Moshe ben Maimon was a scholar of Scripture in the 12th century.1 Commonly known as Maimonides or "the Rambam" (pronounced rahm bahm) he was the first to enumerate the commandments given in the Torah. Below is a similar enumeration we have created based upon his work (including possible categories we have added along with the percentage each category represents compared to the whole 613).

The scope of this document is not to explain each commandment or relate if or how they are relevant today in the absence of a Temple. The Psalm 119 Foundation has created an entirely separate website that examines each commandment individually called The 613 Commandments.com.  We have also created an interactive view of the commandments at The613.info.  If you are interested in the mitzvot [commandments] check out these sites!

First Fruits of Zion (http://ffoz.org/) had an excellent, extensive (and large!) treatise on these details called Torah Club Volume 5- Rejoicing in the Torah. If you can find a first-edition version of this resource, we definitely recommend it.  Later versions are not as commandment-focused as the original.

May G-d be praised in the study of His ways!

 

The list below is sorted in the traditional order. 

NrCommandmentScripture
  G-d (10 / 1.6%)
1 To know there is a G-d Ex 20:2
2 Do not entertain thoughts of other gods besides Him Ex 20:3
3 To know that He is One, a complete Unity Deut 6:4
4 To love Him Deut 6:5
5 To fear Him reverently Deut 10:20
6 To sanctify His Name Lev 22:32
7 Do not profane His Name Lev 22:32
8 Do not test G-d unduly Deut 6:16
9 To emulate His ways Deut 28:9
10 Do not curse G-d Ex 22:28
 
  The Temple and Sacred Objects (21 / 3.4%)
11 To build a Temple (tabernacle) Ex 25:8
12 Do not build the altar with stones hewn by metal Ex 20:25
13 Do not climb steps to the altar Ex 20:26
14 To show reverence to the Temple Lev 19:30
15 To guard the Temple area Num 18:2
16 Do not leave the Temple unguarded Num 18:5
17 To prepare the anointing oil Ex 30:31
18 Do not reproduce the anointing oil Ex 30:32-33
19 Do not anoint a foreigner with anointing oil Ex 30:32
20 Do not reproduce the incense formula Ex 30:37
21 Do not burn anything on the Golden Altar besides incense Ex 30:9
22 Do not destroy objects associated with His Name Deut 12:4
23 Do not remove the staves from the ark Ex 25:15
24 Make the showbread and place it before G-d Ex 25:30
25 Light the Menorah every day Ex 27:21
26 The breastplate must not be loosened from the ephod Ex 28:28
27 Burn incense every day Ex 30:7
28 One who profaned a sacred object must repay what he profaned plus a fifth and bring a sacrifice Lev 5:16
29 Keep the fire burning on the altar Lev 6:9
30 Do not extinguish the fire on the altar Lev 6:9
31 Not to plant a tree in the Temple courtyard (this is seen as idolatry) Deut 16:21
 
  Levi'im and Kohanim (35 / 5.7%)
32 The Kohen HaGadol must not marry a widow Lev 21:14
33 The Kohen HaGadol must not have sexual relations with a widow even outside of marriage Lev 21:15
34 The Kohen HaGadol must marry a virgin maiden Lev 21:13
35 A kohen (priest) must not marry a divorcee Lev 21:7
36 A kohen must not marry a zonah (a woman who has had a forbidden sexual relationship) Lev 21:7
37 A kohen must not marry a chalalah ("a desecrated person" party to or product of a forbidden relationship with the Kohen Gadol) Lev 21:7
38 The kohanim must bless the Jewish nation daily Num 6:23
39 A kohen must wash his hands and feet before service Ex 30:19
40 The Tribe of Levi must not be given a portion of the land in Israel, rather they are given cities to dwell in Deut 18:1
41 The Levites must not take a share in the spoils of war Deut 18:1
42 To give the Levites cities to inhabit and their surrounding fields Num 35:2
43 The Levites must transport the ark on their shoulders Num 7:9
44 The Levites must work in the Temple Num 18:23
45 No Levite must do another's work of either a kohen or a Levite Num 18:3
46 To dedicate the kohen for service Lev 21:8
47 The work of the kohanim's shifts must be equal during holidays Deut 18:6-8
48 The kohanim must wear their priestly garments during service Ex 28:2
49 Do not tear the priestly garments Ex 28:32
50 A kohen must not enter the Temple intoxicated Lev 10:9
51 A kohen must not enter the Temple with his head uncovered Lev 10:6
52 A kohen must not enter the Temple with torn clothes Lev 10:6
53 A kohen must not enter the Temple indiscriminately Lev 16:2
54 A kohen must not leave the Temple during service Lev 10:7
55 To send the impure from the Temple Num 5:2
56 An impure person must not enter the Temple Num 5:3
57 An impure person must not enter the Temple Mount area Deut 23:11
58 Impure kohanim must not do service in the temple Lev 22:2
59 An impure kohen, following immersion, must wait until after sundown before returning to service Lev 22:7
60 A kohen with a physical blemish must not enter the sanctuary or approach the altar Lev 21:23
61 A kohen with a physical blemish must not serve Lev 21:17
62 A kohen with a temporary blemish must not serve Lev 21:17
63 One who is not a kohen must not serve Num 18:4
64 The Kohen HaGadol must not defile himself for any relative Lev 21:11
65 The Kohen HaGadol must not enter under the same roof as a corpse Lev 21:11
66 A kohen must not defile himself (by going to funerals or cemeteries) for anyone except relatives Lev 21:1
 
