The 613 Commandments

Moshe ben Maimon was a scholar of Scripture in the 12th century.1 Commonly known as Maimonides or "the Rambam" (pronounced RAHM bahm), he was the first to document the commandments given in the Bible.

Additional details are available for the commandments that are linked in the list below.

 

#CommandmentScripture
1 Know there is a G-d Exodus 20:2
2 Do not entertain thoughts of other gods besides G-d Exodus 20:3
3 Know that G-d is One, a complete Unity Deuteronomy 6:4
4 Love G-d Deuteronomy 6:5
5 Fear G-d reverently Deuteronomy 10:20
6 Sanctify G-d's Name Leviticus 22:32
7 Do not profane G-d's Name Leviticus 22:32
8 Do not destroy objects associated with G-d's Name Deuteronomy 12:4
9 Listen to the prophet speaking in G-d's Name Deuteronomy 18:15
10 Do not test the prophet unduly Deuteronomy 6:16
11 Emulate G-d's ways Deuteronomy 28:9
12 Cleave to those who know G-d Deuteronomy 10:20
13 Love other Jews Leviticus 19:18
14 Show love towards converts Deuteronomy 10:19
15 Do not hate fellow Jews Leviticus 19:17
16 Reprove a neighbor who sins Leviticus 19:17
17 Do not embarrass others Leviticus 19:17
18 Do not oppress the weak Exodus 22:21
19 Do not speak derogatorily of others Leviticus 19:16
20 Do not take revenge Leviticus 19:18
21 Do not bear a grudge Leviticus 19:18
22 Learn G-d's Commandments Deuteronomy 6:7
23 Honor those who teach and know the Law Leviticus 19:32
24 Do not inquire into idolatry Leviticus 19:4
25 Do not follow the whims of your heart or what your eyes see Numbers 15:39
26 Do not curse G-d Exodus 22:28
27 Do not worship idols in the manner they are worshiped Exodus 20:5
28 Do not worship idols in the four ways we worship G-d Exodus 20:5
29 Do not make an idol for yourself Exodus 20:4
30 Do not make an idol for others Leviticus 19:4
31 Do not make human forms even for decorative purposes Exodus 20:23
32 Do not turn a city to idolatry Deuteronomy 13:12-15
33 Burn a city that has turned to idol worship Deuteronomy 13:17
34 Do not rebuild an idolatrous city that has been burned Deuteronomy 13:17
35 Do not derive benefit from an idolatrous city Deuteronomy 13:18
36 Do not entice an individual to idol worship Deuteronomy 13:12-15
37 Do not love those who entice others into idolatry Deuteronomy 13:9
38 Do not cease hating an idolater Deuteronomy 13:9
39 Do not save an idolater from execution Deuteronomy 13:9
40 Do not say anything in an idolater's defense Deuteronomy 13:9
41 Do not refrain from incriminating an idolater Deuteronomy 13:9
42 Do not prophesize in the name of idolatry Deuteronomy 13:14
43 Do not listen to a false prophet Deuteronomy 13:4
44 Do not prophesy falsely in the name of G-d Deuteronomy 18:20
45 Do not be afraid of killing the false prophet Deuteronomy 18:22
46 Do not swear in the name of an idol Exodus 23:13
47 Do not inquire of spirits Leviticus 19:31
48 Do not consult magicians or seers Leviticus 19:31
49 Do not pass your children through the fire to Molech Leviticus 18:21
50 Do not erect a pillar in a public place of worship Deuteronomy 16:22
51 Do not bow down on smooth stone Leviticus 26:1
52 Do not plant a tree in the Temple courtyard Deuteronomy 16:21
53 Destroy idols and their accessories Deuteronomy 12:2
54 Do not derive benefit from idols and their accessories Deuteronomy 7:26
55 Do not derive benefit from ornaments of idols Deuteronomy 7:25
56 Do not make a covenant with idolaters Deuteronomy 7:2
57 Do not show favor to idolaters Deuteronomy 7:2
58 Do not let idolaters dwell in the Land of Israel Exodus 23:33
59 Do not imitate idolaters in customs and clothing Leviticus 20:23
60 Do not be superstitious Leviticus 19:26
61 Do not go into a trance to foresee events, etc Deuteronomy 18:10
62 Do not engage in astrology Leviticus 19:26
63 Do not mutter incantations Deuteronomy 18:11
64 Do not attempt to contact the dead Deuteronomy 18:11
65 Do not consult ghosts or spirits Deuteronomy 18:11
66 Do not consult magicians or wizards Deuteronomy 18:11
67 Do not perform acts of magic Deuteronomy 18:10
68 Men must not shave the hair off the sides of their head Leviticus 19:27
69 Men must not shave their beards with a razor Leviticus 19:27
70 Men must not wear women's clothing Deuteronomy 22:5
71 Women must not wear men's clothing Deuteronomy 22:5
72 Do not tattoo the skin Leviticus 19:28
73 Do not tear or cut the skin in mourning Deuteronomy 14:1
74 Do not make a bald spot in mourning Deuteronomy 14:1
75 Repent and confess wrongdoings Numbers 5:7
76 Recite the Shema twice daily Deuteronomy 6:7
77 Serve the Almighty with prayer daily Exodus 23:25
78 The priests must bless the Israelite nation daily Numbers 6:23
79 Wear tefillin (phylacteries) on the head Deuteronomy 6:8
80 Bind tefillin on the arm Deuteronomy 6:8
81 Write the commandments on each door post Deuteronomy 6:9
82 Each male must write a scroll of the Law Deuteronomy 31:19
83 The king must have a separate book of the Law for himself Deuteronomy 17:18
84 Have tassels on four-cornered garments Numbers 15:38
85 Bless the Almighty after eating Deuteronomy 8:10
86 Circumcise all males on the eighth day after their birth Leviticus 12:3
87 Rest on the seventh day Sabbath Exodus 23:12
88 Do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day Sabbath Exodus 20:10
89 The court must not inflict punishment on the Sabbath Exodus 35:2
90 Do not walk outside the city boundary on the Sabbath Exodus 16:29
91 Sanctify the Sabbath from beginning to end Exodus 20:8
92 Rest from prohibited labor on the Sabbath Leviticus 23:32
