By Vernon W. Redekop
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When Benshor realized that Go'el was after him, he ran to the nearest city of refuge and clung to the horns of the altar. This was the sacred place where no one could touch him. If he was not convicted of planning the murder he would have to stay in the city of refuge until the local priest died. Then he would be free to go back to the ranch. If he wandered out of the city and Go'el found him, Go'el could kill him without getting into trouble. The murderer was tried before a group of elders. Two witnesses to the murder, however, were neces- Page 32 sary to convict Benshor and have him handed over to Go'el.
Deuteronomy 13:5) 10. Worshiping idols. (Deuteronomy 13:16; 17:25; Exodus 22:20) 11. Getting a friend, parent, or child to worship another god. (Deuteronomy 13:712) Rebellious Acts Associated with Death 12. Assaulting one's father or mother. (Exodus 21:15) 13. Cursing one's parents. (Exodus 21:17;Leviticus 20:9) 14. Rebelling against leaders. (Deuteronomy 17:12; Joshua 1:18; Numbers 16; Exodus 22:27) 15. Rebelling against parents. (Deuteronomy 21:21) Sexual Acts Associated with Death 16. Having intercourse with beasts.
Many procedures made it virtually impossible to convict anyone. The Jews of Palestine did not have the power to impose the death penalty even if they wanted to. Historians think a certain amount of stoning went on anyhow, and the Romans simply looked the other wayas long as the general populace remained calm. When the adulteress about to be stoned was brought to Jesus, they wanted to test Jesus on his interpretation of the law (John 8:111). Would he demand death when they could not legally stone her under Roman law?
A life for a life?: death penalty on trial by Vernon W. Redekop