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Kidnapping (Manstealing)

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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kid´nap - ing The term itself occurs only in the New Testament άνδραποδιστής , andrapodistḗs ="manstealer") in 1 Timothy 1:10 . The crime was directly forbidden in the Hebrew law (Exodus 21:16; Deuteronomy 24:7 ), and was made punishable with death.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Kidnapping (Manstealing)'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​k/kidnapping-manstealing.html. 1915.
 
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