Leviticus 19:13-23 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 "Do not cheat or rob anyone." "Always pay your hired workers promptly." 13 " 'Do not defraud your neighbor or rob him. " 'Do not hold back the wages of a hired man overnight.
14 "Show your fear of God by treating the deaf with respect and by not taking advantage of the blind. I am the LORD." 14 " 'Do not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block in front of the blind, but fear your God. I am the LORD.
15 "Always judge your neighbors fairly, neither favoring the poor nor showing deference to the rich." 15 " 'Do not pervert justice; do not show partiality to the poor or favoritism to the great, but judge your neighbor fairly.
16 "Do not spread slanderous gossip among your people. "Do not try to get ahead at the cost of your neighbor's life, for I am the LORD." 16 " 'Do not go about spreading slander among your people. " 'Do not do anything that endangers your neighbor's life. I am the LORD.
17 "Do not nurse hatred in your heart for any of your relatives."Confront your neighbors directly so you will not be held guilty for their crimes." 17 " 'Do not hate your brother in your heart. Rebuke your neighbor frankly so you will not share in his guilt.
18 "Never seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD." 18 " 'Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.
19 "You must obey all my laws."Do not breed your cattle with other kinds of animals. Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. Do not wear clothing woven from two different kinds of fabric." 19 " 'Keep my decrees. " 'Do not mate different kinds of animals. " 'Do not plant your field with two kinds of seed. " 'Do not wear clothing woven of two kinds of material.
20 "If a man has sexual intercourse with a slave girl who is committed to become someone else's wife, compensation must be paid. But since she had not been freed at the time, the couple will not be put to death. 20 " 'If a man sleeps with a woman who is a slave girl promised to another man but who has not been ransomed or given her freedom, there must be due punishment. Yet they are not to be put to death, because she had not been freed.
21 The man, however, must bring a ram as a guilt offering and present it to the LORD at the entrance of the Tabernacle. 21 The man, however, must bring a ram to the entrance to the Tent of Meeting for a guilt offering to the LORD.
22 The priest will then make atonement for him before the LORD with the sacrificial ram of the guilt offering, and the man will be forgiven." 22 With the ram of the guilt offering the priest is to make atonement for him before the LORD for the sin he has committed, and his sin will be forgiven.
23 "When you enter the land and plant fruit trees, leave the fruit unharvested for the first three years and consider it forbidden. 23 " 'When you enter the land and plant any kind of fruit tree, regard its fruit as forbidden. For three years you are to consider it forbidden; it must not be eaten.