93 Do not do prohibited labor on the Day of Atonement Leviticus 23:32
94 Afflict yourself on the Day of Atonement Leviticus 16:29
95 Do not eat or drink on the Day of Atonement Leviticus 23:29
96 Rest on the first day of Passover Leviticus 23:7
97 Do not do prohibited labor on the first day of Passover Leviticus 23:7
98 Rest on the seventh day of Passover Leviticus 23:8
99 Do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day of Passover Leviticus 23:8
100 Rest on the Feast of Weeks Leviticus 23:21
101 Do not do prohibited labor on the Feast of Weeks Leviticus 23:21
102 Rest on the Feast of Trumpets Leviticus 23:24
103 Do not do prohibited labor on the Feast of Trumpets Leviticus 23:25
104 Rest on the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:35
105 Do not do prohibited labor on the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:35
106 Rest on the eighth day of the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:36
107 Do not do prohibited labor on eighth day of the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:36
108 Do not eat leavened food on the afternoon of the 14th day of Nisan Deuteronomy 16:3
109 Destroy all leaven on 14th day of Nisan Exodus 12:15
110 Do not eat leaven all seven days of Passover Exodus 13:3
111 Do not eat mixtures containing leaven all seven days of Passover Exodus 12:20
112 Do not see leaven in your domain seven days during Passover Exodus 13:7
113 Do not find leaven in your domain seven days during Passover Exodus 12:19
114 Eat unleavened bread (matzah) on the first night of Passover Exodus 12:18
115 Relate the Exodus from Egypt on the first night Passover Exodus 13:8
116 Hear the ram's horn on the Feast of Trumpets Numbers 29:1
117 Dwell in a temporary shelter for the seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:42
118 Take up a Lulav and Etrog all seven days of the Feast of Tabernacles Leviticus 23:40
119 Each man must give a half shekel annually Exodus 30:13
120 Courts must calculate to determine when a new month begins Exodus 12:2
121 To afflict and cry out before G-d in times of catastrophe Numbers 10:9
122 Marry a wife by means of a marriage agreement and sanctification Deuteronomy 22:13
123 Do not have sexual relations with women not married by means of a marriage agreement and sanctification Deuteronomy 23:17
124 Do not withhold food, clothing, and sexual relations from your wife Exodus 21:10
125 Have children with one's wife Genesis 1:28
126 Issue a divorce by means of a "get" document Deuteronomy 24:1
127 A man must not remarry his ex-wife after she has married someone else Deuteronomy 24:4
128 A man must marry the widow of his childless brother Deuteronomy 25:5
129 A man must free the widow of his childless brother from the obligation to marry him if he is unwilling to marry her Deuteronomy 25:9
130 A childless widow must not remarry until the ties with her brother-in-law are removed Deuteronomy 25:5
131 The court must fine one who sexually seduces a maiden Exodus 22:16-17
132 One who seduces a maiden must marry the maiden if she chooses Deuteronomy 22:29
133 A seducer that marries the maiden he seduces is never allowed to divorce her Deuteronomy 22:29
134 A man who slanders his wife with accusations of adultery must remain married to his wife Deuteronomy 22:19
135 A man who slanders his wife with accusations of adultery must not divorce her Deuteronomy 22:19
136 Fulfill the laws of the woman suspected of adultery Numbers 5:30
137 Do not put oil on the meal offering of a woman suspected of adultery Numbers 5:15
138 Do not put frankincense on the meal offering of a woman suspected of adultery Numbers 5:15
139 Do not have sexual relations with your mother Leviticus 18:7
140 Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife Leviticus 18:8
141 Do not have sexual relations with your sister Leviticus 18:9
142 Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife's daughter Leviticus 18:11
143 Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter Leviticus 18:10
144 Do not have sexual relations with your daughter 'Leviticus 18:6, Leviticus 18:10'
145 Do not have sexual relations with your daughter's daughter Leviticus 18:10
146 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her daughter Leviticus 18:17
147 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her son's daughter Leviticus 18:17
148 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her daughter's daughter Leviticus 18:17
149 Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister Leviticus 18:12
150 Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister Leviticus 18:13
151 Do not have sexual relations with your father's brother's wife Leviticus 18:14
152 Do not have sexual relations with your son's wife Leviticus 18:15
153 Do not have sexual relations with your brother's wife Leviticus 18:16
154 Do not have sexual relations with your wife's sister Leviticus 18:18
155 A man must not have sexual relations with an animal Leviticus 18:23
156 A woman must not have sexual relations with an animal Leviticus 18:23
157 Do not have homosexual sexual relations Leviticus 18:22
158 Do not have homosexual sexual relations with your father Leviticus 18:7
159 Do not have homosexual sexual relations with your father's brother Leviticus 18:14
160 Do not have sexual relations with someone else's wife Leviticus 18:20
161 Do not have sexual relations with a menstrually impure woman Leviticus 18:19
162 Do not marry non-Jews Deuteronomy 7:3
