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10 Unique Facts about The Old Testament Law

10 Unique Facts about The Old Testament Law
  1. The Ten Commandments were given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai: Exodus 20:1-17. This is the basis of the Old Testament Law, and it outlines the moral and religious duties of the Israelites.
  2. The Old Testament Law required that all male slaves be circumcised: Genesis 17:10-14. This was a sign of the covenant between God and the Israelites.
  3. The Sabbath was meant to be a day of rest: Exodus 20:8-11. This was to be observed on the seventh day of the week, and all work was to cease.
  4. The dietary laws of the Old Testament Law prohibited the eating of certain types of food: Leviticus 11:1-47. This included the consumption of pork, shellfish, and certain types of birds.
  5. The Israelites were instructed to make an offering to God: Exodus 25:1-9. This was to be a voluntary act of gratitude for God’s blessings.
  6. The Old Testament Law included laws of justice and punishment: Exodus 21:12-36. This included laws regarding slavery, the death penalty, and restitution.
  7. The Old Testament Law required tithes to be paid to the priests: Leviticus 27:30-34. This was a tenth of the Israelite’s increase or goods.
  8. The Israelites were forbidden to work on the Sabbath: Exodus 35:2-3. This was to be a day of rest and worship.
  9. Divorce was allowed under certain conditions: Deuteronomy 24:1-4. This included the husband being unfaithful or abusive.
  10. The Old Testament Law included laws on sexual morality: Leviticus 18:6-30. This prohibited incest, adultery, and homosexuality.


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