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613 Commandments

Updated: Apr 7, 2023

613 Commandments by topic#


In the process of being updated. Check everything with your bible first because I'm going to leave this published, but edit it as I go along!!!





G-d

  1. To know that G-d exists (Ex. 20:2; Deut. 5:6)

  2. Not to entertain the idea that there is any god but the Eternal (Ex. 20:3)

  3. Not to blaspheme (Ex. 22:27, Ex. 22:28), the penalty for which is death (Lev. 24:16)

  4. To hallow G-d's name (Lev. 22:32)

  5. Not to profane G-d's name (Lev . 22:32)

  6. To know that G-d is One(Deut. 6:4)

  7. To love G-d (Deut. 6:5)

  8. To fear Him reverently (Deut. 6:13; 10:20)

  9. Not to put the word of G-d to the test (Deut. 6:16)

  10. To imitate His good and upright ways (Deut. 28:9)

Tawarah

  1. To honor the old and the wise (Lev. 19:32)

  2. To learn Tawarah and to teach it (Deut. 6:7)

  3. To cleave to those who know Him (Deut. 10:20)

  4. Not to add to the commandments of the Tawarah, whether in the Written Law or in its interpretation received by tradition (Deut. 13:1)

  5. Not to take away from the commandments of the Tawarah (Deut. 13:1)

  6. That every person shall write a scroll of the Tawarah for himself (Deut. 31:19)

Signs and Symbols

  1. To circumcise the male offspring (Gen. 17:12; Lev. 12:3)

  2. To put fringes and a ribbon of blue on the corners of clothing (Num. 15:38)

  3. To bind these words on thine hand (Deut. 6:8)

  4. To bind these words between thine eyes (Deut. 6:8)

  5. To write these words to the doorposts and gates of your house (Deut. 6:9)

Prayer and Blessings

  1. To serve G-d (Ex. 23:25; Deut. 6:13)

  2. To teach and talk to your children often (Deut. 6:7)

  3. To recite grace after meals (Deut. 8:10)

  4. Not to lay down a stone for worship (Lev. 26:1)

Love and Brotherhood

  1. To love all human beings who are of the covenant (Lev. 19:18)

  2. Not to stand by idly when a human life is in danger (Lev. 19:16)

  3. Not to wrong anyone in speech (Lev. 25:17)

  4. Not to carry tales (Lev. 19:16)

  5. Not to cherish hatred in one's heart (Lev. 19:17)

  6. Not to take revenge (Lev. 19:18)

  7. Not to bear a grudge (Lev. 19:18)

  8. Not to put any Jew to shame (Lev. 19:17)

  9. Not to curse the deaf (Lev. 19:14)

  10. Not to give occasion to the simple-minded to stumble on the road (Lev. 19:14)

  11. To rebuke the sinner (Lev. 19:17)

  12. To relieve a neighbor of his burden and help to unload his beast (Ex. 23:5)

  13. To assist in replacing the load upon a neighbor's beast (Deut. 22:4)

  14. Not to leave a beast, that has fallen down beneath its burden, unaided (Deut. 22:4)

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)

  3. To leave the unreaped corner of the field or orchard for the poor (Lev. 19:9)

  4. Not to gather gleanings (the ears that have fallen to the ground while reaping) (Lev. 19:9)

  5. To leave the gleanings for the poor (Lev. 19:9)

  6. Not to gather the imperfect clusters of the vineyard (Lev. 19:10)

  7. To leave the imperfect clusters of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10; Deut. 24:21)

  8. Not to gather the peret (grapes) that have fallen to the ground (Lev. 19:10)

  9. To leave peret (the single grapes) of the vineyard for the poor (Lev. 19:10)

  10. Not to return to take a forgotten sheaf (Deut. 24:19) This applies to all fruit trees (Deut. 24:20)

  11. To leave the forgotten sheaves for the poor (Deut. 24:19-20)

  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)

  14. Treatment of Gentiles

  15. To love the stranger (Deut. 10:19)

  16. Not to wrong the stranger in speech (Ex. 22:20)

  17. Not to wrong the stranger in buying or selling (Ex. 22:20)

  18. Not to intermarry with gentiles (Deut. 7:3)

  19. To exact the debt of an alien (Deut. 15:3)

  20. To lend to an alien at interest (Deut. 23:21)

  21. Marriage, Divorce and Family

  22. To honor father and mother (Ex. 20:12)

  23. Not to smite a father or a mother (Ex. 21:15)

  24. Not to curse a father or mother (Ex. 21:17)

  25. To reverently fear father and mother (Lev. 19:3)

  26. To be fruitful and multiply (Gen. 1:28)

  27. That a eunuch shall not marry a daughter of Israel (Deut. 23:2)

  28. That an estranged person shall not marry the daughter of an Israelite (Deut. 23:3)

  29. That an Ammonite or Moabite shall never marry the daughter of an Israelite (Deut. 23:4)

  30. Not to exclude a descendant of Esau from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9)

  31. Not to exclude an Egyptian from the community of Israel for three generations (Deut. 23:8-9)

  32. 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)

