Book of Deuteronomy Quotes

When you have to besiege a city for a long time, you must not destroy its trees, wielding an ax against them. You may eat of them, but you must not cut them down. Are the trees human, to withdraw before your siege?

 
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Old Testament, Deuteronomy 20:19

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The Book of Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Christian Old Testament and of the Jewish Torah, where it is called "Devarim" (Heb. ספר דברים).

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