God's children are not to disfigure themselves in mourning.
Deuteronomy 14:1 'Sons ye [are] to Jehovah your God; ye do not cut yourselves, nor make baldness between your eyes for the dead; Deuteronomy 14:2 for a holy people [art] thou to Jehovah thy God, and on thee hath Jehovah fixed to be to Him for a people, a peculiar treasure, out of all the peoples who [are] on the face of the ground.
What may, and what may not be eaten,
Deuteronomy 14:3 'Thou dost not eat any abominable thing;
Deuteronomy 14:4 'this [is] the beast which ye do eat: ox, lamb of the sheep, or kid of the goats, Deuteronomy 14:5 hart, and roe, and fallow deer, and wild goat, and pygarg, and wild ox, and chamois; Deuteronomy 14:6 and every beast dividing the hoof, and cleaving the cleft into two hoofs, bringing up the cud, among the beastsit ye do eat. Deuteronomy 14:7 'Only, this ye do not eat, of those bringing up the cud, and of those dividing the cloven hoof: the camel, and the hare, and the rabbit, for they are bringing up the cud but the hoof have not divided; unclean they [are] to you; Deuteronomy 14:8 and the sow, for it is dividing the hoof, and not [bringing] up the cud, unclean it [is] to you; of their flesh ye do not eat, and against their carcase ye do not come.
Deuteronomy 14:9 'This ye do eat of all that [are] in the waters; all that hath fins and scales ye do eat; Deuteronomy 14:10 and anything which hath not fins and scales ye do not eat; unclean it [is] to you.
Deuteronomy 14:11 'Any clean bird ye do eat; Deuteronomy 14:12 and these [are] they of which ye do not eat: the eagle, and the ossifrage, and the ospray, Deuteronomy 14:13 and the glede, and the kite, and the vulture after its kind, Deuteronomy 14:14 and every raven after its kind; Deuteronomy 14:15 and the owl, and the night-hawk, and the cuckoo, and the hawk after its kind; Deuteronomy 14:16 the [little] owl, and the [great] owl, and the swan, Deuteronomy 14:17 and the pelican, and the gier-eagle, and the cormorant, Deuteronomy 14:18 and the stork, and the heron after its kind, and the lapwing, and the bat; Deuteronomy 14:19 and every teeming thing which is flying, unclean it [is] to you; they are not eaten; Deuteronomy 14:20 any clean fowl ye do eat.
That which dieth of itself may not be eaten.
Deuteronomy 14:21 'Ye do not eat of any carcase; to the sojourner who [is] within thy gates thou dost give it, and he hath eaten it; or sell [it] to a stranger; for a holy people thou [art] to Jehovah thy God; thou dost not boil a kid in its mother's milk.
Tithes of divine service.
Deuteronomy 14:22 'Thou dost certainly tithe all the increase of thy seed which the field is bringing forth year by year;
Tithes and firstlings of rejoicing before the LORD.
Deuteronomy 14:23 and thou hast eaten before Jehovah thy God, in the place where He doth choose to cause His name to tabernacle, the tithe of thy corn, of thy new wine, and of thine oil, and the firstlings of thy herd, and of thy flock, so that thou dost learn to fear Jehovah thy God all the days. Deuteronomy 14:24 'And when the way is too much for thee, that thou art not able to carry itwhen the place is too far off from thee which Jehovah thy God doth choose to put His name there, when Jehovah thy God doth bless thee; Deuteronomy 14:25 then thou hast given [it] in money, and hast bound up the money in thy hand, and gone unto the place on which Jehovah thy God doth fix; Deuteronomy 14:26 and thou hast given the money for any thing which thy soul desireth, for oxen, and for sheep, and for wine, and for strong drink, and for any thing which thy soul asketh, and thou hast eaten there before Jehovah thy God, and thou hast rejoiced, thou and thy house. Deuteronomy 14:27 As to the Levite who [is] within thy gates, thou dost not forsake him, for he hath no portion and inheritance with thee.
The third year's tithe of alms and charity.
Deuteronomy 14:28 'At the end of three years thou dost bring out all the tithe of thine increase in that year, and hast placed [it] within thy gates; Deuteronomy 14:29 and come in hath the Levite (for he hath no part and inheritance with thee), and the sojourner, and the fatherless, and the widow, who [are] within thy gates, and they have eaten, and been satisfied, so that Jehovah thy God doth bless thee in all the work of thy hand which thou dost.