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Chumash - 7 Mitzvot Bnei Noach
Submitted by Amanda  Answered by Rabbi Shaul Rosenberg
Question:
Answer: The seven laws listed by the Tosefta and the Talmud are
    1.    Prohibition of Idolatry: You shall not have any idols before God.
    2.    Prohibition of Murder: You shall not murder. (Genesis 9:6)
    3.    Prohibition of Theft: You shall not steal.
    4.    Prohibition of Sexual Promiscuity: You shall not commit any of a series of sexual prohibitions, which include adultery, incest, bestiality and homosexual acts.
    5.    Prohibition of Blasphemy: You shall not blaspheme God's name.
    6.    Dietary Law: Do not eat flesh taken from an animal while it is still alive. (Genesis 9:4)
    7.    Requirement to have just Laws: Set up a governing body of law (eg Courts)
posted:2010-01-18 17:31:58