  Prophecy (4 / 0.6%)
67 To listen to the prophet speaking in His Name Deut 18:15
68 Do not listen to a false prophet Deut 13:4
69 Do not prophesy falsely in the name of G-d Deut 18:20
70 Do not be afraid of killing the false prophet Deut 18:22
 
  Torah (6 / 0.9%)
71 To cleave to those who know Him Deut 10:20
72 To learn Torah Deut 6:7
73 To honor those who teach and know Torah Lev 19:32
74 Each male must write a Torah scroll Deut 31:19
75 Do not add to the Torah commandments Deut 12:32
76 Do not diminish from the Torah any commandments, in whole or in part Deut 12:32
 
  Love (9 / 1.4%)
77 To love other covenant members Lev 19:18
78 To show love towards foreigners Deut 10:19
79 Do not hate fellow covenant members Lev 19:17
80 To reprove a neighbor who sins Lev 19:17
81 Do not embarrass others Lev 19:17
82 Do not oppress the stranger Ex 22:21
83 Do not speak derogatorily of others Lev 19:16
84 Do not take revenge Lev 19:18
85 Do not bear a grudge Lev 19:18
 
  Idolatry (39 / 6.3%)
86 Do not inquire into idolatry Lev 19:4
87 Do not worship idols in the manner they are worshiped Ex 20:5
88 Do not worship idols in the four ways we worship G-d Ex 20:5
89 Do not make an idol for yourself Ex 20:4
90 Do not make an idol for others Lev 19:4
91 Do not make human forms even for decorative purposes Ex 20:23
92 Do not turn a city to idolatry Ex 23:13
93 To burn a city that has turned to idol worship Deut 13:17
94 Do not rebuild an idolatrous city that has been burned Deut 13:17
95 Do not derive benefit from an idolatrous city Deut 13:18
96 Do not entice an individual to idol worship Deut 13:12-15
97 Do not love those who entice others into idolatry Deut 13:9
98 Do not cease hating an idolater Deut 13:9
99 Do not save an idolater from execution Deut 13:9
100 Do not say anything in an idolater's defense Deut 13:9
101 Do not refrain from incriminating an idolater Deut 13:9
102 Do not prophesize in the name of idolatry Deut 13:14
103 Do not swear in the name of an idol Ex 23:13
104 Do not perform ov (inquiring of spirits) Lev 19:31
105 Do not perform yidoni (consulting magicians/seers) Lev 19:31
106 Do not pass your children through the fire to Molech Lev 18:21
107 Do not erect a pillar in a public place of worship Deut 16:22
108 Do not bow down on smooth stone Lev 26:1
109 To destroy idols and their accessories Deut 12:2
110 Do not derive benefit from idols and their accessories Deut 7:26
111 Do not derive benefit from ornaments of idols Deut 7:25
112 Do not make a covenant with idolaters Deut 7:2
113 Do not show favor to idolaters Deut 7:2
114 Do not let idolators dwell in the Land of Israel Ex 23:33
115 Do not imitate idolators in customs and clothing Lev 20:23
116 Do not be superstitious Lev 19:26
117 Do not go into a trance to foresee events, etc. Deut 18:10
118 Do not engage in astrology Lev 19:26
119 Do not mutter incantations Deut 18:11
120 Do not attempt to contact the dead Deut 18:11
121 Do not consult the ov (ghosts) Deut 18:11
122 Do not consult the yidoni (magicians/wizards) Deut 18:11
123 Do not perform acts of magic Deut 18:10
124 Do not drink wine poured in service to idols Deut 32:38
 
  Morality (10 / 1.6%)
125 Do not follow the whims of your heart or what your eyes see Num 15:39
126 Do not desire another's possession Deut 5:18
127 Do not ignore a lost object Deut 22:3
128 Return the lost object Deut 22:1
129 Do not stand idly by if someone's life is in danger Lev 19:16
130 Help another remove the load from a beast which can no longer carry it Ex 23:5
131 Help others load their beast Deut 22:4
132 Do not leave others distraught with their burdens (but to help either load or unload) Deut 22:4
133 Do not insult or harm anybody with words Lev 25:17
134 Do not insult or harm a foreigner with words Ex 22:21
 
  Personal Appearance (7 / 1.1%)
135 Men must not shave the hair off the sides of their head Lev 19:27
136 Men must not shave their beards with a razor Lev 19:27
137 Men must not wear women's clothing Deut 22:5
138 Women must not wear men's clothing Deut 22:5
139 Do not tattoo the skin Lev 19:28
140 Do not tear or cut the skin in mourning Deut 14:1
141 Do not make a bald spot in mourning Deut 14:1
 
  Prayer and Confession (5 / 0.8%)
142 To repent and confess wrongdoings Num 5:7
143 To say the Shema twice daily Deut 6:7
144 To serve the Almighty [traditionally: with daily prayer] Ex 23:25
145 To bless the Almighty after eating Deut 8:10
146 To sound the shofar when going to war
(traditionally: afflicting oneself and crying out before G-d in times of calamity)
Num 10:9
 
  Signs and Symbols (5 / 0.8%)
147 To circumcise all males on the eighth day after their birth Lev 12:3
148 To wear tefillin (phylacteries) on the head Deut 6:8
149 To bind tefillin on the arm Deut 6:8
150 To put a mezuzah on each door post Deut 6:9
151 To have tzitzit on four-cornered garments Num 15:38
 
