Leviticus 18:1-8 NIV

Unlawful Sexual Relations

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘I am the LORD your God.

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      3 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.

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      4 You must obey my laws and be careful to follow my decrees. I am the LORD your God.

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      5 Keep my decrees and laws, for the person who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD.

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      6 “ ‘No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD.
      7 “ ‘Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.

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      8 “ ‘Do not have sexual relations with your father’s wife; that would dishonor your father.

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