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According to the Talmud, when God handed down the commandments, he handed them down in every language at once.

May 26, 2021 | Philologos
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Worshiper at the Church of the Lord Jesus in Jolo, West Virginia in 1996. ANDREW HOLBROOKE/Corbis via Getty Images.

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