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Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels. Matthew 25:41

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    Maimonindes List

    248 Positive Mitzvot

    E Links are to corresponding EJAT commandments, and the others to the source verse(s) in context

  1. Believe in God. ( Ex 20:2 )
    Exodus 20:2 says "I am the Lord your God." It is a statement, not a command.
  2. Unity of God. E ( Dt 6:4 )
  3. Love God E ( Dt 6:5 )
  4. Fear God. E ( Dt 6:13 )
  5. Worship God. E ( Ex 23:25 )
  6. Cleave to God. E ( Dt 10:20 )
  7. Take an oath by God's name. E ( Dt 6:13 )
  8. Walk in God's ways E ( Dt 28:9 )
  9. Sanctify God's name E ( Lev 22:32 )
  10. Read the Shema E ( Dt 6:7 )
  11. Study the Torah. E ( Dt 6:7 )
  12. The phylactery of the head ( E ( Dt 6:8 )
  13. The phylactery of the arm ( E ( Dt 6:8 )
  14. The fringes E ( Num 15:38 )
  15. The mezuzah E ( Dt 6:9 )
  16. The assembly during the Feast of Tabernacles E ( Dt 31:12 )
  17. The king must write a scroll of law E ( Dt 17:18 )
  18. Aquire a scroll of law E ( Dt 31:19 )
  19. Grace after meals E ( Dt 8:10 )
  20. Build the sanctuary E ( Ex 25:8 )
  21. Revere the sanctuary E ( Lev 19:30 )
  22. Guard the sanctuary E ( Num 18:4 )
  23. Levitical services in the Sanctuary E ( Num 18:23 )
  24. Ablutions of the priests E ( Ex 30:19 )
  25. Priests must kindle the lamps E ( Ex 27:21 )
  26. Priests must bless Israel E ( Num 6:23-24 )
  27. The showbread E ( Ex 25:30 )
  28. Burn incense E ( Ex 30:7 )
  29. Keep a perptual fire on the altar E ( Lev 6:6 )
  30. Remove the ashes from the altar E ( Lev 6:3 )
  31. Remove the unclean E ( Num 5:2-3 )
  32. Honor priests E ( Lev 21:8 )
  33. The priestly garments E ( Ex 28:2 )
  34. Priests must bear the ark E ( Num 7:9 )
  35. The oil of anointment E ( Ex 30:31 )
  36. Priests must minister in courses E ( Dt 18:6-8 )
  37. Priests may defile themselves for deceased relatives E ( Lev 21:2-3 )
  38. The high priest must marry only a virgin E ( Lev 21:13-14 )
  39. The daily burnt offering E ( Ex 29:38-39 )
  40. The high priest's daily meal offering E ( Lev 6:13 )
  41. The Sabbath additional offering E ( Num 28:9-10 )
  42. The new moon additional offering E ( Num 28:11-15 )
  43. The Passover additional offering E ( Num 28:16-25 )
  44. The meal offering of new barley E ( Lev 23:10 )
  45. The Shevuoth additional offering E ( Num 28:26-31 )
  46. Bring two loaves on Shevuoth E ( Lev 23:17 )
  47. The new year additional offering E ( Num 29:1-6 )
  48. The tenth day of Tishri additional offering E ( Lev 16:1-34 )
  49. The service of the Day of Atonement E ( Lev 16:1-34 )
  50. The Feast of Tabernacles additional offering E ( Num 29:12-34 )
  51. The Shemini Atzereth additional offering E ( Num 29:35-38 )
  52. The three annual pilgrimages E ( Ex 23:14 )
  53. Appear before the Lord during the festivals E ( Ex 34:23 )
  54. Rejoice on the festivals E ( Dt 16:14 )
  55. Slaughter the Passover offering E ( Ex 12:6 )
  56. Eat the Passover offering E ( Ex 12:8 )
  57. Slaughtering the second Passover offering E ( Num 9:10-12 )
  58. Eating the second Passover Offering E ( Num 9:10-12 )
  59. Blow the trumpets in the Sanctuary E ( Num 10:10 )
  60. Offer cattle of a minimum age E ( Ex 22:29 )
  61. Offer only unblemished sacrifices E ( Lev 22:21 )
  62. Bring salt with every offering E ( Lev 2:13 )
  63. The burnt offering E ( Lev 1:1-17 )
  64. The sin offering E ( Lev 4:1 - 5:13 )
  65. The guilt offering E ( Lev 5:14-26 )
  66. The peace offering E ( Lev 3:1-17 )
  67. The meal offering E ( Lev 2:1-16 )
  68. Offering of a court that has erred E ( Lev 4:13 )
  69. The fixed sin offering E ( Lev 4:27-35 )
  70. The suspensive guilt offering E ( Lev 5:17-19 )
  71. The unconditional guilt offering E ( Lev 5:15-16 )
  72. The offering of a higher or lower value E ( Lev 5:1-4 )
  73. Make a confession E ( Num 5:6-7 )
