Leviticus 20:1-5 NIV

Punishments for Sin

1 The LORD said to Moses,

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      2 "Say to the Israelites: 'Any Israelite or any alien living in Israel who givesa any of his children to Molech must be put to death.1 The people of the community are to stone him.2

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        • a 20:2 - Or "sacrifices"; also in verses 3 and 4
          3 I will set my face against that man and I will cut him off from his people;3 for by giving his children to Molech, he has defiled4 my sanctuary5 and profaned my holy name.6

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          4 If the people of the community close their eyes when that man gives one of his children to Molech and they fail to put him to death,7

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          5 I will set my face against that man and his family and will cut off from their people both him and all who follow him in prostituting themselves to Molech.