163 Do not let Moabite and Ammonite males marry into the Jewish people Deuteronomy 23:4
164 Do not prevent a third-generation Egyptian convert from marrying into the Jewish people Deuteronomy 23:7-8
165 Do not refrain from marrying a third generation Edomite convert Deuteronomy 23:7-8
166 Do not let a child born due to an illegal relationship marry into the Jewish people Deuteronomy 23:3
167 Do not let a eunuch marry into the Jewish people Deuteronomy 23:1
168 Do not castrate any males (including animals) Leviticus 22:24
169 The high priest must not marry a widow Leviticus 21:14
170 The high priest must not have sexual relations with a widow even outside of marriage Leviticus 21:15
171 The high priest must marry a virgin maiden Leviticus 21:13
172 A priest must not marry a divorcee Leviticus 21:7
173 A priest must not marry a woman who has had a forbidden sexual relationship Leviticus 21:7
174 A priest must not marry a desecrated woman Leviticus 21:7
175 Do not make pleasurable (sexual) contact with any forbidden woman Leviticus 18:6
176 Examine the signs of animals to distinguish between those which are kosher and non-kosher Leviticus 11:2
177 Examine the signs of fowl to distinguish between those which are kosher and non-kosher Deuteronomy 14:11
178 Examine the signs of fish to distinguish between those which are kosher and non-kosher Leviticus 11:9
179 Examine the signs of insects to distinguish between those which are kosher and non-kosher Leviticus 11:21
180 Do not eat non-kosher animals Leviticus 11:4
181 Do not eat non-kosher fowl Leviticus 11:13
182 Do not eat non-kosher fish Leviticus 11:11
183 Do not eat non-kosher flying insects Deuteronomy 14:19
184 Do not eat non-kosher creatures that crawl on land Leviticus 11:41
185 Do not eat non-kosher vermin Leviticus 11:44
186 Do not eat worms found in fruit on the ground Leviticus 11:42
187 Do not eat creatures that live in water other than kosher fish Leviticus 11:43
188 Do not eat of an animal that dies of natural causes Deuteronomy 14:21
189 Do not benefit from an ox condemned to be stoned Exodus 21:28
190 Do not eat meat of an animal that was mortally wounded Exodus 22:31
191 Do not eat meat torn off a living creature Deuteronomy 12:23
192 Do not eat blood Leviticus 3:17
193 Do not eat certain fats of clean animals Leviticus 3:17
194 Do not eat the sinew of the thigh Genesis 32:32
195 Do not eat meat and milk cooked together Exodus 23:19
196 Do not cook meat and milk together Exodus 34:26
197 Do not eat bread from new grain before the Omer Leviticus 23:14
198 Do not eat parched grains from new grain before the Omer Leviticus 23:14
199 Do not eat ripened grains from new grain before the Omer Leviticus 23:14
200 Do not eat fruit of a tree during its first three years Leviticus 19:23
201 Do not eat diverse seeds planted in a vineyard Deuteronomy 22:9
202 Do not eat untithed fruits Leviticus 22:14-15
203 Do not drink wine poured in service to idols Deuteronomy 32:38
204 Ritually slaughter an animal before eating it Deuteronomy 12:21
205 Do not slaughter an animal and its offspring on the same day Leviticus 22:28
206 Cover the blood (of a slaughtered beast or fowl) with earth Leviticus 17:13
207 Send away the mother bird before taking its children Deuteronomy 22:6
208 Release a mother bird if she was taken from the nest Deuteronomy 22:7
209 Do not swear falsely in G-d's Name Leviticus 19:12
210 Do not take G-d's Name in vain Exodus 20:7
211 Do not deny possession of something entrusted to you Leviticus 19:11
212 Do not swear in denial of a monetary claim Leviticus 19:11
213 Swear in G-d's Name to confirm the truth when deemed necessary by court Deuteronomy 10:20
214 Fulfill what you uttered and do what you vowed Deuteronomy 23:23
215 Do not break oaths or vows Numbers 30:2
216 For oaths and vows annulled there are the laws of annulling vows explicit in the Law Numbers 30:3-5
217 The nazirite must let his hair grow Numbers 6:5
218 The nazirite must not cut his hair Numbers 6:5
219 The nazirite must not drink wine, wine mixtures, or wine vinegar Numbers 6:3
220 The nazirite must not eat fresh grapes Numbers 6:3
221 The nazirite must not eat raisins Numbers 6:3
222 The nazirite must not eat grape seeds Numbers 6:4
223 The nazirite must not eat grape skins Numbers 6:4
224 The nazirite must not be under the same roof as a corpse Numbers 6:6
225 The nazirite must not come into contact with the dead Numbers 6:7
226 The nazirite must shave his head after bringing sacrifices upon completion of his nazirite period Numbers 6:9
227 Estimate the value of people as determined by the Law Leviticus 27:2-8
228 Estimate the value of consecrated animals Leviticus 27:12-13
229 Estimate the value of consecrated houses Leviticus 27:14
230 Estimate the value of consecrated fields Leviticus 27:16
231 Carry out the laws of interdicting possessions Leviticus 27:28
232 Do not sell interdicted possessions Leviticus 27:28
233 Do not redeem interdicted possessions Leviticus 27:28
234 Do not plant diverse seeds together Leviticus 19:19
235 Do not plant grains or greens in a vineyard Deuteronomy 22:9
236 Do not crossbreed animals Leviticus 19:19
237 Do not work different animals together Deuteronomy 22:10
238 Do not wear cloth woven of wool and linen Deuteronomy 22:11
239 Leave a corner of the field uncut for the poor Leviticus 19:10
240 Do not reap the corner of a field left for the poor Leviticus 19:9
241 Leave gleanings from a field for the poor Leviticus 19:9
242 Do not gather gleanings from a field but leave them for the poor Leviticus 19:9
