Chapter 21: Law of Moses
The Lord reveals his laws for, as part of the Law of Moses:
- If you buy a Hebrew servant, he will work for 6 years and on the 7th year he shall go free.
- If he came by himself or with a wife, both shall go free.
- If the master gave the servant a wife, then the servant shall go free. But the wife and any children born belong to the master.
- If a servant is given a wife by the master and chooses to be with the wife, then he becomes property of the master for life.
- If a servant is assaulted and has his eye damaged then he can be set free.
- If a daughter is sold as a maidservant she shall not go out and be free as the servant.
- If a man take another wife, then his duty to both wives (to feed, clothe, shelter, etc) remains.
- If a man kills, then he shall be killed.
- If a man steals (kidnaps) or enslaves man, he shall be put to death.
- If a man causes the “fruit to depart from her” killing a baby in a pregnant woman, then the husband can do with the man as he pleases, and the judges will decide how much he pays.
Eye for an Eye:
- Life for Life
- Eye for Eye
- Tooth for Tooth
- Hand for Hand
- Foot for Foot
- Wound for Wound
- Stripe for Stripe
Chapter 22: Law of Moses
- If a man steal an ox or a sheep and kill or sell it. He shall restore 5 oxen for an ox and 4 sheep for a sheep.
- If a thief is breaking in and is killed, the one who killed him will not be killed.
- If a thief is unable to make restitution he will be sold.
- If a thief is caught with an ox or sheep alive, he will restore to the owner double.
- If a man eats from a field that is not his, he shall make restitution.
- If a man causes a fire that burnt down a field he shall make restitution.
- Anything stolen, once caught the thief must pay the owner double.
- A witch shall not live, but shall be killed.
- Anyone who lies with an animal shall be killed.
- Anyone who sacrifices unto another God, other than the Lord shall be destroyed.
- Thou shalt not oppress a stranger.
- Thou shalt not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
- Anyone who afflicts a widow or a fatherless child and that widow or child cries unto the Lord. The Lord will visit the person who afflicted and make widows and make them fatherless.
- If you lend money, you cannot be a usurer.