Leviticus 19:20-30 NIV

20 " 'If a man sleeps with a woman who is a slave girl promised to another man1 but who has not been ransomed or given her freedom, there must be due punishment. Yet they are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.

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21 The man, however, must bring a ram to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting for a guilt offering to the LORD.2

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22 With the ram of the guilt offering the priest is to make atonement for him before the LORD for the sin he has committed, and his sin will be forgiven.3

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23 " 'When you enter the land and plant any kind of fruit tree, regard its fruit as forbidden.a For three years you are to consider it forbiddenb; it must not be eaten.

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    • b 19:23 - Hebrew "uncircumcised"
    • c 19:23 - Hebrew "uncircumcised"
      24 In the fourth year all its fruit will be holy,4 an offering of praise to the LORD.

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      25 But in the fifth year you may eat its fruit. In this way your harvest will be increased. I am the LORD your God.
      26 " 'Do not eat any meat with the blood still in it.5 " 'Do not practice divination6 or sorcery.7

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      27 " 'Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.8

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      28 " 'Do not cut9 your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the LORD.

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      29 " 'Do not degrade your daughter by making her a prostitute,10 or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.11

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      30 " 'Observe my Sabbaths12 and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the LORD.13

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