Exodus 22:16-31 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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16 When a man seduces a virgin who is not engaged to be married, and lies with her, he shall give the bride-price for her and make her his wife. 16 "If a man seduces a virgin who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price, and she shall be his wife.
17 But if her father refuses to give her to him, he shall pay an amount equal to the bride-price for virgins. 17 If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must still pay the bride-price for virgins.
18 You shall not permit a female sorcerer to live. 18 "Do not allow a sorceress to live.
19 Whoever lies with an animal shall be put to death. 19 "Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal must be put to death.
20 Whoever sacrifices to any god, other than the Lord alone, shall be devoted to destruction. 20 "Whoever sacrifices to any god other than the LORD must be destroyed.
21 You shall not wrong or oppress a resident alien, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt. 21 "Do not mistreat an alien or oppress him, for you were aliens in Egypt.
22 You shall not abuse any widow or orphan. 22 "Do not take advantage of a widow or an orphan.
23 If you do abuse them, when they cry out to me, I will surely heed their cry; 23 If you do and they cry out to me, I will certainly hear their cry.
24 my wrath will burn, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall become widows and your children orphans. 24 My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.
25 If you lend money to my people, to the poor among you, you shall not deal with them as a creditor; you shall not exact interest from them. 25 "If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest.
26 If you take your neighbor's cloak in pawn, you shall restore it before the sun goes down; 26 If you take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge, return it to him by sunset,
27 for it may be your neighbor's only clothing to use as cover; in what else shall that person sleep? And if your neighbor cries out to me, I will listen, for I am compassionate. 27 because his cloak is the only covering he has for his body. What else will he sleep in? When he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.
28 You shall not revile God, or curse a leader of your people. 28 "Do not blaspheme God or curse the ruler of your people.
29 You shall not delay to make offerings from the fullness of your harvest and from the outflow of your presses. The firstborn of your sons you shall give to me. 29 "Do not hold back offerings from your granaries or your vats. "You must give me the firstborn of your sons.
30 You shall do the same with your oxen and with your sheep: seven days it shall remain with its mother; on the eighth day you shall give it to me. 30 Do the same with your cattle and your sheep. Let them stay with their mothers for seven days, but give them to me on the eighth day.
31 You shall be people consecrated to me; therefore you shall not eat any meat that is mangled by beasts in the field; you shall throw it to the dogs. 31 "You are to be my holy people. So do not eat the meat of an animal torn by wild beasts; throw it to the dogs.