De 25:1
25:1 If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto
     judgment, {a} that [the judges] may judge them; then they
     shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.

     (a) Whether there is a plaintiff or not, the magistrates
         should try our faults, and punish according to the

De 25:2
25:2 And it shall be, if the wicked man [be] worthy to be
     beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, {b} and
     to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a
     certain number.

     (b) When the crime does not deserve death.

De 25:3
25:3 {c} Forty stripes he may give him, [and] not exceed: lest,
     [if] he should exceed, and beat him above these with many
     stripes, then thy brother should seem vile unto thee.

     (c) The superstition Jews later removed one,
         @2Co 11:24.

De 25:5
25:5 If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have
     no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto
     a stranger: her {d} husband's brother shall go in unto her,
     and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an
     husband's brother unto her.

     (d) Because the Hebrew word does not signify the natural
         brother, and the word that signifies a brother, is
         taken also for a kinsman: it seems that it does not
         mean that the natural brother should marry his
         brothers wife, but some other kindred that was in the
         degree that might marry.

De 25:11
25:11 {e} When men strive together one with another, and the
      wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband
      out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth
      her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:

      (e) This law imputes that godly shamefacedness is
          preferred: for it is a horrible thing to see a woman
          past shame.

De 25:19
25:19 Therefore it shall be, when the LORD thy God hath given
      thee rest from all thine enemies round about, in the land
      which the LORD thy God giveth thee [for] an inheritance to
      possess it, [that] thou shalt blot out the {f} remembrance
      of Amalek from under heaven; thou shalt not forget [it].

      (f) This was partly accomplished by Saul, about 450 years

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