  The King (6 / 0.9%)
152 The king must have a separate Sefer Torah for himself Deut 17:18
153 Appoint a king from Israel Deut 17:15
154 Do not appoint a foreigner as king Deut 17:15
155 The king must not have too many wives Deut 17:17
156 The king must not have too many horses Deut 17:16
157 The king must not have too much silver and gold Deut 17:17
 
  Appointed Times (41 / 6.6%)
158 To rest on the seventh day Ex 23:12
159 Do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day Ex 20:10
160 The court must not inflict punishment on Shabbat Ex 35:2
161 Do not walk outside the city boundary on Shabbat Ex 16:29
162 To sanctify the day with Kiddush and Havdalah Ex 20:8
163 To rest from prohibited labor on Shabbat Lev 23:32
164 Do not do prohibited labor on Yom Kippur Lev 23:32
165 To afflict yourself on Yom Kippur Lev 16:29
166 Do not eat or drink on Yom Kippur ("afflict your soul") Lev 23:29
167 To rest on the first day of Pesach Lev 23:7
168 Do not do prohibited labor on the first day of Pesach Lev 23:7
169 To rest on the seventh day of Pesach Lev 23:8
170 Do not do prohibited labor on the seventh day of Pesach Lev 23:8
171 Each man must count the Omer - seven weeks from the day the new wheat offering was brought Lev 23:15
172 To rest on Shavuot Lev 23:21
173 Do not do prohibited labor on Shavuot Lev 23:21
174 To rest on Rosh Hashanah Lev 23:24
175 Do not do prohibited labor on Rosh Hashanah Lev 23:25
176 To rest on Sukkot Lev 23:35
177 Do not do prohibited labor on Sukkot Lev 23:35
178 To rest on Shemini Atzeret Lev 23:36
179 Do not do prohibited labor on Shemini Atzeret Lev 23:36
180 Do not eat chametz on the afternoon of the 14th day of Nisan Deut 16:3
181 To destroy all chametz on 14th day of Nisan Ex 12:15
182 Do not eat chametz all seven days of Pesach Ex 13:3
183 Do not eat mixtures containing chametz all seven days of Pesach Ex 12:20
184 Do not see chametz in your domain seven days during Pesach Ex 13:7
185 Do not find chametz in your domain seven days during Pesach Ex 12:19
186 To eat matzah on the first night of Pesach Ex 12:18
187 To relate the Exodus from Egypt on the first night Pesach Ex 13:8
188 To hear the Shofar on the first day of Tishrei (Yom Teruah/Rosh Hashanah) Num 29:1
189 To dwell in a Sukkah for the seven days of Sukkot Lev 23:42
190 To take up a Lulav and Etrog all seven days of Sukkot Lev 23:40
191 Each man must give a half shekel annually Ex 30:13
192 The month of Pesach (Nisan) shall be the first month
(Traditionally: courts must calculate when a new month begins)
Ex 12:2
193 To be seen at the Temple on Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot Deut 16:16
194 To celebrate on these three Festivals (bring a peace offering) Ex 23:14
195 To rejoice on these three Festivals (bring a peace offering) Deut 16:14
196 Do not appear at the Temple (during the three Festivals) without offerings Deut 16:16
197 Do not refrain from rejoicing with, and giving gifts to, the Levites Deut 12:19
198 To assemble all the people on the Sukkot following the seventh year Deut 31:10-12
 
  Marriage and Family (28 / 4.5%)
199 To marry a wife by means of ketubah and kiddushin Deut 22:13
200 Do not have sexual relations with women not married by means of ketubah and kiddushin Deut 23:18
201 Do not withhold food, clothing, and sexual relations from your wife Ex 21:10
202 To have children with one's wife Gen 1:28
203 To issue a divorce by means of a "get" document Deut 24:1
204 A man must not remarry his ex-wife after she has married someone else Deut 24:4
205 To perform yibbum (marry the widow of one's childless brother) Deut 25:5
206 To perform halizah (free the widow of one's childless brother from yibbum) Deut 25:9
207 The widow must not remarry until the ties with her brother-in-law are removed (by halizah) Deut 25:5
208 One who seduces a maiden must marry the maiden (if she chooses) Deut 22:29
209 A seducer that marries the maiden he seduces is never allowed to divorce her Deut 22:29
210 The slanderer must remain married to his wife Deut 22:19
211 The slanderer must not divorce her Deut 22:19
212 To fulfill the laws of the Sotah (woman suspected of adultery) Num 5:30
213 Do not put oil on the meal offering (as usual) of a Sotah Num 5:15
214 Do not put frankincense on the meal offering (as usual) of a Sotah Num 5:15
215 Do not marry non-Jews Deut 7:3
216 Do not let Moabite and Ammonite males marry into the Jewish people Deut 23:4
217 Do not prevent a third-generation Egyptian convert from marrying into the Jewish people Deut 23:7-8
218 Do not refrain from marrying a third generation Edomite convert Deut 23:7-8
219 Do not let a mamzer (a child born due to an illegal relationship) marry into the Jewish people Deut 23:3
220 Do not let a eunuch marry into the Jewish people Deut 23:1
221 Do not curse your father and mother Ex 21:17
222 Do not strike your father and mother Ex 21:15
223 Respect your father or mother Ex 20:12
224 Fear your father or mother Lev 19:3
225 Do not be a rebellious son Deut 21:18
226 Mourn for relatives Lev 10:19
 
