Laws on Morality

"Ye shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances,
to walk therein: I am Yahweh your Father."

Leviticus 18:4




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  1. Laws on Idolatry and Worshipping other gods
  2. Laws on Sabbath Keeping
  3. Laws on Murder
  4. Laws on Stealing
  5. Laws on Adultery
  6. Laws on Incest
  7. Laws on Homosexuality
  8. Laws on Beastiality
  9. Laws on Prostitution / Whoredom
  10. Laws on Witchcraft / Psychics / Astrology
  11. Laws on Marriage / Reason / Duties of Man - Woman
  12. Laws of Parent / of Children
  13. Laws pertaining to Uncleanliness of Men
  14. Laws pertaining to Uncleanliness of Women
  15. Laws on Purification of Women / Childbirth
  16. Laws pertaining to a Manís Vow
  17. Laws pertaining to a Womanís Vow
  18. Laws pertaining to a Bondmen
  19. Laws pertaining to a Bondwoman
  20. Laws pertaining to Jealousy
  21. Laws on Striving / Fighting
  22. Laws on Brotherhood
  23. Laws on Righteous Judgment
  24. Laws on Swearing / Oath
  25. Laws pertaining to Witnesses
  26. Laws on Presumptuous Sin
  27. Law on Hidden Sin
  28. Laws on Sins of Ignorance
  29. Laws on Tithes
  30. Laws on Unjust Weights / Balances
  31. Laws on Wages
  32. Laws on Borrow / Lend
  33. Laws on Usury / Interest
  34. Laws on Inheritance
  35. Laws on Animals / Owners
  36. Laws on Farming
  37. Laws on Property - Stolen / Lost
  38. Laws on Rulership / King
  39. Laws on Judges / Officers
  40. Laws on Power
  41. Laws on the Priesthood
  42. Laws on the Congregation of Yahweh
  43. Laws on Injury / Blemish
  44. Laws on Cutting of Skin / Marking - Tatoos
  45. Laws on Wine / Strong Drink
  46. Laws pertaining to Who Can / Can Not eat of the holy things
  47. Laws on Recompense of Trespasses
  48. Laws on Beating
  49. Laws on Rape
  50. Laws on Hanging
  51. Laws on War
  52. Laws pertaining to Widows
  53. Laws pertaining to Cities of Refuge
  54. Laws concerning Unclean Carcases
  55. Laws concerning Touching a Dead Body
  56. Law on Fire
  57. Law on Building a New House
  58. Law on Landmarks
  59. Laws pertaining to Seven Year Release
  60. Laws pertaining to Year of Jubile
  61. Laws pertaining to Praying - Men / Women
  62. Laws on Hair Style
  63. Laws for Israeliteís Dress Code
  64. Laws on Duty of a Husband's Brother
  65. Laws on Leprosy of the Skin / Hair / Garment / House
  66. Laws pertaining to a Hebrew Servant
  67. Laws pertaining to Nazarites



Laws on Morality

1. Laws on Idolatry and Worshipping other gods

Exodus 20:3-4;
(3) Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
(4) Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:

Exodus 22:20; He that sacrificeth unto any god, save unto Yahweh only, he shall be utterly destroyed.

Exodus 22:28; Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy people.

Exodus 23:13; And in all things that I have said unto you be circumspect: and make no mention of the name of other gods, neither let it be heard out of thy mouth.

Leviticus 18:21; And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of Yahweh: I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 19:4; Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am Yahweh your Father.

Leviticus 20:2-5;
(2) Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
(3) And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
(4) And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:
(5) Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a-whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.

Leviticus 24:15-16;
(15) And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth Yahweh shall bear his sin.
(16) And he that blasphemeth the name of Yahweh, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of Yahweh, shall be put to death.

Leviticus 26:1; Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am Yahweh your Father.

Deuteronomy 13:1-10;
(1) If there arise among you a prophet, or a dreamer of dreams, and giveth thee a sign or a wonder,
(2) And the sign or the wonder come to pass, whereof he spake unto thee, saying, Let us go after other gods, which thou hast not known, and let us serve them;
(3) Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for Yahweh your Father proveth you, to know whether ye love Yahweh your Father with all your heart and with all your soul.
(4) Ye shall walk after Yahweh your Father, and fear him, and keep his commandments, and obey his voice, and ye shall serve him, and cleave unto him.
(5) And that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams, shall be put to death; because he hath spoken to turn you away from Yahweh your Father, which brought you out of the land of Egypt, and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, to thrust thee out of the way which Yahweh thy Father commanded thee to walk in. So shalt thou put the evil away from the midst of thee.
(6) If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;
(7) Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth;
(8) Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him:
(9) But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
(10) And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from Yahweh thy Father, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

Deuteronomy 13:12-16;
(12) If thou shalt hear say in one of thy cities, which Yahweh thy Father hath given thee to dwell there, saying,
(13) Certain men, the children of Belial, are gone out from among you, and have withdrawn the inhabitants of their city, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which ye have not known;
(14) Then shalt thou inquire, and make search, and ask diligently; and, behold, if it be truth, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought among you;
(15) Thou shalt surely smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein, and the cattle thereof, with the edge of the sword.
(16) And thou shalt gather all the spoil of it into the midst of the street thereof, and shalt burn with fire the city, and all the spoil thereof every whit, for Yahweh thy Father: and it shall be an heap for ever; it shall not be built again.

Deuteronomy 16:22; Neither shalt thou set thee up any image; which Yahweh thy Father hateth.

Deuteronomy 17:2-5;
(2) If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of Yahweh thy Father, in transgressing his covenant,
(3) And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped them, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded;
(4) And it be told thee, and thou hast heard of it, and inquired diligently, and, behold, it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in Israel:
(5) Then shalt thou bring forth that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.

Deuteronomy 18:9-12,14;
(9) When thou art come into the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.
(10) There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch,
(11) Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.
(12) For all that do these things are an abomination unto Yahweh: and because of these abominations Yahweh thy Father doth drive them out from before thee.
(14) For these nations, which thou shalt possess, hearkened unto observers of times, and unto diviners: but as for thee, Yahweh thy Father hath not suffered thee so to do.

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2. Laws on Sabbath Keeping

Exodus 20:8; Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Exodus 23:10-12;
(10) And six years thou shalt sow thy land, and shalt gather in the fruits thereof:
(11) But the seventh year thou shalt let it rest and lie still; that the poor of thy people may eat: and what they leave the beasts of the field shall eat. In like manner thou shalt deal with thy vineyard, and with thy oliveyard.
(12) Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

Exodus 31:12-17;
(12) And Yahweh spake unto Moses, saying,
(13) Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am Yahweh that doth sanctify you.
(14) Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.
(15) Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to Yahweh: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.
(16) Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.
(17) It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days Yahweh made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.

Exodus 35:2-3;
(2) Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to Yahweh: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.
(3) Ye shall kindle no fire throughout your habitations upon the sabbath day.

Leviticus 19:30; Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 23:3; Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of Yahweh in all your dwellings.

Numbers 15:32-36;
(32) And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.
(33) And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation.
(34) And they put him in ward, because it was not declared what should be done to him.
(35) And Yahweh said unto Moses, The man shall be surely put to death: all the congregation shall stone him with stones without the camp.
(36) And all the congregation brought him without the camp, and stoned him with stones, and he died; as Yahweh commanded Moses.

Isaiah 58:13-14;
(13) If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of Yahweh, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:
(14) Then shalt thou delight thyself in Yahweh; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of Yahweh hath spoken [it].

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3. Laws on Murder

Exodus 20:13; Thou shalt not Murder (kill).

Leviticus 24:17; And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.

Numbers 35:16-21;
(16) And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(17) And if he smite him with throwing a stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(18) Or if he smite him with an hand weapon of wood, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(19) The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
(20) But if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl at him by laying of wait, that he die;
(21) Or in enmity smite him with his hand, that he die: he that smote him shall surely be put to death; for he is a murderer: the revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, when he meeteth him.

Numbers 35:30-31;
(30) Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
(31) Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Deuteronomy 21:1-9;
(1) If one be found slain in the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee to possess it, lying in the field, and it be not known who hath slain him:
(2) Then thy elders and thy judges shall come forth, and they shall measure unto the cities which are round about him that is slain:
(3) And it shall be, that the city which is next unto the slain man, even the elders of that city shall take an heifer, which hath not been wrought with, and which hath not drawn in the yoke;
(4) And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto a rough valley, which is neither eared nor sown, and shall strike off the heifer's neck there in the valley:
(5) And the priests the sons of Levi shall come near; for them Yahweh thy Father hath chosen to minister unto him, and to bless in the name of Yahweh; and by their word shall every controversy and every stroke be tried:
(6) And all the elders of that city, that are next unto the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer that is beheaded in the valley:
(7) And they shall answer and say, Our hands have not shed this blood, neither have our eyes seen it.
(8) Be merciful, O Yahweh, unto thy people Israel, whom thou hast redeemed, and lay not innocent blood unto thy people of Israel's charge. And the blood shall be forgiven them.
(9) So shalt thou put away the guilt of innocent blood from among you, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of Yahweh.

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4. Laws on Stealing

Exodus 20:15; Thou shalt not steal.

Exodus 20:17; Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.

Exodus 21:16; And he that stealeth a man, and selleth him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.

Exodus 22:1-4;
(1) If a man shall steal an ox, or a sheep, and kill it, or sell it; he shall restore five oxen for an ox, and four sheep for a sheep.
(2) If a thief be found breaking up, and be smitten that he die, there shall no blood be shed for him.
(3) If the sun be risen upon him, there shall be blood shed for him; for he should make full restitution; if he have nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
(4) If the theft be certainly found in his hand alive, whether it be ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.

Leviticus 6:2-6;
(2) If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against Yahweh, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;
(3) Or have found that which was lost, and lieth concerning it, and sweareth falsely; in any of all these that a man doeth, sinning therein:
(4) Then it shall be, because he hath sinned, and is guilty, that he shall restore that which he took violently away, or the thing which he hath deceitfully gotten, or that which was delivered him to keep, or the lost thing which he found,
(5) Or all that about which he hath sworn falsely; he shall even restore it in the principal, and shall add the fifth part more thereto, and give it unto him to whom it appertaineth, in the day of his trespass offering.
(6) And he shall bring his trespass offering unto Yahweh, a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass offering, unto the priest:

Leviticus 19:11; Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

Leviticus 19:13; Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

Deuteronomy 23:24-25;
(24) When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel.
(25) When thou comest into the standing corn of thy neighbour, then thou mayest pluck the ears with thine hand; but thou shalt not move a sickle unto thy neighbour's standing corn.

Deuteronomy 24:7; If a man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.

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5. Laws on Adultery

Exodus 20:14; Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Leviticus 18:20; Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.

