Exodus 22:16-31 NAS

Sundry Laws

16 "1If a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged, and lies with her, he must pay a dowry for her to be his wife.

References for Exodus 22:16

17 "If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he shall apay money equal to the 2dowry for virgins.

References for Exodus 22:17

    • Ɂ 22:17 - Lit "weigh out silver"
      18 "You shall not allow a 3sorceress to live.

      References for Exodus 22:18

      19 "4Whoever lies with an animal shall surely be put to death.

      References for Exodus 22:19

      20 "5He who sacrifices to bany god, other than to the LORD alone, shall be cutterly destroyed.

      References for Exodus 22:20

        • ɂ 22:20 - Lit "the gods"
        • Ƀ 22:20 - Lit "put under the ban"
          21 "6You shall not wrong a stranger or oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.

          References for Exodus 22:21

          22 "7You shall not afflict any widow or orphan.

          References for Exodus 22:22

          23 "If you afflict him at all, and 8if he does cry out to Me, 9I will surely hear his cry;

          References for Exodus 22:23

          24 and My anger will be kindled, and I will kill you with the sword, 10and your wives shall become widows and your children fatherless.

          References for Exodus 22:24

          25 "11If you lend money to My people, to the poor damong you, you are not to eact as a creditor to him; you shall not fcharge * him 12interest.

          References for Exodus 22:25

              26 "If you ever take your neighbor's cloak 13as a pledge, you are to return it to him before the sun sets,

              References for Exodus 22:26

              27 for that is his only covering; it is his cloak for his gbody. What else shall he sleep in? And it shall come about that 14when he cries out to Me, I will hear him, for 15I am gracious.

              References for Exodus 22:27

              28 "You shall not h16curse God, 17nor curse a ruler of your people.

              References for Exodus 22:28

              29 "18You shall not delay the offering from iyour harvest and your vintage. 19The firstborn of your sons you shall give to Me.

              References for Exodus 22:29

                • ɉ 22:29 - Lit "your fullness and your tears"
                  30 "20You shall do the same with your oxen and with your sheep. It shall be with its mother seven days; 21on the eighth day you shall give it to Me.

                  References for Exodus 22:30

                  31 "22You shall be holy men to Me, therefore 23you shall not eat any flesh torn to pieces in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs.

                  References for Exodus 22:31