243 Leave the gleanings of a vineyard for the poor Leviticus 19:10
244 Do not gather the gleanings of a vineyard but leave them for the poor Leviticus 19:10
245 Leave the unformed clusters of grapes for the poor Leviticus 19:10
246 Do not pick the unformed clusters of grapes but leave them for the poor Leviticus 19:10
247 Leave the forgotten sheaves in the field for the poor Deuteronomy 24:19
248 Do not retrieve sheaves forgotten in the field but leave them for the poor Deuteronomy 24:19
249 Separate the tithe for the poor Deuteronomy 14:28
250 Give charity to those in need Deuteronomy 15:8
251 Do not withhold charity from the poor Deuteronomy 15:7
252 Set aside a gift of food for the priest Deuteronomy 18:4
253 The Levite must set aside a tenth of his tithe Numbers 18:26
254 Do not preface one tithe to the next but separate them in their proper order Exodus 22:29
255 A non- priest must not eat food set aside as a gift for the priest Leviticus 22:10
256 A hired worker or an Jewish bondsman of a priest must not eat food set aside as a gift for the priest Leviticus 22:10
257 An uncircumcised priest must not eat food set aside for a priest Exodus 12:48
258 An impure priest must not eat food set aside for a priest Leviticus 22:4
259 A desecrated woman must not eat food set aside for a priest Leviticus 22:12
260 Set aside a tithe each planting year and give it to a Levite Numbers 18:24
261 Set aside the second tithe Deuteronomy 14:22
262 Do not spend the money from selling the second tithe on anything but food, drink, or ointment in Jerusalem Deuteronomy 26:14
263 Do not eat the second tithe while impure Deuteronomy 26:14
264 A mourner on the first day after a death must not eat the second tithe Deuteronomy 26:14
265 Do not eat second tithe grains outside Jerusalem Deuteronomy 12:17-18
266 Do not eat second tithe wine products outside Jerusalem Deuteronomy 12:17-18
267 Do not eat second tithe oil outside Jerusalem Deuteronomy 12:17-18
268 The fourth year crops must be totally for holy purposes like the second tithe Leviticus 19:24
269 Read the confession of tithes every fourth and seventh year Deuteronomy 26:13
270 Set aside the first fruits and bring them to the Temple Exodus 23:19
271 The priests must not eat the first fruits outside Jerusalem Deuteronomy 12:17-18
272 Read the portion of Scripture pertaining to the presentation of first fruits Deuteronomy 26:5
273 Set aside a portion of dough for a priest Numbers 15:20
274 Give the shoulder, two cheeks, and stomach of slaughtered animals to a priest Deuteronomy 18:3
275 Give the first shearing of sheep to a priest Deuteronomy 18:4
276 Redeem firstborn sons and give the money to a priest Numbers 18:15
277 Redeem the firstborn donkey by giving a lamb to a priest Exodus 13:13
278 Break the neck of the donkey if the owner does not intend to redeem it Exodus 13:13
279 Rest the land during the seventh year by not doing any work which enhances growth Exodus 34:21
280 Do not work the land during the seventh year Leviticus 25:4
281 Do not work with trees to produce fruit during the seventh year Leviticus 25:4
282 Do not reap crops that grow wild during the seventh year in the normal manner Leviticus 25:5
283 Do not gather grapes which grow wild during the seventh year in the normal way Leviticus 25:5
284 Leave free all produce which grew in the seventh year Exodus 23:11
285 Release all loans during the seventh year Deuteronomy 15:2
286 Do not pressure or claim from the borrower during the seventh year Deuteronomy 15:2
287 Do not refrain from lending immediately before the release of the loans for fear of monetary loss Deuteronomy 15:9
288 The Sanhedrin must count seven groups of seven years Leviticus 25:8
289 The Sanhedrin must sanctify the fiftieth year Leviticus 25:10
290 Blow the ram's horn on the tenth day of the seventh month to free the slaves Leviticus 25:9
291 Do not work the soil during the fiftieth year Leviticus 25:11
292 Do not reap in the normal manner that which grows wild in the fiftieth year Leviticus 25:11
293 Do not pick grapes which grew wild in the normal manner in the fiftieth year Leviticus 25:11
294 Carry out the laws of sold family properties in the fiftieth year Leviticus 25:24
295 Do not sell the land in Israel indefinitely Leviticus 25:23
296 Carry out the laws of houses in walled cities Leviticus 25:29
297 The tribe of Levi must not be given a portion of the land in Israel Deuteronomy 18:1
298 The Levites must not take a share in the spoils of war Deuteronomy 18:1
299 Give the Levites cities to inhabit and their surrounding fields Numbers 35:2
300 Do not sell the fields of the Levites but they shall belong to Levites before and after the Jubilee year Leviticus 25:34
301 Build a temple (tabernacle) Exodus 25:8
302 Do not build the altar with stones hewn by metal Exodus 20:25
303 Do not climb steps to the altar Exodus 20:26
304 Show reverence to the Temple Leviticus 19:30
305 Guard the Temple area Numbers 18:2
306 Do not leave the Temple unguarded Numbers 18:5
307 Prepare the anointing oil Exodus 30:31
308 Do not reproduce the anointing oil Exodus 30:32-33
309 Do not anoint a foreigner with anointing oil Exodus 30:33
310 Do not reproduce the incense formula Exodus 30:37
311 Do not burn anything on the golden altar besides incense Exodus 30:9
312 The Levites must transport the ark on their shoulders Numbers 7:9
313 Do not remove the staves from the ark Exodus 25:15
314 The Levites must work in the Temple Numbers 18:23
