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613 Mitzvot

The Poor and Unfortunate, Treatment of Gentiles, Marriage, Divorce and Family, Forbidden Sexual Relations

Each mitzvah is color coded, green indicates the commandments that should still be followed, Yellow indicates ceremonial law that applies to Jews, and can be followed by Gentile G-d Fearers, Orange indicates the commandment can no longer be followed.  No highlight indicates it is subject to debate. 

The Poor and Unfortunate

  1. Not to afflict an orphan or a widow (Ex. 22:21).
  2. Not to reap the entire field (Lev. 19:9; Lev. 23:22) (negative).
  3. To leave the unreaped corner of the field or orchard for the poor (Lev. 19:9) (affirmative).
  4. Not to gather gleanings (the ears that have fallen to the ground while reaping) (Lev. 19:9) (negative).
  5. To leave the gleanings for the poor (Lev. 19:9) (affirmative).
  6. Not to gather ol'loth (the imperfect clusters) of the vineyard (Lev. 19:10) (negative).
  7. To leave ol'loth (the imperfect clusters) of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10; Deut. 24:21) (affirmative).
  8. Not to gather the peret (grapes) that have fallen to the ground (Lev. 19:10) (negative).
  9. To leave peret (the single grapes) of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10) (affirmative).
  10. Not to return to take a forgotten sheaf (Deut. 24:19) This applies to all fruit trees (Deut. 24:20) (negative).
  11. To leave the forgotten sheaves for the poor (Deut. 24:19-20) (affirmative).
  12. Not to refrain from maintaining a poor man and giving him what he needs (Deut. 15:7).
  13. To give charity according to one's means (Deut. 15:11).

Treatment of Gentiles

  1. To love the stranger (Deut. 10:19).
  2. Not to wrong the stranger in speech (Ex. 22:20).
  3. Not to wrong the stranger in buying or selling (Ex. 22:20).
  4. Not to intermarry with gentiles (Deut. 7:3)
  5. To exact the debt of an alien (Deut. 15:3) (affirmative).
  6. To lend to an alien at interest (Deut. 23:21) According to tradition, this is mandatory (affirmative).

Marriage, Divorce and Family

  1. To honor father and mother (Ex. 20:12)
  2. Not to smite a father or a mother (Ex. 21:15)
  3. Not to curse a father or mother (Ex. 21:17)
  4. To reverently fear father and mother (Lev. 19:3)
  5. To be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28)
  6. That a eunuch shall not marry a daughter of Israel (Deut. 23:2)
  7. That a mamzer shall not marry the daughter of a Jew (Deut. 23:3). 
  8. That an Ammonite or Moabite shall never marry the daughter of an Israelite (Deut. 23:4).
  9. Not to exclude a descendant of Esau from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9).
  10. Not to exclude an Egyptian from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9).
  11. That there shall be no harlot (in Israel); that is, that there shall be no intercourse with a woman, without previous marriage with a deed of marriage and formal declaration of marriage (Deut. 23:18).
  12. To take a wife by kiddushin, the sacrament of marriage (Deut. 24:1).
  13. That the newly married husband shall (be free) for one year to rejoice with his wife (Deut. 24:5).
  14. That a bridegroom shall be exempt for a whole year from taking part in any public labor, such as military service, guarding the wall and similar duties (Deut. 24:5).
  15. Not to withhold food, clothing or conjugal rights from a wife (Ex. 21:10).
  16. That the woman suspected of adultery shall be dealt with as prescribed in the Torah (Num. 5:30).
  17. That one who defames his wife's honor (by falsely accusing her of unchastity before marriage) must live with her all his lifetime (Deut. 22:19).
  18. That a man may not divorce his wife concerning whom he has published an evil report (about her unchastity before marriage) (Deut. 22:19).
  19. To divorce by a formal written document (Deut. 24:1).
  20. That one who divorced his wife shall not remarry her, if after the divorce she had been married to another man (Deut. 24:4).
  21. That a widow whose husband died childless must not be married to anyone but her deceased husband's brother (Deut. 25:5).
  22. To marry the widow of a brother who has died childless (Deut. 25:5) (this is only in effect insofar as it requires the procedure of release below ).
  23. That the widow formally release the brother-in-law (if he refuses to marry her) (Deut. 25:7-9).

Forbidden Sexual Relations

  1. Not to indulge in familiarities with relatives, such as kissing, embracing, winking, skipping, which may lead to incest (Lev. 18:6).
  2. Not to commit incest with one's mother (Lev. 18:7).
  3. Not to commit sodomy with one's father (Lev. 18:7).
  4. Not to commit incest with one's father's wife (Lev. 18:8).
  5. Not to commit incest with one's sister (Lev. 18:9).
  6. Not to commit incest with one's father's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:9).
  7. Not to commit incest with one's son's daughter (Lev. 18:10).
  8. Not to commit incest with one's daughter's daughter (Lev. 18:10).
  9. Not to commit incest with one's daughter (this is not explicitly in the Torah but is inferred from other explicit commands)
  10. Not to commit incest with one's fathers sister (Lev. 18:12)
  11. Not to commit incest with one's mother's sister (Lev. 18:13)
  12. Not to commit incest with one's father's brothers wife (Lev. 18:14)
  13. Not to commit sodomy with one's father's brother (Lev. 18:14)
  14. Not to commit incest with one's son's wife (Lev. 18:15)
  15. Not to commit incest with one's brother's wife (Lev. 18:16)
  16. Not to commit incest with one's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:17)
  17. Not to commit incest with the daughter of one's wife's son (Lev. 18:17)
  18. Not to commit incest with the daughter of one's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:17)
  19. Not to commit incest with one's wife's sister (Lev. 18:18)
  20. Not to have intercourse with a woman, in her menstrual period (Lev. 18:19)
  21. Not to have intercourse with another man's wife (Lev. 18:20)
  22. Not to commit sodomy with a male (Lev. 18:22)
  23. Not to have intercourse with a beast (Lev. 18:23)
  24. That a woman shall not have intercourse with a beast (Lev. 18:23)
  25. Not to castrate the male of any species; neither a man, nor a domestic or wild beast, nor a fowl (Lev. 22:24)
 
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