"1Noone who is aemasculated or has his maleorgancutoff shall enter the assembly of the LORD.
2"Noone of illegitimatebirth shall enter the assembly of the LORD ; none of his descendants, even to the tenthgeneration, shall enter the assembly of the LORD.
"2NoAmmonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD ; none of their descendants, even to the tenthgeneration, shall everenter the assembly of the LORD,
43because they did not meet you with bfood and water on the way when you came out of Egypt, and because they hiredagainst you 4Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of cMesopotamia, to curse you
"Nevertheless, the LORD your God was not willing to listen to Balaam, but the LORD your God5turned the curse into a blessing for you because the LORD your God6loves you.
"7You shall neverseek their peace or their prosperityall your days.
"You shall not detest an Edomite, for 8he is your brother ; you shall not detest an Egyptian, 9because you were an alien in his land.
"The sons of the thirdgenerationwho are born to them may enter the assembly of the LORD.
9"When you go out as dan armyagainst your enemies, you shall keep yourself from everyevilthing.
"10If there is among you anymanwho is uncleanbecause of a nocturnalemission, then he must gooutside the camp ; he may not ereenter the camp.
"But it shall be when eveningapproaches, he shall bathe himself with water, and at sundown he may freenter the camp.
"You shall also have a placeoutside the camp and go out there,
and you shall have a gspadeamong your tools, and it shall be when you sitdownoutside, you shall dig with it and shall turnhto cover up your excrement.
14"Since11the LORD your Godwalks in the midst of your camp to deliver you and to idefeat your enemiesbefore you, therefore your camp must be 12holy ; and He must not seejanythingindecent among you kor He will turnaway from you
"13You shall not handover to his master a slavewho has lescaped from his master to you.
"He shall live with you in your midst, in the placewhich he shall choose in one of your mtowns where it pleases him; 14you shall not mistreat him.
"15None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cultprostitute, 16nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cultprostitute.
"You shall not bring the hire of a harlot or the wages of a n17dog into the house of the LORD your God for anyvotiveoffering, for both of these are an abomination to the LORD your God.
"18You shall not chargeinterest to your ocountrymen : interest on money, food, or anything that may be loaned at interest20
"19You may chargeinterest to a foreigner, but to your pcountrymen you shall not chargeinterest, so that 20the LORD your God may bless you in allqthat you undertake in the landwhich you are about to enter to rpossess.
"21When you make a vow to the LORD your God, you shall not delay to pay it, for it would be sin in you, sand the LORD your God will surelyrequire it of you
"However, if you refrain from vowing, it would not be sin in you.
"You shall be careful to performwhatgoes out from your lips, just as you have voluntarilyvowed to the LORD your God, what you have tpromised.
24"When you enter your neighbor'svineyard, then you may eatgrapesuuntil you are fullysatisfied, but you shall not put any in your vbasket.
"22When you enter your neighbor'sstandinggrain, then you may pluck the heads with your hand, but you shall not wield a sickle in your neighbor'sstandinggrain.