Universal Theocratic Law
for Non-Jews

Irrelevant / Forbidden Commandments

(235 commandments)

 

  
Irrelevant
Biblical:

+17)

For the king to write an additional Torah scroll for himself

+20)

To build the Temple

+22)

To guard the Temple

+23)

For Levites to serve in the Temple

+24)

For Levitical priests to wash ritually before serving

+25)

To keep the Temple menorah lit constantly

+26)

For the priests to bless the Jews daily

+27)

To place showbread in the Temple

+28)

To burn incense twice daily on the incense altar

+29)

To keep fire constantly burning on the altar

+30)

To remove the ashes from the altar daily

+31)

To remove impure people from the Temple

+33)

For Levitical priests to wear holy garments

+34)

To carry the holy ark by the shoulders

+35)

To prepare the anointing oil

+36)

For Levitical priests to serve in rotating periods

+38)

For a levitical high priest to marry a virgin

+39)

To offer daily communal sacrifices

+40)

For the Levitical high priest to offer daily meal-offerings

+41)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on the Sabbath

+42)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on Rosh Chodesh

+43)

To offer additional communal sacrifices during Passover

+44)

To offer the communal barley sacrifice on the 2nd day of Passover

+45)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on Shavuos

+46)

To offer a special community sacrifice of bread loaves and sheep on Shavuos

+47)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on Rosh Hashanah

+48)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on Yom Kippur

+49)

To perform the special Temple service of Yom Kippur

+50)

To offer additional communal sacrifices during Sukkos

+51)

To offer additional communal sacrifices on Shemini Atzeres

+64)

To follow certain procedures for sin-offerings

+65)

To follow certain procedures for guilt-offerings

+68)

For the court to offer a sacrifice for an accidentally false decision

+69)

To sacrifice a sin-offering for certain accidental sins

+70)

To sacrifice a guilt-offering for certain potential sins

+71)

To sacrifice a guilt-offering for certain definite sins

+72)

To sacrifice a variable guilt-offering for certain sins

+74)

For a “gonorrheal” man to sacrifice sin- and burnt-offerings upon healing

+75)

For a “gonorrheal” woman to sacrifice sin- and burnt-offerings upon healing

+76)

For a new mother to sacrifice sin- and burnt-offerings

+77)

For a “leper” to sacrifice burnt, sin-, and guilt-offerings upon healing

+78)

To set aside a tithe of newborn kosher animals

+79)

To sanctify first-born males of every animal

+80)

To redeem first-born men

+81)

To redeem first-born donkeys

+82)

To break the neck of an unredeemed first-born donkey

+88)

For Levitical priests to eat a portion of the meal-offering

+89)

To eat portions of sin- and guilt-offerings

+92)

For a Nazirite to let his hair grow

+93)

For a Nazirite to shave and sacrifice when his vow is over

+96)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a dead animal

+97)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of certain reptiles and rodents

+98)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual purity of food and drink

+99)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a woman in her monthly period

+100)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a new mother

+101)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a “leper”

+102)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a “leprous” garment

+103)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a “leprous” house

+104)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a “gonorrheal” man

+105)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of semen

+106)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a “gonorrheal” woman

+107)

To follow the rules regarding the ritual impurity of a corpse

+108)

To follow the rules of ritual purification using ashes of the red heifer

+109)

To follow certain procedures for achieving purity in ritual baths

+110)

To follow a certain procedure in ritually purifying after healing from “leprosy”

+111)

For a healed “leper” to shave off all his hair

+112)

For “lepers” and other ritually impure people to warn others

+113)

To prepare the ashes of the red heifer

+114)

To valuate humans for Temple gifts

+115)

To valuate unkosher animals for Temple gifts

+116)

To valuate houses for Temple gifts

+117)

To valuate fields for Temple gifts

+125)

To set aside first fruits for the levitical priests

+129)

For Levites to set aside a tithe

+131)

To announce having performed all tithings

+132)

To say a recital over the first fruits

+133)

To set aside a portion of bread dough for the levitcal priests

+140)

To count the years of the Sabbatical cycle

+153)

To sanctify the lunar month

+171)

To give a half-shekel annually to the Jerusalem Temple

+175)

To render verdicts and decisions by judicial majority

+181)

To decapitate a heifer for an unsolved homicide

+182)

To designate cities of refuge in Israel

+183)

To reserve cities in Israel for the Levites

+186)

To destroy a city turned to idolatry

+191)

