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Old 03-13-2012, 10:36 PM
chizzuk chizzuk is offline
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For another perspective, I just checked an Artscroll (major Orthodox Jewish publishing company) chumash and their English version is "A man with crushed testicles or a severed organ shall not enter the congregation of Hashem." The commentary explains, "Any man whose reproductive organs have been severely damaged, so that he is impotent, may not marry. If, however, the disability came about through natural means, such as a birth defect or illness, this prohibition does not apply (Rambam, Hilchos Issurei Biah 15)." The entire section is under Parsha Ki Seitzei and is titled "Forbidden and restricted marriages."