kid'-nap-ing The term itself occurs only in the New Testament andrapodistes ="manstealer") in 1 Timothy 1:10. The crime was directly forbidden in the Hebrew law (Exodus 21:16 Deuteronomy 24:7), and was made punishable with death.
See CRIME, under "Kidnapping"; PUNISHMENT.
(n.) The act or business of stealing or kidnapping human beings, especially with a view to e/slave them.Manstealing
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. KIDNAPPING (MANSTEALING). ...MANSTEALING.
man'-stel-ing. See CRIME, under "Kidnapping"; PUNISHMENT. ...
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Kidnapping (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vb. n.) of Kidnap. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
KIDNAPPING (MANSTEALING). kid'-nap-ing The term itself ...
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Man-slayers (1 Occurrence)
Man-slayers. << Manslayers, Man-slayers. Manstealing >>. Multi-Version Concordance ... <<
Manslayers, Man-slayers. Manstealing >>. Reference Bible.
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Mantelet (1 Occurrence)
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Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
... as was Joseph. To guard most effectually against this dreadful crime of
manstealing, God enacted this severe law. "He that stealeth ...
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