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Why does the bible God need virgins?

In Num 31:17,18,34,40 discusses Moses commanded by God to kill all the female non-virgins and spare the virgins called the "booty"... no pun intended, was 2030 or 16,000. 32 virgins were offered to God.

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They were not offered as sacrifices.
There was only 1 virgin birth and that was MARY mother of Jesus.
I'm sure it had to do with keeping the blood line pure in the Israelites.

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the non virgins were killed. why wouldnt the virgins be sacrificed?
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btw...Krishna was born of a virgin mother, Devaki
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We have different beliefs. So I will not debate.
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no need to debate...in fact the scripture bhagavat gita is several thousand years older than the bible. so that virgin birth story was actually first.
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Pregnancy still requires the semen from a man
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That will also call miracle because they never even break their hymen...see how many of women in this world can have this happening?
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Still requires the semen from a man...not a ghost. Ghosts dont impregnate women
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Apparently virgins are pure..?

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The original Gospel which was sent down on Jesus(PBUH) was a guiding and a mercy but it has been lost and the one we have today it's Authors are unknown ... and it's texts have been amended, translated, and re-translated ... and it have been corrupted by the hands of men ... So , No wonder , and that is still little to what is written in Ezekiel 23 about the Two Adulterous Sisters which can never be a word of God nor a prophet nor a noble man !

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The reason was because the virgins had not been defiled with non-Israelite seed and therefore could be mated with by their captors to make more Israelites.

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The Midianites were descended from Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:1). They inhabited the land of Moab and were apparently involved in seducing Israel into going after false gods. Because the Israelites fell into idolatry this way, God told Moses to order the deaths of all who had bowed to the false gods in that land....Some may object that the Israelites then married the virgins, the daughters of those whom they had killed and that this would be a horrible thing for the virgins. Perhaps it was a horrible thing for them. But, their lives were spared. Also, in that culture at that time, warfare and plunder was a necessary evil. The reality of taking women as wives was unfortunate but true.(cont in comments)

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We must understand that God dealt very harshly because it was through the people of Israel that the Messiah would later come. Satan, in his perpetual effort to oppose God, sought to have the people of God fall into false worship and through intermarriage with other people, to destroy the messianic line and make not only the promises of God null and void, but destroy means by which the Messiah could be born. If this could be accomplished, then none would have any hope of deliverance from sin. Therefore, we see in the Old Testament God being very harsh and strict according to the Law.

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Great answer Strawberry
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God is the omnipotent, omniscient, omnipresent, and all-righteous "I Am" Who is over all things-so He may do whatever He wishes, so long as it is not in violation of His character. However, God does everything for a reason. Sometimes that reason may be unclear to us. In the case of the destruction of people like the Canaanites, God's reasoning had to do with His justice. Deuteronomy 32:3-4 records: "For I will proclaim the name of Jehovah: Ascribe ye greatness unto our God. The Rock, his work is perfect; For all his ways are justice: A God of faithfulness and without iniquity, Just and right is he" . Men may not always understand God's justice, or His reasons for exercising it as He does. As Job 4:17 asked: " Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his Maker?" The fact is, God does condone killing-in the name of justice (whether it be justice in regard to one person, or a whole nation). Even in modern times, the death penalty is an acceptable means of administering justice (Romans 13:1-7; cf. Genesis 9:6). While God is all loving, He also is a God of justice, and He will execute that justice in the most propitious manner-including by means of death.
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Wow...there is a whole lot of conjecture in your answer. These deaths have to be executed by people in that case. Who then speaks and acts in authority of God? ...Charles Manson? Mussolini? Hitler? Bin Laden? Prophet Muhammad? King David? Joseph Smith? And if the Israelites were massacred by the Romans was God on the side of Ceasar who was also called "son of God"?
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There are several commands by God in the Torah to completely destroy the Canaanites. This isn't comprehensible by secular humanists, who call it genocide. But it's a bit more complex.

Why did God ask this? to protect a young nation and preserve the culture and bloodline. The tribes did not obey, and their incomplete obedience has resulted in the Palestinian problem to this day. At the time, the fledgling nation was under risk of intermarriage and dilution of national identity. They maintained their distinctive worship and culture, and to this day, it means something to be a Jew. But it was a dicey thing for almost 600 years, as the surrounding Canaanite cities and cultures made inroads to the nation. It became even more difficult during the diaspora.
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Today, Israel is full of many cultures and languages, is a fairly diverse nation with Palestinians and Arabs, Christians and Buddhists as citizens. However, adherents of a religion other than Judaism are not allowed to immigrate (they can't get an Oleh's certificate). It's religiously selective, a principle foreign to Americans but understood because of the original premise of the state.
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An invention called 'the Jewish people'
An Israeli historian questions the veracity of assertions in the Declaration of Independence

Professor Shlomo Sand of Tel Aviv University,

"Israel's Declaration of Independence states that the Jewish people arose in the Land of Israel and was exiled from its homeland. Every Israeli schoolchild is taught that this happened during the period of Roman rule, in 70 CE. The nation remained loyal to its land, to which it began to return after two millennia of exile. Wrong, says the historian Shlomo Zand, in one of the most fascinating and challenging books published here in a long time. There never was a Jewish people, only a Jewish religion, and the exile also never happened - hence there was no return. Zand rejects most of the stories of national-identity formation in the Bible, including the exodus from Egypt and, most satisfactorily, the horrors of the conquest under Joshua. It's all fiction and myth that served as an excuse for the establishment of the State of Israel, he asserts."

http://www.haaretz.com/an-invention-called-the-jewish-people-1.240298


"THE INVENTION OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE" Proff. Shlomo Sand
http://www.rafapal.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Shlomo-Sand-The-Invention-of-the-Jewish-People-2009.pdf
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He doesnt need virgins. Virgin enemies were spared because they were still pure and had not yet sacrificed their virtue as religious prostitutes to their PAGAN god. They were not sacrificed to THE One God but rather taken as slaves or more probably as wives to the men of Israel to keep the gene pool clear.

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Why does the bible God need 32 virgins?
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Your thinking of Islam and the Quran, not Christianity. God doesnt need 32 virgins.
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Maybe u need to read the verses in question...
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I did. Levite priests were allowed to marry. The 'Lords portion' went to the Levites who did not fight in battle and so were not there to take a portion of the spoils. So a portion was set aside for the Levites as the priests of God. The 32 young women given as 'Lords portion' would most likely become the wives of the unmarried Levite priests. Most of the animals and other plunder would be taken as the Levites farm animals as well, not as sacrifices since only perfect, unblemished animals could be used for sacrifice.
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Terms like "Most likely" in your interpretation is known as false attribution of scripture since the bible does not say what happened to the 32 virgins or how they were given to "the lord".
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Going by your theory most of history is false since much of what we know about history is extrapolated from minimal findings and writings. The people of God did not do human sacrifices. That is what the pagan cultures around them did and the purpose of the many strict rituals and regulations and animal sacrifices God required of them were designed specifically to hold them above the behavior of pagan cultures God deemed evil. They did kill all or most if their enemies and endlaved those they were allowed to keep. That they also needed a way to keep the gene pool clear is a given and God forbid them from intermixing with the pagan cultures around them. Women young enough to still be virgins in a society who included sex as part of their religious practices would be considered unspoiled enough to not be a threat and brme trainable to the ways of Gods people, esp as men were dominant among Gods people and women young enogh they were probably what we would consider young girls of twelve to fourteen or so were not considered indictrinated by their own religion enough to be a threat. So they could be taken as wives. Esp considering they were very very distantly connected thru Abraham.
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