  Forbidden Sexual Relations (24 / 3.9%)
227 Do not have sexual relations with your mother Lev 18:7
228 Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife Lev 18:8
229 Do not have sexual relations with your sister Lev 18:9
230 Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife's daughter Lev 18:11
231 Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter Lev 18:10
232 Do not have sexual relations with your daughter Lev 18:6, Lev 18:10
233 Do not have sexual relations with your daughter's daughter Lev 18:10
234 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her daughter Lev 18:17
235 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her son's daughter Lev 18:17
236 Do not have sexual relations with a woman and her daughter's daughter Lev 18:17
237 Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister Lev 18:12
238 Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister Lev 18:13
239 Do not have sexual relations with your father's brother's wife Lev 18:14
240 Do not have sexual relations with your son's wife Lev 18:15
241 Do not have sexual relations with your brother's wife Lev 18:16
242 Do not have sexual relations with your wife's sister Lev 18:18
243 A man must not have sexual relations with an animal Lev 18:23
244 A woman must not have sexual relations with an animal Lev 18:23
245 Do not have homosexual sexual relations Lev 18:22
246 Do not have homosexual sexual relations with your father Lev 18:7
247 Do not have homosexual sexual relations with your father's brother Lev 18:14
248 Do not have sexual relations with someone else's wife Lev 18:20
249 Do not have sexual relations with a menstrually impure woman Lev 18:19
250 Do not make pleasurable (sexual) contact with any forbidden woman Lev 18:6
 
  Food (32 / 5.2%)
251 To examine the signs of animals to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher Lev 11:2
252 To examine the signs of fowl to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher Deut 14:11
253 To examine the signs of fish to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher Lev 11:9
254 To examine the signs of locusts to distinguish between kosher and non-kosher Lev 11:21
255 Do not eat non-kosher animals Lev 11:4
256 Do not eat non-kosher fowl Lev 11:13
257 Do not eat non-kosher fish Lev 11:11
258 Do not eat non-kosher flying insects Deut 14:19
259 Do not eat non-kosher creatures that crawl on land Lev 11:41
260 Do not eat non-kosher vermin Lev 11:44
261 Do not eat worms found in fruit on the ground Lev 11:42
262 Do not eat creatures that live in water other than (kosher) fish Lev 11:43
263 Do not eat of an animal that dies of natural causes
(Traditionally: do not eat the meat of an animal that died without ritual slaughter)
Deut 14:21
264 Do not benefit from an ox condemned to be stoned Ex 21:28
265 Do not eat meat of an animal that was mortally wounded Ex 22:31
266 Do not eat terefah (a limb torn off a living creature) Deut 12:23
267 Do not eat blood Lev 3:17
268 Do not eat chelev (certain fats of clean animals) Lev 3:17
269 Do not eat the sinew of the thigh Gen 32:32
270 Do not eat meat and milk cooked together Ex 23:19
271 Do not cook meat and milk together Ex 34:26
272 Do not eat bread from new grain before the Omer Lev 23:14
273 Do not eat parched grains from new grain before the Omer Lev 23:14
274 Do not eat ripened grains from new grain before the Omer Lev 23:14
275 Do not eat fruit of a tree during its first three years Lev 19:23
276 Do not eat diverse seeds planted in a vineyard Deut 22:9
277 Do not eat untithed fruits Lev 22:14-15
278 To ritually slaughter an animal before eating it Deut 12:21
279 Do not slaughter an animal and its offspring on the same day Lev 22:28
280 To cover the blood (of a slaughtered beast or fowl) with earth Lev 17:13
281 To send away the mother bird before taking its children Deut 22:6
282 To release the mother bird if she was taken from the nest Deut 22:7
 
  Oaths (8 / 1.3%)
283 Do not swear falsely in G-d's Name Lev 19:12
284 Do not take G-d's Name in vain Ex 20:7
285 Do not deny possession of something entrusted to you Lev 19:11
286 Do not swear in denial of a monetary claim Lev 19:11
287 To swear in G-d's Name to confirm the truth when deemed necessary by court Deut 10:20
288 To fulfill what was uttered and to do what was avowed Deut 23:23
289 Do not break oaths or vows Num 30:2
290 For oaths and vows annulled, there are the laws of annulling vows explicit in the Torah Num 30:3-5
 
  Natzirim (10 / 1.6%)
291 The nazir must let his hair grow Num 6:5
292 The nazir must not cut his hair Num 6:5
293 The nazir must not drink wine, wine mixtures, or wine vinegar Num 6:3
294 The nazir must not eat fresh grapes Num 6:3
295 The nazir must not eat raisins Num 6:3
296 The nazir must not eat grape seeds Num 6:4
297 The nazir must not eat grape skins Num 6:4
298 The nazir must not be under the same roof as a corpse Num 6:6
299 The nazir must not come into contact with the dead Num 6:7
300 The nazir must shave his head after bringing sacrifices upon completion of his Nazirite period Num 6:9
 
