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Adulteress
The Adulteress
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Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Adulteress
AdulteressAccording to covenant law, a married or formally pledged (Heb. ʾrk) woman who was adjudged to have willingly had intercourse with any male other than her (future) husband (Deut. 22:13–27). Female slaves, however, because they were legally powerless to decline sexual relations with their owners,
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