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Moshe's command was to spare the maidens. (Bamidbar 31:18) The gemara also brings up the idea that a female convert 3 years and younger can marry a cohen. Perhaps that has something to do with it? And our King David left no man, woman, or child alive on various occasions. This may have been in a similar vein to the precedent set by Moshe, (i.e. everyone ...
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