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stephen250 t1_j9uokpt wrote

It doesn't teach that.


bayou_dragonfly t1_j9uu8f2 wrote

I think he's talking about Proverbs 6:30, which is pretty close to that. The Bible does cover gleaning pretty unambiguously (Leviticus 19:9-10, 23:22; Deuteronomy 24:19-21), which is what this story effectively is


jamkoch t1_j9v8f3p wrote

Men do not despise a thief if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry.


stephen250 t1_j9v9ozg wrote

It also says all over not to steal. It is still a sin as a whole, regardless of the reason you're doing it. Also, theft is against the law.