  Sacrifices and Offerings (100 / 16.3%)
301 Do not offer to G-d any castrated male animals Lev 22:24
302 To estimate the value of people as determined by the Torah Lev 27:2-8
303 To estimate the value of consecrated animals Lev 27:12-13
304 To estimate the value of consecrated houses Lev 27:14
305 To estimate the value of consecrated fields Lev 27:16
306 Carry out the laws of interdicting possessions (cherem) Lev 27:28
307 Do not sell the cherem Lev 27:28
308 Do not redeem the cherem Lev 27:28
309 To offer only unblemished animals Lev 22:21
310 Do not dedicate a blemished animal for the altar Lev 22:20
311 Do not slaughter a blemished animal Lev 22:22
312 Do not sprinkle a blemished animal's blood Lev 22:24
313 Do not burn a blemished animal's fat Lev 22:22
314 Do not offer a temporarily blemished animal Deut 17:1
315 Do not sacrifice blemished animals even if offered by non-Jews Lev 22:25
316 Do not inflict wounds upon dedicated animals Lev 22:21-22
317 Animal slaughter does not have to occur at the Temple
(Traditionally: redeem dedicated animals which have become disqualified)
Deut 12:15
318 To offer only animals which are at least eight days old Lev 22:27
319 Do not offer animals bought with the wages of a harlot (female prostitute) or bought with the wages of a dog (male prostitute) Deut 23:18
320 Do not burn honey or yeast on the altar Lev 2:11
321 To salt all sacrifices Lev 2:13
322 Do not omit the salt from sacrifices Lev 2:13
323 Carry out the procedure of the burnt offering as prescribed in the Torah Lev 1:3
324 Do not eat the meat of an offering away from the Temple Deut 12:17-18
325 Carry out the procedure of the sin offering Lev 6:25-30
326 Do not eat the meat of the inner sin offering Lev 6:23
327 Do not decapitate a fowl brought as a sin offering Lev 5:8
328 Carry out the procedure of the guilt offering Lev 7:1
329 The kohanim must eat the sacrificial meat in the Temple Ex 29:33
330 The kohanim must not eat the meat outside the Temple courtyard Deut 12:17-18
331 A non-kohen must not eat sacrificial meat Ex 29:33
332 To follow the procedure of the peace offering Lev 7:11
333 Do not eat the meat of minor sacrifices before sprinkling the blood Deut 12:15-16
334 To bring meal offerings as prescribed in the Torah Lev 2:1
335 Do not put oil on the meal offerings of wrongdoers Lev 5:11
336 Do not put frankincense on the meal offerings of wrongdoers Lev 5:11
337 Do not eat the meal offering of the Kohen HaGadol Lev 6:16
338 Do not bake a meal offering as leavened bread Lev 6:17
339 The kohanim must eat the remains of the meal offerings Lev 6:16
340 To bring all avowed and freewill offerings to the Temple on the first subsequent festival Deut 12:5-6
341 Do not withhold payment incurred by any vow Deut 23:22
342 To offer all sacrifices in the Temple Deut 12:11
343 To bring all sacrifices from outside Israel to the Temple Deut 12:26
344 Do not slaughter sacrifices outside the courtyard Lev 17:3-4
345 Do not offer any sacrifices outside the courtyard Deut 12:13
346 To offer two lambs every day Num 28:3
347 To remove the ashes from the altar every day Lev 6:10
348 The Kohen Gadol ("High Priest") must bring a meal offering every day Lev 6:20
349 To bring two additional lambs as burnt offerings on Shabbat Num 28:9
350 To bring additional offerings on Rosh Chodesh ("The New Month") Num 28:11
351 To bring additional offerings on Pesach Num 28:19
352 To offer the wave offering from the meal of the new wheat Lev 23:10
353 To bring additional offerings on Shavuot Num 28:26-31
354 To bring two loaves to accompany the additional Shavuot offerings Lev 23:17
355 To bring additional offerings on Rosh Hashana Num 29:1-2
356 To bring additional offerings on Yom Kippur Num 29:8
357 To bring additional offerings on Sukkot Num 29:12-13
358 To bring additional offerings on Shmini Atzeret Num 29:35-36
359 Do not eat sacrifices which have become unfit or blemished Deut 14:3
360 Do not eat from sacrifices offered with improper intentions Lev 7:18
361 Do not leave sacrifices past the time allowed for eating them Lev 22:30
362 Do not eat from that which was left over from an offering Lev 19:8
363 Do not eat from sacrifices which became impure Lev 7:19
364 An impure person must not eat from sacrifices Lev 7:20
365 To burn the leftover sacrifices Lev 7:17
366 To burn all impure sacrifices Lev 7:19
367 To follow the procedure of Yom Kippur in the sequence prescribed in Parshah Acharei Mot ("After the death of Aaron's sons...") Lev 16:3
368 Do not work consecrated animals Deut 15:19
369 Do not shear the fleece of consecrated animals Deut 15:19
370 To slaughter the paschal sacrifice at the specified time Ex 12:6
371 Do not slaughter the paschal sacrifice while in possession of leaven Ex 23:18
372 Do not leave the fat of the paschal sacrifice overnight Ex 23:18
373 To slaughter the second Paschal Lamb Num 9:11
374 To eat the Paschal Lamb with matzah and maror on the night of the 14th of Nisan Ex 12:8
375 To eat the second Paschal Lamb on the night of the 15th of Iyar Num 9:11
376 Do not eat the paschal meat raw or boiled Ex 12:9
377 Do not take the paschal meat from the confines of the group Ex 12:46
378 An apostate must not eat from the paschal lamb Ex 12:43
379 A permanent or temporary hired worker must not eat from the paschal lamb Ex 12:45
380 An uncircumcised male must not eat from the paschal lamb Ex 12:48
381 Do not break any bones from the paschal offering Ex 12:46
382 Do not break any bones from the second paschal offering Num 9:12
383 Do not leave any meat from the paschal offering over until morning Ex 12:10
384 Do not leave the second paschal meat over until morning Num 9:12
385 Do not leave the meat of the holiday offering of the 14th until the 16th Deut 16:4
386 To set aside the firstborn animals Ex 13:12
387 The kohanim must not eat unblemished firstborn animals outside Jerusalem Deut 12:17-18
388 Do not redeem the firstborn animals Num 18:17
389 Every person must bring a sin offering (in the temple) for his transgression Lev 4:27
390 Bring an asham talui (temple offering) when uncertain of guilt Lev 5:17-18
391 Bring an asham vadai (temple offering) when guilt is ascertained Lev 6:6
392 Bring an oleh v'yored (temple offering) offering (if the person is wealthy, an animal; if poor, a bird or meal offering) Lev 5:7-11
393 The Sanhedrin must bring an offering (in the Temple) when it rules in error Lev 4:13
394 A woman who had a running (vaginal) issue must bring an offering (in the Temple) after she goes to the mikveh Lev 15:28-29
395 A woman who gave birth must bring an offering (in the Temple) after she goes to the mikveh Lev 12:6
396 A man who had a running (unnatural urinary) issue must bring an offering (in the Temple) after he goes to the mikveh Lev 15:13-14
397 A metzora must bring an offering (in the Temple) after going to the mikveh Lev 14:10
398 Do not substitute another beast for one set apart for sacrifice Lev 27:10
399 The new animal, in addition to the substituted one, retains consecration Lev 27:10
400 Do not change consecrated animals from one type of offering to another Lev 27:26
 
