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Deuteronomy 25 :: Legacy Standard Bible (LSB)

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Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:1 -

“If there is a dispute between men and they go to court for judgment, and [fn]the judges judge their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:2 - then it shall be if the wicked man [fn]deserves to be struck, the judge shall then make him lie down and be struck in his presence with the number of stripes according to his [fn]guilt.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:3 - “He may strike him forty times but no more, lest he strike him with many more stripes than these and your brother be dishonored in your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:4 -

“You shall not muzzle the ox while it is threshing.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:5 -

“If brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, then the wife of the one who died shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:6 - “And it will be that the firstborn whom she bears shall [fn]assume the name of his dead brother, so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:7 - “But if the man does not desire 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 raise up a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:8 - “Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he stands and says, ‘I do not desire to take her,’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:9 - then his brother’s wife shall come to him in the sight of the elders and pull his sandal off his foot and spit in his face; and she shall answer and say, ‘Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother’s house.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:10 - “And in Israel his name shall be called, ‘The house of him whose sandal is removed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:11 -

“If two men, a man and his brother, are struggling together, and the wife of one comes near to deliver her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and she puts out her hand and seizes his genitals,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:12 - then you shall cut off her [fn]hand; [fn]you shall not show pity.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:13 -

“You shall not have in your bag [fn]differing weights, a large and a small.

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:14 - “You shall not have in your house [fn]differing measures, a large and a small.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:15 - “You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just [fn]measure, that your days may be prolonged in the [fn]land which Yahweh your God gives you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:16 - “For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly, is an abomination to Yahweh your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:17 -

“Remember what Amalek did to you along the way when you came out from Egypt,

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:18 - how he met you along the way and attacked among you all the stragglers at your rear, but you were faint and weary; and he did not [fn]fear God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 25:19 - “Therefore it will be, when Yahweh your God has given you rest from all your surrounding enemies, in the land which Yahweh your God gives you as an inheritance to [fn]possess, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven; you must not forget.
LSB Footnotes
Lit they judge them
Lit is a son of beating
Or wickedness
Lit stand on
Lit palm
Lit your eye
Lit a stone and a stone
Lit an ephah and an ephah
Lit ephah
Lit ground
Or reverence
Lit possess it

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