The 613 Mitzvot

The 248 Positive Mitzvot/Commandments: "The Do's"
Negative Commandments


[A good study of the Commandments of God, can be done by also confirming these in the New Testament.]

Relationship to God (P 1 = Positive Commandment Number One)

* P 1 Exodus 20:2 - To believe in God
* P 2 Deuteronomy 6:4 -To acknowledge the Unity of God
* P 3 Deuteronomy 6:5 - To love God
* P 4 Deuteronomy 6:13 - To fear God
* P 5 Exodus 23:25; Deuteronomy11:13; 13:5 - To serve God
* P 6 Deuteronomy 10:20 - To cleave to God
* P 7 Deuteronomy 10:20 - On taking an oath by God's Name
* P 8 Deuteronomy 28:9 - On walking in God's ways
* P 9 Leviticus 22:32 - On Sanctifying God's Name

TORAH

* P 10 Deuteronomy 6:7 - On reciting the Sh'ma each morning and evening
* P 11 Deuteronomy 6:7 - On studying and teaching Torah
* P 12 Deuteronomy 6:8 - On binding Tefillin on the head
* P 13 Deuteronomy 6:8 - On binding Tefillin on the hand
* P 14 Numbers 15:38 - On making Tzitzit with thread of blue, garment's corners
* P 15 Deuteronomy 6:9 - On affixing a Mezuzah to doorposts and gates
* P 16 Deuteronomy 31:12 - On Assembling each seventth year to hear the Torah read
* P 17 Deuteronomy 17:18 - On that a king must write a copy of Torah for himself
* P 18 Deuteronomy 31:19 - On that everyone should have a Torah scroll
* P 19 Deuteronomy 8:10 - On praising God after eating, Grace after meals

TEMPLE AND THE PRIESTS

* P 20 Exodus 25:8 - On building a Sanctuary/(Tabernacle) for God
* P 21 Leviticus 19:30 - On respecting the Sanctuary
* P 22 Numbers 18:4 - On guarding the Sanctuary
* P 23 Numbers 18:23 - On Levitical services in the Tabernacle
* P 24 Exodus 30:19 - On Cohanim/Priest washing hands & feet before entering Tabernacle
* P 25 Exodus 27:21 - On kindling the Menorah by the Cohanim/Priest
* P 26 Numbers 6:23 - On the Cohanim/Priest blessing Israel
* P 27 Exodus 25:30 - On the Showbread before the Ark
* P 28 Exodus 30:7 - On Burning the Incense on the Golden Altar twice daily
* P 29 Leviticus 6:6 - On the perpetual fire on the Altar
* P 30 Leviticus 6:3 - On removing the ashes from the Altar
* P 31 Numbers 5:2 - On removing unclean persons from the camp
* P 32 Leviticus 21:8 - On honoring the Cohanim/Priests
* P 33 Exodus 28:2 - On the garments of the Cohanim/Priests
* P 34 Numbers 7:9 - On Cohanim bearing the Ark on their shoulders
* P 35 Exodus 30:31 - On the holy anointing oil
* P 36 Deuteronomy 18:6-8 - On the Cohanim/Priests ministering in rotation/watches
* P 37 Leviticus 21:2-3 - On the Cohanim/Priests being defiled for dead relatives
* P 38 Leviticus 21:13 - On that Cohen haGadol/High Priest may only marry a virgin

SACRIFICES

* P 39 Numbers 28:3 - On the twice Daily Burnt (tamid) offerings
* P 40 Leviticus 6:13 - On Cohen haGadol's/High Priest twice daily meal offering
* P 41 Numbers 28:9 - On the Shabbat additional (musaf) offering
* P 42 Numbers 28:11 - On the New Moon (Rosh Chodesh) additional offering
* P 43 Leviticus 23:36 - On the Pesach/Passover additional offering