Leviticus 20:10; And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 22:22-24;
(22) If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel.
(23) If a damsel that is a virgin be betrothed unto an husband, and a man find her in the city, and lie with her;
(24) Then ye shall bring them both out unto the gate of that city, and ye shall stone them with stones that they die; the damsel, because she cried not, being in the city; and the man, because he hath humbled his neighbour's wife: so thou shalt put away evil from among you.

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6. Laws on Incest

Leviticus 18:6-18;
(6) None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am Yahweh.
(7) The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
(8) The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
(9) The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.
(10) The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness.
(11) The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
(12) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.
(13) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mother's near kinswoman.
(14) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt.
(15) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter in law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
(16) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
(17) Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.
(18) Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

Leviticus 20:11-12;
(11) And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
(12) And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.

Leviticus 20:14; And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.

Leviticus 20:17; And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

Leviticus 20:19-21;
(19) And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.
(20) And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.
(21) And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.

Deuteronomy 22:30; A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

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7. Laws on Homosexuality

Leviticus 18:22; Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

Leviticus 20:13; If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Romans 1:26-27;
(26) For this cause Yahweh gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
(27) And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

Romans 1:32; Who knowing the judgment of Yahweh, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

Jude 1:7; Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

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8. Laws on Beastiality

Exodus 22:19; Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 18:23; Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

Leviticus 20:15-16;
(15) And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.
(16) And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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9. Laws on Prostitution / Whoredom

Leviticus 19:29; Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

Leviticus 21:7; They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto his God.

Leviticus 21:9; And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.

Hosea 4:12-14;
(12) My people ask counsel at their stocks, and their staff declareth unto them: for the spirit of whoredoms hath caused them to err, and they have gone a whoring from under their God.
(13) They sacrifice upon the tops of the mountains, and burn incense upon the hills, under oaks and poplars and elms, because the shadow thereof is good: therefore your daughters shall commit whoredom, and your spouses shall commit adultery.
(14) I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

1 Corinthians 6:15; Know ye not that your bodies are the members of Yahshua? shall I then take the members of Yahshua, and make them the members of an harlot? God forbid.

Deuteronomy 23:17; There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.

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10. Laws on Witchcraft / Psychics / Astrology

Exodus 22:18; Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.

Leviticus 19:26; Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.

Leviticus 19:31-32;
(31) Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am Yahweh your Father.
(32) Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy Heavenly Father: I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 20:6; And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a-whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

Leviticus 20:27; A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.

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11. Laws on Marriage / Reason / Duties of Man - Woman

Laws on Marriage

Exodus 22:16-17;
(16) And if a man entice a maid that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.
(17) If her father utterly refuse to give her unto him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.

Deuteronomy 21:15-17;
(15) If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:
(16) Then it shall be, when he maketh his sons to inherit that which he hath, that he may not make the son of the beloved firstborn before the son of the hated, which is indeed the firstborn:
(17) But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated for the firstborn, by giving him a double portion of all that he hath: for he is the beginning of his strength; the right of the firstborn is his.

Deuteronomy 22:13-21;
(13) If any man take a wife, and go in unto her, and hate her,
(14) And give occasions of speech against her, and bring up an evil name upon her, and say, I took this woman, and when I came to her, I found her not a maid:
(15) Then shall the father of the damsel, and her mother, take and bring forth the tokens of the damsel's virginity unto the elders of the city in the gate:
(16) And the damsel's father shall say unto the elders, I gave my daughter unto this man to wife, and he hateth her;
(17) And, lo, he hath given occasions of speech against her, saying, I found not thy daughter a maid; and yet these are the tokens of my daughter's virginity. And they shall spread the cloth before the elders of the city.
(18) And the elders of that city shall take that man and chastise him;
(19) And they shall amerce him in an hundred shekels of silver, and give them unto the father of the damsel, because he hath brought up an evil name upon a virgin of Israel: and she shall be his wife; he may not put her away all his days.
(20) But if this thing be true, and the tokens of virginity be not found for the damsel:
(21) Then they shall bring out the damsel to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her with stones that she die: because she hath wrought folly in Israel, to play the whore in her father's house: so shalt thou put evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 22:28-29;
(28) If a man find a damsel that is a virgin, which is not betrothed, and lay hold on her, and lie with her, and they be found;
(29) Then the man that lay with her shall give unto the damsel's father fifty shekels of silver, and she shall be his wife; because he hath humbled her, he may not put her away all his days.

Deuteronomy 24:1-5;
(1) When a man hath taken a wife, and married her, and it come to pass that she find no favour in his eyes, because he hath found some uncleanness in her: then let him write her a bill of divorcement, and give it in her hand, and send her out of his house.
(2) And when she is departed out of his house, she may go and be another man's wife.
(3) And if the latter husband hate her, and write her a bill of divorcement, and giveth it in her hand, and sendeth her out of his house; or if the latter husband die, which took her to be his wife;
(4) Her former husband, which sent her away, may not take her again to be his wife, after that she is defiled; for that is abomination before Yahweh: and thou shalt not cause the land to sin, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee for an inheritance.
(5) When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.

Ephesians 5:22-25;
(22) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto Yahshua.
(23) For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Yahshua is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
(24) Therefore as the church is subject unto Yahshua, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
(25) Husbands, love your wives, even as Yahshua also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Colossians 3:18-19;
(18) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Messiah.
(19) Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Reason for Marriage

Genesis 2:18; And Yahweh said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an helper for him.

Genesis 2:21-24;
(21) And Yahweh caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took flesh and bone from man's side and closed up the flesh in its place;
(22) And the flesh and bone, which Yahweh had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man.
(23) And Adam said, This is now bone of my bones, and flesh of my flesh: she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.
(24) Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

Ecclesiastes 9:9; Live joyfully with the wife whom thou lovest all the days of the life of thy vanity, which he hath given thee under the sun, all the days of thy vanity: for that is thy portion in this life, and in thy labour which thou takest under the sun.

1 Corinthians 7:2; Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.

Proverbs 12:4; A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband:

Duties of the Woman

Genesis 3:16; Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee.

1 Corinthians 14:34-35;
(34) Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law.
(35) And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.

1 Timothy 2:11-15;
(11) Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection.
(12) But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
(13) For Adam was first formed, then Eve.
(14) And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
(15) Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety.

1 Timonthy 5:14; I will therefore that the younger women marry, bear children, guide the house, give none occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully.

Titus 2:3-5;
(3) The aged women likewise, that they be in behaviour as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things;
(4) That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
(5) To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.

Duties of the Man

1 Peter 3:7; Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with them according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.

1 Corinthians 7:3; Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence:

Colossians 3:19; Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

Ephesians 5:2; And walk in love, as Yahshua also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to Yahweh for a sweetsmelling savour.

Ephesians 5:25; Husbands, love your wives, even as Yahshua also loved the church, and gave himself for it;

Ephesians 5:28-31;
(28) So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
(29) For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as Yahshua the church:
(30) For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
(31) For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

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12. Laws of Parent / of Children

Exodus 20:12; Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee.

Exodus 21:15; And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.

Exodus 21:17; And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 19:3; Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am Yahweh your Father.

Leviticus 20:9; For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21;
(18) If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:
(19) Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;
(20) And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.
(21) And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Proverbs 1:8; My son, hear the instruction of thy father, and forsake not the law of thy mother:

Proverbs 15:5; A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 20:20; Whoso curseth his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in obscure darkness.

Proverbs 23:22; Hearken unto thy father that begat thee, and despise not thy mother when she is old.

Matthew 15:4-6;
(4) For Yahweh commanded, saying, Honour thy father and mother: and, He that curseth father or mother, let him die the death.
(5) But ye say, Whosoever shall say to his father or his mother, It is a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me;
(6) And honour not his father or his mother, he shall be free. Thus have ye made the commandment of Yahweh of none effect by your tradition.

Ephesians 6:1; Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right.

Ephesians 6:3; That it may be well with thee, and thou mayest live long on the earth.

Colossians 3:20; Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto Yahweh your Father.

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13. Laws pertaining to Uncleanliness of Men

Leviticus 15:1-13;
(1) And Yahweh spake unto Moses and to Aaron, saying,
(2) Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When any man hath a running issue out of his flesh, because of his issue he is unclean.
(3) And this shall be his uncleanness in his issue: whether his flesh run with his issue, or his flesh be stopped from his issue, it is his uncleanness.
(4) Every bed, whereon he lieth that hath the issue, is unclean: and every thing, whereon he sitteth, shall be unclean.
(5) And whosoever toucheth his bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(6) And he that sitteth on any thing whereon he sat that hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(7) And he that toucheth the flesh of him that hath the issue shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(8) And if he that hath the issue spit upon him that is clean; then he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(9) And what saddle soever he rideth upon that hath the issue shall be unclean.
(10) And whosoever toucheth any thing that was under him shall be unclean until the even: and he that beareth any of those things shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(11) And whomsoever he toucheth that hath the issue, and hath not rinsed his hands in water, he shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(12) And the vessel of earth, that he toucheth which hath the issue, shall be broken: and every vessel of wood shall be rinsed in water.
(13) And when he that hath an issue is cleansed of his issue; then he shall number to himself seven days for his cleansing, and wash his clothes, and bathe his flesh in running water, and shall be clean.

Leviticus 15:16-18;
(16) And if any man's seed of copulation go out from him, then he shall wash all his flesh in water, and be unclean until the even.
(17) And every garment, and every skin, whereon is the seed of copulation, shall be washed with water, and be unclean until the even.
(18) The woman also with whom man shall lie with seed of copulation, they shall both bathe themselves in water, and be unclean until the even.

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14. Laws pertaining to Uncleanliness of Women

Leviticus 15:19-28;
(19) And if a woman have an issue, and her issue in her flesh be blood, she shall be put apart seven days: and whosoever toucheth her shall be unclean until the even.
(20) And every thing that she lieth upon in her separation shall be unclean: every thing also that she sitteth upon shall be unclean.
(21) And whosoever toucheth her bed shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(22) And whosoever toucheth any thing that she sat upon shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(23) And if it be on her bed, or on any thing whereon she sitteth, when he toucheth it, he shall be unclean until the even.
(24) And if any man lie with her at all, and her flowers be upon him, he shall be unclean seven days; and all the bed whereon he lieth shall be unclean.
(25) And if a woman have an issue of her blood many days out of the time of her separation, or if it run beyond the time of her separation; all the days of the issue of her uncleanness shall be as the days of her separation: she shall be unclean.
(26) Every bed whereon she lieth all the days of her issue shall be unto her as the bed of her separation: and whatsoever she sitteth upon shall be unclean, as the uncleanness of her separation.
(27) And whosoever toucheth those things shall be unclean, and shall wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even.
(28) But if she be cleansed of her issue, then she shall number to herself seven days, and after that she shall be clean.

Leviticus 18:19; Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.

