The LORD said to Moses,
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"Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'I am the LORD your God.1
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You must not do as they do in Egypt, where you used to live, and you must not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you. Do not follow their practices.2
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You must obey my laws3 and be careful to follow my decrees.4 I am the LORD your God.5
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Keep my decrees and laws,6 for the man who obeys them will live by them.7 I am the LORD.
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" 'No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD.
" 'Do not dishonor your father8 by having sexual relations with your mother.9 She is your mother; do not have relations with her.
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" 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife;10 that would dishonor your father.11
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" 'Do not have sexual relations with your sister,12 either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.13
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" 'Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter; that would dishonor you.