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List of Laws in the Book of Deuteronomy

Categorized and Alphabetized

Abominations 7:26
Agriculture 15:19-23, 22:9-10, 23:24-25, 24:19-22, 25:4, 26:1-11
Battle 20:1-20, 23:9-14
Bestiality 27:21
Bird Nests 22:6-7
Clothing 22:5, 22:11-12
Contagious Disease 24:8-9
Coveting 5:21
Credit 15:1-11, 23:19-20, 24:6, 24:10-13
Cutting Flesh 14:1
Death Penalty 17:6-7, 21:22-23, 24:16
Education 4:1-2, 4:5-6, 4:9-10, 4:32-34, 4:40, 5:1-22, 6:1-9, 6:17, 6:20-25, 7:11, 8:1-6, 11:2-7, 11:18-21, 11:26-28, 11:32, 12:28, 26:16, 29:9, 31:9-13, 32:46-47, 27:26
Fallen Animals 22:4
False Witness 5:20, 19:15-21
Feasts 16:1-17
Fighting 25:11-12, 27:24
Food 12:20-27 14:3-21
Foreigners 2:4-6, 2:9, 2:18-19, 23:3-8, 25:17-19
God 4:39, 5:6-7, 5:32-33, 6:10-19, 7:9-10, 8:10-18, 10:12-17, 10:20-21, 11:1, 11:16, 12:29-32, 13:6-18, 17:2-5, 27:9-10, 28:14, 30:19-20
Handicapped 27:18
Hebrew Servants 15:12-28
Homosexuality 23:17-18
Idols 4:15-19, 4:23-24, 5:8-10, 16:21-22, 27:15
Illegitimate Birth 23:2
Incest 22:30, 27:20, 27:22-23
Judgement 1:9-18, 16:18-20, 17:8-13, 25:1-3
Kidnapping 24:7
King 17:14-20
Landmarks 19:14, 27:17
Levites 10:8-9, 12:19, 14:27, 18:1-8, 21:5, 31:24
Marriage 5:18, 21:10-17, 22:13-29, 24:1-5, 25:5-10
Missing Property 22:1-3
Murder 5:17, 19:1-13, 21:1-9, 27:25
Name 5:11
Natives 1:29, 7:1-6, 7:16-25, 9:1-8
Parents 5:16, 21:18-21, 27:16
Places 1:8, 1:21, 11:29-32, 12:1-18, 12:26-27, 27:1-8, 27:11-26
Prophet 13:1-5, 18:15-22
Prostitution 23:17-18
Roof Rails 22:8
Runaway Slaves 23:15-16
Sacrifices 17:1
Theft 5:19 23:24-25
Tithes 12:22-29, 14:22-26, 26:12-15
Vows 23:21-23
Wages 24:14-15
Weekly Sabbath 5:12-15
Weights and Measures 25:13-16
Widows Fatherless Strangers 10:19, 24:17-18, 27:19
Witchcraft 18:10-14
Wounded Member 23:1

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Don't be lazy

Put in hyperlinks to the cited passages.

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The New Covenant

Bob George does the best job of explaining the New Covenant:


No King but Jesus, no President but Ron Paul

The list of laws in Dueteronomy

are why I THANK GOD ALL MIGHTY, the Holy Spirit, and the Prince of PEACE, Lord Jesus Christ, for the Second Convenant.


Do you believe Jesus nullifies the laws?
How do you understand verse 17 onward?

by giving unto Caesar what is Caesar's?

What I'm talking about is explained in this and summed up in the last paragraph http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01721a.htm

what is the 'new law'?

I read the article and am confused as to how it relates to the law. It does mention that the catholic heads view jesus as the author of the law. It also mentions the 'new law' upon which it doesnt give any definition.

Im really not interested in men telling me whats what. I'm more interested in what Jesus or the apostles say in the bible. Im looking for where Jesus negates the laws and we became allowed to eat hog jowls and worship on sunday for an hour.

The op has apparently listed the old laws. If there is a new law, when did the shift occur and what are the laws?

The New Covenant = Last Supper

If you note, what I gave you was not what men were telling you..

What I gave you is a network of scripture.

Here's what men tell you, with scripture as reference, rather than the text. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Covenant


from the 'new covenant' wiki:

(third paragraph, last sentence):"It has been theorized [by man] that the New Covenant is the Law of Christ as spoken during his Sermon on the Mount." I would like it much better if Jesus would say that since the Israelites broke their covenant that unclean animals are cool for food now. Instead we just hear new ways of thinking about the ten commandments through the beatitudes, immediately after which he states:

17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.

18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.