To appoint a priest to give a war speech

+207)

To love converts to Judaism

+217)

To perform the chalitza ceremony on a man who refuses a levirate marriage

+219)

To penalize the slanderer of his bride’s virginity

+222)

To divorce only by written document

+223)

To test a wife suspected of adultery

+233)

To marry one’s Jewish female slave

+234)

To redeem one’s Jewish female slave

+235)

To own a non-Jewish slave permanently

 

- 15)

No seducing the population of an entire city to idolatry

- 48)

No treaty with the seven Canaanite nations

- 51)

No allowing idol worshipers to settle in the land of Israel

- 53)

No marriage with Ammonite or Moabite male converts to Judaism

- 54)

No excluding grandchildren of Edomite converts to Judaism

- 55)

No excluding grandchildren of Egyptian converts to Judaism

- 56)

Not to offer peace to the nations of Ammon or Moab

- 67)

No leaving the Temple unguarded

- 68)

For Levitical priests not to enter the Temple sanctuary outside of service

- 69)

For blemished Levitical priests not to enter the inner Temple

- 70)

For permanently blemished Levitical priests not to serve

- 71)

For temporarily blemished Levitical priests not to serve

- 72)

For Levites and Levitical priests not to exchange roles

- 75)

For impure Levitical priests not to serve

- 76)

For newly purified Levitical priests not to serve before sunset

- 77)

For impure people not to enter the Temple courtyard

- 79)

Not to build the altar from hewn stones

- 80)

Not to ascend the altar in large steps

- 81)

Not to extinguish the fire on the altar

- 82)

Not to bring sacrifices on the incense altar

- 84)

Not to anoint anyone but Levitical high priests and kings

- 86)

Not to remove the poles from the holy ark’s rings

- 87)

Not to remove the breastplate from the Levitical high priests’s garment

- 88)

Not to tear the neck of the Levitical high priest’s robe

- 102)

Not to place oil on a meal-offering for sin

- 103)

Not to place frankincense on a meal-offering for sin

- 104)

Not to place oil on a meal-offering for suspected adultery

- 105)

Not to place frankincense on a meal-offering for suspected adultery

- 108)

Not to redeem first-born kosher animals

- 109)

Not to redeem a tithed animal

- 111)

No redeeming consecrated land

- 112)

Not to sever the head of a bird sin-offering

- 115)

Not to slaughter the Passover lamb while owning leavened foods

- 116)

Not to leave the fats of the Passover lamb unsacrificed past their time limit

- 117)

Not to leave the Passover lamb uneaten until morning

- 119)

Not to leave the sacrificial lamb of the 2nd Passover uneaten until morning

- 121)

No breaking the bones of the Passover lamb

- 122)

No breaking the bones of the sacrificial lamb of the 2nd Passover

- 123)

No removing flesh of the Passover lamb from its designated area

- 124)

Not to bake leavened the eaten portion of a meal-offering

- 125)

No eating the Passover lamb any way but roasted

- 127)

For uncircumcised men not to eat the Passover lamb

- 128)

No feeding the Passover lamb to an apostate Jew

- 129)

For an impure person not to eat consecrated food

- 134)

For Jewish slaves of priests not to eat priestly portions

- 135)

For the uncircumcised not to eat priestly portions

- 136)

For ritually impure priests not to eat priestly portions

- 137)

For profaned daughters of priests not to eat priestly portions

- 138)

Not to eat meal-offerings of other Levitical priests

- 139)

Not to eat certain sin-offerings

- 144)

Not to eat unblemished first-born animals outside Jerusalem

- 148)

For levitical priests not to eat first fruits outside Jerusalem

- 158)

No marriage between a levitical priest and an unfit woman

- 159)

No marriage between a levitical priest and a profaned woman

- 160)

No marriage between a levitical priest and a divorced woman

- 161)

No marriage between a levitical high priest and a widow

- 162)

No relations between a levitical high priest and a widow

- 163)

For Levitical priests not to enter the Temple with unkempt hair

- 164)

For Levitical priests not to enter the Temple with torn clothes

- 165)

For Levitical priests not to leave the Temple during service

- 166)

For Levitical priests not to impurify themselves with the dead except relatives

- 167)

For the Levitical high priest not to enter the tent of the dead

- 168)

For the Levitical high priest not to impurify himself with the dead

- 169)

For the Levites not to have a portion of the land of Israel

- 170)

For the Levites not to share in the spoils of conquest

- 195)

