Chris Juby

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Numbers 31 (in 140 characters or less)

The LORD told Moses to take vengeance on the Midianites. The Israelites killed the men, burned their cities and divided the spoils.

Posted on 2 Jan 2011 to 16,843 followers, with 11 retweets.
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Comments

Carole

Interesting to note, signifying the Lords protection... V49 .... Your servants have counted the soldiers under our command and not one of them is missing.

Juls

Moses also ordered to kill kids, not just men. How do you feel about that?

chrisjuby

Hi Juls, I find those kinds of passages very unsettling. I've read a number of different approaches for how to interpret the 'texts of terror', but most of all I'm very glad not live in that culture.

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