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What Is a Samaritan?

When the people of Israel went into exile, many of them married native people from the Fertile Crescent. The children of these unions were "half-breeds" and when the people returned to Israel, these people were different from the traditional Israelites in race, culture,and religion. Because of these differences, the Samaritans were often hated in New Testament times.

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