Not to be a gluttonous, rebellious son

- 202)

For a Nazirite not to drink wine

- 203)

For a Nazirite not to eat fresh grapes

- 204)

For a Nazirite not to eat raisins

- 205)

For a Nazirite not to eat grape seeds

- 206)

For a Nazirite not to eat grape peels

- 207)

For a Nazirite not to expose himself to the impurity of the dead

- 208)

For a Nazirite not to enter the tent of the dead

- 228)

No selling land surrounding Levitical cities

- 229)

Not to fail to include Levites in festival-rejoicing

- 231)

No failing to lend because of the Sabbatical year

- 252)

No offending a convert to Judaism with words

- 253)

No overcharging a convert to Judaism in commerce

- 254)

Not to return a gentile slave who fled to Israel

- 255)

Not to offend with words a gentile slave who fled to Israel

- 261)

Not to sell a Jewish female slave

- 263)

Not to sell a woman captured in war after relations

- 264)

Not to enslave a woman captured in war after relations

- 280)

For judges not to be unjust to orphans or converts to Judaism

- 282)

Not to convict a defendant by a majority of only one judge

- 283)

For judges not to rely on their colleague’s opinions

- 296)

No accepting indemnity for a manslaughterer

- 300)

Not to decree too many lashes on a transgressor

- 307)

Not to shave off hairs in lesions of “leprosy”

- 308)

Not to alter or remove lesions of “leprosy”

- 312)

Not to rebel against the judges of the Sanhedrin

- 354)

No relations between illegitimate seed and a Jewish woman

- 357)

Not to have relations with another man’s levirate woman

- 358)

For a rapist never to divorce his victim

- 359)

For a slanderer (of his bride’s virginity) never to divorce her

- 360)

No relations between a castrated man and a Jewish woman

- 362)

Not to appoint a convert to Judaism as king

 
Rabbinical:

2)

To perform ritual hand-washing

4)

To arrange a Sabbath amalgamation

 
Forbidden to Follow
Biblical:

+55)

To sacrifice the Passover lamb

+56)

To eat the sacrificial lamb on the 1st night of Passover

+57)

To slaughter the sacrificial lamb of the 2nd Passover

+58)

To eat the sacrificial lamb of the 2nd Passover

+134)

To abandon the produce of the Sabbatical year

+135)

To cease working the land in the Sabbatical year

+136)

To cease working the land in the Jubilee year

+154)

To avoid certain activities on the Sabbath

+159)

To avoid certain activities on the 1st day of Passover

+160)

To avoid certain activities on the 7th day of Passover

+162)

To avoid certain activities on the holiday of Shavuos

+163)

To avoid certain activities on Rosh Hashanah (the New Year)

+165)

To avoid certain activities on Yom Kippur

+166)

To avoid certain activities on the 1st day of Sukkos (the Festival of Huts)

+167)

To avoid certain activities on the holiday of Shemini Atzeres

+187)

To annihilate the seven Canaanite nations

+190)

To wage wars of conquest by certain rules

+221)

To treat a captured woman by certain rules

+224)

To punish certain transgressors with lashes

+227)

To execute certain transgressors by strangulation

+228)

To execute certain transgressors by burning

+229)

To execute certain transgressors by stoning

 

- 49)

No allowing any member of the seven Canaanite nations to live

- 220)

No working the earth in the Sabbatical year

- 221)

No pruning trees in the Sabbatical year

- 222)

No harvesting produce normally in the Sabbatical year

- 223)

No harvesting fruit normally in the Sabbatical year

- 224)

No working the earth in the Jubilee year

- 225)

No harvesting produce normally in the Jubilee year

- 226)

No harvesting fruit normally in the Jubilee year

- 287)

Not to accept the testimony of a defendant’s relatives

- 288)

Not to convict based on the testimony of only one witness

- 320)

Not to perform certain activities on the Sabbath

- 321)

No journeying outside certain bounds on the Sabbath

- 322)

No punishing on the Sabbath

- 323)

Not to perform certain activities on the 1st day of Passover

- 324)

Not to perform certain activities on the 7th day of Passover

- 325)

Not to perform certain activities on the holiday of Shavuos

- 326)

Not to perform certain activities on Rosh Hashanah (the New Year)

- 327)

Not to perform certain activities on the 1st day of Sukkos (the Festival of Huts)

- 328)

Not to perform certain activities on the holiday of Shemini Atzeres

- 329)

Not to perform certain activities on Yom Kippur