Ezekiel reckons this sin in the catalogue of the iniquities of Jerusalem Ezekiel God here gives moral precepts. Also laws against incest, against brutal lusts, and barbarous idolatries; and the enforcement of these laws from the ruin of the Canaanites. Nor does He ever leave any to their hearts' lusts, till they have left him and his services. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers 9 The nakedness of thy sister. Matthew Henry Commentary
God here gives moral precepts. Thus the Athenians married their half-sisters by their father's side, and the Spartans married half-sisters by the same mother, whilst the Assyrians and Egyptians married full sisters. Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible The nakedness of thy sister, Hence the ancient Chaldee Version of this clause, "whom thy father begot of another woman or of thy mother, or whom thy mother brought forth by thy father or by another man. The same practice obtained amongst other nations of antiquity. Also laws against incest, against brutal lusts, and barbarous idolatries; and the enforcement of these laws from the ruin of the Canaanites. Hence we find Abraham, the father of the faithful, married his half-sister Genesis Tamar's appeal to Amnon, "I pray thee speak unto the king; for he will not withhold me from thee," exhibits to us the poor woman grasping at any argument which might save her from her half-brother's brutality, and does not indicate that such marriages were, in the time of David, permissible 2 Samuel Matthew Henry Commentary To lie with one in so near a relation is exceeding criminal, and for which the law curses a man, Deuteronomy Born at home or born abroad. The exact degree of relationship which existed between Abraham and Sarah is not altogether certain cf. Close and constant adherence to God's ordinances is the most effectual preservative from gross sin. Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers 9 The nakedness of thy sister. Though nothing can be more explicit than the law here laid down, and though the transgression of it is denounced as an accursed and impious crime, to be visited with capital punishment see Leviticus Ezekiel reckons this sin in the catalogue of the iniquities of Jerusalem Ezekiel The grace of God only will secure us; that grace is to be expected only in the use of the means of grace. Nor does He ever leave any to their hearts' lusts, till they have left him and his services. According to the administrators of the law during the second Temple, the import of this precept is to forbid commerce between a brother and a sister, whether the sister is born in wedlock, which is meant by born at home, or whether she is illegitimate, which is meant by birth or offspring from abroad.
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