Leviticus 20:18; And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

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15. Laws on Purification of Women / Childbirth

Leviticus 12:2-5;
(2) Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.
(3) And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.
(4) And she shall then continue in the blood of her purifying three and thirty days; she shall touch no hallowed thing, nor come into the sanctuary, until the days of her purifying be fulfilled.
(5) But if she bear a maid child, then she shall be unclean two weeks, as in her separation: and she shall continue in the blood of her purifying threescore and six days.

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16. Laws pertaining to a Man's Vow

Numbers 30:2; If a man vow a vow unto Yahweh, or swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.

Deuteronomy 23:18; Thou shalt not bring the hire of a whore, or the price of a dog, into the house of Yahweh thy Father for any vow: for even both these are abomination unto Yahweh thy Father.

Deuteronomy 23:21-23;
(21) When thou shalt vow a vow unto Yahweh thy Father, thou shalt not slack to pay it: for Yahweh thy Father will surely require it of thee; and it would be sin in thee.
(22) But if thou shalt forbear to vow, it shall be no sin in thee.
(23) That which is gone out of thy lips thou shalt keep and perform; even a freewill offering, according as thou hast vowed unto Yahweh thy Father, which thou hast promised with thy mouth.

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17. Laws pertaining to a Woman's Vow

Numbers 30:3-15;
(3) If a woman also vow a vow unto Yahweh, and bind herself by a bond, being in her father's house in her youth;
(4) And her father hear her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, and her father shall hold his peace at her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand.
(5) But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and Yahweh shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
(6) And if she had at all an husband, when she vowed, or uttered aught out of her lips, wherewith she bound her soul;
(7) And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul shall stand.
(8) But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, wherewith she bound her soul, of none effect: and Yahweh shall forgive her.
(9) But every vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound their souls, shall stand against her.
(10) And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath;
(11) And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and disallowed her not: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound her soul shall stand.
(12) But if her husband hath utterly made them void on the day he heard them; then whatsoever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband hath made them void; and Yahweh shall forgive her.
(13) Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void.
(14) But if her husband altogether hold his peace at her from day to day; then he establisheth all her vows, or all her bonds, which are upon her: he confirmeth them, because he held his peace at her in the day that he heard them.
(15) But if he shall any ways make them void after that he hath heard them; then he shall bear her iniquity.

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18. Laws pertaining to a Bondmen

Leviticus 25:44-46;
(44) Both thy bondmen, and thy bondmaids, which thou shalt have, shall be of the heathen that are round about you; of them shall ye buy bondmen and bondmaids.
(45) Moreover of the children of the strangers that do sojourn among you, of them shall ye buy, and of their families that are with you, which they begat in your land: and they shall be your possession.
(46) And ye shall take them as an inheritance for your children after you, to inherit them for a possession; they shall be your bondmen for ever: but over your brethren the children of Israel, ye shall not rule one over another with rigour.

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19. Laws pertaining to a Bondwoman

Leviticus 19:20-21;
(20) And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.
(21) And he shall bring his trespass offering unto Yahweh, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a trespass offering.

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20. Laws pertaining to Jealousy

Numbers 5:12-31;
(12) Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, If any man's wife go aside, and commit a trespass against him,
(13) And a man lie with her carnally, and it be hid from the eyes of her husband, and be kept close, and she be defiled, and there be no witness against her, neither she be taken with the manner;
(14) And the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be defiled: or if the spirit of jealousy come upon him, and he be jealous of his wife, and she be not defiled:
(15) Then shall the man bring his wife unto the priest, and he shall bring her offering for her, the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal; he shall pour no oil upon it, nor put frankincense thereon; for it is an offering of jealousy, an offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to remembrance.
(16) And the priest shall bring her near, and set her before Yahweh:
(17) And the priest shall take holy water in an earthen vessel; and of the dust that is in the floor of the tabernacle the priest shall take, and put it into the water:
(18) And the priest shall set the woman before Yahweh, and uncover the woman's head, and put the offering of memorial in her hands, which is the jealousy offering: and the priest shall have in his hand the bitter water that causeth the curse:
(19) And the priest shall charge her by an oath, and say unto the woman, If no man have lain with thee, and if thou hast not gone aside to uncleanness with another instead of thy husband, be thou free from this bitter water that causeth the curse:
(20) But if thou hast gone aside to another instead of thy husband, and if thou be defiled, and some man have lain with thee beside thine husband:
(21) Then the priest shall charge the woman with an oath of cursing, and the priest shall say unto the woman, May Yahweh make thee a curse and an oath among thy people, when Yahweh doth make thy thigh to rot, and thy belly to swell;
(22) And this water that causeth the curse shall go into thy bowels, to make thy belly to swell, and thy thigh to rot: And the woman shall say, So be it, So be it.
(23) And the priest shall write these curses in a book, and he shall blot them out with the bitter water:
(24) And he shall cause the woman to drink the bitter water that causeth the curse: and the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter.
(25) Then the priest shall take the jealousy offering out of the woman's hand, and shall wave the offering before Yahweh, and offer it upon the altar:
(26) And the priest shall take an handful of the offering, even the memorial thereof, and burn it upon the altar, and afterward shall cause the woman to drink the water.
(27) And when he hath made her to drink the water, then it shall come to pass, that, if she be defiled, and have done trespass against her husband, that the water that causeth the curse shall enter into her, and become bitter, and her belly shall swell, and her thigh shall rot: and the woman shall be a curse among her people.
(28) And if the woman be not defiled, but be clean; then she shall be free, and shall conceive seed.
(29) This is the law of jealousies, when a wife goeth aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;
(30) Or when the spirit of jealousy cometh upon him, and he be jealous over his wife, and shall set the woman before Yahweh, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
(31) Then shall the man be guiltless from iniquity, and this woman shall bear her iniquity.

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21. Laws on Striving / Fighting

Exodus 21:12-14;
(12) He that smiteth a man, so that he die, shall be surely put to death.
(13) And if a man lie not in wait, but Yahweh deliver him into his hand; then I will appoint thee a place whither he shall flee.
(14) But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

Exodus 21:18; And if men strive together, and one smite another with a stone, or with his fist, and he die not, but keepeth his bed:

Exodus 21:19; If he rise again, and walk abroad upon his staff, then shall he that smote him be quit: only he shall pay for the loss of his time, and shall cause him to be thoroughly healed.

Exodus 21:22-25;
(22) If men strive, and hurt a woman with child, so that her fruit depart from her, and yet no mischief follow: he shall be surely punished, according as the woman's husband will lay upon him; and he shall pay as the judges determine.
(23) And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life,
(24) Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,
(25) Burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.

Deuteronomy 25:11-12;
(11) When men strive together one with another, and the wife of the one draweth near for to deliver her husband out of the hand of him that smiteth him, and putteth forth her hand, and taketh him by the secrets:
(12) Then thou shalt cut off her hand, thine eye shall not pity her.

Matthew 26:51-52;
(51) And, behold, one of them which were with Yahshua stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and smote off his ear.
(52) Then said Yahshua unto him, Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword.

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22. Laws on Brotherhood

Exodus 23:4-5;
(4) If thou meet thine enemy's ox or his ass going astray, thou shalt surely bring it back to him again.
(5) If thou see the ass of him that hateth thee lying under his burden, and wouldest forbear to help him, thou shalt surely help with him.

Leviticus 19:14-18;
(14) Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear Yahweh: I am Yahweh.
(15) Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.
(16) Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am Yahweh.
(17) Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.
(18) Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 22:1-4;
(1) Thou shalt not see thy brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt in any case bring them again unto thy brother.
(2) And if thy brother be not nigh unto thee, or if thou know him not, then thou shalt bring it unto thine own house, and it shall be with thee until thy brother seek after it, and thou shalt restore it to him again.
(3) In like manner shalt thou do with his ass; and so shalt thou do with his raiment; and with all lost thing of thy brother's, which he hath lost, and thou hast found, shalt thou do likewise: thou mayest not hide thyself.
(4) Thou shalt not see thy brother's ass or his ox fall down by the way, and hide thyself from them: thou shalt surely help him to lift them up again.

Matthew 18:15-17;
(15) Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
(16) But if he will not hear thee, then take with thee one or two more, that in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established.
(17) And if he shall neglect to hear them, tell it unto the church: but if he neglect to hear the church, let him be unto thee as an heathen man and a publican.

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23. Laws on Righteous Judgment

Exodus 23:6; Thou shalt not wrest the judgment of thy poor in his cause.

Exodus 23:8; And thou shalt take no gift: for the gift blindeth the wise, and perverteth the words of the righteous.

Leviticus 19:35-36;
(35) Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.
(36) Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am Yahweh your Father, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 17:8-13;
(8) If there arise a matter too hard for thee in judgment, between blood and blood, between plea and plea, and between stroke and stroke, being matters of controversy within thy gates: then shalt thou arise, and get thee up into the place which Yahweh thy Father shall choose;
(9) And thou shalt come unto the priests the Levites, and unto the judge that shall be in those days, and inquire; and they shall shew thee the sentence of judgment:
(10) And thou shalt do according to the sentence, which they of that place which Yahweh shall choose shall shew thee; and thou shalt observe to do according to all that they inform thee:
(11) According to the sentence of the law which they shall teach thee, and according to the judgment which they shall tell thee, thou shalt do: thou shalt not decline from the sentence which they shall shew thee, to the right hand, nor to the left.
(12) And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister there before Yahweh thy Father, or unto the judge, even that man shall die: and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.
(13) And all the people shall hear, and fear, and do no more presumptuously.

Deuteronomy 24:17; Thou shalt not pervert the judgment of the stranger, nor of the fatherless; nor take a widow's raiment to pledge:

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24. Laws on Swearing / Oath

Leviticus 5:4; Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.

Leviticus 19:12; And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of Yahweh thy Father: I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 27:2; Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for Yahweh by thy estimation.

Ezekiel 17:18-19;
(18) Seeing he despised the oath by breaking the covenant, when, lo, he had given his hand, and hath done all these things, he shall not escape.
(19) Therefore thus saith Yahweh; As I live, surely mine oath that he hath despised, and my covenant that he hath broken, even it will I recompense upon his own head.

Ecclesiastes 5:2; Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thine heart be hasty to utter any thing before Yahweh: for Yahweh is in heaven, and thou upon earth: therefore let thy words be few.

Ecclesiastes 5:6; Suffer not thy mouth to cause thy flesh to sin; neither say thou before the angel, that it was an error: wherefore should Yahweh be angry at thy voice, and destroy the work of thine hands?

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25. Laws pertaining to Witnesses

Exodus 20:16; Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Exodus 23:1-3;
(1) Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness.
(2) Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:
(3) Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause.

Exodus 23:7; Keep thee far from a false matter; and the innocent and righteous slay thou not: for I will not justify the wicked.

Deuteronomy 17:6; At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness he shall not be put to death.

Deuteronomy 17:7; The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people. So thou shalt put the evil away from among you.