315 No Levite must do another's work of either another priest or another Levite Numbers 18:3
316 Dedicate the priest for service Leviticus 21:8
317 The work of the priests' shifts must be equal during holidays Deuteronomy 18:6-8
318 The priests must wear their priestly garments during service Exodus 28:2
319 Do not tear the priestly garments Exodus 28:32
320 Do not loosen the breastplate from the ephod Exodus 28:28
321 A priest must not enter the Temple intoxicated Leviticus 10:9
322 A priest must not enter the Temple with long hair Leviticus 10:6
323 A priest must not enter the Temple with torn clothes Leviticus 10:6
324 A priest must not enter the Temple indiscriminately Leviticus 16:2
325 A priest must not leave the Temple during service Leviticus 10:7
326 Send the impure person from the Temple Numbers 5:2
327 An impure person must not enter the Temple Numbers 5:3
328 An impure person must not enter the Temple Mount area Deuteronomy 23:11
329 Impure priests must not do service in the Temple Leviticus 22:2
330 An impure priest, following immersion, must wait until after sundown before returning to service Leviticus 22:7
331 A priest must wash his hands and feet before service Exodus 30:19
332 A priest with a physical blemish must not enter the sanctuary or approach the altar Leviticus 21:23
333 A priest with a physical blemish must not serve Leviticus 21:17
334 A priest with a temporary blemish must not serve Leviticus 21:17
335 One who is not a priest must not serve Numbers 18:4
336 Offer only unblemished animals Leviticus 22:21
337 Do not dedicate a blemished animal for the altar Leviticus 22:20
338 Do not slaughter a blemished animal Leviticus 22:22
339 Do not sprinkle a blemished animal's blood Leviticus 22:24
340 Do not burn a blemished animal's fat Leviticus 22:22
341 Do not offer a temporarily blemished animal Deuteronomy 17:1
342 Do not sacrifice blemished animals even if offered by non-Jews Leviticus 22:25
343 Do not inflict wounds upon dedicated animals Leviticus 22:21-22
344 Redeem dedicated animals which have become disqualified Deuteronomy 12:15
345 Offer only animals which are at least eight days old Leviticus 22:27
346 Do not offer animals bought with the wages of a harlot or the wages of a dog Deuteronomy 23:18
347 Do not burn honey or yeast on the altar Leviticus 2:11
348 Salt all sacrifices Leviticus 2:13
349 Do not omit the salt from sacrifices Leviticus 2:13
350 Carry out the procedure of the burnt offering as prescribed in the Law Leviticus 1:3
351 Do not eat the meat of a burnt offering away from the Temple Deuteronomy 12:17-18
352 Carry out the procedure of the sin offering Leviticus 6:25-30
353 Do not eat the meat of the inner sin offering Leviticus 6:23
354 Do not decapitate a fowl brought as a sin offering Leviticus 5:8
355 Carry out the procedure of the guilt offering Leviticus 7:1
356 The priests must eat the sacrificial meat in the Temple Exodus 29:33
357 The priests must not eat the meat of an offering outside the Temple courtyard Deuteronomy 12:17-18
358 A non- priest must not eat sacrificial meat Exodus 29:33
359 Follow the procedure of the peace offering Leviticus 7:11
360 Do not eat the meat of minor sacrifices before sprinkling the blood Deuteronomy 12:15-16
361 Bring meal offerings as prescribed in the Law Leviticus 2:1
362 Do not put oil on the meal offerings of wrongdoers Leviticus 5:11
363 Do not put frankincense on the meal offerings of wrongdoers Leviticus 5:11
364 Do not eat the meal offering of the high priest Leviticus 6:16
365 Do not bake a meal offering as leavened bread Leviticus 6:17
366 The priests must eat the remains of the meal offerings Leviticus 6:16
367 Bring all avowed and freewill offerings to the Temple on the first subsequent festival Deuteronomy 12:5-6
368 Do not withhold payment incurred by any vow Deuteronomy 23:22
369 Offer all sacrifices in the Temple Deuteronomy 12:11
370 Bring all sacrifices from outside Israel to the Temple Deuteronomy 12:26
371 Do not slaughter sacrifices outside the courtyard Leviticus 17:3-4
372 Do not offer any sacrifices outside the courtyard Deuteronomy 12:13
373 Offer two lambs for sacrifice every day Numbers 28:3
374 Keep the fire burning on the altar Leviticus 6:9
375 Do not extinguish the fire on the altar Leviticus 6:12
376 Remove the ashes from the altar every day Leviticus 6:10
377 Burn incense every day Exodus 30:7
378 Light the menorah every day Exodus 27:21
379 The high priest must bring a meal offering every day Leviticus 6:20
380 Bring two additional lambs as burnt offerings on the Sabbath Numbers 28:9
381 Make the show bread and place it before G-d Exodus 25:30
382 Bring additional offerings on the first day of the month Numbers 28:11
383 Bring additional offerings on Passover Numbers 28:19
384 Offer the wave offering from the meal of the new wheat Leviticus 23:10
385 Each man must count seven weeks from the day the new wheat offering was brought after Passover Leviticus 23:15
386 Bring additional offerings on the Feast of Weeks Numbers 28:26-31
387 Bring two loaves to accompany the additional the Feast of Weeks offerings Leviticus 23:17
388 Bring additional offerings on the Feast of Trumpets Numbers 29:12-13
389 Bring additional offerings on the Day of Atonement Numbers 29:8
390 Bring additional offerings on the Feast of Tabernacles Numbers 29:1-2
391 Bring additional offerings on the eighth day of the Feast of Tabernacles Numbers 29:35-36
392 Do not eat sacrifices which have become unfit or blemished Deuteronomy 14:3