19 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

What i hear him saying is that he doesn't come to nullify the law and the prophets, yet he is the culmination - the reason for it. seems like in 18 he specifically says that not one inkling of the law has changed and will not until all is fulfilled (second coming). seems like in 20 he warns not to be like the pharisees, who wrote their own oral traditions and only wanted to appear as if they respected the law, when they were only being ticky tacky by adding meaningless nuances, which they often accused the Messiah of breaking. Of course Jesus is undefeated and rebukes them as hypocrites teaching laws of man as if it were the law of God.

To sum it up, he says I don't nullify the laws, and don't try to change them and corrupt them like the Pharisees... no?

I understand Jeremiah 31, how the Israelites failed God and broke the covenant, but God doesn't say since you broke the rules that the rules no longer apply.

(ps. what you gave me was an article or commentary written in 1907 by Charles Souvay for catholic encyclopedia about the arc of the covenant. Even so, I couldn't find where it says the laws to which we are referring are a thing of the past)


I am not a Biblical scholar by any means. I was not raised Christian, I was raised with an Objectivist.. Ayn Rand was his God.. my Mother had me baptized Catholic, but she wasn't Catholic.. I took Roman Catholic Inniate Rites in 2010 and enjoy Bible Study and Catechism classes where the others who were born and raised Catholic know this better than I. I hope that you meet someone better prepared to answer your questions than me because I am still learning.

i too am still learning.

I appreciate your th comments. Theres always somethng new to learn, it seems... Guess thats why we come to the dp. Have a good one. http://youtu.be/MGz0vOdTTg0

In other words, and as always:

Granger can't explain it in her own words. Just someone else's.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.


Others who have dedicated their lives and studied far more than me, long before I was born, and long after I pass, will have much better words that I. I thank God for that too.


you've forgotten the gods ponies and the flat earth and the whole universe that revolves around it amendment, oh wait did they forgot to pass that law? I personally believe in Santa Claws and i can prove it, he brings me presents every year. Why no one worships him? Seriously people, grow up, you do have a brain and cognitive thinking, don't you, why not use it, or are you afraid of the potential that it may reveal to you?

Ha ha

OK Texas Bear use your cognitive thinking and tell me where everything came from? . the simple cell has been proven to be not so simple at all .. So chemicals came together and by some atheist miracle life began, hahahaha .. come on!!! use you cognitive thinking and wake up to the truth that everything was created, the facts are there for everyone to see unless you are willfully ignorant

Whether you believe in the Torah or not,

you can not deny that it was one of the main influences on our American justice system. A system which for many years was one of the most equitable and liberty minded that the world has ever seen.

In fact, if we had adhered to the Law of Moses a little more, then we might have been putting the banksters and politicians in prison for enslaving people through credit (usury) rather than the druggies who commit no real crimes.

Many aspect of the Law

God's law is perfect and it has many facets and applictions. Many of the laws here are given for practical applictions. Indeed, each and everyone of them also have spiritual meanings and apply to the Gentile Christians as well. It would do us well to follow these laws. Still, the Law in old testament are meant to guide us to Christ, as no one can fulfill the Law. Therefore we all need Christ, as He not only fulfill the Law, He became the sacrifice, as foreshadowed by the Sacrifical laws, and He was the only true sacrfice that can satisfy the demand according to Law. And we can come into His righteousness thru faith.

And how we obey the Law in Christ? By putting away the old self and put on the new man, by taking His life, letting His life replace ours. Thats the only way we can obey the Law of God.

Its all about concentration of power.

Abraham needed only faith. Moses later needed only ten laws. The Aaron priestly power grab led to the posted laws which have progressed even further than Deuteronomy.

Jesus needed only: Love God. Love your neighbor. Then the Roman priestly power grab published the "Laws of Paul". Then added to with Papal Bull, canons, etc.

Our founding fathers started with a simple Articles of Confederation which later was replaced by The Constitution with ten ammendments. Then the statist priestly power grab which has yielded so many laws that no one person could begin to comprehend.

All three of these began with simple messages from wise men to free people, but have led to establishment of legalistic hierarchal organizations unrecognizable to the founders and ran by the elite with a loss of freedom to the masses.

Is the Translator a Traitor???

Bible Translation Errors: 33 Words That Changed the Old Testament

Researchers Prove Bible Grossly Mistranslated

The Chronicle Project

This is only the Old Testament, without getting into the gross mistranslations of the New Testament.....

"This Bible is for the Government of the People, by the People, and for the People." Foreword in the first English translated Bible by John Wycliffe 1384 AD (Wycliffe's bones were burned at the stake for blasphemy.)

The Bible was a book about government; Kings, Kingdoms, laws...slavery/freedom, tyrants followed by NO government rulers....

Tyrants, people who exercise authority over men below them, have a strong interest in turning such writings into fairy tales. Mistranslation is their greatest tool to accomplish such, and false teachings being equally effective.

