- Fear your mother and father.
Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father. Leviticus 19:3
- It is an abomination to eat a peace offering on the third day after the animal is sacrificed. If you do so, you will be exiled.
If ye offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD ... if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable ... that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Leviticus 19:5-8
- Leave the corners of your field and some of your grapes in your vineyard unharvested for poor people and strangers to eat.
When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest. And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger. Leviticus 19:9-10
And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not make clean riddance of the corners of thy field when thou reapest, neither shalt thou gather any gleaning of thy harvest: thou shalt leave them unto the poor, and to the stranger: I am the LORD your God. Leviticus 23:22
- Don't swear falsely in God's name.
Ye shall not swear by my name falsely. Leviticus 19:12a
- Don't profane God's name.
Neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God. Leviticus 19:12b
Neither shall ye profane my holy name. Leviticus 22:32
- Pay your workers at the end of each working day.
The wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning. Leviticus 19:13
At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it. Deuteronomy 24:15
- Don't curse deaf people.
Thou shalt not curse the deaf. Leviticus 19:14a
- Don't cause a blind person to stumble.
Nor put a stumblingblock before the blind. Leviticus 19:14b
Cursed be he that maketh the blind to wander out of the way. And all the people shall say, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:18
- Fear God.
Thou ... shalt fear thy God. Leviticus 19:14c
Fear God. Leviticus 19:32
Thou shalt fear thy God. Leviticus 25:17
Fear thy God. Leviticus 25:36
That thou mightest fear the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 6:2
Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 6:13
The Lord commanded us ... to fear the LORD our God. Deuteronomy 6:24
Fear the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 10:12
Thou shalt fear the Lord thy God. Deuteronomy 10:20
Fear the LORD your God. Deuteronomy 31:12
Learn to fear the LORD your God. Deuteronomy 31:13
The LORD ... is to be feared above all gods. 1 Chronicles 16:25
That they may fear thee. 2 Chronicles 6:31
Let the fear of the LORD be upon you. 2 Chronicles 19:7
Ought ye not to walk in the fear of our God? Nehemiah 5:9
Let all the earth fear the LORD. Psalm 33:8
O fear the LORD, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. Psalm 34:8
Be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long. Proverbs 23:17
Fear thou the LORD. Proverbs 24:21
Fear thou God. Ecclesiastes 5:7
Let him [God] be your fear, and let him be your dread. Isaiah 8:13
Fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. Matthew 10:28
Fear him, which after he hath killed hath power to cast into hell; yea, I say unto you, Fear him. Luke 12:5
And if ye call on the Father, who without respect of persons judgeth according to every man's work, pass the time of your sojourning here in fear. 1 Peter 1:17
Fear God. 1 Peter 2:17
- Judge others fairly, rich and poor, weak and powerful, Israelite and stranger.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour. Leviticus 19:15
Judge righteously between every man and his brother, and the stranger that is with him. Ye shall not respect persons in judgment; but ye shall hear the small as well as the great; ye shall not be afraid of the face of man. Deuteronomy 1:16-17
Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, throughout thy tribes: and they shall judge the people with just judgment. Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous. That which is altogether just shalt thou follow. Deuteronomy 16:18-20
If a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right, and ... hath executed true judgment between man and man. Ezekiel 18:5-8
Do justly. Micah 6:8
Execute true judgment. Zech 7:9
- Don't gossip.
Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people. Leviticus 19:16a
Discover not a secret to another. Proverbs 25:9
- Don't endanger the life of your neighbor.
Neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. Leviticus 19:16b
- Don't hate your brother.
Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart. Leviticus 19:17a
- Rebuke your neighbor, so that you won't share the blame for his or her sin.
Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him. Leviticus 19:17b
- Don't seek revenge or bear a grudge.
Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people. Leviticus 19:18b
Say not thou, I will recompense evi. Proverbs 20:22
Say not, I will do so to him as he hath done to me: I will render to the man according to his work. Proverbs 28:29
- Love your neighbor as yourself.
Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Leviticus 19:18, Matthew 22:39, Mark 12:31, Romans 13:9
Jesus said, ... Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Matthew 19:18-19
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. John 13:34
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another. Romans 12:10
Love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Galatians 5:14
Ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another. 1 Thessalonians 4:9
See that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently. 1 Timothy 1:22
Love as brethren. 1 Peter 3:8
Above all things have fervent charity among yourselves. 1 Peter 3:8
We should love one another. 1 John 3:11
Love one another, as he gave us commandment. 1 John 3:23
Let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. ... For God is love. 1 John 7:7-8
If God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. 1 John 4:11
Love one another. 2 John 1:5
- Keep all of the commandments.
Ye shall keep my statutes. Leviticus 19:19
Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them. Leviticus 19:37
Ye shall keep my statutes, and do them. Leviticus 20:8
Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them. Leviticus 20:22
Therefore shall ye keep my commandments and do them. Leviticus 22:31
Ye shall keep my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them. Leviticus 25:18
Ye shall observe to do therefore as the LORD your God hath commanded you. Deuteronomy 5:32
Keep all his statutes and his commandments. Deuteronomy 6:2
Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee. Deuteronomy 6:17
The LORD commanded us to do all these statutes. Deuteronomy 6:24
It shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us. Deuteronomy 6:25
Keep his commandments to a thousand generations ... Thou shalt therefore keep the commandments, and the statutes, and the judgments, which I command thee this day, to do them. Deuteronomy 7:9-11
All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do. Deuteronomy 8:1
Thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 8:6
Beware that thou forget not the LORD thy God, in not keeping his commandments, and his judgments, and his statutes, which I command thee this day. Deuteronomy 8:11
Keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good. Deuteronomy 10:13
Keep his [God's] charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway. Deuteronomy 11:1
Ye shall observe to do all the statutes and judgments which I [God] set before you this day. Deuteronomy 11:32
These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth. Deuteronomy 12:1
Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God. Deuteronomy 12:28
What thing soever I command you, observe to do it. Deuteronomy 12:32
Keep his [God's] commandments. Deuteronomy 13:4
Carefully hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all these commandments which I command thee this day. Deuteronomy 15:5
Thou shalt keep all these commandments to do them. Deuteronomy 19:9
This day the Lord thy God hath commanded thee to do these statutes and judgments: thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all thy soul. Thou hast avouched the Lord this day to be thy God, and to walk in his ways, and to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and to hearken unto his voice: And the Lord hath avouched thee this day to be his peculiar people, as he hath promised thee, and that thou shouldest keep all his commandments. Deuteronomy 26:16-18
Keep all the commandments which I command you this day. Deuteronomy 27:1
Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the LORD thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this day. Deuteronomy 27:10
Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen. Deuteronomy 27:27
Thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, or to the left. Deuteronomy 28:14
If thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee: .... Deuteronomy 28:15-68
Keep therefore the words of this covenant, and do them. Deuteronomy 29:9
Obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day. Deuteronomy 30:8
I command thee this day ... to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments. Deuteronomy 30:16
Observe to do all the words of this law. Deuteronomy 31:12
Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. Deuteronomy 32:46
Do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee: turn not from it to the right hand or to the left. Joshua 1:7
This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein. Joshua 1:8
Do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you ... to keep his commandments. Joshua 22:5
Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently done. Ezra 7:23
Be ye mindful always of his covenant; the word which he commanded to a thousand generations ... an everlasting covenant. 1 Chronicles 16:15-17
Do according to all that is written in the law of the LORD, which he commanded Israel. 1 Chronicles 16:40
Keep and seek for all the commandments of the LORD your God. 1 Chronicles 28:8
Take heed to their way to walk in my law. 2 Chronicles 6:16
Walk in God's law, which was given by Moses the servant of God, and to observe and do all the commandments of the LORD our Lord, and his judgments and his statutes. Nehemiah 10:29
Forget not my law; but let thine heart keep my commandments. Proverbs 3:1
Walk ye in all the ways that I have commanded you. Jeremiah 7:23
Thus saith the LORD God of Israel; Cursed be the man that obeyeth not the words of this covenant ... do them, according to all which I command you. Jeremiah 11:3-4
If a man be just, and do that which is lawful and right, and ... hath walked in my statutes, and hath kept my judgments. Ezekiel 18:5-9
Walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them. Ezekiel 20:19
Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgments. Malachi 4:4
Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:17-19
One came and said unto him, Good Master, what good thing shall I do, that I may have eternal life? And he said unto him, ... if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. Matthew 19:16-17
it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail. Luke 16:17-19
The doers of the law shall be justified. Romans 2:13
- Don't crossbreed your animals.
Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind. Leviticus 19:19b
- Don't plant crops with mixed seed.
Thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed. Leviticus 19:19c
- Don't weave a garment from different fibers.
Neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee. Leviticus 19:19d
- If a man has sex with another man's concubine, scourge the concubine and kill a goat for the man's trespass offering.
Whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free. And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a trespass offering. And the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering before the LORD for his sin which he hath done: and the sin which he hath done shall be forgiven him. Leviticus 19:20-22
- Don't eat fruit from a tree for the first three years of its life. Consider the fruit uncircumcised.
And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of. Leviticus 19:23
- The fruit that a tree produces during its fourth year is holy and must be offered to God.
In the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD withal. Leviticus 19:24
- Eat fruit that a tree produces during its fifth year.
In the fifth year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof. Leviticus 19:25
- Don't cast spells or engage in fortune-telling.
Neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times. Leviticus 19:26
- Don't round the corners of your head.
Ye shall not round the corners of your heads. Leviticus 19:27a
- Don't ruin the corners of your beard.
Neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard. Leviticus 19:27b
- Don't cut your skin for dead people.
Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead. Leviticus 19:28a
Ye shall not cut yourselves ... for the dead. Deuteronomy 14:1
- Don't have any tattoos on your body.
Ye shall not ... print any marks upon you. Leviticus 19:28b
- Don't force your daughter to become a prostitute.
Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore. Leviticus 19:29
- Revere God's sanctuary.
Reverence my sanctuary. Leviticus 19:30, 26:2
- Don't consult wizards or people with familiar spirits.
Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them Leviticus 19:31
And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people. Leviticus 20:6
Saul died for his transgression which he committed against the LORD, even against the word of the LORD, which he kept not, and also for asking counsel of one that had a familiar spirit. 1 Chronicles 10:13
Manasseh ... did that which was evil in the sight of the LORD. ... For he ... dealt with a familiar spirit, and with wizards. 2 Chronicles 22:1-6
- Stand up in the presence of old people.
Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head. Leviticus 19:32a
- Honor the face of an old man.
Honour the face of the old man. Leviticus 19:32b
- Don't vex strangers.
If a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. Leviticus 19:33
If a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him. Leviticus 19:33
- Love the stranger as yourself.
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt Leviticus 19:34
Love ye therefore the stranger. Deuteronomy 10:19
- Treat others fairly; don't cheat.
Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure. Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have. Leviticus 19:35-36
Thou shalt not have in thy bag divers weights, a great and a small. Thou shalt not have in thine house divers measures, a great and a small. But thou shalt have a perfect and just weight, a perfect and just measure shalt thou have: that thy days may be lengthened in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. Deuteronomy 25:13-15
14 July 2014
EJ&T: Leviticus 19: Honor the face of an old man (and love your neighbor as yourself)
In the Every Jot and Tittle project, I am listing all of the Bible's commandments from Genesis to Revelation, in accordance with Jesus's words in Matthew 5:18-19. I have no idea how many commandments I'll find, but Jewish tradition claims there are 613. See here for a list of those that I've found so far.
Posted by Steve Wells