If you’re illegitimate, you cannot enter the assembly

Deuteronomy 23:2 One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the LORD.

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In other words, if a child is born illegitimately, they are excluded from being a part of the congregation. Not only that but also all their descendants for 10 generations.

I do wonder who kept track of this data.


One response to “If you’re illegitimate, you cannot enter the assembly

  • Wonders for Oyarsa

    They seemed to keep pretty good genealogies back then – if the one’s we have to slog through in reading the Bible are any indication. By the way, isn’t King David descended from Rahab the prostitute?

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