* P 44 Leviticus 23:10 - On the second day of Pesach/Passover meal offering of the Omer
* P 45 Numbers 28:26 - On the Shavuot additional (musaf) offering
* P 46 Leviticus 23:17 - On the Two Loaves of Bread Wave offering on Shavuot/Pentecost
* P 47 Numbers 29:1-2 - On the Rosh HaShannah/Feast of Trumpets) additional offering
* P 48 Numbers 29:7-8 - On the Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement additional offering
* P 49 Leviticus 16 - On the service of Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement (Avodah)
* P 50 Numbers 29:13 - On the Sukkot/Feast of Tabernacles (musaf) offerings
* P 51 Numbers 29:36 - On the Shemini Atzeret additional offering
* P 52 Exodus 23:14 - On the three annual Festival pilgrimages to the Temple
* P 53 Exodus 34:23; - On appearing before YHVH during the Festivals (Deuteronomy 16:16)
* P 54 Deuteronomy 16:14 - On rejoicing on the Festivals
* P 55 Exodus 12:6 - On the 14th of Nisan slaughtering the Pesach/Passover lamb
* P 56 Exodus 12:8 - On eating the roasted Pesach/Passover lamb night of Nisan 15
* P 57 Numbers 9:11 - On slaughtering the Pesach Sheini, Iyyar 14, offering
* P 58 Numbers 9:11; - On eating the Pesach Sheini lamb with Matzah and Maror
* P 59 Numbers 10:9-10 - Trumpets for Feast sacrifices brought & for tribulation
* P 60 Leviticus 22:27 - On minimum age of cattle to be offered
* P 61 Leviticus 22:21 On offering only unblemished sacrifices
* P 62 Leviticus 2:13 On bringing salt with every offering
* P 63 Leviticus 1:2 On the Burnt-Offering
* P 64 Leviticus 6:18 On the Sin-Offering
* P 65 Leviticus 7:1 On the Guilt-Offering
* P 66 Leviticus 3:1 On the Peace-Offering
* P 67 Leviticus 2:1; On the Meal-Offering
* P 68 Leviticus 4:13 On offerings for a Court (Sanhedrin) that has erred
* P 69 Leviticus 4:27 Fixed Sin-Offering, by one unknowingly breaking a karet
* P 70 Leviticus 5:17 Suspensive Guilt-Offering if doubt of breaking a karet
* P 71 Leviticus 5:15; Unconditional Guilt-Offering, for stealing, etc.
* P 72 Leviticus 5:1-11 Offering higher or lower value, according to ones means
* P 73 Numbers 5:6-7 To confess one's sins before God and repent from them
* P 74 Leviticus 15:13 On offering brought by a zav (man with a discharge)
* P 75 Leviticus 15:28 Offering brought by a zavah (woman with a discharge)
* P 76 Leviticus 12:6 On offering brought by a woman after childbirth
* P 77 Leviticus 14:10 On offering brought by a leper after being cleansed
* P 78 Leviticus 27:32 On the Tithe of one's cattle
* P 79 Exodus 13:2 Sacrificing the First-born of clean (permitted) cattle
* P 80 Exodus 22:28; On Redeeming the First-born of man
* P 81 Exodus 34:20 On Redeeming the firstling of an ass, if not...
* P 82 Exodus 13:13 ...breaking the neck of the firstling of an ass
* P 83 Deuteronomy 12:5-6 On bringing due offerings to Jerusalem without delay
* P 84 Deuteronomy 12:14 All offerings must be brought only to the Sanctuary
* P 85 Deuteronomy 12:36 On offerings due from outside Israel to the Sanctuary
* P 86 Deuteronomy 12:15 On Redeeming blemished sanctified animal offerings
* P 87 Leviticus 27:33 On the holiness of substituted animal offerings
* P 88 Leviticus 6:9 On Cohanim eating the remainder of the Meal Offerings
* P 89 Exodus 29:33 On Cohanim eating the meat of Sin and Guilt Offerings
* P 90 Leviticus 7:19 Burn Consecrated Offerings that've become unclean
* P 91 Leviticus 7:17 Burn remnant of Consecrated Offerings not eaten in time

VOWS

* P 92 Numbers 6:5 The Nazarene/Nazir letting his hair grow during his separation
* P 93 Numbers 6:18 Nazir completing vow shaves his head & brings sacrifice
* P 94 Deuteronomy 23:24 On that a man must honor his oral vows and oaths
* P 95 Numbers 30:3 On that a judge can annul vows, only according to Torah

