Deuteronomy - Chapter 22
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2 And if he is not close at hand or you do not know who he is, you must take it home with you and keep it by you until your brother comes to look for it; you will then return it to him.
6 'If, when out walking, you come across a bird's nest, in a tree or on the ground, with chicks or eggs and the mother bird sitting on the chicks or the eggs, you must not take the mother as well as the chicks.
7 Let the mother go; the young you may take for yourself. Thus will you have prosperity and long life.
8 'When you build a new house, you must give your roof a parapet; then your house will not incur blood-vengeance, should anyone fall off the top.
11 'You must not wear clothing woven part of wool, part of linen.
13 'If a man marries a woman, has sexual intercourse with her and then, turning against her,
14 taxes her with misconduct and publicly defames her by saying, "I married this woman and when I had sexual intercourse with her I did not find evidence of her virginity,"
15 the girl's father and mother must take the evidence of her virginity and produce it before the elders of the town, at the gate.
17 and now he taxes her with misconduct, saying, I have found no evidence of virginity in your daughter. Here is the evidence of my daughter's virginity!"
19 The elders of the town in question will have the man arrested and flogged, and fine him a hundred silver shekels for publicly defaming a virgin of Israel, and give this money to the girl's father. She will remain his wife; as long as he lives, he may not divorce her.
20 'But if the accusation that the girl cannot show evidence of virginity is substantiated,
21 she must be taken out, and at the door of her father's house her fellow-citizens must stone her to death for having committed an infamy in Israel by bringing disgrace on her father's family. You must banish this evil from among you.
23 'If a virgin is engaged to a man, and another man encounters her in the town and has sexual intercourse with her,
24 you will take them both to the gate of the town in question and stone them to death: the girl, for not having called for help in the town; the man, for having exploited his fellow-citizen's wife. You must banish this evil from among you.
25 But if the man ran into the betrothed girl in the open country and slept with her, having taken her by force, her ravisher alone must die;
26 you must do nothing to the girl, she has not committed a capital offence. The case is like that of a man who attacks and kills his fellow:
28 'If a man meets a young virgin who is not betrothed and seizes her, sleeps with her and is caught in the act,
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