WBE Day 32: Leviticus 22:1-24:23

WBE Day 32: Lev.22:1-24:23 (pp.149-153; http://bit.ly/Dk4RS). 24:17f – punishment fits the crime; doesn’t exceed it; a word against cruelty.

WBE Day 32: Lev.22:1-24:23 (pp.149-153; http://bit.ly/Dk4RS). What is 24:17-21 all about? It is a strong word to the effect that the punishment fits the crime and is not excessive. It is a strong word against payback and vengeance; a strong word for justice and fairness.