Then the LORDspoke to Moses, saying,
2"Speak to the sons of Israel and say to them, '1I am the LORD your God.
'You shall not doawhat is 2done in the land of Egyptwhere you lived, nor are you to dobwhat is 3done in the land of Canaanwhere I am bringing you; you shall not walk in their statutes.
'You are to perform My judgments and keep My statutes, cto live in accord with them; 4I am the LORD your God.
'So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, 5by which a man may live if he does them; I am the LORD.
6'None of you shall approachanybloodrelativedof his to uncovernakedness ; I am the LORD.
'6You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, that is, the nakedness of your mother. She is your mother ; you are not to uncover her nakedness.
'7You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father'swife ; it is your father'snakedness.
'8The nakedness of your sister, either your father'sdaughteror your mother'sdaughter, whether born at homeorbornoutside, their nakedness you shall not uncover.
'The nakedness of your son'sdaughteror your daughter'sdaughter, their nakedness you shall not uncover ; for etheir nakedness is yours.
'The nakedness of your father'swife'sdaughter, fborn to your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.
'9You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father'ssister ; she is your father'sbloodrelative.
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother'ssister, for she is your mother'sbloodrelative.
'10You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father'sbrother ; you shall not approach his wife, she is your aunt.
'11You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law ; she is your son'swife, you shall not uncover her nakedness.
'12You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother'swife ; it is your brother'snakedness.
'13You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and of her daughter, nor shall you take her son'sdaughter or her daughter'sdaughter, to uncover her nakedness ; they are bloodrelatives. It is glewdness.
'You shall not hmarry a woman in addition to iher sisterjas a rival while she is alive, to uncover her nakedness.
'14Also you shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness during her 15menstrualimpurity.
'16You shall not haveintercourse with your neighbor'swife, to be defiled with her.
'You shall not giveany of your offspring17to koffer them to Molech, nor shall you 18profane the name of your God ; I am the LORD.
'19You shall not lie with a male as lone lies with a female ; it is an abomination.
'20Also you shall not haveintercourse with anyanimal to be defiled with it, nor shall anywomanstandbefore an animal to mmate with it; it is a perversion.
'Do not defile yourselves by any of thesethings ; for by allthese21the nationswhich I am casting out before you have becomedefiled.
'For the land has becomedefiled, 22therefore I have brought its npunishment upon it, so the land23has spewed out its inhabitants.
'But as for you, you are to keep My statutes and My judgments and shall not doany of theseabominations, neither the native, nor the alien who sojournsamong you
(for the men of the landwho have been before you have donealltheseabominations, and the land has becomedefiled );
so that the land will not spew you out, should you defile it, as it has spewed out the nationwhich has been before you.
'For whoeverdoesany of theseabominations, othose persons who do so shall be cutoff from among their people.
'Thus you are to keep24My charge, that you do not practiceany of the abominablecustomswhich have been practicedbefore you, so as not to defile yourselves with them; 25I am the LORD your God.' "