  74. Offering brought by zav E ( Lev 15:13-15 )
  75. Offering brought by a zavah E ( Lev 15:29-30 )
  76. The offering after childbirth E ( Lev 12:6 )
  77. Offering brought by a leper E ( Lev 14:10 )
  78. The tithe of cattle E ( Lev 27:32 )
  79. Sanctify the firstborn E ( Ex 13:2 )
  80. Redeem the firstborn E ( Ex 22:28 )
  81. Redeem the firstling of an ass E ( Ex 13:13 )
  82. Break the neck of the firstling of an ass E ( Ex 13:13 )
  83. Bring due offerings on the first festival E ( Dt 12:5-6 )
  84. Bring all offerings to the sanctuary E ( Dt 12:14 )
  85. Bring all offerings from outside Israel to the sanctuary E ( Dt 12:26 )
  86. Redeem blemished offerings E ( Dt 12:15 )
  87. Holiness of a substituted offering E ( Lev 27:10 )
  88. Priests must eat the residue of the meal offerings E ( Lev 8:9 )
  89. Priests must eat the meat of consecrated offerings E ( Ex 29:33 )
  90. Burn consecrated offerings that have become unclean E ( Lev 7:19 )
  91. Burn the remnant of consecrated offerings E ( Lev 7:17 )
  92. A Nazirite must let his hair grow E ( Num 6:5 )
  93. Nazirite obligations on completion of vow E ( Num 6:13-21 )
  94. Fulfill all oral commitments E ( Dt 23:24 )
  95. Revocation of vows E ( Num 30:3 )
  96. Defilement through carcasses of animals E ( Lev 11:24 )
  97. Defilement through carcasses of certain creeping creatures E ( Lev 11:29-30 )
  98. Defilement of food and drink E ( Lev 11:34 )
  99. The menstruant E ( Lev 15:19-24 )
  100. After childbirth E ( Lev 12:2-8 )
  101. The leper E ( Lev 13:3 )
  102. Garments contaminated by leprosy E ( Lev 13:47-59 )
  103. A leprous house E ( Lev 14:33-53 )
  104. The zav E ( Lev 15:2 )
  105. Semen E ( Lev 15:16 )
  106. The zavah E ( Lev 15:25-28 )
  107. Uncleanness of a corpse E ( Num 19:14 )
  108. Law of the water of sprinkling E ( Num 19:1-22 )
  109. Immersing in a ritual bath E ( Lev 15:16 )
  110. Cleansing from leprosy E ( Lev 14:1-7 )
  111. A leper must shave his head E ( Lev 14:9 )
  112. The leper must be made distinguishable E ( Lev 13:45 )
  113. The ashes of the red heifer E ( Num 19:1-22 )
  114. Valuation of a person E ( Lev 27:2-8 )
  115. Valuation of beasts E ( Lev 27:9-13 )
  116. Valuation of houses E ( Lev 27:14-15 )
  117. Valuation of fields E ( Lev 27:16-25 )
  118. Restitution for sacrilege E ( Lev 5:16, 22:14 )
  119. The fruits of fourth-year plantings E ( year plantings - L )
  120. Peah for the poor E ( Lev 19:9 )
  121. Leave gleanings for the poor E ( Lev 19:9 )
  122. The forgotten sheaf for the poor E ( Dt 24:19 )
  123. Defective grape clusters for the poor E ( Lev 19:10 )
  124. Grape gleanings for the poor E ( Lev 19:10 )
  125. Bring first fruits to the sanctuary E ( Ex 23:19 )
  126. The great heave offering E ( Dt 18:4 )
  127. The first tithe E ( Num 18:21 )
  128. The second tithe E ( Dt 14:22 )
  129. The Levites' tithe for the priests E ( Num 18:26 )
  130. The poor man's tithe E ( Dt 14:28 )
  131. The avowal of the tithe E ( Dt 26:13-15 )
  132. Recital on bringing the first fruits E ( Dt 26:5-10 )
  133. The dough offering E ( Num 15:20 )
  134. Renounce as ownerless produce of the Sabbatical year E ( Ex 23:11 )
  135. Rest the land during the Sabbatical year E ( Ex 34:21, Lev 25:2, 4 )
  136. Sanctify the Jubilee year E ( Lev 25:10 )
  137. Blow the shofar on the tenth day of Tishri in the Jubilee year E ( Lev 25:9 )
  138. Reversion of the land in the Jubilee year E ( Lev 25:13, 24 )
  139. Redemption of property in a walled city E ( Lev 25:29-30 )
  140. Count the years till the Jubilee year E ( Lev 25:8 )
  141. Cancel claims in the Sabbatical year E ( Dt 15:2 )
  142. Exact debts from idolaters E ( Dt 15:3 )
  143. The priest's due in the slaughter of every clean animal E ( Dt 18:3 )
  144. Give the first of the fleece to the priest E ( 18:4 )
  145. Devoted things E ( Lev 27:21 )
  146. Shechitah ( Dt 12:21 )
    Shechitah is the Kosher method of slaughter. It is not found in Dt 12:21 or anywhere else the Torah.
