Some articles on avoid death:
... them, and thus one could transgress a commandment to avoid death ... of Nithza in Lod voted that a person could transgress any laws to avoid death, except idolatry, incest, or murder ... But Rav Dimi taught that one could sin to avoid death only in times when there was no oppressive royal decree against observing the Torah, but in times of such a ...
Famous quotes containing the words death and/or avoid:
“For the bright side of the painting I had a limited sympathy. My visions were of shipwreck and famine; of death or captivity among barbarian hordes; of a lifetime dragged out in sorrow and tears, upon some gray and desolate rock, in an ocean unapproachable and unknown.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)
“A doctrine serves no purpose in itself, but it is indispensable to have one if only to avoid being deceived by false doctrines.”
—Simone Weil (19091943)