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Deuteronomy 22:1-9 (Lexham English Bible)

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1 "You shall not watch the ox of your neighbor or his sheep or goat straying and ignore them; certainly you shall return them to your neighbor. 2 And if your countrymana [is] not near you or you do not know {who he is},b then you shall bring it {to your household},c and it shall bed with you {until your countryman seeks after it},e and you shall return it to him. 3 And thus [also] you shall do regardingf his donkey, and thus you shall do concerningg his garment, and so you shall do with respect toh all [of] the lost property of your countrymani that is lost from him and you find it; you are not allowed to withhold help. 4 "You shall not see the donkey of your neighbor or his ox fallen on the road and you ignore them; certainly you must help them [get] up [along] with him. 5 "The apparel of a man shall not be [put] onj a woman, and a man shall not wear the clothing of a woman, because everyone who does these things is detestable to Yahweh your God. 6 "If a bird's nest is found {before you}k on the road in any tree or on the ground, [and there are] chicks or eggs, and the mother [is] lying down on the chicks or the eggs, you shall not take the mother along with the young; 7 you shall certainly let the mother go, but you may take the young for yourselves;l [do this] {so that it may go well}m for you and {you may live long in the land}.n 8 "When you build a new house theno you shall make a parapet wallp for your roof, so that you will not bring bloodguilt on your house {if anyone should fall from it}.q 9 "You shall not sow your vineyard [with] differing kinds [of seed], so that you shall not forfeit {the whole harvest},r [both] the seed that you sowed and the yield of the vineyard.
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