Displaying items by tag: Courts, Crimes, and Punishments

Displaying items by tag: Courts, Crimes, and Punishments

"If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife. If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he shall pay money equal to the dowry for virgins." (Exodus 22:16-17) The literal commandment is that a man who seduces a virgin should pay a dowry for her whether or not she becomes his wife.

"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished." (Exodus 21:28)

"If a man lets a field or vineyard be grazed bare and lets his animal loose so that it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field and the best of his own vineyard." (Exodus 22:5)

"If a man opens a pit, or digs a pit and does not cover it over, and an ox or a donkey falls into it," (Exodus 21:33)

"If a fire breaks out and spreads to thorn bushes, so that stacked grain or the standing grain or the field itself is consumed, he who started the fire shall surely make restitution." (Exodus 22:6)

"You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another." (Leviticus 19:11)

"If a man steals an ox or a sheep and slaughters it or sells it, he shall pay five oxen for the ox and four sheep for the sheep." (Exodus 22:1)

"You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin; I am the LORD your God, who brought you out from the land of Egypt." (Leviticus 19:36)

"You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity." (Leviticus 19:35)

"You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a large and a small." (Deuteronomy 25:13)

"You shall not steal." (Exodus 20:15)

"You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning." (Leviticus 19:13)

"You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning." (Leviticus 19:13)

"You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor." (Exodus 20:17)

"If men have a quarrel and one strikes the other with a stone or with his fist, and he does not die but remains in bed," (Exodus 21:18)

"You shall not murder." (Exodus 20:13)

"Moreover, you shall not take ransom for the life of a murderer who is guilty of death, but he shall surely be put to death." (Numbers 35:31)

"The congregation shall deliver the manslayer from the hand of the blood avenger, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge to which he fled; and he shall live in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil." (Numbers 35:25)

"You shall not take ransom for him who has fled to his city of refuge, that he may return to live in the land before the death of the priest." (Numbers 35:32)

"The cities shall be to you as a refuge from the avenger, so that the manslayer will not die until he stands before the congregation for trial." (Numbers 35:12)

"then you shall cut off her hand; you shall not show pity." (Deuteronomy 25:12)

"The cities shall be to you as a refuge from the avenger, so that the manslayer will not die until he stands before the congregation for trial." (Numbers 35:12)

"You shall not go about as a slanderer among your people, and you are not to act against the life of your neighbor; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:16)

"You shall prepare the roads for yourself, and divide into three parts the territory of your land which the LORD your God will give you as a possession, so that any manslayer may flee there." (Deuteronomy 19:3)

"and the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running water, which has not been plowed or sown, and shall break the heifer's neck there in the valley." (Deuteronomy 21:4)

"and the elders of that city shall bring the heifer down to a valley with running water, which has not been plowed or sown, and shall break the heifer's neck there in the valley." (Deuteronomy 21:4)

"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it." (Deuteronomy 22:8)

"When you build a new house, you shall make a parapet for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house if anyone falls from it." (Deuteronomy 22:8)

"You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:14)

"If a man gives his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any animal to keep for him, and it dies or is hurt or is driven away while no one is looking," (Exodus 22:10)

"You shall not oppress your neighbor, nor rob him. The wages of a hired man are not to remain with you all night until morning." (Leviticus 19:13)

"If a man borrows anything from his neighbor, and it is injured or dies while its owner is not with it, he shall make full restitution." (Exodus 22:14)

"If a man gives his neighbor money or goods to keep for him and it is stolen from the man's house, if the thief is caught, he shall pay double." (Exodus 22:7)

"For every breach of trust, whether it is for ox, for donkey, for sheep, for clothing, or for any lost thing about which one says, 'This is it,' the case of both parties shall come before the judges; he whom the judges condemn shall pay double to his neighbor." (Exodus 22:9-12)

"Further, you shall speak to the sons of Israel, saying, 'If a man dies and has no son, then you shall transfer his inheritance to his daughter." (Numbers 27:8)

