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Leviticus 18

NRS 1 The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, NRS 2 Speak to the people of Israel and say to them: I am the Lord your God. NIV 2 "Speak to the Israelites and say to them: 'I am the LORD your God. NRS 3 You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you. You shall not follow 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. NRS 4 My ordinances you shall observe and my statutes you shall keep, following them: I am the Lord your God. NIV 4 You must obey my laws and be careful to follow my decrees. I am the LORD your God. NRS 5 You shall keep my statutes and my ordinances; by doing so one shall live: I am the Lord. NIV 5 Keep my decrees and laws, for the man who obeys them will live by them. I am the LORD. NRS 6 None of you shall approach anyone near of kin to uncover nakedness: I am the Lord. NIV 6 " 'No one is to approach any close relative to have sexual relations. I am the LORD. NRS 7 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, which is the nakedness of your mother; she is your mother, you shall 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. NRS 8 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is the nakedness of your father. NIV 8 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife; that would dishonor your father. NRS 9 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether born at home or born abroad. 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. NRS 10 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your son's daughter or of your daughter's daughter, for their nakedness is your own nakedness. NIV 10 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter; that would dishonor you. NRS 11 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, begotten by your father, since she is your sister. NIV 11 " 'Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father; she is your sister. NRS 12 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister; she is your father's flesh. NIV 12 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister; she is your father's close relative. NRS 13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, for she is your mother's flesh. NIV 13 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister, because she is your mother's close relative. NRS 14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, that is, you shall not approach his wife; she is your aunt. NIV 14 " 'Do not dishonor your father's brother by approaching his wife to have sexual relations; she is your aunt. NRS 15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law: she is your son's wife; you shall 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. NRS 16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness. NIV 16 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your brother's wife; that would dishonor your brother. NRS 17 You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, and you shall not take her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter to uncover her nakedness; they are your flesh; it is depravity. 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. NRS 18 And you shall not take a woman as a rival to her sister, uncovering her nakedness while her sister is still alive. NIV 18 " 'Do not take your wife's sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is living. NRS 19 You shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness while she is in her menstrual uncleanness. NIV 19 " 'Do not approach a woman to have sexual relations during the uncleanness of her monthly period. NRS 20 You shall not have sexual relations with your kinsman's wife, and defile yourself with her. NIV 20 " 'Do not have sexual relations with your neighbor's wife and defile yourself with her. NRS 21 You shall not give any of your offspring to sacrifice them to Molech, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord. 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. NRS 22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination. NIV 22 " 'Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that is detestable. NRS 23 You shall not have sexual relations with any animal and defile yourself with it, nor shall any woman give herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it: it is perversion. 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. NRS 24 Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, for by all these practices the nations I am casting out before you have defiled themselves. 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. NRS 25 Thus the land became defiled; and I punished it for its iniquity, and the land vomited out its inhabitants. NIV 25 Even the land was defiled; so I punished it for its sin, and the land vomited out its inhabitants. NRS 26 But you shall keep my statutes and my ordinances and commit none of these abominations, either the citizen or the alien who resides 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, NRS 27 (for the inhabitants of the land, who were before you, committed all of these abominations, and the land became defiled); NIV 27 for all these things were done by the people who lived in the land before you, and the land became defiled. NRS 28 otherwise the land will vomit you out for defiling 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. NRS 29 For whoever commits any of these abominations shall be cut off from their people. NIV 29 " 'Everyone who does any of these detestable things--such persons must be cut off from their people. NRS 30 So keep my charge not to commit any of these abominations that were done before you, and not to defile yourselves by them: I am the Lord 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.' "