Deuteronomy 19:15-21;
(15) One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established.
(16) If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong;
(17) Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Yahweh, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;
(18) And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother;
(19) Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.
(20) And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you.
(21) And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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26. Laws on Presumptuous Sin

Numbers 15:30; But the soul that doeth aught presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproacheth Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Numbers 15:31; Because he hath despised the word of Yahweh, and hath broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be upon him.

Exodus 21:14; But if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from mine altar, that he may die.

Deuteronomy 17:12; And the man that will do presumptuously, and will not hearken unto the priest that standeth to minister there before Yahweh thy Father, or unto the judge, even that man shall die: and thou shalt put away the evil from Israel.

Hebrews 10:26; For if we sin wilfully (presumptuously) after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,

Hebrews 10:29; Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of Yahweh, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?

2 Peter 2:10-12;
(10) But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government. Presumptuous are they, selfwilled, they are not afraid to speak evil of dignities.
(11) Whereas angels, which are greater in power and might, bring not railing accusation against them before Yahweh.
(12) But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;

Psalms 19:13; Keep back thy servant also from presumptuous [sins]; let them not have dominion over me: then shall I be upright, and I shall be innocent from the great transgression.

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27. Law on Hidden Sin

Leviticus 5:1; And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.

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28. Laws on Sins of Ignorance

Leviticus 5:15; If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of Yahweh; then he shall bring for his trespass unto Yahweh a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:

Numbers 15:24-28;
(24) Then it shall be, if aught be committed by ignorance without the knowledge of the congregation, that all the congregation shall offer one young bullock for a burnt offering, for a sweet savour unto Yahweh, with his meat offering, and his drink offering, according to the manner, and one kid of the goats for a sin offering.
(25) And the priest shall make an atonement for all the congregation of the children of Israel, and it shall be forgiven them; for it is ignorance: and they shall bring their offering, a sacrifice made by fire unto Yahweh, and their sin offering before Yahweh, for their ignorance:
(26) And it shall be forgiven all the congregation of the children of Israel, and the stranger that sojourneth among them; seeing all the people were in ignorance.
(27) And if any soul sin through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first year for a sin offering.
(28) And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by ignorance before Yahweh, to make an atonement for him; and it shall be forgiven him.

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29. Laws on Tithes

Leviticus 27:30-32;
(30) And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is Yahweh's: it is holy unto Yahweh.
(31) And if a man will at all redeem aught of his tithes, he shall add thereto the fifth part thereof.
(32) And concerning the tithe of the herd, or of the flock, even of whatsoever passeth under the rod, the tenth shall be holy unto Yahweh.

Numbers 18:24-26;
(24) But the tithes of the children of Israel, which they offer as an heave offering unto Yahweh, I have given to the Levites to inherit: therefore I have said unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have no inheritance.
(25) And Yahweh spake unto Moses, saying,
(26) Thus speak unto the Levites, and say unto them, When ye take of the children of Israel the tithes which I have given you from them for your inheritance, then ye shall offer up an heave offering of it for Yahweh, even a tenth part of the tithe.

Deuteronomy 12:17-18;
(17) Thou mayest not eat within thy gates the tithe of thy corn, or of thy wine, or of thy oil, or the firstlings of thy herds or of thy flock, nor any of thy vows which thou vowest, nor thy freewill offerings, or heave offering of thine hand:
(18) But thou must eat them before Yahweh thy Father in the place which Yahweh thy Father shall choose, thou, and thy son, and thy daughter, and thy manservant, and thy maidservant, and the Levite that is within thy gates: and thou shalt rejoice before Yahweh thy Father in all that thou puttest thine hands unto.

Deuteronomy 14:22-29;
(22) Thou shalt truly tithe all the increase of thy seed, that the field bringeth forth year by year.
(23) And thou shalt eat before Yahweh thy Father, in the place which he shall choose to place his name there, the tithe of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herds and of thy flocks; that thou mayest learn to fear Yahweh thy Father always.
(24) And if the way be too long for thee, so that thou art not able to carry it; or if the place be too far from thee, which Yahweh thy Father shall choose to set his name there, when Yahweh thy Father hath blessed thee:
(25) Then shalt thou turn it into money, and bind up the money in thine hand, and shalt go unto the place which Yahweh thy Father shall choose:
(26) And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul desireth: and thou shalt eat there before Yahweh thy Father, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household,
(27) And the Levite that is within thy gates; thou shalt not forsake him; for he hath no part nor inheritance with thee.
(28) At the end of three years thou shalt bring forth all the tithe of thine increase the same year, and shalt lay it up within thy gates:
(29) And the Levite, (because he hath no part nor inheritance with thee,) and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, which are within thy gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied; that Yahweh thy Father may bless thee in all the work of thine hand which thou doest.

Deuteronomy 26:2; That thou shalt take of the first of all the fruit of the earth, which thou shalt bring of thy land that Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, and shalt put it in a basket, and shalt go unto the place which Yahweh thy Father shall choose to place his name there.

Deuteronomy 26:10-14;
(10) And now, behold, I have brought the firstfruits of the land, which thou, O Yahweh, hast given me. And thou shalt set it before Yahweh thy Father, and worship before Yahweh thy Father:
(11) And thou shalt rejoice in every good thing which Yahweh thy Father hath given unto thee, and unto thine house, thou, and the Levite, and the stranger that is among you.
(12) When thou hast made an end of tithing all the tithes of thine increase the third year, which is the year of tithing, and hast given it unto the Levite, the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow, that they may eat within thy gates, and be filled;
(13) Then thou shalt say before Yahweh thy Father, I have brought away the hallowed things out of mine house, and also have given them unto the Levite, and unto the stranger, to the fatherless, and to the widow, according to all thy commandments which thou hast commanded me: I have not transgressed thy commandments, neither have I forgotten them:
(14) I have not eaten thereof in my mourning, neither have I taken away aught thereof for any unclean use, nor given aught thereof for the dead: but I have hearkened to the voice of Yahweh my Father, and have done according to all that thou hast commanded me.

Malachi 3:8-10;
(8) Will a man rob Yahweh? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? In tithes and offerings.
(9) Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye have robbed me, even this whole nation.
(10) Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith Yahweh of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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30. Laws on Unjust Weights / Balances

Deuteronomy 25:13-16;
(13) Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small.
(14) Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small.
(15) But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee.
(16) For all that do such things, and all that do unrighteously, are an abomination unto Yahweh thy Father.

Leviticus 19:35-36;
(35) Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.
(36) Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am Yahweh your Father, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.

Proverbs 11:1; A false balance is abomination to Yahweh: but a just weight is his delight.

Proverbs 16:11; A just weight and balance are Yahweh's: all the weights of the bag are his work.

Proverbs 20:10; Divers weights, and divers measures, both of them are alike abomination to Yahweh.

Ezekiel 45:10-11; 10 Ye shall have just balances, and a just ephah, and a just bath. 11 The ephah and the bath shall be of one measure, that the bath may contain the tenth part of an homer, and the ephah the tenth part of an homer: the measure thereof shall be after the homer.

Micah 6:10-13;
(10) Are there yet the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is abominable?
(11) Shall I count them pure with the wicked balances, and with the bag of deceitful weights?
12 For the rich men thereof are full of violence, and the inhabitants thereof have spoken lies, and their tongue is deceitful in their mouth.
13 Therefore also will I make thee sick in smiting thee, in making thee desolate because of thy sins.

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31. Laws on Wages

Leviticus 19:13; Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

1 Thessalonians 4:6; That no man go beyond and defraud his brother in any matter: because that Yahweh is the avenger of all such, as we also have forewarned you and testified.

Deuteronomy 24:14-15;
(14) Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:
(15) At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto Yahweh, and it be sin unto thee.

Jerrmiah 22:13; Woe unto him that buildeth his house by unrighteousness, and his chambers by wrong; that useth his neighbour's service without wages, and giveth him not for his work;

Malachi 3:5; And I will come near to you to judgment; and I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, and against the adulterers, and against false swearers, and against those that oppress the hireling in his wages, the widow, and the fatherless, and that turn aside the stranger from his right, and fear not me, saith Yahweh of hosts.

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32. Laws on Borrowing

Exodus 22:14-15;
(14) And if a man borrow aught of his neighbour, and it be hurt, or die, the owner thereof being not with it, he shall surely make it good.
(15) But if the owner thereof be with it, he shall not make it good: if it be an hired thing, it came for his hire.

Exodus 22:26-27;
(26) If thou at all take thy neighbour's raiment to pledge, thou shalt deliver it unto him by that the sun goeth down:
(27) For that is his covering only, it is his raiment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass, when he crieth unto me, that I will hear; for I am gracious.

Deuteronomy 24:10-13;
(10) When thou dost lend thy brother any thing, thou shalt not go into his house to fetch his pledge.
(11) Thou shalt stand abroad, and the man to whom thou dost lend shall bring out the pledge abroad unto thee.
(12) And if the man be poor, thou shalt not sleep with his pledge:
(13) In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before Yahweh thy Father.

Matthew 5:42; Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.

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33. Laws on Usury / Interest

Exodus 22:25; If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer, neither shalt thou lay upon him usury.

Leviticus 25:36-37;
(36) Take thou no usury of him, or increase: but fear Yahweh; that thy brother may live with thee.
(37) Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase.

Deuteronomy 23:19-20;
(19) Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury:
(20) Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury: that Yahweh thy Father may bless thee in all that thou settest thine hand to in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

Psalms 15:5; He that putteth not out his money to usury, nor taketh reward against the innocent. He that doeth these things shall never be moved.

Proverbs 28:8; He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.

Ezekiel 18:8; He that hath not given forth upon usury, neither hath taken any increase, that hath withdrawn his hand from iniquity, hath executed true judgment between man and man.

Ezekiel 18:17; That hath taken off his hand from the poor, that hath not received usury nor increase, hath executed my judgments, hath walked in my statutes; he shall not die for the iniquity of his father, he shall surely live.

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34. Laws on Inheritance

Numbers 27:8-11;
(8) And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a man die, and have no son, then ye shall cause his inheritance to pass unto his daughter.
(9) And if he have no daughter, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his brethren.
(10) And if he have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his father's brethren.
(11) And if his father have no brethren, then ye shall give his inheritance unto his kinsman that is next to him of his family, and he shall possess it: and it shall be unto the children of Israel a statute of judgment, as Yahweh commanded Moses.

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35. Laws on Animals / Owners

Exodus 21:28-36;
(28) If an ox gore a man or a woman, that they die: then the ox shall be surely stoned, and his flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall be quit.
(29) But if the ox were wont to push with his horn in time past, and it hath been testified to his owner, and he hath not kept him in, but that he hath killed a man or a woman; the ox shall be stoned, and his owner also shall be put to death.
(30) If there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatsoever is laid upon him.
(31) Whether he have gored a son, or have gored a daughter, according to this judgment shall it be done unto him.
(32) If the ox shall push a manservant or a maidservant; he shall give unto their master thirty shekels of silver, and the ox shall be stoned.
(33) And if a man shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit, and not cover it, and an ox or an ass fall therein;
(34) The owner of the pit shall make it good, and give money unto the owner of them; and the dead beast shall be his.
(35) And if one man's ox hurt another's, that he die; then they shall sell the live ox, and divide the money of it; and the dead ox also they shall divide.
(36) Or if it be known that the ox hath used to push in time past, and his owner hath not kept him in; he shall surely pay ox for ox; and the dead shall be his own.

