Then the said to Moses,
“Give the following instructions to the people of Israel. I am the your God.
So do not act like the people in Egypt, where you used to live, or like the people of Canaan, where I am taking you. You must not imitate their way of life.
You must obey all my regulations and be careful to obey my decrees, for I am the your God.
If you obey my decrees and my regulations, you will find life through them. I am the .
“You must never have sexual relations with a close relative, for I am the .
“Do not violate your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual relations with her.
“Do not have sexual relations with any of your father’s wives, for this would violate your father.