“When you enter the land and plant fruit trees, leave the fruit unharvested for the first three years and consider it forbidden. Do not eat it.
In the fourth year the entire crop must be consecrated to the LORD as a celebration of praise.
Finally, in the fifth year you may eat the fruit. If you follow this pattern, your harvest will increase. I am the LORD your God.
“Do not eat meat that has not been drained of its blood. “Do not practice fortune-telling or witchcraft.
“Do not trim off the hair on your temples or trim your beards.
“Do not cut your bodies for the dead, and do not mark your skin with tattoos. I am the LORD .
“Do not defile your daughter by making her a prostitute, or the land will be filled with prostitution and wickedness.
“Keep my Sabbath days of rest, and show reverence toward my sanctuary. I am the LORD .
“Do not defile yourselves by turning to mediums or to those who consult the spirits of the dead. I am the LORD your God.
“Stand up in the presence of the elderly, and show respect for the aged. Fear your God. I am the LORD .
“Do not take advantage of foreigners who live among you in your land.