  33. To take a wife by the sacrament of marriage (Deut. 24:1)

  34. That the newly married husband shall be free for one year to rejoice with his wife (Deut. 24:5)

  35. 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)

  36. Not to withhold food, clothing or conjugal rights from a wife (Ex. 21:10)

  37. That the woman suspected of adultery shall be dealt with as prescribed in the Tawarah (Num. 5:30)

  38. 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)

  39. That a man may not divorce his wife concerning whom he has published an evil report (about her unchastity before marriage) (Deut. 22:19)

  40. To divorce by a formal written document (Deut. 24:1)

  41. That one who divorced his wife shall not remarry her, if after the divorce she had been married to another man (Deut. 24:4)

  42. That a widow whose husband died childlessly must not be married to anyone but her deceased husband's brother (Deut. 25:5)

  43. 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 )

  44. That the widow formally release the brother-in-law (if he refuses to marry her) (Deut. 25:7-9)

  45. Forbidden Sexual Relations

  46. Not to indulge in familiarities with relatives, such as kissing, embracing, winking, skipping, which may lead to incest (Lev. 18:6)

  47. Not to commit incest with one's mother (Lev. 18:7)

  48. Not to commit sodomy with one's father (Lev. 18:7)

  49. Not to commit incest with one's father's wife (Lev. 18:8)

  50. Not to commit incest with one's sister (Lev. 18:9)

  51. Not to commit incest with one's father's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:11)

  52. Not to commit incest with one's son's daughter (Lev. 18:10)

  53. Not to commit incest with one's daughter's daughter (Lev. 18:10)

  54. Not to commit incest with one's fathers sister (Lev. 18:12)

  55. Not to commit incest with one's mother's sister (Lev. 18:13)

  56. Not to commit incest with one's father's brother's wife (Lev. 18:14)

  57. Not to commit sodomy with one's father's brother (Lev. 18:14)

  58. Not to commit incest with one's son's wife (Lev. 18:15)

  59. Not to commit incest with one's brother's wife (Lev. 18:16)

  60. Not to commit incest with one's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:17)

  61. Not to commit incest with the daughter of one's wife's son (Lev. 18:17)

  62. Not to commit incest with the daughter of one's wife's daughter (Lev. 18:17)

  63. Not to commit incest with one's wife's sister (Lev. 18:18)

  64. Not to have intercourse with a woman, in her menstrual period (Lev. 18:19) (CCN132).

  65. Not to have intercourse with another man's wife (Lev. 18:20) (CCN124).

  66. Not to commit sodomy with a male (Lev. 18:22)

  67. Not to have intercourse with a beast (Lev. 18:23)

  68. That a woman shall not have intercourse with a beast (Lev. 18:23)

  69. Not to castrate the male of any species; neither a man, nor a domestic or wild beast, nor a fowl (Lev. 22:24)

Times and Seasons

  1. “This month shall be your beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year to you.(Ex. 12:2)

  2. Not to travel on Shabbat outside the limits of one's place of residence (Ex. 16:29) (CCN7).

  3. To sanctify Shabbat (Ex. 20:8) (CCA19).

  4. Not to do work on Shabbat (Ex. 20:10) (CCN6).

  5. To rest on Shabbat (Ex. 23:12; 34:21) (CCA20).

  6. To celebrate the festivals (Ex. 23:14)

  7. To rejoice on the festivals (Deut. 16:14) (CCA21).

  8. To appear in the Sanctuary on the festivals (Deut. 16:16)

  9. To remove leaven on the Eve of Passover (Ex See Passover.

  10. To rest on the first day of Passover (Ex. 12:16; Lev. 23:7) (CCA25). See Passover.

  11. Not to do work on the first day of Passover (Ex. 12:16; Lev. 23:6-7)

  12. To rest on the seventh day of Passover (Ex. 12:16; Lev. 23:8) (CCA27). See Passover.

  13. Not to do work on the seventh day of Passover (Ex. 12:16; Lev. 23:8)

  14. To eat matzah on the first night of Passover (Ex. 12:18) (CCA23). See Passover.

  15. That no leaven be in the Israelite's possession during Passover (Ex. 12:19) (CCN3). See Passover.

  16. Not to eat any food containing leaven on Passover (Ex. 12:20) (CCN5). See Passover.

  17. Not to eat leaven on Passover (Ex. 13:3) See Passover.

  18. That leaven shall not be seen in an Israelite's home during Passover (Ex. 13:7) (CCN2). See Passover.

  19. To discuss the departure from Egypt on the first night of Passover (Ex. 13:8) (CCA24). See The Passover Seder.

  20. Not to eat leaven after mid-day on the fourteenth of Nissan (Deut. 16:3) (CCN104). See Passover.

  21. To count forty-nine days from the time of the cutting of the Omer (first sheaves of the barley harvest) (Lev. 23:15) (CCA26). Omer.

