1 If [one] be found
2 Then thine Elders & thy Iudges shal come forth, and measure vnto the cities that are round about him that is slayne.
3 Aud let ye Elders of that citie, which is next vnto the slaine man, take out of the droue an heifer that hath not bene put to labour, nor hath drawen in the yoke.
4 And the elders of that city shall bring down the heifer unto a rough
5 Also the Priests the sonnes of Leui (whom the Lord thy God hath chosen to minister, & to blesse in the name of the Lorde) shal come forth, & by their word shal all strife & plague be tried.
6 And all the Elders of that citie that came neere to the slayne man, shal wash their hands ouer the heifer that is beheaded in the valley:
7 And shal testifie, and say, Our handes haue not shed this blood, neither haue our eies seene it.
8 Be merciful,
9 So shalt thou take away the cry of innocet blood from thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the Lord.
10 Whe thou shalt go to warre against thine enemies, & the Lord thy God shal deliuer them into thine hands, & thou shalt take the captiues,
11 And shalt see among the captiues a beautifull woman, and hast a desire vnto her, & wouldest take her to thy wife,
12 Then thou shalt bring her home to thine house;
13 And she shall put the raiment of her captivity from off her, and shall remain in thine house,
14 And if thou haue no fauour vnto her, then thou mayest let her go whither she will, but thou shalt not sell her for money, nor make marchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.
15 If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another
16 Then when the time commeth, that hee appointeth his sonnes to be heires of that which he hath, he may not make the sonne of the beloued first borne before the sonne of the hated, which is the first borne:
17 But he shall acknowledge the son of the hated [for] the firstborn, by giving him a
18 If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his
19 Then shall his father and his mother take him, & bring him out vnto the Elders of his citie, & vnto the gate of the place where he dwelleth,
20 And shall say vnto the Elders of his citie, This our sonne is stubburne and disobedient, and he wil not obey our admonition: he is a ryotour, and a drunkard.
21 And all the men of his city shall
22 If a man also haue committed a trespasse worthy of death, and is put to death, & thou hangest him on a tree,
23 His body shall not remain