  147. Cover the blood of slain birds and animals E ( Lev 17:13 )
  148. Release a dam when taking its nest E ( Dt 22:7 )
  149. Search for the prescribed tokens in cattle and animals E ( Lev 11:2 )
  150. Searching for the prescribed tokens in birds E ( Dt 14:11 )
  151. Search for the prescribed token in grasshoppers E ( Lev 11:21 )
  152. Searching for the prescribed tokens in fishes E ( Lev 11:9 )
  153. Determine the New Moon E ( Ex 12:2 )
  154. Rest on the Sabbath E ( Ex 23:12, 34:21 )
  155. Proclaiming the sanctity of the Sabbath E ( Ex 20:8 )
  156. Remove leaven E ( Ex 13:8 )
  157. Recount the departure from Egypt E ( Ex 13:8 )
  158. Eat unleaven bread on the eve of the fifteenth day of Nisan E ( Ex 12:18 )
  159. Rest on the first day of Pesach E ( Lev 23:7 )
  160. Rest on the seventh day of Pesach E ( Lev 23:8 )
  161. Count the Omer E ( Lev 23:15-16 )
  162. Rest on Shevouth E ( Lev 23:21 )
  163. Rest on Rosh Hashana E ( Lev 23:24 )
  164. Fast on Yom Kippur E ( Lev 16:29 )
  165. Rest on Yom Kippur E ( Lev 16:31 )
  166. Rest on the first day of Sukkoth E ( Lev 23:35 )
  167. Rest on Shemini Atzereth E ( Lev 23:36 )
  168. Dwell in a booth for seven days during Sukkoth E ( Lev 23:42 )
  169. Take a lulab on Sukkoth E ( Lev 23:40 )
  170. Hear a shofar on Rosh Hashana E ( Num 29:1 )
  171. Give half a shekel annually E ( Ex 30:13 )
  172. Heed the prophets E ( Dt 18:15 )
  173. Appoint a king E ( Dt 17:15 )
  174. Obey the Great Court E ( Dt 17:11 )
  175. Abide by a majority decision E ( Ex 23:2 )
  176. Appoint judges and officers of the court E ( Dt 16:18 )
  177. Treat litigants equally before the law E ( Lev 19:15 )
  178. Testify in court E ( Lev 5:1 )
  179. Inquire into the testimony of witnesses E ( Dt 13:15 )
  180. Condemn witnesses who testify falsely E ( Dt 19:19 )
  181. Eglah Arufah E ( Dt 21:4 )
  182. Establish six cities of refuge E ( Dt 19:2-3 )
  183. Assign cities to the Levites E ( Num 35:7 )
  184. Remove sources of danger from your habitation E ( Dt 22:8 )
  185. Destroy all idol worship E ( Ex 34:13; Dt 7:5, 12:2 )
  186. The law of the apostate city E ( Dt 13:17 )
  187. The law of the seven nations E ( Dt 20:17 )
  188. The extinction of Amalek E ( Dt 25:19 )
  189. Remember the nefarious deeds of Amalek E ( Dt 25:17 )
  190. The law of the non-obligatory war E ( obligatory war - D )
  191. Appoint a priest for war E ( Dt 20:2 )
  192. Prepare a place beyond the camp E ( Dt 23:13 )
  193. Include a paddle among war implements E ( Dt 23:14 )
  194. A robber must restore the stolen article E ( Lev 5:23 )
  195. Charity E ( Lev 24:35, Dt 15:11 )
  196. Lavish gifts on a Hebrew bondman on his freedom E ( Dt 15:14 )
  197. Lend money to the poor E ( Ex 22:24 )
  198. Interest E ( Dt 21:21 )
  199. Restore a pledge to a needy owner E ( Ex 22:25, Dt 24:13 )
  200. Pay wages on time E ( Lev 9:13, Dt 24:15 )
  201. An employee may eat the produce among which he is working E ( Dt 23:25-26 )
  202. Unload a tired animal E ( Ex 23:5 )
  203. Assist the owner in lifting up his burden E ( Dt 22:4 )
  204. Returning E ( lost property to its owner< )
  205. Rebuke the sinner E ( Lev 19:17 )
  206. Love your neighbor E ( Lev 19:18 )
  207. Love the stranger E ( Dt 10:19 )
  208. The law of weights and measures E ( Lev 19:36 )
  209. Lev 19:32 E ( Stand in the presence of o )
  210. Honor parents E ( Ex 20:12 )
  211. Respect parents E ( Lev 19:3 )
  212. Be fruitful and multiply E ( Gen 1:28 )
  213. The law of marriage E ( Dt 24:1 )
    (This is a law of divorce, not of marriage. A man may divorce his wife if he finds some "uncleanness" in her.)