Exodus 22:5; If a man shall cause a field or vineyard to be eaten, and shall put in his beast, and shall feed in another man's field; of the best of his own field, and of the best of his own vineyard, shall he make restitution.

Leviticus 19:19; Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.

Leviticus 24:18; And he that killeth a beast shall make it good; beast for beast.

Deuteronomy 22:6-7;
(6) If a bird's nest chance to be before thee in the way in any tree, or on the ground, whether they be young ones, or eggs, and the dam sitting upon the young, or upon the eggs, thou shalt not take the dam with the young:
(7) But thou shalt in any wise let the dam go, and take the young to thee; that it may be well with thee, and that thou mayest prolong thy days.

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36. Laws on Farming

Leviticus 19:9-10;
(9) And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.
(10) And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am Yahweh your Father.

Leviticus 19:19; Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.

Leviticus 19:23-25;
(23) And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.
(24) But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise Yahweh withal.
(25) And in the fifth year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you the increase thereof: I am Yahweh your Father.

Leviticus 23:22; And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am Yahweh your Father.

Leviticus 25:2-7;
(2) Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a sabbath unto Yahweh.
(3) Six years thou shalt sow thy field, and six years thou shalt prune thy vineyard, and gather in the fruit thereof;
(4) But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for Yahweh: thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard.
(5) That which groweth of its own accord of thy harvest thou shalt not reap, neither gather the grapes of thy vine undressed: for it is a year of rest unto the land.
(6) And the sabbath of the land shall be meat for you; for thee, and for thy servant, and for thy maid, and for thy hired servant, and for thy stranger that sojourneth with thee,
(7) And for thy cattle, and for the beast that are in thy land, shall all the increase thereof be meat.

Deuteronomy 15:19-22;
(19) All the firstling males that come of thy herd and of thy flock thou shalt sanctify unto Yahweh thy Father: thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thy bullock, nor shear the firstling of thy sheep.
(20) Thou shalt eat it before Yahweh thy Father year by year in the place which Yahweh shall choose, thou and thy household.
(21) And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto Yahweh thy Father.
(22) Thou shalt eat it within thy gates: the unclean and the clean person shall eat it alike, as the roebuck, and as the hart.

Deuteronomy 16:21; Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of Yahweh thy Father, which thou shalt make thee.

Deuteronomy 22:9-10;
(9) Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds: lest the fruit of thy seed which thou hast sown, and the fruit of thy vineyard, be defiled.
(10) Thou shalt not plow with an ox and an ass together.

Deuteronomy 24:19-21;
(19) When thou cuttest down thine harvest in thy field, and hast forgot a sheaf in the field, thou shalt not go again to fetch it: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow: that Yahweh thy Father may bless thee in all the work of thine hands.
(20) When thou beatest thine olive tree, thou shalt not go over the boughs again: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.
(21) When thou gatherest the grapes of thy vineyard, thou shalt not glean it afterward: it shall be for the stranger, for the fatherless, and for the widow.

Deuteronomy 25:4; Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn.

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37. Laws on Property - Stolen / Lost

Exodus 22:7-13;
(7) If a man shall deliver unto his neighbour money or stuff to keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief be found, let him pay double.
(8) If the thief be not found, then the master of the house shall be brought unto the judges, to see whether he have put his hand unto his neighbour's goods.
(9) For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.
(10) If a man deliver unto his neighbour an ass, or an ox, or a sheep, or any beast, to keep; and it die, or be hurt, or driven away, no man seeing it:
(11) Then shall an oath of Yahweh be between them both, that he hath not put his hand unto his neighbour's goods; and the owner of it shall accept thereof, and he shall not make it good.
(12) And if it be stolen from him, he shall make restitution unto the owner thereof.
(13) If it be torn in pieces, then let him bring it for witness, and he shall not make good that which was torn.

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38. Laws on Rulership / King

Deuteronomy 17:14-20;
(14) When thou art come unto the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, and shalt possess it, and shalt dwell therein, and shalt say, I will set a king over me, like as all the nations that are about me;
(15) Thou shalt in any wise set him king over thee, whom Yahweh thy Father shall choose: one from among thy brethren shalt thou set king over thee: thou mayest not set a stranger over thee, which is not thy brother.
(16) But he shall not multiply horses to himself, nor cause the people to return to Egypt, to the end that he should multiply horses: forasmuch as Yahweh hath said unto you, Ye shall henceforth return no more that way.
(17) Neither shall he multiply wives to himself, that his heart turn not away: neither shall he greatly multiply to himself silver and gold.
(18) And it shall be, when he sitteth upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write him a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests the Levites:
(19) And it shall be with him, and he shall read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear Yahweh his Father, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them:
(20) That his heart be not lifted up above his brethren, and that he turn not aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he, and his children, in the midst of Israel.

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39. Laws on Judges / Officers

Deuteronomy 16:18-20;
(18) Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment.
(19) Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.
(20) That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 1:17; Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man; for the judgment is Yahweh's: and the cause that is too hard for you, bring it unto me, and I will hear it.

Deuteronomy 19:17-21;
(17) Then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before Yahweh, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days;
(18) And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother;
(19) Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.
(20) And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you.
(21) And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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40. Laws on Power

Romans 13:1-2;
(1) Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of Yahweh: the powers that be are ordained of Yahweh.
(2) Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of Yahweh: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

Ephesians 5:21; Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of Yahweh.

Titus 3:1; Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,

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41. Laws on the Priesthood

Leviticus 21:1-4;
(1) And Yahweh said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead among his people:
(2) But for his kin, that is near unto him, that is, for his mother, and for his father, and for his son, and for his daughter, and for his brother,
(3) And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.
(4) But he shall not defile himself, being a chief man among his people, to profane himself.

Leviticus 21:6-23;
(6) They shall be holy unto their Father, and not profane the name of their Father: for the offerings of Yahweh made by fire, and the bread of their Father, they do offer: therefore they shall be holy.
(7) They shall not take a wife that is a whore, or profane; neither shall they take a woman put away from her husband: for he is holy unto Yahweh.
(8) Thou shalt sanctify him therefore; for he offereth the bread of Yahweh: he shall be holy unto thee: for I Yahweh, which sanctify you, am holy.
(9) And the daughter of any priest, if she profane herself by playing the whore, she profaneth her father: she shall be burnt with fire.
(10) And he that is the high priest among his brethren, upon whose head the anointing oil was poured, and that is consecrated to put on the garments, shall not uncover his head, nor rend his clothes;
(11) Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
(12) Neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his Father Yahweh; for the crown of the anointing oil of Yahweh is upon him: I am Yahweh.
(13) And he shall take a wife in her virginity.
(14) A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.
(15) Neither shall he profane his seed among his people: for I Yahweh do sanctify him.
(16) And Yahweh spake unto Moses, saying,
(17) Speak unto Aaron, saying, Whosoever he be of thy seed in their generations that hath any blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his Heavenly Father.
(18) For whatsoever man he be that hath a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or he that hath a flat nose, or any thing superfluous,
(19) Or a man that is brokenfooted, or brokenhanded,
(20) Or crookbacked, or a dwarf, or that hath a blemish in his eye, or be scurvy, or scabbed, or hath his stones broken;
(21) No man that hath a blemish of the seed of Aaron the priest shall come nigh to offer the offerings of Yahweh made by fire: he hath a blemish; he shall not come nigh to offer the bread of his Heavenly Father.
(22) He shall eat the bread of his Heavenly Father, both of the most holy, and of the holy.
(23) Only he shall not go in unto the veil, nor come nigh unto the altar, because he hath a blemish; that he profane not my sanctuaries: for I Yahweh do sanctify them.

Numbers 8:23-26;
(23) And Yahweh spake unto Moses, saying,
(24) This is it that belongeth unto the Levites: from twenty and five years old and upward they shall go in to wait upon the service of the tabernacle of the congregation:
(25) And from the age of fifty years they shall cease waiting upon the service thereof, and shall serve no more:
(26) But shall minister with their brethren in the tabernacle of the congregation, to keep the charge, and shall do no service. Thus shalt thou do unto the Levites touching their charge.

Deuteronomy 18:1-8;
(1) The priests the Levites, and all the tribe of Levi, shall have no part nor inheritance with Israel: they shall eat the offerings of Yahweh made by fire, and his inheritance.
(2) Therefore shall they have no inheritance among their brethren: Yahweh is their inheritance, as he hath said unto them.
(3) And this shall be the priest's due from the people, from them that offer a sacrifice, whether it be ox or sheep; and they shall give unto the priest the shoulder, and the two cheeks, and the maw.
(4) The firstfruit also of thy corn, of thy wine, and of thine oil, and the first of the fleece of thy sheep, shalt thou give him.
(5) For Yahweh thy Father hath chosen him out of all thy tribes, to stand to minister in the name of Yahweh, him and his sons for ever.
(6) And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind unto the place which Yahweh shall choose;
(7) Then he shall minister in the name of Yahweh his Father, as all his brethren the Levites do, which stand there before Yahweh.
(8) They shall have like portions to eat, beside that which cometh of the sale of his patrimony.

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42. Laws on the Congregation of Yahweh

Deuteronomy 23:1-4;
(1) He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh.
(2) A bastard (born of a Jewish father and a heathen mother or visa versa) shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to his tenth generation shall he not enter into the congregation of Yahweh.
(3) An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter into the congregation of Yahweh; even to their tenth generation shall they not enter into the congregation of Yahweh for ever:
(4) Because they met you not with bread and with water in the way, when ye came forth out of Egypt; and because they hired against thee Balaam the son of Beor of Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse thee.

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43. Law on Injury / Blemish

Leviticus 24:19; And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be done to him;

Leviticus 24:20; Breach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.

1 Chronicles 16:22; [Yahweh Said], Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Psalms 105:15; [Yahweh Said], Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.

Proverbs 3:30; Strive not with a man without cause, if he have done thee no harm.

Jeremiah 39:12; Take him, and look well to him, and do him no harm; but do unto him even as he shall say unto thee.

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44. Laws on Cutting of Skin / Marking - Tatoos

Leviticus 19:28; Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am Yahweh.

Leviticus 21:5; They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

Deuteronomy 14:1; Ye are the children of Yahweh your Father: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

Jeremiah 16:6; Both the great and the small shall die in this land: they shall not be buried, neither shall men lament for them, nor cut themselves, nor make themselves bald for them:

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45. Laws on Wine / Strong Drink

Leviticus 10:9-11;
(9) Do not drink wine nor strong drink, thou, nor thy sons with thee, when ye go into the tabernacle of the congregation, lest ye die: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations:
(10) And that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean;
(11) And that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which Yahweh hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses.

