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Law of Moses

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Is the whole body of the Mosaic legislation (1 Kings 2:3; 2 Kings 23:25; Ezra 3:2 ). It is called by way of eminence simply "the Law" (Heb. Torah, Deuteronomy 1:5; 4:8,44; 17:18,19; 27:3,8 ). As a written code it is called the "book of the law of Moses" (2 Kings 14:6; Isaiah 8:20 ), the "book of the law of God" (Joshua 24:26 ).

The great leading principle of the Mosaic law is that it is essentially theocratic; i.e., it refers at once to the commandment of God as the foundation of all human duty.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Law of Moses'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​l/law-of-moses.html. 1897.
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