Then the LORDspoke to Moses, saying:
2"Speak to all the congregation of the sons of Israel and say to them, '1You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.
3'Everyone of you 2shall reverence his mother and his father, and you shall keep3My sabbaths; 4I am the LORD your God.
'Do not turn to 5idols or make for yourselves molten6gods; I am the LORD your God.
'Now when you offer a sacrifice of peaceofferings to the LORD, you shall offer it so that you may be accepted.
'It shall be eaten the same day you offer it, and the nextday; but what remainsuntil the thirdday shall be burned with fire.
'So if it is eaten at all on the thirdday, it is an offense; it will not be accepted.
'Everyone who eats it will bear his iniquity, for he has profaned the holything of the LORD; and that person shall be cutoff from his people.
'7Now when you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field, nor shall you gather the gleanings of your harvest.
10'Nor shall you glean your vineyard, nor shall you gather the fallenfruit of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the needy and for the stranger. I am the LORD your God.
'8You shall not steal, nordealfalsely, 9norlie to oneanother.
'10You shall not swearfalsely by My name, so as to 11profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.
'12You shall not oppress your neighbor, norrob him. 13The wages of a hiredman are not to remain with you all nightuntilmorning.
'You shall not curse a deafman, nor14place a stumblingblockbefore the blind, but you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
'15You shall donoinjustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poornordefer to the great, but you are to judge your neighborfairly.
'You shall not go about as 16a slanderer among your people, and you are not to aactagainst the b17life of your neighbor; I am the LORD.
'You 18shall not hate your cfellowcountryman in your heart; you 19may surelyreprove your neighbor, but shall not incursinbecause of him.
'20You shall not takevengeance, 21norbear any grudgeagainst the sons of your people, but 22you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.
'You are to keep My statutes. You shall not breedtogethertwokinds of your cattle; 23you shall not sow your field with twokinds of seed, norwear a garment upon you of twokinds of materialmixedtogether.
'24Now if a manliescarnally with a womanwho is a slaveacquired for another man, but who has in noway been redeemednorgiven her freedom, there shall be punishment; they shall not, however, be put to death, because she was not free.
'He shall bring his guiltoffering to the LORD to the doorway of the tent of meeting, 25a ram for a guiltoffering.
'The priest shall also makeatonement for him with the ram of the guiltofferingbefore the LORD for his sinwhich he has committed, and the sinwhich he has committed will be forgiven him.
23'When you enter the land and plantall kinds of trees for food, then you shall count their fruit as dforbidden. Threeyears it shall be eforbidden to you; it shall not be eaten.
'But in the fourthyearall its fruit shall be holy, an offering of praise to the LORD.
'In the fifthyear you are to eat of its fruit, that its yield may increase for you; I am the LORD your God.
'You shall not eat anything 26with the blood, norpractice27divination or soothsaying.
'28You shall not round off the side-growth of your headsnorharm the edges of your beard.
'You shall not make any cuts in your fbody for the gdeadnormake any tattoomarks on yourselves: I am the LORD.
'29Do not hprofane your daughter by making her a harlot, so that the land will not fall to harlotry and the landbecomefull of lewdness.
'You shall 30keep My sabbaths and 31revere My sanctuary; I am the LORD.
'Do not turn to i32mediums or spiritists; do not seek them out to be defiled by them. I am the LORD your God.
'33You shall rise up before the grayheaded and honor the jaged , and you shall revere your God; I am the LORD.
'34When a strangerresides with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.
'The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the nativeamong you, and 35you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.
'36You shall donowrong in judgment, in measurement of weight, or capacity.
'You shall have37justbalances, justweights, a justkephah, and a justlhin; I am the LORD your God, whobrought you out from the land of Egypt.
'You shall thus observeall My statutes and all My ordinances and do them; I am the LORD.' "