By the way- speaking of the kill/murder mistranslation issue - there are two other related interesting misconceptions<quoted text>
I don't think I said anything bad about hillbillies/cousin fxxkers - did I?
Never heard the version of the command that you refer to. But you can probably correct me all day long anything to do with religion/ the Yiddish language/ the bible etc. Have at it. And I won't even be offended!
Murder is a legal term.
But I would think that religion (as does the law) takes into account "degree and intent."
So, sure killing in self defense or to feed ones family is different than murder. The law allows for this.
Do you believe in revenge killing? It seem Frijoles might.
1) The ten commandments were not commandments - they were "sayings". Thus they were the Ten Sayings (which is how the orthodox Jews and other Hebrew speakers refer to them). Note the verse Exodus 20:1 below - it says spoke, not command....
(Exodus 20:1) And God spoke all these words, saying:......
2) If you actually count all the sayings, there are more than ten. Actually they are 12 or 13 depending if you are a lumper or a splitter.