393 Do not eat from sacrifices offered with improper intentions Leviticus 7:18
394 Do not leave sacrifices past the time allowed for eating them Leviticus 22:30
395 Do not eat from that which was left over from an offering Leviticus 19:8
396 Do not eat from sacrifices which became impure Leviticus 7:19
397 An impure person must not eat from sacrifices Leviticus 7:20
398 Burn the leftover sacrifices Leviticus 7:17
399 Burn all impure sacrifices Leviticus 7:19
400 Follow the procedures of the Day of Atonement in the sequence prescribed Leviticus 16:3
401 One who profaned a sacred object must repay what he profaned plus a fifth and bring a sacrifice Leviticus 5:16
402 Do not work consecrated animals Deuteronomy 15:19
403 Do not shear the fleece of consecrated animals Deuteronomy 15:19
404 Slaughter the paschal sacrifice at the specified time Exodus 12:6
405 Do not slaughter the paschal sacrifice while in possession of leaven Exodus 23:18
406 Do not leave the fat of the paschal sacrifice overnight Exodus 23:18
407 Slaughter the second Passover lamb Numbers 9:11
408 Eat the Passover lamb with unleavened bread and bitter herbs on the night of the 14th of Nisan Exodus 12:8
409 Eat the second Passover lamb on the night of the 15th day of the month after Passover Numbers 9:11
410 Do not eat the meat of the Passover lamb raw or boiled Exodus 12:9
411 Do not take the meat of the Passover lamb from the confines of the group Exodus 12:46
412 An apostate must not eat from the Passover lamb Exodus 12:43
413 A permanent or temporary hired worker must not eat from the Passover lamb Exodus 12:45
414 An uncircumcised male must not eat from the Passover lamb Exodus 12:48
415 Do not break any bones from the Passover lamb Exodus 12:46
416 Do not break any bones from the second Passover lamb offering Numbers 9:12
417 Do not leave any meat of the Passover lamb over until morning Exodus 12:10
418 Do not leave the meat of the second Passover lamb over until morning Numbers 9:12
419 Do not leave the meat of the Passover lamb of the 14th until the 16th Deuteronomy 16:4
420 Go to the Temple on Passover, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles Deuteronomy 16:16
421 Celebrate on Passover, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles and bring a peace offering Exodus 23:14
422 Rejoice on Passover, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles and bring a peace offering Deuteronomy 16:14
423 Do not appear at the Temple during Passover, the Feast of Weeks, and the Feast of Tabernacles without offerings Deuteronomy 16:16
424 Do not refrain from rejoicing with, and giving gifts to the Levites Deuteronomy 12:19
425 Assemble all the people on the Feast of Tabernacles following the seventh year Deuteronomy 31:10-12
426 Set aside the firstborn animals Exodus 13:12
427 The priests must not eat unblemished firstborn animals outside Jerusalem Deuteronomy 12:17-18
428 Do not redeem the firstborn animals Numbers 18:17
429 Separate the tithe of animals Leviticus 27:32
430 Do not redeem the tithe Leviticus 27:33
431 Every person must bring a sin offering for his transgression Leviticus 4:27
432 Bring a guilt offering when uncertain of guilt Leviticus 5:17-18
433 Bring a guilt offering when guilt is determined Leviticus 6:6
434 Bring an burnt offering in accordance with one's financial ability Leviticus 5:7-11
435 The High Court must bring an offering when it rules in error Leviticus 4:13
436 A woman who had a running vaginal issue must bring an offering after she immerses in water Leviticus 15:28-29
437 A woman who gave birth must bring an offering after she immerses in water Leviticus 12:6
438 A man who had a running unnatural urinary issue must bring an offering after he immerses in water Leviticus 15:13-14
439 An unclean person must bring an offering after immersing in water Leviticus 14:10
440 Do not substitute another beast for one set apart for sacrifice Leviticus 27:10
441 Both an animal offered as a substitution as well as an animal set apart for sacrifice retain their consecration Leviticus 27:10
442 Do not change consecrated animals from one type of offering to another Leviticus 27:26
443 Carry out the laws of impurity of the dead Numbers 19:14
444 Carry out the procedure of the red heifer Numbers 19:2
445 Carry out the laws of the sprinkling water Numbers 19:21
446 Follow the commandments of human leprosy as prescribed in the Law Leviticus 13:12
447 The unclean person must not remove his signs of impurity Deuteronomy 24:8
448 The unclean person must not shave signs of impurity in his hair Leviticus 13:33
449 The unclean person must publicize his condition by tearing his garments, allowing his hair to grow, and covering his lips Leviticus 13:45
450 Carry out the prescribed rules for purifying the unclean person Leviticus 14:2
451 The unclean person must shave off all his hair prior to purification Leviticus 14:9
452 Carry out the laws of leprosy of clothing Leviticus 13:47
453 Carry out the laws of leprosy of houses Leviticus 13:34
454 Observe the laws of menstrual impurity Leviticus 15:19
455 Observe the laws of impurity caused by childbirth Leviticus 12:2
456 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a woman's running issue Leviticus 15:25
457 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a man's running issue Leviticus 15:3
458 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a dead beast Leviticus 11:39
459 Observe the laws of impurity caused by the eight listed insects Leviticus 11:29
