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Exodus 22

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1And if the thief be found in the breach made by himself and be smitten and die, there shall not be blood shed for him.
2But if the sun be risen upon him, he is guilty, he shall die instead; and if a thief have nothing, let him be sold in compensation for what he has stolen.
3And if the thing stolen be left and be in his hand alive, whether ox or sheep, he shall restore them twofold.
4And if anyone should feed down a field or a vineyard, and should send in his beast to feed down another field, he shall make compensation of his own field according to his produce; and if he shall have fed down the whole field, he shall pay for compensation the best of his own field and the best of his vineyard.
5And if fire have gone forth and caught thorns, and should also set on fire threshing floors or ears of corn or a field, he that kindled the fire shall make compensation.
6And if anyone give to his neighbor money or goods to keep, and they be stolen out of the man’s house, if the thief be found, he shall repay double.
7But if the thief be not found, the master of the house shall come forward before God, and shall swear that surely he has not wrought wickedly in regard of any part of his neighbor’s deposit,
8according to every injury alleged, both concerning a calf, and an ass, and a sheep, and a garment, and every alleged loss, whatsoever in fact it may be—the judgment of both shall proceed before God, and he that is convicted by God shall repay to his neighbor double.
9And if anyone give to his neighbor to keep a calf or sheep or any beast, and it be wounded or die or be taken, and no one know,
10an oath of God shall be between both, each swearing that he has surely not at all been guilty in the matter of his neighbor’s deposit; and so his master shall hold him guiltless, and he shall not make compensation.
11And if it be stolen from him, he shall make compensation to the owner.
12And if it be seized of beasts, he shall bring him to witness the prey, and he shall not make compensation.
13And if anyone borrow ought of his neighbor, and it be wounded or die or be carried away, and the owner of it be not with it, he shall make compensation.
14But if the owner be with it, he shall not make compensation: but if it be a hired thing, there shall be a compensation to him instead of his hire.
15And if anyone deceive a virgin that is not betrothed, and lie with her, he shall surely endow her for a wife to himself.
16And if her father positively refuse, and will not consent to give her to him for a wife, he shall pay compensation to her father according to the amount of the dowry of virgins.
17Ye shall not save the lives of sorcerers.
18Every one that lies with a beast ye shall surely put to death.

19He that sacrifices to any gods but to the Lord alone, shall be destroyed by death.
20And ye shall not hurt a stranger, nor afflict him; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
21Ye shall hurt no widow or orphan.
22And if ye should afflict them by ill-treatment, and they should cry aloud to me, I will surely hear their voice.
23And I will be very angry, and will slay you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows and your children orphans.
24And if thou shouldest lend money to thy poor brother who is by thee, thou shalt not be hard upon him, thou shalt not exact usury of him.
25And if thou take thy neighbor’s garment for a pledge, thou shalt restore it to him before sunset.
26For this is his clothing, this is the only covering of his nakedness; wherein shall he sleep? If then he shall cry to me, I will hearken to him, for I am merciful.
27Thou shalt not revile the gods, nor speak ill of the ruler of thy people.
28Thou shalt not keep back the firstfruits of thy threshing floor and press. The firstborn of thy sons thou shalt give to me.
29So shalt thou do with thy calf and thy sheep and thine ass; seven days shall it be under the mother, and the eighth day thou shalt give it to me.
30And ye shall be holy men to me; and ye shall not eat flesh taken of beasts, ye shall cast it to the dog.