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20:8 Sixth Reading Seventh Reading
Safeguard My decrees and keep them, since I am God [and] I am making you holy.
Ushmartem et-chukotay va'asitem otam ani Adonay mekadishchem.
20:9 Any person who curses his father or mother shall therefore be put to death. Since he has cursed his father or mother, he shall be stoned to death.
Ki-ish ish asher yekalel et-aviv ve'et-imo mot yumat aviv ve'imo kilel damav bo.



Commentary:

he shall be stoned...
  (Sanhedrin 66a; Rashi; from 20:27). Expressed idiomatically by, 'his blood is in him.' This indicates that he shall be killed by a method that induces internal bleeding, and this is stoning. See Exodus 21:17.





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