You must obey my laws1 and be careful to follow my decrees.2 I am the LORD your God.35
Keep my decrees and laws,4 for the man who obeys them will live by them.5 I am the LORD.
" 'No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD.
" 'Do not dishonor your father6 by having sexual relations with your mother.7 She is your mother; do not have relations with her.
" 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife;8 that would dishonor your father.99
" 'Do not have sexual relations with your sister,10 either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.1110
" 'Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter; that would dishonor you.
" 'Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father; she is your sister.
" 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister;12 she is your father's close relative.
" 'Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister,13 because she is your mother's close relative.
" 'Do not dishonor your father's brother by approaching his wife to have sexual relations; she is your aunt.14