Exodus 22


22:1 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.
22:2 If a thief shall be found breaking through, and be smitten
 that he die, [there shall] no blood [be shed] for him.
22:3 If the sun shall have 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.
22:4 If the theft shall be certainly found in his hand alive,
 whether an ox, or ass, or sheep; he shall restore double.
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.
22:6 If fire shall break out, and catch in thorns, so that the
 stacks of corn, or the standing corn, or the field shall be
 consumed; he that kindled the fire shall surely make
 restitution.
22:7 If a man shall deliver to his neighbor money or stuff to
 keep, and it be stolen out of the man's house; if the thief
 shall be found, let him pay double.
22:8 If the thief shall not be found, then the master of the
 house shall be brought to the judges, [to see] whether he hath
 put his hand to his neighbor's goods.
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] he whom the judges
 shall condemn, shall pay double to his neighbor.
22:10 If a man shall deliver to his neighbor an ass, or an ox,
 or a sheep, or any beast to keep; and it shall die, or be hurt,
 or driven away, no man seeing [it]:
22:11 [Then] shall an oath of the LORD be between them both,
 that he hath not put his hand to his neighbor's goods; and the
 owner of it shall accept of it, and he shall not make
 restitution.
22:12 And if it shall be stolen from him, he shall make
 restitution to the owner of it.
22:13 If it shall be torn in pieces; [then] let him bring it
 [for] witness, [and] he shall not make good that which was
 torn.
22:14 And if a man shall borrow [aught] of his neighbor, and it
 shall be hurt, or die, the owner of it [being] not with it, he
 shall surely make [it] good.
22:15 [But] if the owner of it shall [be] with it, he shall not
 make [it] good: if it [be] a hired [thing], it came for his
 hire.
22:16 And if a man shall entice a maid that is not betrothed,
 and lie with her, he shall surely endow her to be his wife.
22:17 If her father shall utterly refuse to give her to him, he
 shall pay money according to the dower of virgins.
22:18 Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live.
22:19 Whoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
22:20 He that sacrificeth to [any] god, save to the LORD only,
 he shall be utterly destroyed.
22:21 Thou shalt neither vex a stranger, nor oppress him; for ye
 were strangers in the land of Egypt.
22:22 Ye shall not afflict any widow, or fatherless child.
22:23 If thou shalt afflict them in any wise, and they cry at
 all to me, I will surely hear their cry:
22:24 And my wrath shall wax hot, and I will kill you with the
 sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children
 fatherless.
22:25 If thou shalt lend money to [any of] my people [that is]
 poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as a usurer, neither
 shalt thou lay upon him usury.
22:26 If thou shalt at all take thy neighbor's raiment to
 pledge, thou shalt deliver it to him by the setting of the sun.
22:27 For that [is] his only covering, it [is] his raiment for
 his skin: wherein shall he sleep? and it shall come to pass,
 when he crieth to me, that I will hear; for I [am] gracious.
22:28 Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor curse the ruler of thy
 people.
22:29 Thou shalt not delay [to offer] the first of thy ripe
 fruits, and of thy liquors: the first-born of thy sons shalt
 thou give to me.
22:30 Likewise shalt thou do with thy oxen, [and] with thy
 sheep: seven days it shall be with his dam; on the eighth day
 thou shalt give it to me.
22:31 And ye shall be holy men to me: neither shall ye eat [any]
 flesh [that is] torn of beasts in the field; ye shall cast it
 to the dogs.
 
 

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