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Joseph Exell

Preacher's Complete Homiletical Commentary - Deuteronomy 25:1-19

Critical Notes.—Corporal punishment. Controv., dispute arising from inflicted injury. Justify pronounce just, Exodus 23:7; Proverbs 17:15.Deuteronomy 25:2. Lie down. “Precisely the same as the Egyptian bastinado, which was applied to the bared back of the culprit, who was stretched flat on the ground, his hands and feet being held by attendants” (Jam). The law of Moses introduced two restrictions, the infliction of punishment In presence of the judge and the limit to 40 stripes. If a criminal... read more

Chuck Smith

Chuck Smith Bible Commentary - Deuteronomy 25:1-19

Chapter 25Now in Chapter twenty-five, he continues these interesting kinds of regulations.If two men have a controversy between themselves, then they come to the judges; and let the judges justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked. And if it comes to pass, that the wicked man is worthy to be beaten, then you are to lay upon him not more than forty stripes, [forty stripes is the limit] ( Deuteronomy 25:1-3 ):Now forty is the number of judgment and they weren't to lay upon them more than... read more

Joseph Sutcliffe

Sutcliffe's Commentary on the Old and New Testaments - Deuteronomy 25:1-19

Deuteronomy 25:5 . If brethren dwell together. Not in the same house, but near each other on the ancient lot of land which the family possessed; for Moses often speaks as though the people were already fixed in the promised land. Deuteronomy 25:7 . If a man like not to take his brother’s wife. With regard to loosing the shoe, the Turks in divorce, allow a woman to turn up her slipper in presence of the court, a silent intimation that her husband has separated himself from her society.... read more

Samuel Bagster

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge - Deuteronomy 25:17

Exodus 17:8-Nehemiah :, Numbers 24:20, Numbers 25:17, Numbers 25:18 Reciprocal: Genesis 36:12 - Amalek Exodus 17:14 - for I will Numbers 10:25 - the rereward 1 Samuel 15:2 - Amalek 1 Samuel 27:9 - and the camels 2 Samuel 1:8 - an Amalekite 1 Chronicles 4:43 - the rest Matthew 5:43 - and hate read more

John Wesley

Wesley's Explanatory Notes - Deuteronomy 25:17

Remember what Amalek did unto thee by the way, when ye were come forth out of Egypt;Out of Egypt — Which circumstance greatly aggravates their sin, that they should do thus to a people, who had been long exercised with sore afflictions, to whom pity was due by the laws of nature and humanity, and for whose rescue God had in so glorious a manner appeared, which they could not be ignorant of. So this was barbarousness to Israel, and setting the great Jehovah at defiance. read more

Daniel Whedon

Whedon's Commentary on the Bible - Deuteronomy 25:17-19

17-19. Remember what Amalek did Moses concludes this part of his discourse by reminding the people of the crafty enmity of the Amalekites. Comp. Exodus 17:8-16. Thou shalt blot out the remembrance of Amalek This was partially done under Saul, (1 Samuel 15:0,) and more fully in Hezekiah’s reign. See 1 Chronicles 4:42-43. read more

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