  Forbidden Mixtures (5 / 0.8%)
401 Do not plant diverse seeds together Lev 19:19
402 Do not plant grains or greens in a vineyard Deut 22:9
403 Do not crossbreed animals Lev 19:19
404 Do not work different animals together Deut 22:10
405 Do not wear shaatnez (a cloth woven of wool and linen) Deut 22:11
 
  Providing for the Poor (13 / 2.1%)
406 To leave a corner of the field uncut for the poor Lev 19:10
407 Do not reap the corner left for the poor Lev 19:9
408 To leave gleanings Lev 19:9
409 Do not gather the gleanings Lev 19:9
410 To leave the gleanings of a vineyard Lev 19:10
411 Do not gather the gleanings of a vineyard Lev 19:10
412 To leave the unformed clusters of grapes (for the poor) Lev 19:10
413 Do not pick the unformed clusters of grapes Lev 19:10
414 To leave the forgotten sheaves in the field Deut 24:19
415 Do not retrieve sheaves forgotten in the field Deut 24:19
416 To separate the "tithe for the poor" Deut 14:28
417 To give charity Deut 15:8
418 Do not withhold charity from the poor Deut 15:7
 
  Terumah and Tithes (26 / 4.2%)
419 To set aside Terumah Gedolah (gift for the kohen) Deut 18:4
420 The Levite must set aside a tenth of his tithe Num 18:26
421 Do not preface one tithe to the next, but separate them in their proper order Ex 22:29
422 A non-kohen must not eat Terumah Lev 22:10
423 A hired worker or a Jewish bondsman of a kohen must not eat Terumah Lev 22:10
424 An uncircumcised kohen must not eat Terumah Ex 12:48
425 An impure kohen must not eat Terumah Lev 22:4
426 A chalalah must not eat Terumah Lev 22:12
427 To set aside ma'aser (tithe) each planting year and give it to a Levite Num 18:24
428 To set aside the second tithe (ma'aser sheni) Deut 14:22
429 Do not spend its redemption money on anything but food, drink, or ointment Deut 26:14
430 Do not eat ma'aser sheni while impure Deut 26:14
431 A mourner on the first day after death must not eat ma'aser sheni Deut 26:14
432 Do not eat ma'aser sheni grains outside Jerusalem Deut 12:17-18
433 Do not eat ma'aser sheni wine products outside Jerusalem Deut 12:17-18
434 Do not eat ma'aser sheni oil outside Jerusalem Deut 12:17-18
435 The fourth year crops must be totally for holy purposes like ma'aser sheni Lev 19:24
436 To read the confession of tithes every fourth and seventh year Deut 26:13
437 To set aside the first fruits and bring them to the Temple Ex 23:19
438 The kohanim must not eat the first fruits outside Jerusalem Deut 12:17-18
439 To read the Torah portion pertaining to the presentation of first fruits Deut 26:5
440 To set aside a portion of dough for a kohen Num 15:20
441 To give the shoulder, two cheeks, and stomach of slaughtered animals to a kohen Deut 18:3
442 To give the first shearing of sheep to a kohen Deut 18:4
443 Separate the tithe from animals Lev 27:32
444 Do not redeem the tithe Lev 27:33
 
  Redemption of the Firstborn (3 / 0.4%)
445 To redeem firstborn sons and give the money to a kohen Num 18:15
446 To redeem the firstborn donkey by giving a lamb to a kohen Ex 13:13
447 To break the neck of the donkey if the owner does not intend to redeem it Ex 13:13
 
  Shemittah and Yovel (19 / 3.0%)
448 To rest the land during the seventh year by not doing any work which enhances growth Ex 34:21
449 Do not work the land during the Shemittah (the seventh year) Lev 25:4
450 Do not work with trees to produce fruit during the Shemittah Lev 25:4
451 Do not reap crops that grow wild during the Shemittah in the normal manner Lev 25:5
452 Do not gather grapes which grow wild during the Shemittah in the normal way Lev 25:5
453 To leave free all produce which grew in the Shemittah Ex 23:11
454 To release all loans during the seventh year Deut 15:2
455 Do not pressure or claim from the borrower during the seventh year Deut 15:2
456 Do not refrain from lending immediately before the release of the loans for fear of monetary loss Deut 15:9
457 The Sanhedrin must count seven groups of seven years Lev 25:8
458 The Sanhedrin must sanctify the fiftieth year Lev 25:10
459 To blow the Shofar on the tenth of Tishrei to free the slaves Lev 25:9
460 Do not work the soil during the fiftieth year (Yovel) Lev 25:11
461 Do not reap in the normal manner that which grows wild in the fiftieth year Lev 25:11
462 Do not pick grapes which grew wild in the normal manner in the fiftieth year Lev 25:11
463 Carry out the laws of sold family properties in the Yovel year Lev 25:24
464 Do not sell the land in Israel indefinitely Lev 25:23
465 Carry out the laws of houses in walled cities Lev 25:29
466 Do not sell the fields of the Levi'im but they shall belong to Levi'im before and after the Jubilee year Lev 25:34
 
