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613 Mitzvot

Ritual Purity and Impurity, Lepers and Leprosy, The King, Nazarites, Wars

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. 

Ritual Purity and Impurity

  1. That eight species of creeping things defile by contact (Lev. 11:29-30).
  2. That foods become defiled by contact with unclean things (Lev. 11:34).
  3. That anyone who touches the carcass of a beast that died of itself shall be unclean (Lev. 11:39).
  4. That a lying-in woman is unclean like a menstruating woman (in terms of uncleanness) (Lev. 12:2-5).
  5. That a leper is unclean and defiles (Lev. 13:2-46).
  6. That the leper shall be universally recognized as such by the prescribed marks So too, all other unclean persons should declare themselves as such (Lev. 13:45).
  7. That a leprous garment is unclean and defiles (Lev. 13:47-49).
  8. That a leprous house defiles (Lev. 14:34-46).
  9. That a man, having a running issue, defiles (Lev. 15:1-15).
  10. That the seed of copulation defiles (Lev. 15:16).
  11. That purification from all kinds of defilement shall be effected by immersion in the waters of a mikvah (Lev. 15:16).
  12. That a menstruating woman is unclean and defiles others (Lev. 15:19-24).
  13. That a woman, having a running issue, defiles (Lev. 15:25-27).
  14. To carry out the ordinance of the Red Heifer so that its ashes will always be available (Num. 19:9).
  15. That a corpse defiles (Num. 19:11-16).
  16. That the waters of separation defile one who is clean, and cleanse the unclean from pollution by a dead body (Num. 19:19-22).

Lepers and Leprosy

  1. Not to drove off the hair of the scall (Lev. 13:33).
  2. That the procedure of cleansing leprosy, whether of a man or of a house, takes place with cedar-wood, hyssop, scarlet thread, two birds, and running water (Lev. 14:1-7.
  3. That the leper shall shave all his hair (Lev. 14:9).
  4. Not to pluck out the marks of leprosy (Deut. 24:8).

The King

  1. Not to curse a ruler, that is, the King or the head of the College in the land of Israel (Ex. 22:27).
  2. To appoint a king (Deut. 17:15).
  3. Not to appoint as ruler over Israel, one who comes from non-Israelites (Deut. 17:15).
  4. That the King shall not acquire an excessive number of horses (Deut. 17:16).
  5. That the King shall not take an excessive number of wives (Deut. 17:17).
  6. That he shall not accumulate an excessive quantity of gold and silver (Deut. 17:17).
  7. That the King shall write a scroll of the Torah for himself, in addition to the one that every person should write, so that he writes two scrolls (Deut. 17:18).


  1. That a Nazarite shall not drink wine, or anything mixed with wine which tastes like wine; and even if the wine or the mixture has turned sour, it is prohibited to him (Num. 6:3).
  2. That he shall not eat fresh grapes (Num. 6:3).
  3. That he shall not eat dried grapes (raisins) (Num. 6:3).
  4. That he shall not eat the kernels of the grapes (Num. 6:4).
  5. That he shall not eat of the skins of the grapes (Num. 6:4).
  6. That the Nazarite shall permit his hair to grow (Num. 6:5).
  7. That the Nazarite shall not cut his hair (Num. 6:5).
  8. That he shall not enter any covered structure where there is a dead body (Num. 6:6).
  9. That a Nazarite shall not defile himself for any dead person (by being in the presence of the corpse) (Num. 6:7).
  10. That the Nazarite shall shave his hair when he brings his offerings at the completion of the period of his Nazariteship, or within that period if he has become defiled (Num. 6:9).


  1. That those engaged in warfare shall not fear their enemies nor be panic-stricken by them during battle (Deut. 3:22, 7:21, 20:3).
  2. To anoint a special kohein (to speak to the soldiers) in a war (Deut. 20:2).
  3. In a permissive war (as distinguished from obligatory ones), to observe the procedure prescribed in the Torah (Deut. 20:10).
  4. Not to keep alive any individual of the seven Canaanite nations (Deut. 20:16).
  5. To exterminate the seven Canaanite nations from the land of Israel (Deut. 20:17).
  6. Not to destroy fruit trees (wantonly or in warfare) (Deut. 20:19-20).
  7. To deal with a beautiful woman taken captive in war in the manner prescribed in the Torah (Deut. 21:10-14).
  8. Not to sell a beautiful woman, (taken captive in war) (Deut. 21:14).
  9. Not to degrade a beautiful woman (taken captive in war) to the condition of a bondwoman (Deut. 21:14).
  10. Not to offer peace to the Ammonites and the Moabites before waging war on them, as should be done to other nations (Deut. 23:7).
  11. That anyone who is unclean shall not enter the Camp of the Levites (Deut. 23:11).
  12. To have a place outside the camp for sanitary purposes (Deut. 23:13).
  13. To keep that place sanitary (Deut. 23:14-15).
  14. Always to remember what Amalek did (Deut. 25:17).
  15. That the evil done to us by Amalek shall not be forgotten (Deut. 25:19).
  16. To destroy the seed of Amalek (Deut. 25:19).
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