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Should David have killed Saul?

It would seem that it was pre-meditated act by Dovid. Yerushalmi Sukkah 5:4 writes that Dovid had the inner turmoil of striking down a tzaddik. וַיָּבֹ֥א שָׁא֖וּל לְהָסֵ֣ךְ אֶת־רַגְלָי֑ו. וַהֲוָה ...
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What are the limits to "shev v'al ta'aseh"?

The question would be more accurately, what power do rabbis have to override the Torah laws. When they do it passively (Yevamos) When the Torah permitted something explicitly the rabbis cant forbid ...
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