Deuteronomy 23:9-14 (New International Version)

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Uncleanness in the Camp

9 When you are encamped against your enemies, keep away from everything impure.1 10 If one of your men is unclean because of a nocturnal emission, he is to go outside the camp and stay there.2 11 But as evening approaches he is to wash himself, and at sunset3 he may return to the camp.4 12 Designate a place outside the camp where you can go to relieve yourself. 13 As part of your equipment have something to dig with, and when you relieve yourself, dig a hole and cover up your excrement. 14 For the LORD your God moves5 about in your camp to protect you and to deliver your enemies to you. Your camp must be holy,6 so that he will not see among you anything indecent and turn away from you
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