of his father's concubines ( 1 Kings 2:12-25).

1 Corinthians 5:1, "It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father"s wife."

 


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Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Deuteronomy 22:4". Gary H. Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ghe/deuteronomy-22.html. 2013.

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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