RITUAL PURITY

* P 96 Leviticus 11:8, Defilement by touching certain animal carcasses, &...
* P 97 Leviticus 11:29 ...by touching carcasses of eight creeping creatures
* P 98 Leviticus 11:34 Defilement of food & drink, if contacting unclean thing
* P 99 Leviticus 15:19 On Tumah of a menstruant woman
* P100 Leviticus 12:2 On Tumah of a woman after childbirth
* P101 Leviticus 13:3 On Tumah of a leper
* P102 Leviticus 13:51 On garments contaminated by leprosy
* P103 Leviticus 14:44 On a leprous house
* P104 Leviticus 15:2 On Tumah of a zav (man with a running issue)
* P105 Leviticus 15:6 On Tumah of semen
* P106 Leviticus 15:19 Tumah of a zavah (woman suffering from a running issue)
* P107 Numbers 19:14 On Tumah of a human corpse
* P108 Numbers 19:13, Law of the purification water of sprinkling
* P109 Leviticus 15:16 On immersing in a mikveh to become ritually clean
* P110 Leviticus 14:2 On the specified procedure of cleansing from leprosy
* P111 Leviticus 14:9 On that a leper must shave his head
* P112 Leviticus 13:45 On that the leper must be made easily distinguishable
* P113 Numbers 19:2-9 On Ashes of the Red Heifer, used in ritual purification

DONATIONS TO THE TEMPLE

* P114 Leviticus 27:2-8 On the valuation for a person himself to the Tabernacle
* P115 Leviticus 27:11 On the valuation for an unclean beast to the Tabernacle
* P116 Leviticus 27:14 On the valuation of a house as a donation to the Tabernacle
* P117 Leviticus 27:16, On the valuation of a field as a donation to the Tabernacle
* P118 Leviticus 5:16 If benefit from Tabernacle property, restitution plus 1/5th
* P119 Leviticus 19:24 On the fruits of the trees fourth year's growth
* P120 Leviticus 19:9 On leaving the corners of fields for the poor
* P121 Leviticus 19:9 On leaving gleanings of the field for the poor
* P122 Deuteronomy 24:19 On leaving the forgotten sheaf for the poor
* P123 Leviticus 19:19 On leaving the misformed grape clusters for the poor
* P124 Leviticus 19:10 On leaving grape gleanings for the poor
* P125 Exodus 23:19 On separating & bringing First-fruits to the Sanctuary
* P126 Deuteronomy 18:4 To separate the great Heave-offering
* P127 Leviticus 27:30; To set aside the first tithe to the Levites
* P128 Deuteronomy 14:22 To set aside the second tithe, eaten only in Jerusalem
* P129 Numbers 18:26 On Levites' giving tenth of their tithe to the Priests
* P130 Deuteronomy 14:28 To set aside the poor-man's tithe in third and sixth year
* P131 Deuteronomy 26:13 A declaration made when separating the various tithes
* P132 Deuteronomy 26:5 A declaration made bringing First-fruits to the Tabernacle
* P133 Numbers 15:20 On the first portion of the Challah/Bread given to the Priest

THE SABBATICAL YEAR

* P134 Exodus 23:11 On ownerless produce of the Sabbatical year
* P135 Exodus 34:21 On resting the land on the Sabbatical year
* P136 Leviticus 25:10 On sanctifying the Jubilee (50th) year
* P137 Leviticus 25:9 Blow Shofar on Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement in the Jubilee & slaves freed
* P138 Leviticus 25:24 Reversion of the land to ancestral owners in Jubilee year
* P139 Leviticus 25:24 On the redemption of a house within a year of the sale
* P140 Leviticus 25:8 Counting and announcing the years till the Jubilee year
* P141 Deuteronomy 15:3 All debts are annulled in the Sabbatical year, but...
* P142 Deuteronomy 15:3 ...one may exact a debt owed by a foreigner

