Therefore, if Yaakov Avinu and his sons knew that the residents of Shechem were guilty and due the death penalty, and there was no court that would try them for their crime, they were obligated to establish a court and exact judgment on them. And even if the residents of Shechem were not gerim ha’toshavim, Yaakov and his sons would nonetheless have the right to establish a court to judge them. And by doing so, they were zocheh la’shamayim.
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