Tag: Deuteronomy

Hebrew Word ‘anah’ (inna) Carries The Meaning Of ‘Rape’?

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 has been noted by some that the ‘provisions’ laid out in the passage are ‘remarkable’, ‘compassionate’ and ‘humanistic’. Let’s read: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like… Read More ›

Deuteronomy 21:10:14 – Hebrew Word ‘Anah’ Means “Rape”?

One of the verses that has been downplayed by Christian apologists as not endorsing or approving ‘rape’ is Deuteronomy 21:10-14: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) 10 “When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want… Read More ›

Does Deuteronomy 21:10-14 condemn rape or does it sanction rape-forced marriage?

The answer to the above is that, Yahweh does not condemn rape, but actually encourages/allows rape-forced marriage. The above passage mentioned is thrown around by Evangelists, according to them this passage gave captives a right, they were not allowed to be mistreated i.e., they were not allowed to be raped. However it is evident from… Read More ›