CONCERNING ANIMALS FOR CONSUMPTION

* P143 Deuteronomy 18:3 The Cohen's/Priest's due in the slaughter of every clean animal
* P144 Deuteronomy 18:4 On the first of the fleece to be given to the Cohen/Priest
* P145 Leviticus 27:21, (Cherem vow) one devoted thing to God, other to Cohanim/Priests
* P146 Leviticus 12:21 Slaughtering animals, according to Torah, before eating
* P147 Leviticus 17:13 Covering with earth the blood of slain fowl and beast
* P148 Deuteronomy 22:7 On setting free the parent bird when taking the nest
* P149 Leviticus 11:2 Searching for prescribed signs in beasts, for eating
* P150 Deuteronomy 14:11 Searching for the prescribed signs in birds, for eating
* P151 Leviticus 11:21 Searching for prescribed signs in locusts, for eating
* P152 Leviticus 11:9 Searching for the prescribed signs in fish, for eating

FESTIVALS

* P153 Exodus 12:2; Deuteronomy16:1 Sanhedrin to sanctify New Moon, & reckon years & seasons
* P154 Exodus 23:12 On resting on the Shabbat
* P155 Exodus 20:8 On declaring Shabbat holy at its onset and termination
* P156 Exodus 12:15 On removal of chametz, leaven(ed), on (Nisan 14) Pesach/Passover
* P157 Exodus 13:8 Tell of Exodus from Egypt 1st night Pesach/Passover (Nisan 15).
* P158 Exodus 12:18 On eating Matzah the first night of Pesach (Nisan 15).
* P159 Exodus 12:16 On resting on the first day of Pesach/Passover
* P160 Exodus 12:16 On resting on the seventh day of Pesach/Passover
* P161 Leviticus 23:35 Count the Omer 49 days from day of first sheaf Nisan 16
* P162 Leviticus 23 On resting on Shavuot/Pentecost
* P163 Leviticus 23:24 On resting on Rosh HaShannah/Feast of Trumpet
* P164 Leviticus 16:29 On fasting on Yom Kippur/Yom Kippur
* P165 Leviticus 16:29, On resting on Yom Kippur/Day of Atonement
* P166 Leviticus 23:35 On resting on the first day of Sukkot/Tabernacles
* P167 Leviticus 23:36 On resting on (the 8th day) Shemini Atzeret
* P168 Leviticus 23:42 On dwelling in a Sukkah (booth) for seven days
* P169 Leviticus 23:40 On taking a Lulav (the four species) on Sukkot/Tabernacles
* P170 Numbers 29:1 On hearing the sound of the Shofar on Rosh HaShannah/Feast of Trumpets

COMMUNITY

* P171 Exodus 30:12 On every male giving half a shekel annually to Tabernacle
* P172 Deuteronomy 18:15 On heeding the Prophets
* P173 Deuteronomy 17:15 On appointing a king
* P174 Deuteronomy 17:11 On obeying the Great Court (Sanhedrin)
* P175 Exodus 23:2 On in case of division, abiding by a majority decision
* P176 Deuteronomy 16:18 Appointing Judges & Officers of the Court in every town
* P177 Leviticus 19:15 Treating litigants equally/impartially before the law
* P178 Leviticus 5:1 Anyone aware of evidence must come to court to testify
* P179 Deuteronomy 13:15 The testimony of witnesses shall be examined thoroughly
* P180 Deuteronomy 19:19 On condemning witnesses who testify falsely
* P180 Deuteronomy 19:19 False witnesses punished, as they intended upon accused
* P181 Deuteronomy 21:4 On Eglah Arufah, on the heifer when murderer unknown
* P182 Deuteronomy 19:3 On establishing Six Cities of Refuge
* P183 Numbers 35:2 Give cities to Levites - who've no ancestral land share
* P184 Deuteronomy 22:8 Build fence on roof, remove potential hazards from home

IDOLATRY

* P185 Deuteronomy 12:2; On destroying all idolatry and its appurtenances
* P186 Deuteronomy 13:17 The law about a city that has become apostate/perverted
* P187 Deuteronomy 20:17 On the law about destroying the seven Canaanite nations
* P188 Deuteronomy 25:19 On the extinction of the seed of Amalek
* P189 Deuteronomy 25:17 On remembering the nefarious deeds of Amalek to Israel

WAR

* P190 Deuteronomy 20:11 Regulations for wars other than ones commanded in Torah
* P191 Deuteronomy 20:2 Cohen for special duties in war; also men unfit return
* P192 Deuteronomy 23:14 Prepare place beyond the camp, so to keep sanitary &...
* P193 Deuteronomy 23:15 ...so include a digging tool among war implements