This is why the New Covenant was to be written in the hearts and minds of Men, not on paper. But after 300 years, even this New Testament made it onto paper, and the sophistry began....

"Ehhh, What's ups Doc?" B.Bunny "Scwewy Wabbit!"E. Fudd
People's Awareness Coalition: Deprogramming Sequence


Many of these ancient laws/regulations must be understood spiritually/symbolically; and not even the Israelites understood their symbolic significance. If they're not understood in this way, they can easily be disregarded and ridiculed.

Take for example the regulation on clothing in Deuteronomy 22:11, and the similar regs concerning planting and plowing preceeding it. "Do not plant two kinds of seeds in your vineyard." "Do not plow with an ox and a donkey yoked together." "Do not wear clothes of wool and linen woven together." All three represent being whole-hearted and single minded, and following the ONE true God, and the one true way.

Actually you are right but

They have practical (physical) meaning as well. Remember, this creation is made as a shadow of the heavenly and His law has meaning for both. We do not plow with animals any more but I could see potential problems with using an ox and a donkey in tandem as well as cross pollination when planting seeds together or making clothes with different fabrics.

His Laws aren't meant to punish but to help us prosper and they generally have a cause and effect nature such as the dietary "laws". It's like when you tell your child "don't put those tweezers in that electrical outlet." Kinda simplistic but I think you get my drift. :-)

I agree, but...

I think the physical/natural meaning is analogous to a banana peel, while the spiritual meaning is like the fruit inside. Think of Jesus' parable of the man sowing seeds in different kinds of ground. He says the 'seed' represents the Word of God. Then think of the regulation in Deuteronomy about not sowing two kinds of seeds in your vineyard as representing two different 'truths'. Also, clothing everywhere in the Word represents Truth, and then go back to what it says in Deuteronomy.

They also pictured not being married to non-Israelites

Being unequally yoked is something God took very seriously. Solomon did not take it very seriously and it led his heart astray and away from whole-hearted and single-minded devotion to the one true God.

I am agnostic

But fascinated with the Bible and the many truths in it.

The best self help book ever written.

Lord Acton, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1875 - "The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the People v. The Banks."

You are on a good path Silk

You keep on reading that magnificent Book and God will do the rest within you!

It is a real joy to read such a comment as yours!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~


Great comment.


Hear, O Israel: YHUH our God YHUH one. And thou shalt love YHUH thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

It's relevant because you often hear anti-liberty religious folk

quoting these book on why gays should not be tolerated (that's leviticus, but close enough...)
This puts in perspective how much else you'd have to take on if you wanted to be consistent with "the word/will of G-d" per Deut. It shows how absurd the whole thing is - may as well appeal to Sharia Law as Deuteronomy/Leviticus.
Plus to follow most of the penances given in the Pentateuch you'd have to rebuild, reconcecrate, and live near the temple in Jerusalem, after restoring the Cohenim or priestly bloodline, and then you'd have to spend all day making burnt offerings so their "soothing savor" could please the Lord.

Nothing shows the insanity of making direct appeals to biblical law in modern times as much as does reading it in its entirety.

I don't think

it is insane or absurd. Most of the things listed here do not require a priest or a temple. For the ones that do, I think you would have a pretty good excuse.


Hear, O Israel: YHUH our God YHUH one. And thou shalt love YHUH thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

It is not only religious

It is not only religious people who reject gay "marriage" - this is a natural law.

For example, Fidel Castro who is communist/atheist sent gays to Florida when the Marielos boat people were shipped off.

You are talking about the ceremonial law.

The Levitical priesthood, including the ceremonies, along with mans authority to punish those who break biblical law have been done away with but the law itself is still valid. It is not up to us to "punish" those who break His Law but there will be a penalty for those who willfully live in sin. So if someone wants to live a sinful life of homosexuality they are free to do so but they shouldn't expect to receive a place in His Kingdom.

Repentance of sin (lawlessness) is still a condition of forgiveness and salvation. If some refuses to repent then it is no skin off of my nose because I only have to answer for myself.

Insanity is the rejection of the Law which leads to destruction.

Do you mean

temporarily "done away with"?

Note the word "forever" in Ex. 40:15 and Deut. 18:5.

Also see Ezekiel 40:38-46 and Ezekiel 45(Priests and ceremonies in prophecy) and Acts 21:26 (Paul participates in what seems to be a Nazarite vow and offerings).

As far as man's authority to punish crime, isn't that is still going on today? What we have temporarily lost is the appeal process that goes through the Levitical priests. Our judges still hear those appeals, but I'm not sure they are Levites.


Hear, O Israel: YHUH our God YHUH one. And thou shalt love YHUH thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.