Ritual Purity and Impurity, Lepers and Leprosy, The King,
Each mitzvah is color coded, green
indicates the commandments that should still be followed, Yellow
indicates ceremonial law that applies to Jews, and can be followed by Gentile
G-d Fearers, Orange indicates the
commandment can no longer be followed. No highlight indicates it is
subject to debate.
Ritual Purity and Impurity
That eight species of creeping
things defile by contact (Lev. 11:29-30).
That foods become defiled by
contact with unclean things (Lev. 11:34).
That anyone who touches the
carcass of a beast that died of itself shall be unclean (Lev. 11:39).
That a lying-in woman is unclean
like a menstruating woman (in terms of uncleanness) (Lev. 12:2-5).
That a leper is unclean and
defiles (Lev. 13:2-46).
That the leper shall be
universally recognized as such by the prescribed marks So too, all other
unclean persons should declare themselves as such (Lev. 13:45).
That a leprous garment is unclean
and defiles (Lev. 13:47-49).
That a leprous house defiles (Lev.
That a man, having a running
issue, defiles (Lev. 15:1-15).
That the seed of copulation
defiles (Lev. 15:16).
That purification from all kinds
of defilement shall be effected by immersion in the waters of a mikvah (Lev.
That a menstruating woman is
unclean and defiles others (Lev. 15:19-24).
That a woman, having a running
issue, defiles (Lev. 15:25-27).
To carry out the ordinance of the
Red Heifer so that its ashes will always be available (Num. 19:9).
That a corpse defiles (Num.
That the waters of separation
defile one who is clean, and cleanse the unclean from pollution by a dead
body (Num. 19:19-22).
Lepers and Leprosy
Not to drove off the hair of the
scall (Lev. 13:33).
That the procedure of cleansing
leprosy, whether of a man or of a house, takes place with cedar-wood,
hyssop, scarlet thread, two birds, and running water (Lev. 14:1-7.
That the leper shall shave all his
hair (Lev. 14:9).
Not to pluck out the marks of
leprosy (Deut. 24:8).
Not to curse a ruler, that is, the
King or the head of the College in the land of Israel (Ex. 22:27).
To appoint a king (Deut. 17:15).
Not to appoint as ruler over
Israel, one who comes from non-Israelites (Deut. 17:15).
That the King shall not acquire an
excessive number of horses (Deut. 17:16).
That the King shall not take an
excessive number of wives (Deut. 17:17).
That he shall not accumulate an
excessive quantity of gold and silver (Deut. 17:17).
That the King shall write a scroll
of the Torah for himself, in addition to the one that every person should
write, so that he writes two scrolls (Deut. 17:18).
That a Nazarite shall not drink wine, or anything mixed with wine which
tastes like wine; and even if the wine or the mixture has turned sour, it is
prohibited to him (Num. 6:3).
That he shall not eat fresh grapes (Num. 6:3).
That he shall not eat dried grapes (raisins) (Num. 6:3).
That he shall not eat the kernels of the grapes (Num. 6:4).
That he shall not eat of the skins of the grapes (Num. 6:4).
That the Nazarite shall permit his hair to grow (Num. 6:5).
That the Nazarite shall not cut his hair (Num. 6:5).
That he shall not enter any covered structure where there is a dead body
That a Nazarite shall not defile himself for any dead person (by being in
the presence of the corpse) (Num. 6:7).
That the Nazarite shall shave his hair when he brings his offerings at the
completion of the period of his Nazariteship, or within that period if he
has become defiled (Num. 6:9).
That those engaged in warfare shall not fear their enemies nor be
panic-stricken by them during battle (Deut. 3:22, 7:21, 20:3).
To anoint a special kohein (to
speak to the soldiers) in a war (Deut. 20:2).
In a permissive war (as distinguished from obligatory ones), to observe
the procedure prescribed in the Torah (Deut. 20:10).
Not to keep alive any individual
of the seven Canaanite nations (Deut. 20:16).
To exterminate the seven Canaanite
nations from the land of Israel (Deut. 20:17).
Not to destroy fruit trees (wantonly or in warfare) (Deut. 20:19-20).
To deal with a beautiful woman
taken captive in war in the manner prescribed in the Torah (Deut. 21:10-14).
Not to sell a beautiful woman,
(taken captive in war) (Deut. 21:14).
Not to degrade a beautiful woman
(taken captive in war) to the condition of a bondwoman (Deut. 21:14).
Not to offer peace to the
Ammonites and the Moabites before waging war on them, as should be done to
other nations (Deut. 23:7).
That anyone who is unclean shall not enter the Camp of the Levites (Deut.
To have a place outside the camp for sanitary purposes (Deut. 23:13).
To keep that place sanitary (Deut. 23:14-15).
Always to remember what Amalek did (Deut. 25:17).
That the evil done to us by Amalek shall not be forgotten (Deut. 25:19).