  214. The bridegroom must devote himself to his wife for one year E ( Dt 24:5 )
  215. Get circumcised E ( circumcise your son when he )
  216. The law of the Levirite Marriage E ( Dt 25:5 )
  217. Chalitzah E ( Dt 25:9 )
    The law of Chalitzah: If a man refuses to "go in unto" his dead brother's wife, she shall loosen his shoe and spit in his face.
  218. A violator must marry the maiden he has violated E ( Dt 22:29 )
  219. The law of the defamer of a bride E ( Dt 22:19 )
  220. The law of the seducer E ( Ex 22:15-16 )
  221. The law of the captive woman E ( Dt 21:11 )
  222. The law of divorce E ( Dt 24:1 )
  223. The law of a suspected adulteress E ( Num 5:12-13 )
  224. Whip the transgressors of certain commandments E ( Dt 25:2 )
  225. The law of manslaughter E ( Num 35:24 )
  226. Behead the transgressors of certain commandments E ( Ex 21:20 )
    Ex 21:20 says a man who beats his slave to death shall be punished. The rabbis decided he should be beheaded.
  227. Strangle transgressors of certain commandments E ( Lev 20:10 )
    Lev 20:10 says adulterers should be killed. The rabbis said they should be strangled.
  228. Burn the transgressors of certain commandments E ( Lev 20:14 )
    In Lev 20:14, the transgressors to be burned are a man, his wife, and his mother
  229. Stone the transgressors of certain commandments E ( Dt 22:24 )
    In Dt 22:24, the transgressor to be stoned is an urban rape victim who didn't scream loud enough.
  230. Hang the bodies of the transgressors of certain commandments after execution E ( Dt 21:22 )
    Dt 21:22 says that all executed people must be hung on trees.
  231. The law of burial E ( Dt 21:23 )
  232. The law of a Hebrew bondman E ( Ex 21:2 )
  233. A Hebrew bondmaid must be married by her master or his son E ( Ex 21:8 )
  234. Redemption of a Hebrew bondmaid E ( Ex 21:8 )
  235. The law of a Canaanite bondman E ( Lev 25:46 )
    (They are your possessions, will be inherited by your children, and must be slaves forever.)
  236. Penalty for inflicting injury E ( Ex 21:18-19 )
  237. The law of injuries caused by an ox E ( Ex 21:28 )
    (The ox is stoned, its flesh isn't eaten, but its owner isn't punished.)
  238. The law of injuries caused by an pit E ( Ex 21:33 )
  239. The law of theft E ( Ex 22:3 )
    (If a thief is too poor to pay for his theft, he is to be sold as a slave.)
  240. The law of damage caused by a beast E ( Ex 22:4 )
  241. The law of damage caused by a fire E ( Ex 22:5 )
  242. The law of an unpaid bailee E ( Ex 22:6 )
  243. The law of a paid bailee E ( Ex 22:9 )
  244. The law of a borrower E ( Ex 22:13 )
  245. The law of buying and selling E ( Lev 25:14 )
  246. The law of litigants E ( Ex 22:8 )
  247. Saving the life of the pursued E ( Dt 25:12 )
    (Cut off a woman's hand if she touches a man's genitals.)
  248. The law of inheritance E ( Num 27:8-11 )

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