Numbers 6:3; He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.

Numbers 6:20; And the priest shall wave them for a wave offering before the Yahweh: this is holy for the priest, with the wave breast and heave shoulder: and after that the Nazarite may drink wine.

Proverbs 31:4; It is not for kings, O Lemuel, it is not for kings to drink wine; nor for princes strong drink:

Ezekiel 44:21; Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.

Ephesians 5:18; And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit;

1 Timothy 3:8; Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre;

1 Timothy 5:23; Drink no longer water, but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

Titus 1:7; For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of Yahweh; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre; 8 But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate; 9 Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound doctrine both to exhort and to convince the gainsayers.

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46. Laws pertaining to Who Can / Can Not eat of the holy things

Leviticus 22:2-7;

(2) Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in those things which they hallow unto me: I am Yahweh.
(3) Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all your seed among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto Yahweh, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: I am Yahweh.
(4) What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goeth from him;
(5) Or whosoever toucheth any creeping thing, whereby he may be made unclean, or a man of whom he may take uncleanness, whatsoever uncleanness he hath;
(6) The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water.
(7) And when the sun is down, he shall be clean, and shall afterward eat of the holy things; because it is his food.

Leviticus 22:10-15;
(10) There shall no stranger eat of the holy thing: a sojourner of the priest, or an hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.
(11) But if the priest buy any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house: they shall eat of his meat.
(12) If the priest's daughter also be married unto a stranger, she may not eat of an offering of the holy things.
(13) But if the priest's daughter be a widow, or divorced, and have no child, and is returned unto her father's house, as in her youth, she shall eat of her father's meat: but there shall no stranger eat thereof.
(14) And if a man eat of the holy thing unwittingly, then he shall put the fifth part thereof unto it, and shall give it unto the priest with the holy thing.
(15) And they shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel, which they offer unto Yahweh;

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47. Laws on Recompense of Trespasses

Numbers 5:6-8;
(6) Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against Yahweh, and that person be guilty;
(7) Then they shall confess their sin which they have done: and he shall recompense his trespass with the principal thereof, and add unto it the fifth part thereof, and give it unto him against whom he hath trespassed.
(8) But if the man have no kinsman to recompense the trespass unto, let the trespass be recompensed unto Yahweh even to the priest; beside the ram of the atonement, whereby an atonement shall be made for him.

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48. Laws on Beating

Deuteronomy 25:1-3;
(1) If there be a controversy between men, and they come unto judgment, that the judges may judge them; then they shall justify the righteous, and condemn the wicked.
(2) And it shall be, if the wicked man be worthy to be beaten, that the judge shall cause him to lie down, and to be beaten before his face, according to his fault, by a certain number.
(3) Forty stripes he may give him, and not exceed: lest, if he should exceed, and beat him above these with many stripes, then thy brother should seem vile unto thee.

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49. Laws on Rape

Deuteronomy 22:25-27;
(25) But if a man find a betrothed damsel in the field, and the man force her, and lie with her: then the man only that lay with her shall die:
(26) But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth him, even so is this matter:
(27) For he found her in the field, and the betrothed damsel cried, and there was none to save her.

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50. Laws on Hanging

Deuteronomy 21:22; And if a man have committed a sin worthy of death, and he be to be put to death, and thou hang him on a tree:

Deuteronomy 21:23; His body shall not remain all night upon the tree, but thou shalt in any wise bury him that day; (for he that is hanged is accursed of Yahweh;) that thy land be not defiled, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee for an inheritance.

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51. Laws on War

Numbers 31:19-24;
(19) And do ye abide without the camp seven days: whosoever hath killed any person, and whosoever hath touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.
(20) And purify all your raiment, and all that is made of skins, and all work of goats' hair, and all things made of wood.
(21) And Eleazar the priest said unto the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which Yahweh commanded Moses;
(22) Only the gold, and the silver, the brass, the iron, the tin, and the lead,
(23) Every thing that may abide the fire, ye shall make it go through the fire, and it shall be clean: nevertheless it shall be purified with the water of separation: and all that abideth not the fire ye shall make go through the water.
(24) And ye shall wash your clothes on the seventh day, and ye shall be clean, and afterward ye shall come into the camp.

Deuteronomy 20:1-15;
(1) When thou goest out to battle against thine enemies, and seest horses, and chariots, and a people more than thou, be not afraid of them: for Yahweh thy Father is with thee, which brought thee up out of the land of Egypt.
(2) And it shall be, when ye are come nigh unto the battle, that the priest shall approach and speak unto the people,
(3) And shall say unto them, Hear, O Israel, ye approach this day unto battle against your enemies: let not your hearts faint, fear not, and do not tremble, neither be ye terrified because of them;
(4) For Yahweh your Father is he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.
(5) And the officers shall speak unto the people, saying, What man is there that hath built a new house, and hath not dedicated it? let him go and return to his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man dedicate it.
(6) And what man is he that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not yet eaten of it? let him also go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man eat of it.
(7) And what man is there that hath betrothed a wife, and hath not taken her? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man take her.
(8) And the officers shall speak further unto the people, and they shall say, What man is there that is fearful and fainthearted? let him go and return unto his house, lest his brethren's heart faint as well as his heart.
(9) And it shall be, when the officers have made an end of speaking unto the people, that they shall make captains of the armies to lead the people.
(10) When thou comest nigh unto a city to fight against it, then proclaim peace unto it.
(11) And it shall be, if it make thee answer of peace, and open unto thee, then it shall be, that all the people that is found therein shall be tributaries unto thee, and they shall serve thee.
(12) And if it will make no peace with thee, but will make war against thee, then thou shalt besiege it:
(13) And when Yahweh thy Father hath delivered it into thine hands, thou shalt smite every male thereof with the edge of the sword:
(14) But the women, and the little ones, and the cattle, and all that is in the city, even all the spoil thereof, shalt thou take unto thyself; and thou shalt eat the spoil of thine enemies, which Yahweh thy Father hath given thee.
(15) Thus shalt thou do unto all the cities which are very far off from thee, which are not of the cities of these nations.

Deuteronomy 20:19-20;
(19) When thou shalt besiege a city a long time, in making war against it to take it, thou shalt not destroy the trees thereof by forcing an axe against them: for thou mayest eat of them, and thou shalt not cut them down (for the tree of the field is man's life) to employ them in the siege:
(20) Only the trees which thou knowest that they be not trees for meat, thou shalt destroy and cut them down; and thou shalt build bulwarks against the city that maketh war with thee, until it be subdued.

Deuteronomy 21:10-14;
(10) When thou goest forth to war against thine enemies, and Yahweh thy Father hath delivered them into thine hands, and thou hast taken them captive,
(11) And seest among the captives a beautiful woman, and hast a desire unto her, that thou wouldest have her to thy wife;
(12) Then thou shalt bring her home to thine house; and she shall shave her head, and pare her nails;
(13) And she shall put the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house, and bewail her father and her mother a full month: and after that thou shalt go in unto her, and be her husband, and she shall be thy wife.
(14) And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou has humbled her.

Deuteronomy 23:9-14;
(9) When the host goeth forth against thine enemies, then keep thee from every wicked thing.
(10) If there be among you any man, that is not clean by reason of uncleanness that chanceth him by night, then shall he go abroad out of the camp, he shall not come within the camp:
(11) But it shall be, when evening cometh on, he shall wash himself with water: and when the sun is down, he shall come into the camp again.
(12) Thou shalt have a place also without the camp, whither thou shalt go forth abroad:
(13) And thou shalt have a paddle upon thy weapon; and it shall be, when thou wilt ease thyself abroad, thou shalt dig therewith, and shalt turn back and cover that which cometh from thee:
(14) For Yahweh thy Father walketh in the midst of thy camp, to deliver thee, and to give up thine enemies before thee; therefore shall thy camp be holy: that he see no unclean thing in thee, and turn away from thee.

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52. Laws pertaining to Widows

Exodus 22:22-24;
(22) Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
(23) If thou afflict them in any wise, and they cry at all unto me, I will surely hear their cry;
(24) And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.

Isaiah 1:17; Learn to do well; seek judgment, relieve the oppressed, judge the fatherless, plead for the widow.

Zechariah 7:10; And oppress not the widow, nor the fatherless, the stranger, nor the poor; and let none of you imagine evil against his brother in your heart.

James 1:27; Pure religion and undefiled before Yahweh our Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.

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53. Laws pertaining to Cities of Refuge

Numbers 35:11-28;
(11) Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person at unawares.
(12) And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment.
(13) And of these cities which ye shall give six cities shall ye have for refuge.
(14) Ye shall give three cities on this side Jordan, and three cities shall ye give in the land of Canaan, which shall be cities of refuge.
(15) These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person unawares may flee thither.
(16) And if he smite him with an instrument of iron, so that he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(17) And if he smite him with throwing a stone, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(18) Or if he smite him with an hand weapon of wood, wherewith he may die, and he die, he is a murderer: the murderer shall surely be put to death.
(19) The revenger of blood himself shall slay the murderer: when he meeteth him, he shall slay him.
(20) But if he thrust him of hatred, or hurl at him by laying of wait, that he die;
(21) Or in enmity smite him with his hand, that he die: he that smote him shall surely be put to death; for he is a murderer: the revenger of blood shall slay the murderer, when he meeteth him.
(22) But if he thrust him suddenly without enmity, or have cast upon him any thing without laying of wait,
(23) Or with any stone, wherewith a man may die, seeing him not, and cast it upon him, that he die, and was not his enemy, neither sought his harm:
(24) Then the congregation shall judge between the slayer and the revenger of blood according to these judgments:
(25) And the congregation shall deliver the slayer out of the hand of the revenger of blood, and the congregation shall restore him to the city of his refuge, whither he was fled: and he shall abide in it unto the death of the high priest, which was anointed with the holy oil.
(26) But if the slayer shall at any time come without the border of the city of his refuge, whither he was fled;
(27) And the revenger of blood find him without the borders of the city of his refuge, and the revenger of blood kill the slayer; he shall not be guilty of blood:
(28) Because he should have remained in the city of his refuge until the death of the high priest: but after the death of the high priest the slayer shall return into the land of his possession.

Numbers 35:30-33;
(30) Whoso killeth any person, the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
(31) Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
(32) And ye shall take no satisfaction for him that is fled to the city of his refuge, that he should come again to dwell in the land, until the death of the priest.
(33) So ye shall not pollute the land wherein ye are: for blood it defileth the land: and the land cannot be cleansed of the blood that is shed therein, but by the blood of him that shed it.

