Deuteronomy 23:1-6 NLT

1 "If a man's testicles are crushed or his penis is cut off, he may not be included in the assembly of the LORD."
2 "Those of illegitimate birth and their descendants for ten generations may not be included in the assembly of the LORD."
3 "No Ammonites or Moabites, or any of their descendants for ten generations, may be included in the assembly of the LORD.
4 These nations did not welcome you with food and water when you came out of Egypt. Instead, they tried to hire Balaam son of Beor from Pethor in Aram-naharaim a to curse you

References for Deuteronomy 23:4

    • ‡ 23:4 - <I>Aram-naharaim</I> means "Aram of the two rivers," thought to have been located between the Euphrates and Balih Rivers in northwestern Mesopotamia.
      5 (But the LORD your God would not listen to Balaam. He turned the intended curse into a blessing because the LORD your God loves you.)
      6 You must never, as long as you live, try to help the Ammonites or the Moabites in any way."