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But He Stood in the Way!

By Angelique Sijbolts

Divine Code for December 15, 2022

Today: Page 349

Topic Chapter 5:2 -- 5:3

Anyone who neglected to take necessary precautions, and therebey his actions caused a person to be killed, is considered as if the action was intentional, and the murderer is liable to be sentenced to death in a court of law.

For example, f one intended to kill an animal, but insteda he killed a person who happened to be in the palce of the animal, he is considered to be an unintentional murdererer.

However, if there was someone close by the animal orignially, or it was in a place where there were many people, and he intended to kill the animal but instead he killed a person, this is close to an intentional murder, because he should have been more careful, in order to avoid killing any person.

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Tomorrow's Study Topic: 5:4 -- 5:5

Brought By Angelique Sijbolts


Angelique Sijbolts is one of the main writers for the Noahide Academy. She has been an observant Noahide for many years. She studies Torah with Rabbi Perets every week. Angelique invests much of her time in editing video-lectures for the Rabbis of the Academy and contributes in administrating the Academy's website in English and Dutch. She lives in the north of the Netherlands. Married and mother of two sons. She works as a teacher in a school with students with special needs. And is a Hebrew Teacher for the levels beginners and intermediate. She likes to walk, to read and play the piano.

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