Judges 19
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A Levite came to Gibeah. The men of the city raped his concubine until she died. He cut up her body and sent a piece to each tribe.

Posted on 25 Mar 2011 to 18,327 followers, with 12 retweets.

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Ugh. Pretty much the only good news here is that I think this is the grimmest story in the Bible, so at least things don't get any worse.

More thoughts on the blog.


this story is so deep, it saddens me to hear


A sad, sad commentary of humankind living outside of God's redeeming love.


arg...what a sad story

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