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Can non jews give death penalty for something other then the 7 laws of noah?
Source and clarification (in what cases) please

  • What the penalty is to a Noahide for violation of one of the 7 Noahide commandments does not exclude whatever system of laws the non-Jewish government establishes. They are two completely different things. And if any given non-Jewish government establishes a particular law whose violation results in a penalty of death, they would be completely within their rights. – Yaacov Deane Apr 3 at 20:31
  • @YaacovDeane sources please, (so death penelty for hachnosas orchim is ok?) – hazoriz Apr 3 at 20:33
  • @hazoriz Are you really questioning whether non-Jews have a right to have a system of law/jurisprudence in their own country? The 7 Noahide laws are only those laws from the Creator that are incumbent upon all mankind. But any nation can have laws in addition to those. The same principle applies to Jews. If Jews establish a (secular) state, they can, by agreement, make whatever legal system they want for that domain. It doesn't alter or eliminate their obligation, as Jews, to keep the Torah. It is in addition to it. That is what is actually happening today in the state of Israel. – Yaacov Deane Apr 3 at 20:41
  • @YaacovDeane i am ok with system of law, but if it is against the 7 it might be not allowed , (for example if they kil (or kidnap steal (by putting in prisen) l for hachnosas orchim, i guess they can not legalize gay relations – hazoriz Apr 3 at 20:48
  • That’s the point. But regarding your particular example, hachnosat orchim, they could make the practice illegal and with a penalty of death for anyone convicted of the violation. If their courts (an obligation for Noahides) found someone guilty, they could sentence the violator to death, even a Jew. It wouldn’t be any kind a problem. – Yaacov Deane Apr 4 at 0:26

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