Thematic Bible

Deuteronomy 25:1 (show verse)

If there is a dispute between men and they go to court, and the judges decide their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked,

Deuteronomy 25:2 (show verse)

then it shall be if the wicked man deserves to be beaten, the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according to his guilt.

Deuteronomy 25:3 (show verse)

He may beat him forty times but no more, so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes.

Deuteronomy 25:4 (show verse)

You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing.

Deuteronomy 25:5 (show verse)

“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased 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.

Deuteronomy 25:6 (show verse)

It shall be that the firstborn whom she bears shall assume the name of his dead brother, so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel.

Deuteronomy 25:7 (show verse)

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 establish a name for his brother in Israel; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband’s brother to me.’

Deuteronomy 25:8 (show verse)

Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he persists and says, ‘I do not desire to take her,’

Deuteronomy 25:9 (show verse)

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 declare, ‘Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother’s house.’

Deuteronomy 25:10 (show verse)

In Israel his name shall be called, ‘The house of him whose sandal is removed.’

Deuteronomy 25:11 (show verse)

“If two men, a man and his countryman, 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 puts out her hand and seizes his genitals,

Deuteronomy 25:12 (show verse)

then you shall cut off her hand; you shall not show pity.

Deuteronomy 25:13 (show verse)

You shall not have in your bag differing weights, a large and a small.

Deuteronomy 25:14 (show verse)

You shall not have in your house differing measures, a large and a small.

Deuteronomy 25:15 (show verse)

You shall have a full and just weight; you shall have a full and just measure, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.

Deuteronomy 25:16 (show verse)

For everyone who does these things, everyone who acts unjustly is an abomination to the Lord your God.

Deuteronomy 25:17 (show verse)

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

Deuteronomy 25:18 (show verse)

how he met you along the way and attacked among you all the stragglers at your rear when you were faint and weary; and he did not fear God.

Deuteronomy 25:19 (show verse)

Therefore it shall come about when the Lord your God has given you rest from all your surrounding enemies, in the land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance to possess, you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven; you must not forget.