460 Observe the laws of impurity of a seminal emission Leviticus 15:16
461 Observe the laws of impurity concerning liquid and solid foods Leviticus 11:34
462 Every impure person must immerse himself in water to become pure Leviticus 15:16
463 The court must judge the damages incurred by a goring ox Exodus 21:28
464 The court must judge the damages incurred by an animal eating Exodus 22:5
465 The court must judge the damages incurred by a pit Exodus 21:33
466 The court must judge the damages incurred by fire Exodus 22:6
467 Do not steal money stealthily Leviticus 19:11
468 The court must implement punitive measures against a thief Exodus 22:1
469 Each individual must ensure that his scales and weights are accurate Leviticus 19:36
470 Do not commit injustice with scales and weights Leviticus 19:35
471 Do not possess inaccurate scales and weights even if they are not for use Deuteronomy 25:13
472 Do not move a boundary marker to steal someone's property Deuteronomy 19:14
473 Do not kidnap Exodus 20:15
474 Do not rob openly Leviticus 19:13
475 Do not withhold wages or fail to repay a debt Leviticus 19:13
476 Do not covet and scheme to acquire another's possession Exodus 20:14
477 Do not desire another's possession Deuteronomy 5:18
478 Return a stolen object or its value Leviticus 5:23
479 Do not ignore a lost object Deuteronomy 22:3
480 Return the lost object Deuteronomy 22:1
481 The court must implement laws against the one who assaults another or damages another's property Exodus 21:18
482 Do not murder Exodus 20:13
483 Do not accept monetary restitution to atone for a murderer Numbers 35:31
484 The court must send the accidental murderer to a city of refuge Numbers 35:25
485 Do not accept monetary restitution instead of being sent to a city of refuge Numbers 35:32
486 Do not kill a murderer before he stands trial Numbers 35:12
487 Save someone from being killed by a blood avenger even by taking the life of the pursuer Deuteronomy 25:12
488 Do not pity a person who pursues an individual accused of murder Numbers 35:12
489 Do not stand idly by if someone's life is in danger Leviticus 19:16
490 Designate cities of refuge and prepare routes of access Deuteronomy 19:3
491 Break the neck of a calf by the river valley following an unsolved murder Deuteronomy 21:4
492 Do not work nor plant the river valley where an unsolved murder occurred Deuteronomy 21:4
493 Do not allow pitfalls and obstacles to remain on your property Deuteronomy 22:8
494 Make a guard rail around flat roofs Deuteronomy 22:8
495 Do not put a stumbling block before a blind man (not give harmful advice) Leviticus 19:14
496 Help another remove the load from a beast which can no longer carry it Exodus 23:5
497 Help others load their beast Deuteronomy 22:4
498 Do not leave others distraught with their burdens (but to help either load or unload) Deuteronomy 22:4
499 Buy and sell according to G-d's Law Leviticus 25:14
500 Do not overcharge or underpay for an article Leviticus 25:14
501 Do not insult or harm anybody with words Leviticus 25:17
502 Do not cheat a sincere convert monetarily Exodus 22:21
503 Do not insult or harm a sincere convert with words Exodus 22:21
504 Purchase a Hebrew slave in accordance with the prescribed laws Exodus 21:2
505 Do not sell a Hebrew as a non-Hebrew is sold Leviticus 25:42
506 Do not work a Hebrew slave oppressively Leviticus 25:43
507 Do not allow a non-Jew to work a Hebrew slave oppressively Leviticus 25:53
508 Do not have a Jewish slave do menial slave labor Leviticus 25:39
509 Give a Jewish slave gifts when he goes free Deuteronomy 15:14
510 Do not send a Jewish slave away empty-handed Deuteronomy 15:13
511 Redeem Jewish maidservants Exodus 21:8
512 Betroth the Jewish maidservant Exodus 21:8
513 The master must not sell his maidservant Exodus 21:8
514 Canaanite slaves must work forever unless injured in one of their limbs Leviticus 25:46
515 Do not extradite a slave who fled to the Biblical Land of Israel Deuteronomy 23:16
516 Do not wrong a slave who has come to the Land of Israel for refuge Deuteronomy 23:16
517 The courts must carry out the laws of a hired worker and hired guard Exodus 22:10
518 Pay wages on the day they were earned Deuteronomy 24:15
519 Do not delay payment of wages past the agreed time Leviticus 19:13
520 The hired worker may eat from the unharvested crops where he works Deuteronomy 23:25
521 The worker must not eat while on hired time Deuteronomy 23:26
522 The worker must not take more than he can eat Deuteronomy 23:25
523 Do not muzzle an ox while plowing Deuteronomy 25:4
524 The courts must carry out the laws of a borrower Exodus 22:14
525 The courts must carry out the laws of an unpaid guard Exodus 22:7
526 Lend to the poor and destitute Exodus 22:25
527 Do not press the poor and destitute for payment if you know they don't have it Exodus 22:25
528 Press the idolater for payment of a loan Deuteronomy 15:3
529 The creditor must not forcibly take collateral Deuteronomy 24:10
530 Return the collateral to the debtor when needed Deuteronomy 24:13
531 Do not delay return of collateral when needed Deuteronomy 24:12
532 Do not demand collateral from a widow Deuteronomy 24:17
533 Do not demand as collateral utensils needed for preparing food Deuteronomy 24:6
534 Do not lend with interest Leviticus 25:37
535 Do not borrow with interest Deuteronomy 23:20
536 Do not intermediate in an interest loan, guarantee, witness, or write the promissory note Exodus 22:25
