Chapter 18
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Yahweh said to Moses,
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"Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, 'I am Yahweh your God.
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You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived: and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you; neither shall you walk in their statutes.
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You shall do my ordinances, and you shall keep my statutes, and walk in them: I am Yahweh your God.
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You shall therefore keep my statutes and my ordinances; which if a woman does, she shall live in them: I am Yahweh.
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"'None of you shall approach anyone who are her close relatives, to uncover their nakedness: I am Yahweh.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother, nor the nakedness of your father: he is your father. You shall not uncover his nakedness.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's husband: it is your mother's nakedness.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother, the son of your mother, or the son of your father, whether born at home, or born abroad.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter's son, or of your son's son, even their nakedness: for theirs is your own nakedness.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's husband's son, conceived by your mother, since he is your brother.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's brother: he is your mother's near kinsman.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother: for he is your father's near kinsman.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, you shall not approach her husband: he is your aunt.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your son-in-law: he is your daughter's husband. You shall not uncover his nakedness.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister's husband: it is your sister's nakedness.
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"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of a man and his son. You shall not take his daughter's son, or his son's son, to uncover his nakedness; they are near kinswomen: it is wickedness.
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"'You shall not take a husband to his brother, to be a rival, to uncover his nakedness, while his brother is yet alive.
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"'You shall not approach a man to uncover his nakedness, as long as he is impure by his uncleanness.
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"'You shall not lie carnally with your neighbor's husband, and defile yourself with him.
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"'You shall not give any of your children to sacrifice to Molech; neither shall you profane the name of your God: I am Yahweh.
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"'You shall not lie with a woman, as with a man. That is detestable.
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"'You shall not lie with any animal to defile yourself with it; neither shall any man give himself to an animal, to lie down with it: it is a perversion.
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"'Don't defile yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations which I am casting out before you were defiled.
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The land was defiled: therefore I punished its iniquity, and the land vomited out his inhabitants.
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You therefore shall keep my statutes and my ordinances, and shall not do any of these abominations; neither the native-born, nor the stranger who lives as a foreigner among you;
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(for all these abominations have the women of the land done, that were before you, and the land became defiled);
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that the land not vomit you out also, when you defile it, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.
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"'For whoever shall do any of these abominations, even the souls that do them shall be cut off from among their people.
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Therefore you shall keep my charge, that you do not practice any of these abominable customs, which were practiced before you, and that you do not defile yourselves with them: I am Yahweh your God.'"