  22. To rest on Shavu'ot (Lev. 23:21) (CCA28). See Shavu'ot.

  23. Not to do work on the Shavu'ot (Lev. 23:21) (CCN149). See Shavu'ot.

  24. Leviticus 23:24 KJV

  25. Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. (Lev. 23:24)

  26. Not to do work on the blowing of trumpets (Lev. 23:25)

  27. To hear the sound of the shofar on The blowing of trumpets (Num. 29:1)

  28. Leviticus 23:29 KJV

  29. For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people. (Lev. 23:27) (CCA32). See Day of Atonement .

  30. Not to eat or drink on Day of Atonement (Lev. 23:29) (CCN152). See Day of Atonement .

  31. Not to do work on Day of Atonement (Lev. 23:31) (CCN151). See Day of Atonement .

  32. To rest on the Day of Atonement (Lev. 23:32) (CCA31). See Day of Atonement .

  33. To rest on the first day of Sukkot (Lev. 23:35) (CCA34). See Sukkot.

  34. Not to do work on the first day of Sukkot (Lev. 23:35) (CCN153). See Sukkot.

  35. To rest on the eighth day of Sukkot (Shemini Atzeret) (Lev. 23:36)

  36. Not to do work on the eighth day of Sukkot (Shemini Atzeret) (Lev. 23:36)

  37. To take during Sukkot a palm branch and the other three plants (Lev. 23:40) (CCA36). See Sukkot.

  38. To dwell in booths seven days during Sukkot (Lev. 23:42) (CCA35). See Sukkot.

Dietary Laws

  1. To examine the marks in cattle (so as to distinguish the clean from the unclean) (Lev. 11:2)

  2. Not to eat the flesh of unclean beasts (Lev. 11:4)

  3. To examine the marks in fishes (so as to distinguish the clean from the unclean (Lev. 11:9)

  4. Not to eat unclean fish (Lev. 11:11)

  5. To examine the marks in fowl, so as to distinguish the clean from the unclean (Deut. 14:11)

  6. Not to eat unclean fowl (Lev. 11:13)

  7. To examine the marks in locusts, so as to distinguish the clean from the unclean (Lev. 11:21)

  8. Not to eat a worm found in fruit (Lev. 11:41)

  9. Not to eat of things that creep upon the earth (Lev. 11:41-42)

  10. Not to eat any vermin of the earth (Lev. 11:44)

  11. Not to eat things that swarm in the water (Lev. 11:43 and 46)

  12. Not to eat of winged insects (Deut. 14:19)

  13. Likewise shalt thou do with thine oxen, and with thy sheep: seven days it shall be with his dam; on the eighth day thou shalt give it me. (Ex. 22:30)

  14. Not to eat the flesh of a beast that died of itself (Deut. 14:21)

  15. If the place which the Lord thy God hath chosen to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the Lord hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatsoever thy soul lusteth after. (Deut. 12:21)

  16. Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.t (Deut. 12:23)

  17. Not to slaughter an animal and its young on the same day (Lev. 22:28)

  18. Not to take the mother-bird with the young (Deut. 22:6) (CCN189). See Treatment of Animals.

  19. To set the mother-bird free when taking the nest (Deut. 22:6-7) (CCA74). See Treatment of Animals.

  20. Not to eat the flesh of an ox that was condemned to be stoned (Ex. 21:28)

  21. Not to boil meat with milk (Ex. 23:19) (CCN91). See Separation of Meat and Dairy.

  22. Not to eat flesh with milk (Ex. 34:26) (according to the Talmud, this passage is a distinct prohibition from the one in Ex. 23:19) (CCN92). See Separation of Meat and Dairy.

  23. Not to eat the of the thigh-vein which shrank (Gen. 32:33) (CCN1). See Forbidden Fats and Nerves.

  24. Not to eat chelev (tallow-fat) (Lev. 7:23) (CCN88). See Forbidden Fats and Nerves.

  25. Not to eat blood (Lev. 7:26) (CCN89). See Draining of Blood.

  26. To cover the blood of undomesticated animals (deer, etc.) and of fowl that have been killed (Lev. 17:13) (CCA49).

  27. Not to eat or drink like a glutton or a drunkard (not to rebel against father or mother) (Lev. 19:26; Deut. 21:20) (CCN106).