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Exodus 22:11-21 (New International Version)

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11 the issue between them will be settled by the taking of an oath1 before the LORD that the neighbor did not lay hands on the other person's property. The owner is to accept this, and no restitution is required. 12 But if the animal was stolen from the neighbor, he must make restitution2 to the owner. 13 If it was torn to pieces by a wild animal, he shall bring in the remains as evidence and he will not be required to pay for the torn animal.3 14 "If a man borrows an animal from his neighbor and it is injured or dies while the owner is not present, he must make restitution.4 15 But if the owner is with the animal, the borrower will not have to pay. If the animal was hired, the money paid for the hire covers the loss.5

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16 "If a man seduces a virgin6 who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price,7 and she shall be his wife. 17 If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must still pay the bride-price for virgins. 18 "Do not allow a sorceress8 to live. 19 "Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal9 must be put to death. 20 "Whoever sacrifices to any god10 other than the LORD must be destroyed.a11 21 "Do not mistreat an alien12 or oppress him, for you were aliens13 in Egypt.
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