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you started by making the assumption that the only reason for the akeda was to test if Abraham would follow G-d's command but there is another underlying motive here which is a powerful way of conveying to us that children belong to G-d and not their parents. As such sacrificing them to fulfill religion is wrong. Gd demonstrated this by having Abraham go ...
It is a sin, and it's basically a form of theft. After doing some research, I found out the Guemara brings the concept of Gneivas Da'as, which is the theft of intellect. This site explains very well this concept.
The Mishneh says that David should have brought Uriah before the Sanhedrin for rebellion against the King (assuming he calls Joab his lord rather than David his lord, we might derive that he was in rebellion two fold by despising the word of David (to return to his house) and his siding with Joab (who sought the kingdom and was later slain for his own ...
Judaism does not view the word “Satan” with the same connotation as other religions. Satan in Judaism is not a physical being, ruling the underworld or hell. Rather, in the Torah, the word Satan indicates “accuser,” “hinderer,” or “tempter.” Satan is more an obstacle in one’s way, such as temptation and evil doings, keeping them from completing the ...
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