The Fate of Jephthah's Daughter

Did Jephthah actually sacrifice his only daughter, or did here merely dedicate her to a celibate service, perhaps at the Tabernacle? What are the arguments, pro and con? The following is a summary of the more cogent points in favor of each side:

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Author: George Booker

Keywords: Jephthah's Daughter, Human sacrifice, Jephthah killed his daughter, Jephthah sacrificed his daughter, Virginity, rash vow, vow, Jephthah's vow, daughter of Jephthah, Jephthah daughter, Jephthae, Jephthah, Jephthah's sacrifice

Bible reference(s): Judges 11:30-31, Judges 11:35-40, Heb 11:32

Source: “The Fate of Jephthah’s Daughter,” The Agora.

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