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Leviticus 18:24

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.

Read Leviticus 18:24 Using Other Translations

Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:
"Do not make yourselves unclean by any of these things, for by all these the nations I am driving out before you have become unclean,
“Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, for the people I am driving out before you have defiled themselves in all these ways.

What does Leviticus 18:24 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Leviticus 18:24

Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things
In incestuous copulations and marriages, in adultery, corporeal and spiritual, and bestiality: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you;
that is, the seven nations of the land of Canaan, which God was about to eject out of their land to make room for the Israelites, and that on account of the above shocking vices which abounded among them; so that in some sense the land they dwelt upon was defiled by them, and called for vengeance on them, as even loathing its inhabitants, as afterwards suggested.

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