God's children are not to disfigure themselves in mourning.
Deuteronomy 14:1 Ye are the children of the Lord your God. Ye shall not cut youre selues, nor make you any baldnes betwene youre eyes for any deed man. Deuteronomy 14:2 For thou art an holy people vnto the Lorde thy God, and the Lorde hath chosen the, to be a seuerall people vnto hym selfe, aboue all the nacyons that are vpon the erth.
What may, and what may not be eaten,
Deuteronomy 14:3 Thou shalt eate no maner of abhominacion.
Deuteronomy 14:4 These are the beastes which ye shall eate of oxen, shepe and goates, Deuteronomy 14:5 hert, roo and bugle: wildegoate, vnicorne, wylde oxen & Camelion. Deuteronomy 14:6 And all beastes that cleaue the hoffe, and slytte it into two clawes, and chewe þe cud, them ye shall eate. Deuteronomy 14:7 Neuerthelesse, these ye shall not eate of them that chewe cud and of them that deuyde and cleaue the hoffe: the camell, the hare and the conye: whych chewe cud, but deuyde not the hoffe: therfore are they vncleane vnto you: Deuteronomy 14:8 and also the swine, though he deuide the hoffe, yet he cheweth not cud, therfore is he vncleane vnto you: ye shall not eate of the flesh of soche, nor touche the dead carkesse of them.
Deuteronomy 14:9 These ye shall eate of all that are in the waters: All that haue fynnes & scales shall ye eate: Deuteronomy 14:10 And whatsoeuer hath not fynnes & scales, of that ye maye not eate, but it is vncleane vnto you.
Deuteronomy 14:11 Of all cleane byrdes ye shall eate: Deuteronomy 14:12 but these are they of whych ye shall not eate: the Egle, the goshauke, and the cormerant, Deuteronomy 14:13 the Ixion, the vultur, the kyte after her kynde, Deuteronomy 14:14 and all kynde of rauens, Deuteronomy 14:15 the Estritch, the nyghtcrowe, the kuckowe, and the sparowe hawk after her kynde, Deuteronomy 14:16 the lytle oule, þe great oule, the back, Deuteronomy 14:17 the bitture, the pye, Deuteronomy 14:18 the storke, the heron, the Iay in his kynde, the lapwinge, the swaloue. Deuteronomy 14:19 And let all crepinge foules be vncleane vnto you, and not be eaten of: Deuteronomy 14:20 but of all cleane foules ye maye eate.
That which dieth of itself may not be eaten.
Deuteronomy 14:21 Ye shall eat of nothynge that dyeth alone: But thou shalt geue it vnto the straunger that is in thy cytie, that he eate it, or thou mayst sel it vnto an Aliant. For thou art an holy people vnto the Lorde thy God. Thou shalt not sethe a kyd in hys mothers mylcke.
Tithes of divine service.
Deuteronomy 14:22 Thou shalt tythe all the encrease of thy seed, that the felde bryngeth furth yeare by yeare:
Tithes and firstlings of rejoicing before the LORD.
Deuteronomy 14:23 And thou shalt eate before the Lorde thy God, (in the place whych he hath chosen, and where he hath put his name) the tythe of thy corne, of thy wyne & of thyne oyle, and the fyrst gendred of thyne oxen & of thy shepe, þt thou mayst learne to feare the Lorde thy God all waye: Deuteronomy 14:24 If the waye be to longe for the, so that þu art not able to carye it, & yf the place be farre from the, which the Lord thy God hath chosen to set his name there (and the Lord thy God hath blessed the) Deuteronomy 14:25 then shalt þu make it in money, & take þe money in thyne hande, & go vnto the place whych the Lorde thy God hath chosen, Deuteronomy 14:26 and bestowe þe money for whatsoeuer thy soule lusteth after: for oxen, & shepe, wyne & stronge drynke, & for whatsoeuer thy soule desyreth, and eate there before the Lorde thy God and be mery. bothe thou and thyne housholde, Deuteronomy 14:27 and the Leuite that is wythin thy gates, shalt thou not forsake, for he hath nether parte nor enheritaunce wyth the.
The third year's tithe of alms and charity.
Deuteronomy 14:28 At the ende of thre yeare, thou shalt brynge forth all the tythes of thyne encrease the same yeare, and laye it vp wythin thyne awne gates. Deuteronomy 14:29 And the Leuite whych hath no parte nor enheritaunce with the, shall come, & the straunger, the fatherlesse and the wedowe, which are within thy gates, shall eate & be fylled: that the Lorde thy God maye blesse the, in all the workes of thyne hande which thou doest.