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The 365 Negative Commandments
MitzvahLesson #
1 - Believing in or ascribing any deity to any but Him5
2 - Making images for the purpose of worship13
3 - Making an idol (even for others) to worship13
4 - Making figures of human beings13
5 - Bowing down to an idol13
6 - Worshipping idols13
7 - Handing over some of our offspring to Molech14
8 - Practicing the sorcery of the ove14
9 - Practicing the sorcery of the yidde'oni14
10 - Studying idolatrous practices13
11 - Erecting a pillar which people will assemble to honor15
12 - Making figured stones upon which to prostrate ourselves15
13 - Planting trees in the Sanctuary15
14 - Swearing by an idol14
15 - Diverting people to idolatry13
16 - Seeking to persuade an Israelite to worship idols14
17 - Loving the person who seeks to mislead him into idolatry14
18 - Relaxing one's aversion to the misleader14
19 - Saving the life of the misleader14
20 - Pleading for the misleader14
21 - Oppressing evidence which is unfavorable to the misleader14
22 - Benefiting from ornaments which have adorned an idol15
23 - Rebuilding an apostate city13
24 - Deriving benefit from the property of an apostate city13
25 - Increasing our wealth from anything connected with idolatry15
26 - Prophesying in the name of an idol14
27 - Prophesying falsely14
28 - Listening to the prophecy of one who prophesies in the name of an idol14
29 - Refraining from a killing, or being afraid of, a false prophet14
30 - Adopting the habits and customs of unbelievers15
31 - Practicing divination15
32 - Regulating our conduct by the stars15
33 - Practicing the art of the soothsayer15
34 - Practicing sorcery16
35 - Practicing the art of the charmer16
36 - Consulting a necromancer who uses the ove16
37 - Consulting a sorcerer who uses the yido'a16
38 - Seeking information from the dead16
39 - Women wearing men's clothes or adornments16
40 - Men wearing women's clothes or adornments16
41 - Imprinting any marks upon our bodies16
42 - Wearing Shatnes (a garment of wool and linen)122
43 - Shaving the temples of the head16
44 - Shaving the beard16
45 - Making cuttings in our flesh16
46 - Settling in the land of Egypt338
47 - Following one's heart and eyes13
48 - Making a covenant with the Seven Nations of Canaan15
49 - Sparing a life of the Seven Nations337
50 - Showing mercy to idolaters15
51 - Allowing idolaters to settle in our land15
52 - Intermarrying with heretics92
53 - Intermarrying with a male Ammonite and Moabite92
54 - Excluding descendants of Esav92
55 - Excluding descendants of Egyptians92
56 - Offering peace to Ammon and Moav338
57 - Destroying fruit-trees during a siege338
58 - Fearing the heretics in time of war339
59 - Forgetting what Amalek did to us337
60 - Blaspheming the Great Name13
61 - Violating a shevuas bittui (oath of utterance)105
62 - Swearing a shevuas shav (vain oath)106
63 - Profaning the Name of G-d7
64 - Testing His promises and warnings8
65 - Breaking down houses of worship or destroying holy books7
66 - Leaving the body of a criminal hanging overnight after execution315
67 - Interrupting the watch over the Sanctuary150
68 - The High Priest entering the Sanctuary at any but the prescribed time154
69 - A Priest with a blemish entering the Sanctuary from the Altar inwards155
70 - A Priest with a blemish ministering in the Sanctuary155
71 - A Priest with a temporary blemish ministering in the Sanctuary155
72 - The Levites and Priests performing each other's allotted services152
73 - Entering the Sanctuary or giving a decision on Torah law while intoxicated153
74 - A zar (stranger) ministering in the Sanctuary156
75 - An unclean Priest ministering in the Sanctuary155
76 - A Priest who is a tevul yom ministering in the Sanctuary155
77 - Any unclean person entering any part of the Sanctuary154
78 - Any unclean person entering the camp of the Levites154
79 - Building an Altar of stones which have been touched by iron148
80 - Ascending the Altar by steps148
81 - Extinguishing the Altar Fire165
82 - Offering any sacrifice whatever on the Golden Altar151
83 - Making oil like the Oil of Anointment150
84 - Anointing any one except the High Priests and Kings with the Oil of Anointment prepared by Moshe150
85 - Making incense like that used in the Sanctuary151
86 - Removing the staves from their rings in the Ark151
87 - Removing the Breastplate from the Ephod153
88 - Tearing the edge of the High Priest's robe153
89 - Offering sacrifices outside the Sanctuary Court165
90 - Slaughtering holy offerings outside the Sanctuary Court164
91 - Dedicating blemished animals to be offered upon the Altar156
92 - Slaughtering blemished animals as a korban156
93 - Dashing the blood of blemished beasts upon the Altar156
