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Capital sins

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Rabbi Yoel Lieberman

Iyyar 12, 5770
Question
I am Jewish and would like to know if the Capital sins or Seven Deadly sins is only a Christian concept and is not a Jewish idea. Thank you. Todá raba.
Answer
Although the "Seven Deadly sins" are taken from the very Jewish book of Mishle- Proverbs written by King Solomon (6: 16-19) it is a Christian concept..
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