  Ritual Purity and Impurity (20 / 3.2%)
467 Carry out the laws of impurity of the dead Num 19:14
468 Carry out the procedure of the Red Heifer (Para Aduma) Num 19:2
469 Carry out the laws of the sprinkling water Num 19:21
470 Rule the laws of human tzara'at as prescribed in the Torah Lev 13:12
471 The metzora must not remove his signs of impurity Deut 24:8
472 The metzora must not shave signs of impurity in his hair Lev 13:33
473 The metzora must publicize his condition by tearing his garments, allowing his hair to grow and covering his lips Lev 13:45
474 Carry out the prescribed rules for purifying the metzora Lev 14:2
475 The metzora must shave off all his hair prior to purification Lev 14:9
476 Carry out the laws of tzara'at of clothing Lev 13:47
477 Carry out the laws of tzara'at of houses Lev 13:34
478 Observe the laws of menstrual impurity Lev 15:19
479 Observe the laws of impurity caused by childbirth Lev 12:2
480 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a woman's running issue Lev 15:25
481 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a man's running issue (irregular ejaculation of infected semen) Lev 15:3
482 Observe the laws of impurity caused by a dead beast Lev 11:39
483 Observe the laws of impurity caused by the eight shratzim (insects) Lev 11:29
484 Observe the laws of impurity of a seminal emission (regular ejaculation, with normal semen) Lev 15:16
485 Observe the laws of impurity concerning liquid and solid foods Lev 11:34
486 Every impure person must immerse himself in a mikveh to become pure Lev 15:16
 
  Courts, Crimes, and Punishments (75 / 12.2%)
487 The court must fine one who sexually seduces a maiden Ex 22:16-17
488 The court must judge the damages incurred by a goring ox Ex 21:28
489 The court must judge the damages incurred by an animal eating Ex 22:5
490 The court must judge the damages incurred by a pit Ex 21:33
491 The court must judge the damages incurred by fire Ex 22:6
492 Do not steal money stealthily (by lying) Lev 19:11
493 The court must implement punitive measures against the thief Ex 22:1
494 Each individual must ensure that his scales and weights are accurate Lev 19:36
495 Do not commit injustice with scales and weights Lev 19:35
496 Do not possess inaccurate scales and weights even if they are not for use Deut 25:13
497 Do not move a boundary marker to steal someone's property Deut 19:14
498 Do not kidnap Ex 20:15
499 Do not rob openly Lev 19:13
500 Do not withhold wages or fail to repay a debt Lev 19:13
501 Do not covet and scheme to acquire another's possession Ex 20:14
502 Return the robbed object or its value Lev 5:23
503 The court must implement laws against the one who assaults another or damages another's property Ex 21:18
504 Do not murder Ex 20:13
505 Do not accept monetary restitution to atone for the murderer Num 35:31
506 The court must send the accidental murderer to a city of refuge Num 35:25
507 Do not accept monetary restitution instead of being sent to a city of refuge Num 35:32
508 Do not kill the murderer before he stands trial Num 35:12
509 Save someone from being killed by a blood avenger even by taking the life of the pursuer Deut 25:12
510 Do not pity the pursuer Num 35:12
511 Designate cities of refuge and prepare routes of access Deut 19:3
512 Break the neck of a calf by the river valley following an unsolved murder Deut 21:4
513 Do not work nor plant the river valley where an unsolved murder occurred Deut 21:4
514 Do not allow pitfalls and obstacles to remain on your property Deut 22:8
515 Make a guard rail around flat roofs Deut 22:8
516 Do not put a stumbling block before a blind man (nor give lifnei iver - harmful advice) Lev 19:14
517 The courts must carry out the laws of a hired worker and hired guard Ex 22:10
518 The courts must carry out the laws of a borrower Ex 22:14
519 The courts must carry out the laws of an unpaid guard Ex 22:7
520 The courts must carry out the laws of the plaintiff, admitter, or denier Ex 22:9-12
521 Carry out the laws of the order of inheritance Num 27:8
522 Appoint judges Deut 16:18
523 Do not appoint judges who are not familiar with judicial procedure Deut 1:17
524 Decide by majority in case of disagreement Ex 23:2
525 The court must not execute through a majority of one; at least a majority of two is required Ex 23:2
526 A judge who presented an acquittal plea must not present an argument for conviction in capital cases Ex 23:2
527 The courts must carry out the death penalty of stoning Deut 22:24
528 The courts must carry out the death penalty of burning Lev 20:14
529 The courts must carry out the death penalty of the sword Ex 21:20
530 The courts must carry out the death penalty of strangulation Lev 20:10
531 The courts must hang those stoned for blasphemy or idolatry Deut 21:22
532 Bury the executed on the day they are killed Deut 21:23
533 Do not delay burial overnight Deut 21:23
534 The court must not let the sorcerer live Ex 22:18
535 The court must give lashes to the wrongdoer Deut 25:3
536 The court must not exceed the prescribed number of lashes Deut 25:3
537 The court must not kill anybody on circumstantial evidence Ex 23:7
538 The court must not punish anybody who was forced to do a crime Deut 22:26
539 A judge must not pity the murderer or assaulter at the trial Deut 19:13
540 A judge must not have mercy on the poor man at the trial Lev 19:15
541 A judge must not respect the great man at the trial Lev 19:15
542 A judge must not decide unjustly the case of the habitual transgressor Ex 23:6
543 A judge must not pervert justice Lev 19:15
544 A judge must not pervert a case involving a convert or orphan Deut 24:17
545 Judge righteously Lev 19:15
546 The judge must not fear a violent man in judgment Deut 1:17
547 Judges must not accept bribes Ex 23:8
548 Judges must not accept testimony unless both parties are present Ex 23:1
549 Do not curse judges Ex 22:28
550 Do not curse the head of state or leader of the Sanhedrin Ex 22:28
551 Do not curse any upstanding Jew Lev 19:14
552 Anybody who knows evidence must testify in court Lev 5:1
553 Carefully interrogate the witness Deut 13:15
554 A witness must not serve as a judge in capital crimes Deut 19:17
555 Do not accept testimony from a lone witness Deut 19:15
556 Transgressors must not testify Ex 23:1
557 Relatives of the litigants must not testify Deut 24:16
558 Do not testify falsely Ex 20:16
559 Punish the false witnesses as they tried to punish the defendant Deut 19:19
560 Act according to the ruling of the Sanhedrin Deut 17:11
561 Do not deviate from the word of the Sanhedrin Deut 17:11
 
