Translation:Mishnah/Seder Nashim/Tractate Sotah/Chapter 9/9

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When murderers became numerous, the “breaking-of-the neck of the of the heifer” [ceremony of atonement] was abolished. When Elazar Ben Dinai and Techina ben Prisha arose, the section was read (Deut 21:7), then they called him [every such murderer] son of a murderer When adulterers became numerous, the bitter waters ceased, and Rabban Yochanan ben Zakkai abolished them [the waters ceremonies], as it is written (Hosea 4:14) "I will not punish your daughters when they commit harlotry, nor your brides when they commit adultery; for they themselves go aside with harlots, and they sacrifice with cult prostitutes; therefore the people who do not understand shall fall." When Yossi ben Yoezer from Tzreda and Yosi ben Yochanan from Yerushalayim died, they abolished the Eshkalot, as it is said (Micah 7:1) “There is no cluster to eat, no first-ripe fruit my soul desires.”