Similarities Between Hammurabi And Mosaic Law

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There are some similarities and differences between the Mosaic Law and code of Hammurabi. Considering that the code of Hammurabi predates the Mosaic Law, it is logical to assume there is a possibility that Moses plagiarized or got ideas from Hammurabi. However, I believe that similarities do not prove plagiarism. Most of the similarities in the two sets of laws are limited to the fact that both codes address things like murder, stealing, adultery, kidnapping, etc., problems that every society must address. This is hardly proof of plagiarism.
The fact that humans make similar laws do not mean that they plagiarized from each other. Humans have one creator who has given all the ability to think. God has also written laws in our
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