Deuteronomy 4:41-43;
(41) Then Moses severed three cities on this side Jordan toward the sunrising;
(42) That the slayer might flee thither, which should kill his neighbour unawares, and hated him not in times past; and that fleeing unto one of these cities he might live:
(43) Namely, Bezer in the wilderness, in the plain country, of the Reubenites; and Ramoth in Gilead, of the Gadites; and Golan in Bashan, of the Manassites.

Deuteronomy 19:1-7;
(1) When Yahweh thy Father hath cut off the nations, whose land Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, and thou succeedest them, and dwellest in their cities, and in their houses;
(2) Thou shalt separate three cities for thee in the midst of thy land, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee to possess it.
(3) Thou shalt prepare thee a way, and divide the coasts of thy land, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee to inherit, into three parts, that every slayer may flee thither.
(4) And this is the case of the slayer, which shall flee thither, that he may live: Whoso killeth his neighbour ignorantly, whom he hated not in time past;
(5) As when a man goeth into the wood with his neighbour to hew wood, and his hand fetcheth a stroke with the axe to cut down the tree, and the head slippeth from the helve, and lighteth upon his neighbour, that he die; he shall flee unto one of those cities, and live:
(6) Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.
(7) Wherefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt separate three cities for thee.

Deuteronomy 19:10-13;
(10) That innocent blood be not shed in thy land, which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee for an inheritance, and so blood be upon thee.
(11) But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities:
(12) Then the elders of his city shall send and fetch him thence, and deliver him into the hand of the avenger of blood, that he may die.
(13) Thine eye shall not pity him, but thou shalt put away the guilt of innocent blood from Israel, that it may go well with thee.

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54. Laws concerning Unclean Carcases

Leviticus 5:2-3;
(2) Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.
(3) Or if he touch the uncleanness of man, whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.

Leviticus 11:24-40;
(24) And for these ye shall be unclean: whosoever toucheth the carcase of them shall be unclean until the even.
(25) And whosoever beareth aught of the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even.
(26) The carcases of every beast which divideth the hoof, and is not clovenfooted, nor cheweth the cud, are unclean unto you: every one that toucheth them shall be unclean.
(27) And whatsoever goeth upon his paws, among all manner of beasts that go on all four, those are unclean unto you: whoso toucheth their carcase shall be unclean until the even.
(28) And he that beareth the carcase of them shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: they are unclean unto you.
(29) These also shall be unclean unto you among the creeping things that creep upon the earth; the weasel, and the mouse, and the tortoise after his kind,
(30) And the ferret, and the chameleon, and the lizard, and the snail, and the mole.
(31) These are unclean to you among all that creep: whosoever doth touch them, when they be dead, shall be unclean until the even.
(32) And upon whatsoever any of them, when they are dead, doth fall, it shall be unclean; whether it be any vessel of wood, or raiment, or skin, or sack, whatsoever vessel it be, wherein any work is done, it must be put into water, and it shall be unclean until the even; so it shall be cleansed.
(33) And every earthen vessel, whereinto any of them falleth, whatsoever is in it shall be unclean; and ye shall break it.
(34) Of all meat which may be eaten, that on which such water cometh shall be unclean: and all drink that may be drunk in every such vessel shall be unclean.
(35) And every thing whereupon any part of their carcase falleth shall be unclean; whether it be oven, or ranges for pots, they shall be broken down: for they are unclean, and shall be unclean unto you.
(36) Nevertheless a fountain or pit, wherein there is plenty of water, shall be clean: but that which toucheth their carcase shall be unclean.
(37) And if any part of their carcase fall upon any sowing seed which is to be sown, it shall be clean.
(38) But if any water be put upon the seed, and any part of their carcase fall thereon, it shall be unclean unto you.
(39) And if any beast, of which ye may eat, die; he that toucheth the carcase thereof shall be unclean until the even.
(40) And he that eateth of the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even: he also that beareth the carcase of it shall wash his clothes, and be unclean until the even.

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55. Laws concerning Touching a Dead Body

Numbers 19:11-22;
(11) He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.
(12) He shall purify himself with it on the third day, and on the seventh day he shall be clean: but if he purify not himself the third day, then the seventh day he shall not be clean.
(13) Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the Lord; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him.
(14) This is the law, when a man dieth in a tent: all that come into the tent, and all that is in the tent, shall be unclean seven days.
(15) And every open vessel, which hath no covering bound upon it, is unclean.
(16) And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.
(17) And for an unclean person they shall take of the ashes of the burnt heifer of purification for sin, and running water shall be put thereto in a vessel:
(18) And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave:
(19) And the clean person shall sprinkle upon the unclean on the third day, and on the seventh day: and on the seventh day he shall purify himself, and wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and shall be clean at even.
(20) But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he hath defiled the sanctuary of Yahweh: the water of separation hath not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean.
(21) And it shall be a perpetual statute unto them, that he that sprinkleth the water of separation shall wash his clothes; and he that toucheth the water of separation shall be unclean until even.
(22) And whatsoever the unclean person toucheth shall be unclean; and the soul that toucheth it shall be unclean until even.

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56. Law on Fire

Exodus 22:6; If fire break out, and catch in thorns, so that the stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field, be consumed therewith; he that kindled the fire shall surely make restitution.

Exodus 22:9; For all manner of trespass, whether it be for ox, for ass, for sheep, for raiment, or for any manner of lost thing, which another challengeth to be his, the cause of both parties shall come before the judges; and whom the judges shall condemn, he shall pay double unto his neighbour.

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57. Law on Building a New House

Deuteronomy 22:8; When thou buildest a new house, then thou shalt make a battlement for thy roof, that thou bring not blood upon thine house, if any man fall from thence.

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58. Law on Landmarks

Deuteronomy 19:14; Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have set in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land that Yahweh thy Father giveth thee to possess it.

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59. Laws pertaining to Seven Year Release

Deuteronomy 15:1-4;
(1) At the end of every seven years thou shalt make a release.
(2) And this is the manner of the release: Every creditor that lendeth aught unto his neighbour shall release it; he shall not exact it of his neighbour, or of his brother; because it is called Yahweh's release.
(3) Of a foreigner thou mayest exact it again: but that which is thine with thy brother thine hand shall release;
(4) Save when there shall be no poor among you; for Yahweh shall greatly bless thee in the land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee for an inheritance to possess it:

Deuteronomy 15:7-11;
(7) If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which Yahweh thy Father giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother:
(8) But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
(9) Beware that there be not a thought in thy wicked heart, saying, The seventh year, the year of release, is at hand; and thine eye be evil against thy poor brother, and thou givest him nought; and he cry unto Yahweh against thee, and it be sin unto thee.
(10) Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing Yahweh thy Father shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.
(11) For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt open thine hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy, in thy land.

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60. Laws pertaining to Year of Jubile

Leviticus 25:8-35;
(8) And thou shalt number seven sabbaths of years unto thee, seven times seven years; and the space of the seven sabbaths of years shall be unto thee forty and nine years.
(9) Then shalt thou cause the trumpet of the jubile to sound on the tenth day of the seventh month, in the day of atonement shall ye make the trumpet sound throughout all your land.
(10) And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubile unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.
(11) A jubile shall that fiftieth year be unto you: ye shall not sow, neither reap that which groweth of itself in it, nor gather the grapes in it of thy vine undressed.
(12) For it is the jubile; it shall be holy unto you: ye shall eat the increase thereof out of the field.
(13) In the year of this jubile ye shall return every man unto his possession.
(14) And if thou sell aught unto thy neighbour, or buyest aught of thy neighbour's hand, ye shall not oppress one another:
(15) According to the number of years after the jubile thou shalt buy of thy neighbour, and according unto the number of years of the fruits he shall sell unto thee:
(16) According to the multitude of years thou shalt increase the price thereof, and according to the fewness of years thou shalt diminish the price of it: for according to the number of the years of the fruits doth he sell unto thee.
(17) Ye shall not therefore oppress one another; but thou shalt fear Yahweh: for I am Yahweh your Father.
(18) Wherefore ye shall do my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them; and ye shall dwell in the land in safety.
(19) And the land shall yield her fruit, and ye shall eat your fill, and dwell therein in safety.
(20) And if ye shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? behold, we shall not sow, nor gather in our increase:
(21) Then I will command my blessing upon you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years.
(22) And ye shall sow the eighth year, and eat yet of old fruit until the ninth year; until her fruits come in ye shall eat of the old store.
(23) The land shall not be sold for ever: for the land is mine; for ye are strangers and sojourners with me.
(24) And in all the land of your possession ye shall grant a redemption for the land.
(25) If thy brother be waxen poor, and hath sold away some of his possession, and if any of his kin come to redeem it, then shall he redeem that which his brother sold.
(26) And if the man have none to redeem it, and himself be able to redeem it;
(27) Then let him count the years of the sale thereof, and restore the overplus unto the man to whom he sold it; that he may return unto his possession.
(28) But if he be not able to restore it to him, then that which is sold shall remain in the hand of him that hath bought it until the year of jubile: and in the jubile it shall go out, and he shall return unto his possession.
(29) And if a man sell a dwelling house in a walled city, then he may redeem it within a whole year after it is sold; within a full year may he redeem it.
(30) And if it be not redeemed within the space of a full year, then the house that is in the walled city shall be established for ever to him that bought it throughout his generations: it shall not go out in the jubile.
(31) But the houses of the villages which have no wall round about them shall be counted as the fields of the country: they may be redeemed, and they shall go out in the jubile.
(32) Notwithstanding the cities of the Levites, and the houses of the cities of their possession, may the Levites redeem at any time.
(33) And if a man purchase of the Levites, then the house that was sold, and the city of his possession, shall go out in the year of jubile: for the houses of the cities of the Levites are their possession among the children of Israel.
(34) But the field of the suburbs of their cities may not be sold; for it is their perpetual possession.
(35) And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee; then thou shalt relieve him: yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee.

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61. Laws pertaining to Praying - Men / Women

1 Corinthians 11:4-7;
(4) Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.
(5) But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.
(6) For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.
(7) For a man indeed ought not to cover his head, forasmuch as he is the image and glory of Yahweh: but the woman is the glory of the man.

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62. Laws on Hair Style

Leviticus 19:27; Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

Leviticus 21:5; They shall not make baldness upon their head, neither shall they shave off the corner of their beard, nor make any cuttings in their flesh.

Deuteronomy 14:1; Ye are the children of Yahweh your Father: ye shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.

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63. Laws for Israelite's Dress Code

Numbers 15:37-40;
(37) And Yahweh spake unto Moses, saying,
(38) Speak unto the children of Israel, and bid them that they make them fringes in the borders of their garments throughout their generations, and that they put upon the fringe of the borders a ribband of blue:
(39) And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of Yahweh, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go awhoring:
(40) That ye may remember, and do all my commandments, and be holy unto Yahweh.

Deuteronomy 22:5; The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto Yahweh thy Father.

