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Is there a Difference in forbidden relations with a Jew or non-Jew?

Daily Study of the Noahide Code of Laws


The Divine Code for January 18, 2023


Today: Pages 421 - 422

Topic Chapter 3:9 - 3:10


There is a difference in the sin of adultery when a non-Jew has forbidden relations with a non-Jew or with a Jewess.


For example:


A non-Jew is only liable for a capital sin of adultery with another man's non-Jewish wife if he (the adulterer) has normal relations with her (see topic 3:1). On the other hand, if the married woman is a Jewess, he is liable even if he cohabits with her in in an abonormal way, as is the Torah's law for Jews.




Reading schedule of the Divine Code

Yesterday's Study Topic: 3:6 - 3:8

Tomorrow's Study Topic: 3:11 - 3:13

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Sources: The Divine Code (4e edition) by rabbi Moshe Weiner


 

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