But the term is specially used of meat slaughtered in accordance with the law of Moses.
By the law of Moses it became obligatory upon the brother of a man dying childless to take his widow as wife.
It is no longer the law of Moses or that of the prophetic revelation - it is the standard of rightdoing resident in every man's mind, the creation of wise reflection; such a conception lies outside the point of view that forms the very substance of Hebrew thought in the period prior to the 5th century.
He seems continually anxious to reconcile the Jewish Christians to himself by personally observing the law of Moses.
He is particularly careful in his speeches to show how deep is his respect for the law of Moses.