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Leviticus 20

NLT 1 The said to Moses, NIV 1 The LORD said to Moses, NLT 2 “Give the people of Israel these instructions, which apply both to native Israelites and to the foreigners living in Israel. “If any of them offer their children as a sacrifice to Molech, they must be put to death. The people of the community must stone them to death. NIV 2 "Say to the Israelites: 'Any Israelite or any alien living in Israel who gives any of his children to Molech must be put to death. The people of the community are to stone him. NLT 3 I myself will turn against them and cut them off from the community, because they have defiled my sanctuary and brought shame on my holy name by offering their children to Molech. NIV 3 I will set my face against that man and I will cut him off from his people; for by giving his children to Molech, he has defiled my sanctuary and profaned my holy name. NLT 4 And if the people of the community ignore those who offer their children to Molech and refuse to execute them, NIV 4 If the people of the community close their eyes when that man gives one of his children to Molech and they fail to put him to death, NLT 5 I myself will turn against them and their families and will cut them off from the community. This will happen to all who commit spiritual prostitution by worshiping Molech. NIV 5 I will set my face against that man and his family and will cut off from their people both him and all who follow him in prostituting themselves to Molech. NLT 6 “I will also turn against those who commit spiritual prostitution by putting their trust in mediums or in those who consult the spirits of the dead. I will cut them off from the community. NIV 6 " 'I will set my face against the person who turns to mediums and spiritists to prostitute himself by following them, and I will cut him off from his people. NLT 7 So set yourselves apart to be holy, for I am the your God. NIV 7 " 'Consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am the LORD your God. NLT 8 Keep all my decrees by putting them into practice, for I am the who makes you holy. NIV 8 Keep my decrees and follow them. I am the LORD, who makes you holy. NLT 9 “Anyone who dishonors father or mother must be put to death. Such a person is guilty of a capital offense. NIV 9 " 'If anyone curses his father or mother, he must be put to death. He has cursed his father or his mother, and his blood will be on his own head. NLT 10 “If a man commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife, both the man and the woman who have committed adultery must be put to death. NIV 10 " 'If a man commits adultery with another man's wife--with the wife of his neighbor--both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death. NLT 11 “If a man violates his father by having sex with one of his father’s wives, both the man and the woman must be put to death, for they are guilty of a capital offense. NIV 11 " 'If a man sleeps with his father's wife, he has dishonored his father. Both the man and the woman must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads. NLT 12 “If a man has sex with his daughter-in-law, both must be put to death. They have committed a perverse act and are guilty of a capital offense. NIV 12 " 'If a man sleeps with his daughter-in-law, both of them must be put to death. What they have done is a perversion; their blood will be on their own heads. NLT 13 “If a man practices homosexuality, having sex with another man as with a woman, both men have committed a detestable act. They must both be put to death, for they are guilty of a capital offense. NIV 13 " 'If a man lies with a man as one lies with a woman, both of them have done what is detestable. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads. NLT 14 “If a man marries both a woman and her mother, he has committed a wicked act. The man and both women must be burned to death to wipe out such wickedness from among you. NIV 14 " 'If a man marries both a woman and her mother, it is wicked. Both he and they must be burned in the fire, so that no wickedness will be among you. NLT 15 “If a man has sex with an animal, he must be put to death, and the animal must be killed. NIV 15 " 'If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he must be put to death, and you must kill the animal. NLT 16 “If a woman presents herself to a male animal to have intercourse with it, she and the animal must both be put to death. You must kill both, for they are guilty of a capital offense. NIV 16 " 'If a woman approaches an animal to have sexual relations with it, kill both the woman and the animal. They must be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads. NLT 17 “If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a shameful disgrace. They must be publicly cut off from the community. Since the man has violated his sister, he will be punished for his sin. NIV 17 " 'If a man marries his sister, the daughter of either his father or his mother, and they have sexual relations, it is a disgrace. They must be cut off before the eyes of their people. He has dishonored his sister and will be held responsible. NLT 18 “If a man has sexual relations with a woman during her menstrual period, both of them must be cut off from the community, for together they have exposed the source of her blood flow. NIV 18 " 'If a man lies with a woman during her monthly period and has sexual relations with her, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has also uncovered it. Both of them must be cut off from their people. NLT 19 “Do not have sexual relations with your aunt, whether your mother’s sister or your father’s sister. This would dishonor a close relative. Both parties are guilty and will be punished for their sin. NIV 19 " 'Do not have sexual relations with the sister of either your mother or your father, for that would dishonor a close relative; both of you would be held responsible. NLT 20 “If a man has sex with his uncle’s wife, he has violated his uncle. Both the man and woman will be punished for their sin, and they will die childless. NIV 20 " 'If a man sleeps with his aunt, he has dishonored his uncle. They will be held responsible; they will die childless. NLT 21 “If a man marries his brother’s wife, it is an act of impurity. He has violated his brother, and the guilty couple will remain childless. NIV 21 " 'If a man marries his brother's wife, it is an act of impurity; he has dishonored his brother. They will be childless. NLT 22 “You must keep all my decrees and regulations by putting them into practice; otherwise the land to which I am bringing you as your new home will vomit you out. NIV 22 " 'Keep all my decrees and laws and follow them, so that the land where I am bringing you to live may not vomit you out. NLT 23 Do not live according to the customs of the people I am driving out before you. It is because they do these shameful things that I detest them. NIV 23 You must not live according to the customs of the nations I am going to drive out before you. Because they did all these things, I abhorred them. NLT 24 But I have promised you, ‘You will possess their land because I will give it to you as your possession—a land flowing with milk and honey.’ I am the your God, who has set you apart from all other people. NIV 24 But I said to you, "You will possess their land; I will give it to you as an inheritance, a land flowing with milk and honey." I am the LORD your God, who has set you apart from the nations. NLT 25 “You must therefore make a distinction between ceremonially clean and unclean animals, and between clean and unclean birds. You must not defile yourselves by eating any unclean animal or bird or creature that scurries along the ground. I have identified them as being unclean for you. NIV 25 " 'You must therefore make a distinction between clean and unclean animals and between unclean and clean birds. Do not defile yourselves by any animal or bird or anything that moves along the ground--those which I have set apart as unclean for you. NLT 26 You must be holy because I, the , am holy. I have set you apart from all other people to be my very own. NIV 26 You are to be holy to me because I, the LORD, am holy, and I have set you apart from the nations to be my own. NLT 27 “Men and women among you who act as mediums or who consult the spirits of the dead must be put to death by stoning. They are guilty of a capital offense.” NIV 27 " 'A man or woman who is a medium or spiritist among you must be put to death. You are to stone them; their blood will be on their own heads.' "