25 1 " If there is a dispute between men and they go to court , and the judges decide their case, and they justify the righteous and condemn the wicked , 2 then it shall be if the wicked man deserves to be beaten , the judge shall then make him lie down and be beaten in his presence with the number of stripes according to his guilt . 3 " He may beat him forty times but no more , so that he does not beat him with many more stripes than these and your brother is not degraded in your eyes . 4 " You shall not muzzle the ox while he is threshing .
5 "When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son , the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man . Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her. 6 "It shall be that the firstborn whom she bears shall assume the name of his dead brother , so that his name will not be blotted out from Israel . 7 " But if the man does not desire to take his brother's wife , then his brother's wife shall go up to the gate to the elders and say , 'My husband's brother refuses to establish a name for his brother in Israel ; he is not willing to perform the duty of a husband's brother to me.' 8 "Then the elders of his city shall summon him and speak to him. And if he persists and says , 'I do not desire to take her,' 9 then his brother's wife shall come to him in the sight of the elders , and pull his sandal off e his foot and spit in his face ; and she shall declare e , 'Thus it is done to the man who does not build up his brother's house .' 10 "In Israel his name shall be called , 'The house of him whose sandal is removed .' 11 "If two men , a man and his countryman , are struggling together , and the wife of one comes near to deliver her husband from the hand of the one who is striking him, and puts out her hand and seizes his genitals , 12 then you shall cut off her hand ; you shall not show pity .
13 " You shall not have in your bag differing weights , a large and a small . 14 "You shall not have in your house differing measures , a large and a small . 15 "You shall have a full and just weight ; you shall have a full and just measure , that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you. 16 "For everyone who does these things , everyone who acts unjustly is an abomination to the Lord your God .
The Command to Blot Out Amalek
17 " Remember what Amalek did to you along the way when you came out from Egypt , 18 how he met you along the way and attacked among you all the stragglers at your rear when you were faint and weary ; and he did not fear God . 19 "Therefore it shall come about when the Lord your God has given you rest from all your surrounding enemies , in the land which the Lord your God gives you as an inheritance to possess , you shall blot out the memory of Amalek from under heaven ; you must not forget .