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And if a woman approach to any beast, and lie down thereto, you shall kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be on them.
And if a woman. We are assured by Herodotus (in Euterp) that the abominations here referred to existed among the Egyptians, and even formed part of their superstitious religious system, and we have reason to believe that they were not uncommon among the Canaanites. (See
Leviticus 18:24,25 Defile not you yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you...
). Need we wonder then, that God should have made laws of this nature, and appointed the punishment of death for these crimes? This one observation will account for many of those strange prohibitions which we find in the Mosaic law.
and the beast
Exodus 19:13 There shall not an hand touch it, but he shall surely be stoned, or shot through; whether it be beast or man, it shall not live...
Exodus 21:28,32 If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten...
Hebrews 12:20 (For they could not endure that which was commanded, And if so much as a beast touch the mountain, it shall be stoned...
Strong's ConcordanceAnd if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood [shall be] upon them.
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Leviticus Chapter 20 Verse 16
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OT Law: Leviticus 20:16 If a woman approaches any animal (Le Lv Lev.)