94 - Burning the sacrificial portions of a blemished beast upon the Altar157
95 - Sacrificing a beast with a temporary blemish157
96 - Offering blemished sacrifices of a gentile157
97 - Causing an offering to become blemished157
98 - Offering leaven or honey upon the Altar158
99 - Offering a sacrifice without salt158
100 - Offering on the Altar the "hire of a harlot" or the "price of a dog"158
101 - Slaughtering the mother and her young on the same day101
102 - Putting olive oil on the meal-offering of a sinner162
103 - Putting frankincense with the meal-offering of a sinner162
104 - Mingling olive oil with the meal-offering of a suspected adulteress86
105 - Putting frankincense on the meal-offering of a suspected adulteress87
106 - Changing a beast that has been consecrated as a offering193
107 - Changing one holy offering for another194
108 - Redeeming the firstling of a clean beast184
109 - Selling the tithe of cattle186
110 - Selling devoted property118
111 - Redeeming devoted land without any specific statement of purpose119
112 - Severing the head of the bird of a Sin-offering during melikah160
113 - Doing any work with a dedicated beast177
114 - Shearing a dedicated beast178,179
115 - Slaughtering the Pesach offering while Chometz remains in our possession179
116 - Leaving the sacrificial portions of the Pesach offering overnight179
117 - Allowing any of the meat of the Pesach offering to remain until morning182
118 - Allowing any of the meat of the Festival offering of the fourteenth of Nissan to remain until the third day182
119 - Allowing any of the meat of the Pesach Sheni offering to remain until morning182
120 - Allowing any of the meat of the thank-offering to remain until morning170
121 - Breaking any of the bones of the Pesach offering181
122 - Breaking any of the bones of the Pesach Sheni offering181
123 - Removing the Pesach offering from where it is eaten181
124 - Baking the residue of a meal-offering with leaven163
125 - Eating the Pesach offering boiled or raw181
126 - Allowing a ger toshav to eat the Pesach offering181
127 - An uncircumcised person eating the Pesach offering181
128 - Allowing an apostate Israelite to eat the Pesach offering181
129 - An unclean person eating hallowed food172
130 - Eating meat of consecrated offerings which have become unclean172
131 - Eating nosar (beyond allotted time)171
132 - Eating piggul (improper intentions)169
133 - A zar eating terumah128
134 - A Priest's tenant or hired servant eating terumah128
135 - An uncircumcised Priest eating terumah129
136 - An unclean Priest eating terumah129
137 - A chalalah eating holy food130
138 - Eating the meal-offering of a Priest162
139 - Eating meat of Sin-offerings whose blood has been brought within the Sanctuary160
140 - Eating the invalidated consecrated offerings168
141 - Eating the unredeemed second tithe of corn outside Yerushalayim137
142 - Consuming the unredeemed second tithe of wine outside Yerushalayim137
143 - Consuming the unredeemed second tithe of oil outside Yerushalayim137
144 - Eating an unblemished firstling outside Yerushalayim184
145 - Eating the sin-offering and the guilt-offering outside the Sanctuary Court161
146 - Eating the meat of a burnt-offering159
147 - Eating lesser holy offerings before dashing their blood on the Altar162
148 - A zar eating the most holy offerings140
149 - A Priest eating first-fruits outside Yerushalayim161
150 - Eating an unredeemed unclean second tithe, even in Yerushalayim136
151 - Eating the second tithe during mourning136
152 - Spending the redemption money of the second tithe except on food and drink135
153 - Eating tevel (produce from which the heave-offering and tithes were not taken)100
154 - Altering the prescribed order of harvest tithing127
155 - Delaying payment of vows163
156 - Appearing in Sanctuary on a festival without a sacrifice183
157 - Infringing any oral obligation, even if undertaken without an oath111
158 - A Priest marrying a zonah93
159 - A Priest marrying a chalalah93
160 - A Priest marrying a divorced woman93
161 - A High Priest marrying a widow93
162 - A High Priest having intercourse with a widow93
163 - Priests with disheveled hair entering the Sanctuary153
164 - Priests wearing rent garments entering the Sanctuary153
165 - Ministering Priests leaving the Sanctuary154
166 - A common priest defiling himself for any dead person except those prescribed in Scripture334,335
167 - A High Priest being under one roof with a dead body333
168 - A High Priest defiling himself for any dead person332
169 - Levites taking a portion in the Land147
170 - Levites sharing in the spoil on the conquest of the Land147
171 - Tearing out our hair for the dead16
172 - Eating any unclean animal95
