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Deuteronomy 25 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:1 - “If there is a dispute between men and they come into court and the judges decide between them, acquitting the innocent and condemning the guilty,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - then if the guilty man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall cause him to lie down and be beaten in his presence with a number of stripes in proportion to his offense.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:3 - Forty stripes may be given him, but not more, lest, if one should go on to beat him with more stripes than these, your brother be degraded in your sight.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:4 - “You shall not muzzle an ox when it is treading out the grain.

Laws Concerning Levirate Marriage

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 - “If brothers dwell together, and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the dead man shall not be married outside the family to a stranger. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her as his wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:6 - And the first son whom she bears shall succeed to the name of his dead brother, that his name may not be blotted out of Israel.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:7 - And if the man does not wish to take his brother’s wife, then his brother’s wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say, ‘My husband’s brother refuses to perpetuate his brother’s name in Israel; he will not perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:8 - Then the elders of his city shall call him and speak to him, and if he persists, saying, ‘I do not wish to take her,’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:9 - then his brother’s wife shall go up to him in the presence of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face. And she shall answer and say, ‘So shall it be done to the man who does not build up his brother’s house.’

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:10 - And the name of his house[fn] shall be called in Israel, ‘The house of him who had his sandal pulled off.’

Miscellaneous Laws

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:11 - “When men fight with one another and the wife of the one draws near to rescue her husband from the hand of him who is beating him and puts out her hand and seizes him by the private parts,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:12 - then you shall cut off her hand. Your eye shall have no pity.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:13 - “You shall not have in your bag two kinds of weights, a large and a small.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:14 - You shall not have in your house two kinds of measures, a large and a small.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - A full and fair[fn] weight you shall have, a full and fair measure you shall have, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:16 - For all who do such things, all who act dishonestly, are an abomination to the LORD your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:17 - “Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you came out of Egypt,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:18 - how he attacked you on the way when you were faint and weary, and cut off your tail, those who were lagging behind you, and he did not fear God.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - Therefore when the LORD your God has given you rest from all your enemies around you, in the land that the LORD your God is giving you for an inheritance to possess, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven; you shall not forget.
ESV Footnotes
Hebrew its name
Or just, or righteous; twice in this verse
ESV

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