Exodus 22:10-20 NIV

10 "If a man gives a donkey, an ox, a sheep or any other animal to his neighbor for safekeeping1 and it dies or is injured or is taken away while no one is looking,

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      11 the issue between them will be settled by the taking of an oath2 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.

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      12 But if the animal was stolen from the neighbor, he must make restitution3 to the owner.

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          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.4

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          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.5

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              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.6

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              16 "If a man seduces a virgin7 who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price,8 and she shall be his wife.

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              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 sorceress9 to live.

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              19 "Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal10 must be put to death.

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              20 "Whoever sacrifices to any god11 other than the LORD must be destroyed.a12

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                • d 22:20 - The Hebrew term refers to the irrevocable giving over of things or persons to the Lord, often by totally destroying them.