The Holy Bible and the Law
Biblical Quotations on Legal Topics A handy anthology of biblical quotations relating to subjects of legal interest. Organized by subject with introductory notes to most sections, the book "A handy anthology of biblical quotations relating to subjects of legal interest. Organized by subject with introductory notes to most sections, the book covers such topics as adoption, bribery, contracts, crime and punishment, divorce, government, crimes against the state, homicide, husband and wife, master and servant, perjury, prostitution, oaths and wills. The last section, "Woman" is illustrative of the utility of this anthology. Its selection of texts from the two testaments forms a corrective to the notion that the alleged inferiority of the place of woman in life is to be debited to the Old Testament alone. The citations to her status are taken entirely from the New Testament. (. . .) The merits of the book in fact are outstandingly the admirable anthology of text which it provides in easily accessible form, and the useful Introduction . . ." --Bertram B. Benas, Modern Law Review 26 (1963) 732, 733 Jacob W. Ehrlich [1900-1971] was a prominent San Francisco trial lawyer and lecturer. His celebrity clients included Errol Flynn, Billie Holiday, James Mason, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Jack Kerouac and Howard Hughes. Many believe he was the model for the television lawyer Perry Mason. He was the author of several books, including Ehrlich's Blackstone (1959), an edition of the Commentaries, Criminal Law (1960), A Reasonable Doubt (1964), A Life in My Hands: An Autobiography (1965), and The Lost Art of Cross-Examination (1970). He was the subject of a biography by John Wesley Noble and Bernard Averbuch, Never Plead Guilty: The Story of Jake Ehrlich (1955).
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Page 73 - But I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God . 4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.
Page 21 - Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work: but the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God : in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy .son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates...
Page 212 - No tax in any amount, large or small, can be levied to support any religious activities or institutions, whatever they may be called, or whatever form they may adopt to teach or practice religion.
Page 80 - WHEN a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her : then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
Page 20 - ... for I, the Lord thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; and showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
Page 136 - If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her. And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
Page 38 - But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
Page 164 - Thou shalt not deliver unto his master the servant which is escaped from his master unto thee: he shall dwell with thee, even among you, in that place which he shall choose in one of thy gates, where it liketh him best : thou shalt not oppress him.
Page 237 - And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
Page 189 - And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.