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In Sanhedrin 43b it says that Joshua tells Achan that if he confesses he will be pardoned (והיפטר). Rashi explains that Joshua verbally deceived Achan into confessing, making Achan think he would not be killed. How was Joshua allowed to do this?

  • Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/104503/15256 – Kazi bácsi Jun 5 '19 at 14:44
  • It probably refers to Olam Haba, should he admit his guilt. – Daniel Ross Jun 5 '19 at 14:51
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    @DanielRoss As the question says, Rashi explains it to mean that he was made to think that he wouldn't be killed – b a Jun 5 '19 at 15:45

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