"If a man seduces a virgin1 who is not pledged to be married and sleeps with her, he must pay the bride-price,2 and she shall be his wife.
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If her father absolutely refuses to give her to him, he must still pay the bride-price for virgins.
"Do not allow a sorceress3 to live.
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"Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal4 must be put to death.
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"Whoever sacrifices to any god5 other than the LORD must be destroyed.6
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"Do not mistreat an alien7 or oppress him, for you were aliens8 in Egypt.
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"Do not take advantage of a widow or an orphan.9
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If you do and they cry out10 to me, I will certainly hear their cry.11
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My anger will be aroused, and I will kill you with the sword; your wives will become widows and your children fatherless.12
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"If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest.13
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If you take your neighbor's cloak as a pledge,14 return it to him by sunset,
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because his cloak is the only covering he has for his body. What else will he sleep in?15 When he cries out to me, I will hear, for I am compassionate.16
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"Do not blaspheme God17 or curse18 the ruler of your people.19
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"Do not hold back offerings20 from your granaries or your vats. "You must give me the firstborn of your sons.21
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Do the same with your cattle and your sheep.22 Let them stay with their mothers for seven days, but give them to me on the eighth day.23
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"You are to be my holy people.24 So do not eat the meat of an animal torn by wild beasts;25 throw it to the dogs.
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