SOCIAL

* P194 Leviticus 5:23 On a robber to restore the stolen article to its owner
* P195 Deuteronomy 15:8; On to give charity to the poor
* Leviticus 25:35-36
* P196 Deuteronomy 15:14 On giving gifts to a Hebrew bondman upon his freedom
* P197 Exodus 22:24 On lending money to the poor without interest
* P198 Deuteronomy 23:21 On lending money to the foreigner with interest
* P199 Deuteronomy 24:13; Exodus22:25 On restoring a pledge to its owner if he needs it
* P200 Deuteronomy 24:15 On paying the worker his wages on time
* P201 Deuteronomy 23:25 Employee is allowed to eat the produce he's working in
* P202 Exodus 23:5 On helping unload when necessary a tired animal
* P203 Deuteronomy 22:4 On assisting a man loading his beast with its burden
* P204 Deuteronomy 22:1, Exodus 23:4; On that lost property must be returned to its owner
* P205 Leviticus 19:17 On being required to reprove the sinner
* P206 Leviticus 19:18 On love your neighbor as yourself
* P207 Deuteronomy 10:19 On being commanded to love the convert/proselyte
* P208 Leviticus 19:36 On the law of accurate weights and measures

FAMILY

* P209 Leviticus 19:32 On honoring the old (and wise)
* P210 Exodus 20:12 On honoring parents
* P211 Leviticus 19:3 On fearing parents
* P212 Gen.1:28 On to be fruitful and multiply
* P213 Deuteronomy 24:1 On the law of marriage
* P214 Deuteronomy 24:5 On bridegroom devotes himself to his wife for one year
* P215 Ge.17:10; Leviticus12:3 On circumcising one's son
* P216 Deuteronomy 25:5 If a man dies childless his brother marry widow, or...
* P217 Deuteronomy 25:9 ...release her/the-widow
* P218 Deuteronomy 22:29 A violator must marry the virgin/maiden he has violated
* P219 Deuteronomy 22:18 The defamer of his bride is flogged & may never divorce
* P220 Exodus 22:15 On the seducer must be punished according to the law
* P221 Deuteronomy 21:11 Captive women treated according to special regulations
* P222 Deuteronomy 24:1 The law of divorce, only be means of written document
* P223 Numbers 5:15 Suspected adulteress has to submit to the required test

 

JUDICIAL

* P224 Deuteronomy 25:2 On whipping transgressors of certain commandments
* P225 Numbers 35:25 On exile to city of refuge for unintentional homicide
* P226 Exodus 21:20 On beheading transgressors of certain commandments
* P227 Exodus 21:16 On strangling transgressors of certain commandments
* P228 Leviticus 20:14 On burning transgressors of certain commandments
* P229 Deuteronomy 22:24 On stoning transgressors of certain commandments
* P230 Deuteronomy 21:22 Hang after execution, violators of certain commandments
* P231 Deuteronomy 21:23 On burial on the same day of execution

SLAVES

* P232 Exodus 21:2 On the special laws for treating the Hebrew bondman
* P233 Exodus 21:8 Hebrew bondmaid married to her master or his son, or...
* P234 Exodus 21:8 ...allow the redemption to the Hebrew bondmaid
* P235 Leviticus 25:46 On the laws for treating an alien bondman

TORTS

* P236 Exodus 21:18 On the penalty for a person inflicting injury
* P237 Exodus 21:28 On the law of injuries caused by an animal
* P238 Exodus 21:33 On the law of injuries caused by an pit
* P239 Exodus 21:37 On the law of punishment of thieves
* P240 Exodus 22:4 On the law of a judgement for damage caused by a beast
* P241 Exodus 22:5 On the law of a judgement for damage caused by a fire
* P242 Exodus 22:6 On the law of an unpaid guardian
* P243 Exodus 22:9 On the law of a paid guardian
* P244 Exodus 22:13 On the law of a borrower
* P245 Leviticus 25:14 On the law of buying and selling
* P246 Exodus 22:8 On the law of litigants
* P247 Deuteronomy 25:12 Save life of one pursued, even if need - kill oppressor
* P248 Numbers 27:8 On the law of inheritance

Negative Commandments