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Exodus 22

1 If a man steals an ox or a sheep, and slaughters it or sells it, he shall restore five oxen for an ox and four sheep for a sheep.
2 If the thief is found breaking in, and he is struck so that he dies, there shall be no blood shed for him.
3 If the sun has risen upon him, there shall be guilt for his bloodshed. He shall make compensation to pay; if he has nothing, then he shall be sold for his theft.
4 If the thing stolen is found in his possession alive in his hand, whether it is an ox or donkey or sheep, he shall restore double.
5 If a man causes a field or vineyard to be consumed, and lets loose his animal, and it consumes another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field and the best of his own vineyard.
6 If fire breaks out and lights upon thorns, so that stacked grain, standing grain, or the field has been consumed, he who kindled the fire shall make compensation to pay.
7 If a man delivers to his neighbor money or articles to keep, and it is stolen out of the man's house, if the thief is found, he shall restore double.
8 If the thief is not found, then the master of the house shall be brought to the judges to see whether he has put his hand into his neighbor's goods.
9 For any kind of trespass, whether it be an ox, a donkey, a sheep, or clothing, or for any kind of lost item which another says is his, the matter of both of them shall come before the judges; and whomever the judges declare guilty shall restore double to his neighbor.
10 If a man delivers to his neighbor a donkey, an ox, a sheep, or any animal to keep, and it dies, is hurt, or driven away, no one seeing it,
11 then an oath of Jehovah shall be between them both, that he has not put his hand into his neighbor's goods; and the owner of it shall accept it, and he shall not make it good.
12 But if, in fact, it is stolen from him, he shall make restitution to the owner of it.
13 If it is rent and torn to pieces by a beast, then he shall bring it as evidence, and he shall not make good what was torn.
14 And if a man borrows anything from his neighbor, and it becomes injured or dies, the owner of it not being with it, he shall make compensation to pay.
15 If its owner was with it, he shall not make it good; if it was hired, it came for its hire.
16 If a man seduces a virgin who is not betrothed, and lies with her, he shall give a dowry, the purchase price for her to be his wife.
17 If her father utterly refuses to give her to him, he shall pay money according to the dowry of virgins.
18 You shall not allow a sorceress to live.
19 Whoever lies with an animal shall be executed to death.
20 He who sacrifices to any god, except to Jehovah only, he shall be utterly destroyed.
21 You shall neither mistreat a sojourner nor oppress him, for you were sojourners in the land of Egypt.
22 You shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
23 If you afflict them to humiliate them, and they make an outcry to cry out unto Me, I will hear and give heed to their cry;
24 and My anger will burn, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless.
25 If you lend money to My people who are poor among you, you shall not be like a moneylender to him; you shall not lay interest on him.
26 If you indeed take your neighbor's garment as a pledge, you shall return it to him by the going down of the sun.
27 For that is his only covering, it is his garment for his skin. What will he sleep in? And it will be that when he cries out to Me, I will give heed, for I am gracious.
28 You shall not curse God, nor curse a chief of your people.
29 You shall not delay to offer the first of your ripe produce and your juices. The firstborn of your sons you shall give unto Me.
30 Likewise you shall do with your oxen and your sheep. It shall be with its mother seven days; on the eighth day you shall give it unto Me.
31 And you shall be holy men unto Me: you shall not eat flesh torn by beasts in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.
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