Deuteronomy 22:11-12;
(11) Thou shalt not wear a garment of divers sorts, as of woollen and linen together.
(12) Thou shalt make thee fringes upon the four quarters of thy vesture, wherewith thou coverest thyself.

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64. Laws on Duty of a Husband's Brother

Deuteronomy 25:5-10;
(5) If brethren dwell together, and one of them die, and have no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry without unto a stranger: her husband's brother shall go in unto her, and take her to him to wife, and perform the duty of an husband's brother unto her.
(6) And it shall be, that the firstborn which she beareth shall succeed in the name of his brother which is dead, that his name be not put out of Israel.
(7) And if the man like not to take his brother's wife, then let his brother's wife go up to the gate unto the elders, and say, My husband's brother refuseth to raise up unto his brother a name in Israel, he will not perform the duty of my husband's brother.
(8) Then the elders of his city shall call him, and speak unto him: and if he stand to it, and say, I like not to take her;
(9) Then shall his brother's wife come unto him in the presence of the elders, and loose his shoe from off his foot, and spit in his face, and shall answer and say, So shall it be done unto that man that will not build up his brother's house.
(10) And his name shall be called in Israel, The house of him that hath his shoe loosed.

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65. Laws on Leprosy of the Skin / Hair / Garment / House

Leprosy of the Skin

Leviticus 13:1-6;
(1) And Yahweh spake unto Moses and Aaron, saying,
(2) When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a rising, a scab, or bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of leprosy; then he shall be brought unto Aaron the priest, or unto one of his sons the priests:
(3) And the priest shall look on the plague in the skin of the flesh: and when the hair in the plague is turned white, and the plague in sight be deeper than the skin of his flesh, it is a plague of leprosy: and the priest shall look on him, and pronounce him unclean.
(4) If the bright spot be white in the skin of his flesh, and in sight be not deeper than the skin, and the hair thereof be not turned white; then the priest shall shut up him that hath the plague seven days:
(5) And the priest shall look on him the seventh day: and, behold, if the plague in his sight be at a stay, and the plague spread not in the skin; then the priest shall shut him up seven days more:
(6) And the priest shall look on him again the seventh day: and, behold, if the plague be somewhat dark, and the plague spread not in the skin, the priest shall pronounce him clean: it is but a scab: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.

Deuteronomy 24:8; Take heed in the plague of leprosy, that thou observe diligently, and do according to all that the priests the Levites shall teach you: as I commanded them, so ye shall observe to do.

Leprosy of the Hair

Leviticus 13:29-37;
(29) If a man or woman have a plague upon the head or the beard;
(30) Then the priest shall see the plague: and, behold, if it be in sight deeper than the skin; and there be in it a yellow thin hair; then the priest shall pronounce him unclean: it is a dry scall, even a leprosy upon the head or beard.
(31) And if the priest look on the plague of the scall, and, behold, it be not in sight deeper than the skin, and that there is no black hair in it; then the priest shall shut up him that hath the plague of the scall seven days:
(32) And in the seventh day the priest shall look on the plague: and, behold, if the scall spread not, and there be in it no yellow hair, and the scall be not in sight deeper than the skin;
(33) He shall be shaven, but the scall shall he not shave; and the priest shall shut up him that hath the scall seven days more:
(34) And in the seventh day the priest shall look on the scall: and, behold, if the scall be not spread in the skin, nor be in sight deeper than the skin; then the priest shall pronounce him clean: and he shall wash his clothes, and be clean.
(35) But if the scall spread much in the skin after his cleansing;
(36) Then the priest shall look on him: and, behold, if the scall be spread in the skin, the priest shall not seek for yellow hair; he is unclean.
(37) But if the scall be in his sight at a stay, and that there is black hair grown up therein; the scall is healed, he is clean: and the priest shall pronounce him clean.

Leprosy in a Garment

Leviticus 13:47-59;
(47) The garment also that the plague of leprosy is in, whether it be a woollen garment, or a linen garment;
(48) Whether it be in the warp, or woof; of linen, or of woollen; whether in a skin, or in any thing made of skin;
(49) And if the plague be greenish or reddish in the garment, or in the skin, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a plague of leprosy, and shall be shewed unto the priest:
(50) And the priest shall look upon the plague, and shut up it that hath the plague seven days:
(51) And he shall look on the plague on the seventh day: if the plague be spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in a skin, or in any work that is made of skin; the plague is a fretting leprosy; it is unclean.
(52) He shall therefore burn that garment, whether warp or woof, in woollen or in linen, or any thing of skin, wherein the plague is: for it is a fretting leprosy; it shall be burnt in the fire.
(53) And if the priest shall look, and, behold, the plague be not spread in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin;
(54) Then the priest shall command that they wash the thing wherein the plague is, and he shall shut it up seven days more:
(55) And the priest shall look on the plague, after that it is washed: and, behold, if the plague have not changed his colour, and the plague be not spread; it is unclean; thou shalt burn it in the fire; it is fret inward, whether it be bare within or without.
(56) And if the priest look, and, behold, the plague be somewhat dark after the washing of it; then he shall rend it out of the garment, or out of the skin, or out of the warp, or out of the woof:
(57) And if it appear still in the garment, either in the warp, or in the woof, or in any thing of skin; it is a spreading plague: thou shalt burn that wherein the plague is with fire.
(58) And the garment, either warp, or woof, or whatsoever thing of skin it be, which thou shalt wash, if the plague be departed from them, then it shall be washed the second time, and shall be clean.
(59) This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.

Leprosy in a House

Leviticus 14:34-40;
(34) When ye be come into the land of Canaan, which I give to you for a possession, and I put the plague of leprosy in a house of the land of your possession;
(35) And he that owneth the house shall come and tell the priest, saying, It seemeth to me there is as it were a plague in the house:
(36) Then the priest shall command that they empty the house, before the priest go into it to see the plague, that all that is in the house be not made unclean: and afterward the priest shall go in to see the house:
(37) And he shall look on the plague, and, behold, if the plague be in the walls of the house with hollow streaks, greenish or reddish, which in sight are lower than the wall;
(38) Then the priest shall go out of the house to the door of the house, and shut up the house seven days:
(39) And the priest shall come again the seventh day, and shall look: and, behold, if the plague be spread in the walls of the house;
(40) Then the priest shall command that they take away the stones in which the plague is, and they shall cast them into an unclean place without the city:

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66. Laws pertaining to a Hebrew Servant

Exodus 21:1-6;
(1) Now these are the judgments which thou shalt set before them.
(2) If thou buy an Hebrew servant, six years he shall serve: and in the seventh he shall go out free for nothing.
(3) If he came in by himself, he shall go out by himself: if he were married, then his wife shall go out with him.
(4) If his master have given him a wife, and she have borne him sons or daughters; the wife and her children shall be her master's, and he shall go out by himself.
(5) And if the servant shall plainly say, I love my master, my wife, and my children; I will not go out free:
(6) Then his master shall bring him unto the judges; he shall also bring him to the door, or unto the door post; and his master shall bore his ear through with an awl; and he shall serve him for ever.

Exodus 21:20-21;
(20) And if a man smite his servant, or his maid, with a rod, and he die under his hand; he shall be surely punished.
(21) Notwithstanding, if he continue a day or two, he shall not be punished: for he is his money.

Exodus 21:26-27;
(26) And if a man smite the eye of his servant, or the eye of his maid, that it perish; he shall let him go free for his eye's sake.
(27) And if he smite out his manservant's tooth, or his maidservant's tooth; he shall let him go free for his tooth's sake.

Exodus 21:7-11;
(7) And if a man sell his daughter to be a maidservant, she shall not go out as the menservants do.
(8) If she please not her master, who hath betrothed her to himself, then shall he let her be redeemed: to sell her unto a strange nation he shall have no power, seeing he hath dealt deceitfully with her.
(9) And if he have betrothed her unto his son, he shall deal with her after the manner of daughters.
(10) If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
(11) And if he do not these three unto her, then shall she go out free without money.

Leviticus 25:39-43;
(39) And if thy brother that dwelleth by thee be waxen poor, and be sold unto thee; thou shalt not compel him to serve as a bondservant:
(40) But as an hired servant, and as a sojourner, he shall be with thee, and shall serve thee unto the year of jubile:
(41) And then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return.
(42) For they are my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of Egypt: they shall not be sold as bondmen.
(43) Thou shalt not rule over him with rigour; but shalt fear Yahweh thy Father.

Deuteronomy 15:12-18;
(12) And if thy brother, an Hebrew man, or an Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and serve thee six years; then in the seventh year thou shalt let him go free from thee.
(13) And when thou sendest him out free from thee, thou shalt not let him go away empty:
(14) Thou shalt furnish him liberally out of thy flock, and out of thy floor, and out of thy winepress: of that wherewith Yahweh thy Father hath blessed thee thou shalt give unto him.
(15) And thou shalt remember that thou wast a bondman in the land of Egypt, and Yahweh thy Father redeemed thee: therefore I command thee this thing today.
(16) And it shall be, if he say unto thee, I will not go away from thee; because he loveth thee and thine house, because he is well with thee;
(17) Then thou shalt take an awl, and thrust it through his ear unto the door, and he shall be thy servant for ever. And also unto thy maidservant thou shalt do likewise.
(18) It shall not seem hard unto thee, when thou sendest him away free from thee; for he hath been worth a double hired servant to thee, in serving thee six years: and Yahweh thy Father shall bless thee in all that thou doest.

Deuteronomy 24:14-16;
(14) Thou shalt not oppress an hired servant that is poor and needy, whether he be of thy brethren, or of thy strangers that are in thy land within thy gates:
(15) At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto Yahweh, and it be sin unto thee.
(16) The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, neither shall the children be put to death for the fathers: every man shall be put to death for his own sin.

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67. Laws pertaining to Nazarites

Numbers 6:2-10;
(2) Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When either man or woman shall separate themselves to vow a vow of a Nazarite, to separate themselves unto Yahweh:
(3) He shall separate himself from wine and strong drink, and shall drink no vinegar of wine, or vinegar of strong drink, neither shall he drink any liquor of grapes, nor eat moist grapes, or dried.
(4) All the days of his separation shall he eat nothing that is made of the vine tree, from the kernels even to the husk.
(5) All the days of the vow of his separation there shall no razor come upon his head: until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto Yahweh, he shall be holy, and shall let the locks of the hair of his head grow.
(6) All the days that he separateth himself unto Yahweh he shall come at no dead body.
(7) He shall not make himself unclean for his father, or for his mother, for his brother, or for his sister, when they die: because the consecration of Yahweh is upon his head.
(8) All the days of his separation he is holy unto Yahweh.
(9) And if any man die very suddenly by him, and he hath defiled the head of his consecration; then he shall shave his head in the day of his cleansing, on the seventh day shall he shave it.
(10) And on the eighth day he shall bring two turtles, or two young pigeons, to the priest, to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation: (Read verses 11-27 also in your Bible)

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