Leviticus 19:23-33 NIV

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,1 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.2 " 'Do not practice divination3 or sorcery.4

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      27 " 'Do not cut the hair at the sides of your head or clip off the edges of your beard.5

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      28 " 'Do not cut6 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,7 or the land will turn to prostitution and be filled with wickedness.8

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      30 " 'Observe my Sabbaths9 and have reverence for my sanctuary. I am the LORD.10

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      31 " 'Do not turn to mediums11 or seek out spiritists,12 for you will be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.

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      32 " 'Rise in the presence of the aged, show respect13 for the elderly14 and revere your God.15 I am the LORD.16

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      33 " 'When an alien lives with you in your land, do not mistreat him.