Page 10 The Jewish Talmud


The Talmud is a commentary by numerous Rabbis that spans hundreds of years and is the foundation of modern Judaism. The commentaries are on many subjects, and there are some good, general, moral teachings in it, however in regards to Jesus and Christianity it is vial, blasphemies and anti-Christian.

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The Jewish Talmud


Far too many Western Christians confuse the Jewish Talmud with what is commonly called the Torah (the first five books of the Bible).


That error leads to a gross misunderstanding of what modern Judaism is based on.


The Talmud is also not a single book, it is a set of books that were compiled prior to, and finalized around the 6th Century A.D. They are claimed to be the codification of the Oral Law of God that was supposedly handed down from Moses...……......... Note: Like the Bible there are several Talmud versions; therefore there are some variations between them. 

For a religious Jew who follows Orthodox Judaism (the de facto State religion of Israel), the Talmud, not the scriptures of the Bible, are their highest authority.  The Jewish Talmud supersedes the Old Testament scriptures in authority and is their most Holy Writ.

It has been said that the Talmud is the most racist, hate-mongering, and
blasphemous set of books in the world (even more so than the Quran and the other two books of Islam).


Prior to obtaining our own Talmud (the Soncino version) and then checking for ourselves (something most American Christians refuse to do) we would have considered that statement an absurd exaggeration, however, we now know it is not an exaggeration. Therefore, in regards to Judaism and the Holy books of Judaism, it is not surprising that the Western Christian Church is as ignorant as it is. Jesus in Mat 15:9, referencing Isaiah 29:13, said that the doctrines of Judaism were based on the precepts of men, and of course He was correct. Jesus also said that the Jewish traditions (the oral law) voided the Word of God (Mat. 15:1-14). Those statements were correct when Jesus made them, and they still are today.    

We have only examined the English translation of the Talmud, however, it is said that the English versions are "cleaned up," so to speak, so as to conceal from the Gentiles the true meanings found in the original Hebrew version. However, even if that is correct, much of the Talmud is still a vile set of "religious" books, even in the English version. That is not surprising because Jesus himself said this about the religion of the Jews, Your father is of the Devil (John 8:44).

The primary thrust of the Talmud can be categorized into three main areas; which are:


  1. Supremacy of Jews (it is interesting that racial supremacy is also what the Nazi's of WWII embraced)
  2. Hatred toward all non-Jews (Gentiles/Goys)
  3. Blasphemies against Jesus and anything associated with Christianity.


This is a sampling of what is in the Talmud:


1. JEWISH SUPREMACY 


  • If a ‘goy’ (Gentile) hits a Jew he must be killed. (Sanhedrin 58b) 
  • If a Jew finds an object lost by a ‘goy’ (Gentile) it does not have to be returned. (Baba Mezia 24a) 
  • If a Jew murders a ‘goy’ (Gentile) there will be no death penalty. (Sanhedrin 57a) 
  • What a Jew steals from a ‘goy’ (Gentile) he may keep it. (Sanhedrin 57a) 
  • Jews may use subterfuges to circumvent a ‘goy (Gentile). (Baba Kamma 113a) 
  • All children of the ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) are animals. (Yebamoth 98a) 
  • Girls born of the ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) are in a state of ‘niddah’ (menstrual uncleanness!) from birth. (Abodah Zarah 36b)


2. HATRED TOWARDS NON-JEWS (Gentiles) 


  • The ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) are not humans. They are beasts. (Baba Mezia 114b) 
  • If you eat with a ‘goy’ (Gentile) it is the same as eating with a dog. (Tosapoth, Jebamoth 94b) 
  • Even the best of the ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) should all be killed. (Soferim 15) 
  • Sexual intercourse between the ‘goyim’ (Gentiles) is like intercourse between animals. (Sanhedrin 74b) 


3. BLASPHEMIES AGAINST JESUS AND CHRISTIANS 


  •  Yashu (Jesus) is in Hell being boiled in hot excrement. (Gittin 57a) 

  • Yashu (Jesus) was sexually immoral and worshipped a brick.” (Sanhedrin 107b) 

  • Yashu (Jesus) was cut off from the Jewish people for his wickedness and refused to repent. (Sotah 47a) 

  • She who was the descendant of princes and governors (virgin Mary) played the harlot with carpenters. (Sanhedrin 106a) 

  • Christians who reject the Talmud will go to hell (Gehinnom) and be punished there for all generations. (Rosh Hashanah 17a)  

  • It is also claimed that in the Jerusalem Talmud, and Babylonian Talmud, there are references to Jesus as "Yeshu ben Pantera," (Jesus son of Pantera) a Roman soldier who had an adulterous affair with Mary......... (NOTE: We have the Soncino Talmud version and have not found it there (yet) therefore we can not provide the exact location where this is found in the Jerusalem or Babylonian Talmud; or to even verify that it is true)


It needs to be noted that the passages that claim that Mary's pregnancy, and therefore the birth of Jesus, was the result of Mary becoming pregnant by a human male (i.e. played the harlot w/carpenters), are direct blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, since God's Word, the Bible, clearly states that Mary was with child by the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:18 & Matthew 1:20). Furthermore, it must also be noted, and noted very strongly, that the Bible again clearly states that to blaspheme the Holy Spirit is an unpardonable sin (Mark 3:29 & Luke 12:10).  



From the information above, it should be clear that for truth seeking Christians, much of what is called Judaism today is based on the blasphemous doctrines of men, not God's Word, and not something Christians should embrace as anything other than a blasphemous religion that hates and rejects Jesus (and therefore hates God the Father (John 15:23)) and fights against God's Kingdom to come. 

Christians need to consider modern Orthodox religious Jews as just another deceived group of people who are in desperate need of the Gospel of Christ. 


Pray that those who are deceived by Judaism will come to know Jesus as their Lord and Savior!






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