  Business Rules (3 / 0.4%)
562 Buy and sell according to Torah law Lev 25:14
563 Do not overcharge or underpay for an article Lev 25:14
564 Do not cheat a sincere convert monetarily Ex 22:21
 
  Slaves and Servants (19 / 3.0%)
565 Purchase a Hebrew slave in accordance with the prescribed laws Ex 21:2
566 Do not sell a Hebrew (slave) as a (non-Hebrew) slave is sold Lev 25:42
567 Do not work a Hebrew (slave) oppressively Lev 25:43
568 Do not allow a non-Jew to work a Hebrew (slave) oppressively Lev 25:53
569 Do not have a Hebrew (slave) do menial slave labor Lev 25:39
570 Give a Hebrew (slave) gifts when he goes free Deut 15:14
571 Do not send a Hebrew (slave) away empty-handed Deut 15:13
572 Redeem Jewish maidservants Ex 21:8
573 Betroth the Jewish maidservant Ex 21:8
574 The master must not sell his maidservant Ex 21:8
575 Canaanite slaves must work forever unless injured in one of their limbs Lev 25:46
576 Do not extradite a slave who fled to (Biblical) Israel Deut 23:16
577 Do not wrong a slave who has come to Israel for refuge Deut 23:16
578 Pay wages on the day they were earned Deut 24:15
579 Do not delay payment of wages past the agreed time Lev 19:13
580 The hired worker may eat from the unharvested crops where he works Deut 23:25
581 The worker must not eat while on hired time Deut 23:26
582 The worker must not take more than he can eat Deut 23:25
583 Do not muzzle an ox while plowing Deut 25:4
 
  Loans (12 / 1.9%)
584 Lend to the poor and destitute Ex 22:25
585 Do not press the poor and destitute for payment if you know they don't have it Ex 22:25
586 Press the idolater for payment of a loan Deut 15:3
587 The creditor must not forcibly take collateral Deut 24:10
588 Return the collateral to the debtor when needed Deut 24:13
589 Do not delay return of collateral when needed Deut 24:12
590 Do not demand collateral from a widow Deut 24:17
591 Do not demand as collateral utensils needed for preparing food Deut 24:6
592 Do not lend with interest Lev 25:37
593 Do not borrow with interest Deut 23:20
594 Do not intermediate in an interest loan, guarantee, witness, or write the promissory note Ex 22:25
595 Lend to and borrow from idolaters with interest Deut 23:21
 
  War and Battles (18 / 2.9%)
596 Destroy the seven Canaanite nations Deut 20:17
597 Do not let any of the seven Canaanite nations remain alive Deut 20:16
598 Wipe out the descendants of Amalek Deut 25:19
599 Remember what Amalek did to the Jewish people Deut 25:17
600 Do not forget Amalek's atrocities and ambush on our journey from Egypt in the desert Deut 25:19
601 Do not dwell permanently in Egypt (seeking refuge or safety from war) Deut 17:16
602 Offer peace terms to the inhabitants of a city while holding siege, and treat them according to the Torah if they accept the terms Deut 20:10
603 Do not offer peace to Ammon and Moab while besieging them Deut 23:7
604 Do not destroy fruit trees even during the siege Deut 20:19
605 Prepare latrines outside the camps Deut 23:13
606 Prepare a shovel for each soldier to dig with Deut 23:14
607 Appoint a priest to speak with the soldiers during the war Deut 20:2
608 He who has taken a wife, built a new home, or planted a vineyard is given a year to rejoice with his possessions Deut 24:5
609 Do not demand any communal or military involvement (from someone who has taken a wife, built a new home, or planted a vineyard) for a year Deut 24:5
610 Do not panic and retreat during battle Deut 20:3
611 Keep the laws of the captive woman Deut 21:11
612 Do not sell a captive woman into slavery Deut 21:14
613 Do not retain a captive woman for servitude after having sexual relations with her Deut 21:14

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Yom Chamishi, 7 Adar, 5778

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