"You shall appoint for yourself judges and officers in all your towns which the LORD your God is giving you, according to your tribes, and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment." (Deuteronomy 16:18)

"You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'" (Deuteronomy 1:17)

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;" (Exodus 23:2)

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;" (Exodus 23:2)

"You shall not follow the masses in doing evil, nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to turn aside after a multitude in order to pervert justice;" (Exodus 23:2)

"then you shall bring them both out to the gate of that city and you shall stone them to death; the girl, because she did not cry out in the city, and the man, because he has violated his neighbor's wife. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you." (Deuteronomy 22:24)

"If there is a man who marries a woman and her mother, it is immorality; both he and they shall be burned with fire, so that there will be no immorality in your midst." (Leviticus 20:14)

"If a man strikes his male or female slave with a rod and he dies at his hand, he shall be punished." (Exodus 21:20)

"If there is a man who commits adultery with another man's wife, one who commits adultery with his friend's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death." (Leviticus 20:10)

"If a man has committed a sin worthy of death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree," (Deuteronomy 21:22)

"his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged is accursed of God), so that you do not defile your land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance." (Deuteronomy 21:23)

"his corpse shall not hang all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him on the same day (for he who is hanged is accursed of God), so that you do not defile your land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance." (Deuteronomy 21:23)

"You shall not allow a sorceress to live." (Exodus 22:18)

"He may beat him forty times but no more, so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes." (Deuteronomy 25:3)

"He may beat him forty times but no more, so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes." (Deuteronomy 25:3)

"Keep far from a false charge, and do not kill the innocent or the righteous, for I will not acquit the guilty." (Exodus 23:7)

"But you shall do nothing to the girl; there is no sin in the girl worthy of death, for just as a man rises against his neighbor and murders him, so is this case." (Deuteronomy 22:26)

"You shall not pity him, but you shall purge the blood of the innocent from Israel, that it may go well with you." (Deuteronomy 19:13)

"You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly." (Leviticus 19:15)

"You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly." (Leviticus 19:15)

"You shall not pervert the justice due to your needy brother in his dispute." (Exodus 23:6)

"You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly." (Leviticus 19:15)

"You shall not pervert the justice due an alien or an orphan, nor take a widow's garment in pledge." (Deuteronomy 24:17)

"You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly." (Leviticus 19:15)

"You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike. You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's. The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'" (Deuteronomy 1:17)

"You shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the clear-sighted and subverts the cause of the just." (Exodus 23:8)

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness." (Exodus 23:1)

"You shall not curse a deaf man, nor place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD." (Leviticus 19:14)

"Now if a person sins after he hears a public adjuration to testify when he is a witness, whether he has seen or otherwise known, if he does not tell it, then he will bear his guilt." (Leviticus 5:1)

"you shall surely strike the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying it and all that is in it and its cattle with the edge of the sword." (Deuteronomy 13:15)



"If anyone kills a person, the murderer shall be put to death at the evidence of witnesses, but no person shall be put to death on the testimony of one witness." (Numbers 35:30)

"A single witness shall not rise up against a man on account of any iniquity or any sin which he has committed; on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed." (Deuteronomy 19:15)

"You shall not bear a false report; do not join your hand with a wicked man to be a malicious witness." (Exodus 23:1)

"Fathers shall not be put to death for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin." (Deuteronomy 24:16)

"You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor." (Exodus 20:16)

"then you shall do to him just as he had intended to do to his brother. Thus you shall purge the evil from among you." (Deuteronomy 19:19)

"According to the terms of the law which they teach you, and according to the verdict which they tell you, you shall do; you shall not turn aside from the word which they declare to you, to the right or the left." (Deuteronomy 17:11)

"According to the terms of the law which they teach you, and according to the verdict which they tell you, you shall do; you shall not turn aside from the word which they declare to you, to the right or the left." (Deuteronomy 17:11)