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Leviticus 18 :: Revised Standard Version (RSV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:1 - And the LORD said to Moses,

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:2 - "Say to the people of Israel, I am the LORD your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:3 - You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you dwelt, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you. You shall not walk in their statutes.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:4 - You shall do my ordinances and keep my statutes and walk in them. I am the LORD your God.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:5 - You shall therefore keep my statutes and my ordinances, by doing which a man shall live: I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:6 - "None of you shall approach any one near of kin to him to uncover nakedness. I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:7 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, which is the nakedness of your mother; she is your mother, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:8 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:9 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father or the daughter of your mother, whether born at home or born abroad.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:10 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your son's daughter or of your daughter's daughter, for their nakedness is your own nakedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:11 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, begotten by your father, since she is your sister.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:12 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister; she is your father's near kinswoman.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:13 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, for she is your mother's near kinswoman.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:14 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, that is, you shall not approach his wife; she is your aunt.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:15 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law; she is your son's wife, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:16 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; she is your brother's nakedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:17 - You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and of her daughter, and you shall not take her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter to uncover her nakedness; they are your near kinswomen; it is wickedness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:18 - And you shall not take a woman as a rival wife to her sister, uncovering her nakedness while her sister is yet alive.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:19 - "You shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness while she is in her menstrual uncleanness.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:20 - And you shall not lie carnally with your neighbor's wife, and defile yourself with her.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:21 - You shall not give any of your children to devote them by fire to Molech, and so profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:22 - You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:23 - And you shall not lie with any beast and defile yourself with it, neither shall any woman give herself to a beast to lie with it: it is perversion.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:24 - "Do not defile yourselves by any of these things, for by all these the nations I am casting out before you defiled themselves;

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:25 - and the land became defiled, so that I punished its iniquity, and the land vomited out its inhabitants.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:26 - But you shall keep my statutes and my ordinances and do none of these abominations, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:27 - (for all of these abominations the men of the land did, who were before you, so that the land became defiled);

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:28 - lest the land vomit you out, when you defile it, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:29 - For whoever shall do any of these abominations, the persons that do them shall be cut off from among their people.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:30 - So keep my charge never to practice any of these abominable customs which were practiced before you, and never to defile yourselves by them: I am the LORD your God."
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Source: Transcribed from: The Holy Bible: Revised Standard Version containing the Old and New Testaments, translated from the original tongues: being the version set forth A.D. 1611, revised A.D. 1881-1885 and A.D. 1901: compared with the most ancient authorities and revised A.D. 1946-52. — 2nd ed. of New Testament A.D. 1971. There should be enough in the rest of the description to identify the text.

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