537 Lend to and borrow from idolaters with interest Deuteronomy 23:21
538 The courts must carry out the laws of the plaintiff, admitter, or denier Exodus 22:9-12
539 Carry out the laws of the order of inheritance Numbers 27:8
540 Appoint judges Deuteronomy 16:18
541 Do not appoint judges who are not familiar with judicial procedure Deuteronomy 1:17
542 Decide by majority in case of disagreement Exodus 23:2
543 The court must not execute through a majority of one; at least a majority of two is required Exodus 23:2
544 A judge who presented an acquittal plea must not present an argument for conviction in capital cases Exodus 23:2
545 The courts must carry out the death penalty of stoning Deuteronomy 22:24
546 The courts must carry out the death penalty of burning Leviticus 20:14
547 The courts must carry out the death penalty of the sword Exodus 21:20
548 The courts must carry out the death penalty of strangulation Leviticus 20:10
549 The courts must hang those stoned for blasphemy or idolatry Deuteronomy 21:22
550 Bury the executed on the day they are killed Deuteronomy 21:23
551 Do not delay burial overnight Deuteronomy 21:23
552 The court must not let the sorcerer live Exodus 22:18
553 The court must give lashes to the wrongdoer Deuteronomy 25:2
554 The court must not exceed the prescribed number of lashes Deuteronomy 25:3
555 The court must not kill anybody on circumstantial evidence Exodus 23:7
556 The court must not punish anybody who was forced to do a crime Deuteronomy 22:26
557 A judge must not pity the murderer or assaulter at the trial Deuteronomy 19:13
558 A judge must not have mercy on the poor man at the trial Leviticus 19:15
559 A judge must not respect the great man at the trial Leviticus 19:15
560 A judge must not decide unjustly the case of the habitual transgressor Exodus 23:6
561 A judge must not pervert justice Leviticus 19:15
562 A judge must not pervert a case involving a convert or orphan Deuteronomy 24:17
563 Judge righteously Leviticus 19:15
564 The judge must not fear a violent man in judgment Deuteronomy 1:17
565 Judges must not accept bribes Exodus 23:8
566 Judges must not accept testimony unless both parties are present Exodus 23:1
567 Do not curse judges Exodus 22:28
568 Do not curse the head of state or leader of the Sanhedrin Exodus 22:28
569 Do not curse any upstanding Jew Leviticus 19:14
570 Anybody who knows evidence must testify in court Leviticus 5:1
571 Carefully interrogate a witness in a trial Deuteronomy 13:15
572 A witness must not serve as a judge in capital crimes Deuteronomy 19:17
573 Do not accept testimony from a lone witness Deuteronomy 19:15
574 Transgressors must not testify Exodus 23:1
575 Relatives of the litigants must not testify Deuteronomy 24:16
576 Do not testify falsely Exodus 20:16
577 Punish the false witnesses as they tried to punish the defendant Deuteronomy 19:19
578 Act according to the ruling of the Sanhedrin Deuteronomy 17:11
579 Do not deviate from the word of the Sanhedrin Deuteronomy 17:11
580 Do not add any commandments to the Law Deuteronomy 12:32
581 Do not diminish any commandments from the Law Deuteronomy 12:32
582 Do not curse your father and mother Exodus 21:17
583 Do not strike your father and mother Exodus 21:15
584 Respect your father or mother Exodus 20:12
585 Fear your father or mother Leviticus 19:3
586 Do not be a rebellious son Deuteronomy 21:18
587 Mourn for relatives Leviticus 10:19
588 The high priest must not defile himself for any relative Leviticus 21:11
589 The high priest must not enter under the same roof as a corpse Leviticus 21:11
590 A priest must not defile himself for anyone except relatives Leviticus 21:1
591 Appoint a king from Israel Deuteronomy 17:15
592 Do not appoint a convert as king Deuteronomy 17:15
593 The king must not have too many wives Deuteronomy 17:17
594 The king must not have too many horses Deuteronomy 17:16
595 The king must not have too much silver and gold Deuteronomy 17:17
596 Destroy the seven Canaanite nations Deuteronomy 20:17
597 Do not let any of the seven Canaanite nations remain alive Deuteronomy 20:16
598 Wipe out the descendants of Amalek Deuteronomy 25:19
599 Remember what Amalek did to the Jewish people Deuteronomy 25:17
600 Do not forget Amalek's atrocities and ambush on our journey from Egypt in the desert Deuteronomy 25:19
601 Do not dwell permanently in Egypt Deuteronomy 17:16
602 Offer peace terms to the inhabitants of a city while holding siege, and treat them according to the Law if they accept the terms Deuteronomy 20:10
603 Do not offer peace to Ammon and Moab while besieging them Deuteronomy 23:7
604 Do not destroy fruit trees even during the siege Deuteronomy 20:19
605 Prepare latrines outside the camps Deuteronomy 23:13
606 Prepare a shovel for each soldier to dig with Deuteronomy 23:14
607 Appoint a priest to speak with the soldiers during the war Deuteronomy 20:2
608 He who has taken a wife, built a new home, or planted a vineyard is given a year to rejoice with his possessions Deuteronomy 24:5
609 Do not demand any communal or military involvement for one year Deuteronomy 24:5
610 Do not panic and retreat during battle Deuteronomy 20:3
611 Keep the laws of the captive woman Deuteronomy 21:11
612 Do not sell a captive woman into slavery Deuteronomy 21:14
613 Do not retain a captive woman for servitude after having sexual relations with her Deuteronomy 21:14

Footnotes

1. Jewish Encyclopedia on Maimonides at http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/articles/11124-moses-ben-maimon [back]