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What's the bible say about vandalism?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked February 08 2019 Mini Jack Gutknecht

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would say that, aside from violating the general biblical command that people are to love their neighbors as themselves (Leviticus 19:18), vandalism would also be contrary to the Ten Commandments (Exodus 20:15)(since such conduct could be regarded as "stealing" the property's value).

Also, there were specific provisions in the Law given to Israel (such as Exodus 22:5) that required restitution in cases where one individual deliberately or maliciously damaged or destroyed property belonging to another (which I would interpret as being the essence of vandalism).

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