Bible Law Index
of the LAWS, STATUTES, and JUDGMENTS of GOD
OT= Old Testament
NT = New Testament
XVI. MILITARY LAWS
- The age of soldiers.
- The selective draft.
- Universal conscription.
- Exemption from service.
- Certain individuals ( Newly married, betrothed, those who have
built a house and have not dedicated it, those who have planted
a vineyard and not eaten of the fruits.
- The fearful and fainthearted.
- Cleanliness in camp.
- OT=Num. 31:19-21; Deut. 23:9-14
- Regulations in battle.
- Israelites to pray when sent into battle.
- Peace overtures to be made.
- Food trees to be spared.
- OT=Num. 31:11-12; Deut. 20:14; Joshua 11:14
- Treatment of captives.
- OT=Num. 21:2-3,35; 31:11-12,17-18;
Deut. 20:13-18; Joshua 11:14
- Israel to return to God in prayer if taken captive in battle.
- The cause of war is lust.
- It is the Lord God who gives us peace.
- OT=Lev. 26:6; Psalm 4:8; 29:11; 46:9; 147:14; Is. 26:12;
45:7; Haggai 2:9
- Peace comes only through God's law.
- OT=II Chron. 14:2-7; 15:2,12,15,19; Psalm 85:8; 119:165;
Prov. 3:1-2; 16:7; Is. 26:3; 32:17,18; 48:18
- NT=James 3:18
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