1 You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep going astray, and hide yourself from
them; you shall turn them back to restore them to your brother.
2 And if your brother is not near you, or if you do not know him, then you shall bring it to
your own house, and it shall remain with you until your brother seeks for it; and you shall
restore it to him.
3 You shall do the same with his donkey, and so shall you do with his garment; with any
lost thing of your brother's, which he has lost and you have found, you shall do likewise;
you cannot hide it.
4 You shall not see your brother's donkey or his ox fallen down along the road, and hide
yourself from them; you shall help him lift it up to make it stand.
5 A woman shall not wear anything that is fitting to a man, nor shall a man put on a
woman's garments, for all who do so are an abomination unto Jehovah your God.
6 If a bird's nest happens to be before you along the way, in any tree or on the ground,
with young ones or eggs, with the mother sitting on the young or on the eggs, you shall not
take the mother with the young;
7 you shall let the mother go free, and take the young for yourself, that it may be well with
you and that you may prolong your days.
8 When you build a new house, then you shall make a railing for your roof, that you may
not bring blood upon your house if anyone falls from it.
9 You shall not sow your vineyard with different kinds of seed, that the yield of the seed
which you have sown and the fruit of your vineyard not be defiled.
10 You shall not plow with an ox and a donkey together.
11 You shall not wear a garment of mixed fabric, such as wool and linen together.
12 You shall make tassels on the four corners of the clothing with which you cover
13 If any man takes a wife, and goes in to her, and hates her,
14 and charges her with wantonness, and brings a bad name upon her, and says, I took
this woman, and when I came to her I found she was not a virgin;
15 then the father and mother of the young woman shall take and bring out the evidence
of the young woman's virginity to the elders of the city at the gate.
16 And the young woman's father shall say to the elders, I have given my daughter to this
man as wife, and he hates her.
17 And behold, he has charged her with wantonness, saying, I have found your daughter
to not be a virgin, and yet these are the evidences 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 fine him one hundred shekels of silver and give them to the father of the
young woman, because he has brought a bad name on a virgin of Israel. And she shall be
his wife; he cannot put her away all his days.
20 But if the thing is true, and evidence of virginity is not found for the young woman,
21 then they shall bring out the young woman to the door of her father's house, and the
men of her city shall stone her to death with stones, because she has done a disgraceful
thing in Israel, to commit harlotry in her father's house. Thus you shall put away the evil
from among you.
22 If a man is found lying with a woman married to a husband, then both of them shall
die; the man that lay with the woman, and the woman; thus you shall put away the evil
23 If a young woman who is a virgin is betrothed to a man, and a man finds her in the city
and lies with her,
24 then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city, and you shall stone them to
death with stones, the young woman because she did not cry out in the city, and the man
because he has humbled his neighbor's wife; thus you shall put away the evil from among
25 But if a man finds a betrothed young woman in the field, and the man forces her and
lies with her, then only the man who lay with her shall die.
26 But you shall do nothing to the young woman; there is in the young woman no sin
deserving of death, for just as when a man rises against his neighbor and kills him, even so
is this matter;
27 for he had found her in the field, and the betrothed young woman had cried out, but
there was no one to deliver her.
28 If a man finds a young woman who is a virgin, who is not betrothed, and he seizes her
and lies with her, and they are found out,
29 then the man who lay with her shall give to the young woman's father fifty shekels of
silver, and she shall be his wife because he has humbled her; he cannot put her away all his
30 A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.