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Why did God let the Israelite raiders keep the virgins in Numbers 31:17-18? Were they to be slaves?

17 Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who is not a virgin. 18 But all the young girls who have not known man by lying with him keep alive for yourselves.

Numbers 31:17 - 18

AMP - 17 Now therefore, kill every male among the little ones, and kill every woman who is not a virgin. 18 But all the young girls who have not known man by lying with him keep alive for yourselves.

Share Report Asked December 28 2015 Open uri20170205 23280 h5fbr Peggy Johnson

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