173 - Eating any unclean fish96
174 - Eating any unclean fowl95
175 - Eating any swarming winged insect96
176 - Eating anything which swarms upon the earth96
177 - Eating any creeping thing that breeds in decayed matter96
178 - Eating living creatures that breed in seeds or fruit96
179 - Eating any swarming thing97
180 - Eating an animal which is a nevelah97
181 - Eating an animal which is a terefah98
182 - Eating a limb of a living creature98
183 - Eating the gid hanasheh (sinew of thigh-vein98
184 - Eating blood98
185 - Eating the fat of a clean animal98
186 - Cooking meat in milk99
187 - Eating meat cooked in milk99
188 - Eating the flesh of a stoned ox97
189 - Eating bread made from the grain of the new crop99
190 - Eating roasted grain of the new crop99
191 - Eating fresh ears of grain99
192 - Eating orlah99
193 - Eating kilai hakerem100
194 - Drinking yain nesech (libation-wine used for idol worship)100
195 - Excessive eating and drinking331
196 - Eating on Yom Kippur50
197 - Eating chometz during Pesach54
198 - Eating an admixture of chometz during Pesach54
199 - Eating chametz after the middle of the fourteenth of Nissan53
200 - Chametz being seen in our habitations during Pesach55
201 - Possessing chametz during Pesach55
202 - A Nazir drinking wine114
203 - A Nazir eating fresh grapes114
204 - A Nazir eating dried grapes114
205 - A Nazir eating the kernels of grapes115
206 - A Nazir eating the husks of grapes115
207 - A Nazir rending himself unclean for the dead115
208 - A Nazir rending himself unclean by entering a house containing a corpse115
209 - A Nazir shaving113
210 - Reaping all the harvest without leaving a corner for the poor122
211 - Gathering ears of corn that fell during the harvest123
212 - Gathering the whole produce of the vineyard at vintage time123
213 - Gathering single fallen grapes during the vintage124
214 - Returning for a forgotten sheaf124
215 - Sowing kilayim (diverse kinds of seed in one field)119
216 - Sowing grain or vegetables in a vineyard120
217 - Making animals of different species121
218 - Working with two different kinds of animals together121
219 - Preventing a beast from eating of the produce amidst which it is working292
220 - Cultivating the soil in the seventh year143
221 - Pruning trees in the seventh year143
222 - Reaping a self-grown plant in the seventh year as in an ordinary year143
223 - Gathering a self-grown fruit in the seventh year as in an ordinary year144
224 - Cultivating the soil in the Jubilee year145
225 - Reaping the aftergrowths of the Jubilee year as in an ordinary year145
226 - Gathering fruit in the Jubilee year as in an ordinary year145
227 - Selling our holdings in Eretz Yisrael in perpetuity146
228 - Selling the open lands of the Levites147
229 - Forsaking the Levites183
230 - Demanding the payment of debts after the Sabbatical year144
231 - Withholding a loan to be canceled by the Sabbatical year144
232 - Failing to give charity to our needy brethren125
233 - Sending away a Hebrew bondman empty-handed286
234 - Demanding payment from a debtor known to be unable to pay295
235 - Lending at interest300
236 - Borrowing at interest301
237 - Participating in a loan at interest302
238 - Oppressing an employee by delaying payment of his wages289
239 - Taking a pledge from a debtor by force297
240 - Keeping a needed pledge from its owner298
241 - Taking a pledge from a widow299
242 - Taking in pledge food utensils299
243 - Abducting an Israelite249
244 - Stealing money247
245 - Committing robbery250
246 - Fraudulently altering land boundaries249
247 - Usurping our debts251
248 - Repudiating our debts107
249 - Swearing falsely in repudiating a debt107
250 - Wronging one another in business265,266
251 - Wronging one another by speech267,268
252 - Wronging a proselyte by speech271,272
253 - Wronging a proselyte in business269,270
254 - Handing over a fugitive bondman287
255 - Wronging a fugitive bondman287
256 - Dealing harshly with orphans and widows10
257 - Employing a Hebrew bondman in degrading tasks285
258 - Selling a Hebrew bondman by public auction285
259 - Having a Hebrew bondman do unnecessary work285
260 - Allowing the maltreatment of a Hebrew bondman by a heathen285
261 - Selling a Hebrew bondmaid286
262 - Afflicting one's espoused Hebrew bondmaid by diminishing food, raiment or conjugal rights; similar law applies to one's wife74,75
263 - Selling a captive woman339
264 - Enslaving a captive woman339
265 - Planning to acquire another's property252
266 - Coveting another's belongings253
267 - A hired laborer eating growing crops291
268 - A hired laborer putting of the harvest in his own vessel291
269 - Ignoring lost property255
270 - Leaving a trapped person without assisting him with his burden262
