The Seven Laws of Noah (Hebrew: שבע מצוות בני נח Sheva mitzvot B’nei Noach), or the Noahide Laws, are a set of moral imperatives that, according to the Talmud, were given by God as a binding set of laws for the “children of Noah” – that is, all of humanity. The rainbow is the unofficial symbol of the Noahide Movement, recalling the rainbow that appeared to Noah after the Great Flood of the Bible.Accordingly, any non-Jew who adheres to these laws is regarded as a righteous gentile, and is assured of a place in the world to come (Hebrew: עולם הבא Olam Haba), the final reward of the righteous.
The seven Noahide laws as traditionally enumerated are:
- Do not deny God.
- Do not blaspheme God.
- Do not murder.
- Do not…