Deuteronomy 24:1 When a man taketh a wife, and marrieth her, if so be shee finde no fauour in his eyes, because hee hath espyed some filthinesse in her, then let him write her a bill of diuorcement, and put it in her hand, and send her out of his house. Deuteronomy 24:2 And when she is departed out of his house, & gone her way, and marrie with an other man, Deuteronomy 24:3 And if the latter husband hate her, & write her a letter of diuorcement, & put it in her hand, and send her out of his house, or if the latter man die which tooke her to wife: Deuteronomy 24:4 Then her first husband, which sent her away, may not take her againe to be his wife, after that she is defiled: for that is abomination in the sight of the Lord, and thou shalt not cause the land to sinne, which the Lord thy God doeth giue thee to inherite.
A new married man goeth not to war.
Deuteronomy 24:5 When a man taketh a new wife, he shall not goe a warfare, neither shalbe charged with any businesse, but shalbe free at home one yeere, and reioyce with his wife which he hath taken.
Deuteronomy 24:6 No man shal take the nether nor the vpper milstone to pledge: for this gage is his liuing.
Deuteronomy 24:7 If any man be found stealing any of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh marchandise of him, or selleth him, that thiefe shal die: so shalt thou put euil away from among you.
Deuteronomy 24:8 Take heede of the plague of leprosie, that thou obserue diligently, and doe according to all that the Priestes of the Leuites shall teach you: take heede ye doe as I commanded them. Deuteronomy 24:9 Remember what the Lord thy God did vnto Miriam by the way after that ye were come out of Egypt.
Deuteronomy 24:10 Whe thou shalt aske again of thy neighbour any thing lent, thou shalt not goe into his house to fet his pledge. Deuteronomy 24:11 But thou shalt stand without, and the man that borowed it of thee, shall bring the pledge out of the doores vnto thee. Deuteronomy 24:12 Furthermore if it be a poore body, thou shalt not sleepe with his pledge, Deuteronomy 24:13 But shalt restore him the pledge when the sunne goeth downe, that he may sleepe in his raiment, and blesse thee: and it shalbe righteousnesse vnto thee before the Lord thy God.
The hire is to be given.
Deuteronomy 24:14 Thou shalt not oppresse an hyred seruant that is needie and poore, neyther of thy brethren, nor of the stranger that is in thy land within thy gates. Deuteronomy 24:15 Thou shalt giue him his hire for his day, neither shall the sunne goe downe vpon it: for he is poore, and therewith susteineth his life: lest he crye against thee vnto the Lorde, and it be sinne vnto thee.
Deuteronomy 24:16 The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children put to death for the fathers, but euery man shalbe put to death for his owne sinne.
Deuteronomy 24:17 Thou shalt not peruert the right of the stranger, nor of the fatherlesse, nor take a widowes rayment to pledge. Deuteronomy 24:18 But remember that thou wast a seruant in Egypt, and howe the Lorde thy God deliuered thee thence. Therefore I commaund thee to doe this thing.
Deuteronomy 24:19 When thou cuttest downe thine haruest in thy fielde, and hast forgotten a sheafe in the fielde, thou shalt not goe againe to fet it, but it shalbe for the stranger, for the fatherles, & for the widowe: that the Lorde thy God may blesse thee in all the workes of thine hands. Deuteronomy 24:20 When thou beatest thine oliue tree, thou shalt not goe ouer the boughes againe, but it shalbe for the stranger, for the fatherlesse, and for the widowe. Deuteronomy 24:21 When thou gatherest thy vineyard, thou shalt not gather the grapes cleane after thee, but they shalbe for the stranger, for the fatherlesse, and for the widowe. Deuteronomy 24:22 And remember that thou wast a seruant in the land of Egypt: therefore I command thee to doe this thing.