271 - Cheating in measurements and weights248
272 - Keeping false weights and measures248
273 - A judge committing unrighteousness318
274 - A judge accepting gifts from litigants319
275 - A judge favoring a litigant318
276 - A judge being deterred by fear of a wicked person from giving a just judgment319
277 - A judge deciding in favor of a poor man through pity318
278 - A judge perverting judgment against a person of evil repute318
279 - A judge pitying one who has slain a man or caused the loss of a limb318
280 - A judge perverting the justice due to proselytes or orphans319
281 - A judge listening to one of the litigants in the absence of another320
282 - A court convicting in a capital case by a majority of one314
283 - A judge relying on the opinion of a fellow judge; arguing for conviction after favoring acquittal314
284 - Appointing an unlearned judge313
285 - Bearing false witness327
286 - A judge receiving a wicked man's testimony325
287 - A judge receiving testimony from a litigant's relative326
288 - Convicting on the testimony of a single witness324
289 - Killing a human being258
290 - Capital punishment based on circumstantial evidence317
291 - A witness acting as an advocate323
292 - Killing a murderer without a trial259
293 - Sparing the life of a pursuer260
294 - Punishing a person for a sin committed under duress317
295 - Accepting ransom from one who has committed murder unwittingly258
296 - Accepting ransom from one who has committed willful murder259
297 - Neglecting to save an Israelite in danger of his life260
298 - Leaving obstacles on public or private domain261
299 - Giving misleading advice262
300 - Inflicting excessive corporal punishment316
301 - Bearing tales10
302 - Hating one another9
303 - Putting one to shame9
304 - Taking vengeance on one another10
305 - Bearing a grudge10
306 - Taking the entire bird's nest (mother and young)103
307 - Shaving the scull208
308 - Cutting or cauterizing signs of leprosy208
309 - Ploughing a valley in which the rite of eglah arufah has been performed261
310 - Permitting a sorcerer to live316
311 - Taking a bridegroom away from his home during first year339
312 - Differing from traditional authorities329
313 - Adding to the Written or Oral Law329
314 - Detracting from the Written or Oral Law329
315 - Cursing a judge320
316 - Cursing a ruler320
317 - Cursing any Israelite321
318 - Cursing parents330
319 - Smiting parents330
320 - Working on Shabbos39,40,48
321 - Going beyond city limits on Shabbos43,44,49
322 - Punishing on Shabbos41,42
323 - Working on the first day of Pesach51
324 - Working on the seventh day of Pesach51
325 - Working on Atzeres52
326 - Working on Rosh HaShanah52
327 - Working on the first day of Sukkos53
328 - Working on Shemini Atzeres53
329 - Working on Yom Kippur50
330 - Having relations with one's mother87
331 - Having relations with one's father's wife87
332 - Having relations with one's sister87
333 - Having relations with the daughter of one's father's wife if she be his sister87
334 - Having relations with one's son's daughter87
335 - Having relations with one's daughter's daughter88
336 - Having relations with one's daughter88
337 - Having relations with a woman and her daughter88
338 - Having relations with a woman and her son's daughter88
339 - Having relations with a woman and her daughter's daughter88
340 - Having relations with one's father's sister89
341 - Having relations with one's mother's sister89
342 - Having relations with the wife of one's father's brother89
343 - Having relations with one's son's wife89
344 - Having relations with a brother's wife89
345 - Having relations with a sister of his wife during the latter's lifetime89
346 - Having relations with a menstruant91
347 - Having relations with another man's wife91
348 - Men lying with beasts90
349 - Women lying with beasts90
350 - A man lying carnally with a male90
351 - A man lying carnally with his father90
352 - A man lying carnally with his father's brother91
353 - Intimacy with a kinswoman94
354 - A mamzer having relations with a Jewish Woman92
355 - Having relations with a woman without marriage71,72,73
356 - Re-marrying one's divorced wife after she has remarried80,81,82
357 - Having relations with a woman subject to Levirate marriage84
358 - Divorcing a woman he has raped and been compelled to marry85
359 - Divorcing a woman after having falsely brought an evil name upon her85
360 - A man incapable of procreation marrying a Jewish Woman92
361 - Castration of man or beast92
362 - Appointing a king not born an Israelite336
363 - A king owning many horses336
364 - A king taking many wives336
365 - A king amassing great personal wealth336

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