Parallel Bible results for Leviticus 18

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Leviticus 18

ASV 1 And Jehovah spake unto Moses, saying, NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, ASV 2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am Jehovah your God. NIV 2 "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'I am the LORD your God. ASV 3 After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do; neither shall ye walk in their statutes. NIV 3 You must not do as they do in Egypt, where you used to live, and you must not do as they do in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing you. Do not follow their practices. ASV 4 Mine ordinances shall ye do, and my statutes shall ye keep, to walk therein: I am Jehovah your God. NIV 4 You must obey my laws and be careful to follow my decrees. I am the LORD your God. ASV 5 Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and mine ordinances; which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am Jehovah. NIV 5 Keep my decrees and laws, for the man who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD. ASV 6 None of you shall approach to any that are near of kin to him, to uncover [their] nakedness: I am Jehovah. NIV 6 " 'No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD. ASV 7 The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. NIV 7 " 'Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her. ASV 8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness. NIV 8 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife; that would dishonor your father. ASV 9 The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or the daughter of thy mother, whether born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover. NIV 9 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere. ASV 10 The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness. NIV 10 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter; that would dishonor you. ASV 11 The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. NIV 11 " 'Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father; she is your sister. ASV 12 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman. NIV 12 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister; she is your father's close relative. ASV 13 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mother's near kinswoman. NIV 13 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister, because she is your mother's close relative. ASV 14 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt. NIV 14 " 'Do not dishonor your father's brother by approaching his wife to have sexual relations; she is your aunt. ASV 15 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter-in-law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. NIV 15 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your daughter-in-law. She is your son's wife; do not have relations with her. ASV 16 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness. NIV 16 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your brother's wife; that would dishonor your brother. ASV 17 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter; thou shalt not take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; they are near kinswomen: it is wickedness. NIV 17 " 'Do not have sexual relations with both a woman and her daughter. Do not have sexual relations with either her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter; they are her close relatives. That is wickedness. ASV 18 And thou shalt not take a wife to her sister, to be a rival [to her], to uncover her nakedness, besides the other in her life-time. NIV 18 " 'Do not take your wife's sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is living. ASV 19 And thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is impure by her uncleanness. NIV 19 " 'Do not approach a woman to have sexual relations during the uncleanness of her monthly period. ASV 20 And thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbor's wife, to defile thyself with her. NIV 20 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor's wife and defile yourself with her. ASV 21 And thou shalt not give any of thy seed to make them pass through [the fire] to Molech; neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah. NIV 21 " 'Do not give any of your children to be sacrificed to Molech, for you must not profane the name of your God. I am the LORD. ASV 22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. NIV 22 " 'Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable. ASV 23 And thou shalt not lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith; neither shall any woman stand before a beast, to lie down thereto: it is confusion. NIV 23 " 'Do not have sexual relations with an animal and defile yourself with it. A woman must not present herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it; that is a perversion. ASV 24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you; NIV 24 " 'Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, because this is how the nations that I am going to drive out before you became defiled. ASV 25 And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land vomiteth out her inhabitants. NIV 25 Even the land was defiled; so I punished it for its sin, and the land vomited out its inhabitants. ASV 26 Ye therefore shall keep my statutes and mine ordinances, and shall not do any of these abominations; neither the home-born, nor the stranger that sojourneth among you; NIV 26 But you must keep my decrees and my laws. The native-born and the aliens living among you must not do any of these detestable things, ASV 27 (for all these abominations have the men of the land done, that were before you, and the land is defiled); NIV 27 for all these things were done by the people who lived in the land before you, and the land became defiled. ASV 28 that the land vomit not you out also, when ye defile it, as it vomited out the nation that was before you. NIV 28 And if you defile the land, it will vomit you out as it vomited out the nations that were before you. ASV 29 For whosoever shall do any of these abominations, even the souls that do them shall be cut off from among their people. NIV 29 " 'Everyone who does any of these detestable things--such persons must be cut off from their people. ASV 30 Therefore shall ye keep my charge, that ye practise not any of these abominable customs, which were practised before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am Jehovah your God. NIV 30 Keep my requirements and do not follow any of the detestable customs that were practiced before you came and do not defile yourselves with them. I am the LORD your God.' "