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Offering, and the importance of blood Edit

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And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

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Speak unto Aaron, and unto his sons, and unto all the children of Israel, and say unto them; 

This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, saying, 3

What man soever there be of the house of Israel, that killeth an ox, or lamb, or goat, in the camp, or that killeth it out of the camp,

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And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer an offering unto the LORD before the tabernacle of the LORD; blood shall be imputed unto that man; he hath shed blood; and that man shall be cut off from among his people:

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To the end that the children of Israel may bring their sacrifices, which they offer in the open field, even that they may bring them unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, unto the priest, and offer them for peace offerings unto the LORD.

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And the priest shall sprinkle the blood upon the altar of the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, and burn the fat for a sweet savour unto the LORD.

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And they shall no more offer their sacrifices unto devils, after whom they have gone a whoring. This shall be a statute for ever unto them throughout their generations.

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And thou shalt say unto them, Whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers which sojourn among you, that offereth a burnt offering of sacrifice,

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And bringeth it not unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, to offer it unto the LORD; even that man shall be cut off from among his people.

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And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.

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For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.

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Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.

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And whatsoever man there be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, which hunteth and catcheth any beast or fowl that may be eaten; he shall even pour out the blood thereof, and cover it with dust.

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For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life thereof: therefore I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.

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And every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.

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But if he wash them not, nor bathe his flesh; then he shall bear his iniquity.

Follow not the ways of the peoples you left nor the peoples you displace Edit

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And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

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Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, 

I am the LORD your God. 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 ordinances.

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Ye shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein: I am the LORD your God.

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Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.

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None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the LORD.

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The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

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The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.

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The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.

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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.

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The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mother's near kinswoman.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter in law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.

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Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.

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Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

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Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.

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Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.

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And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

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Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

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Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

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Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:

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And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.

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Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you:

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(For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;)

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That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.

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For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.

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Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.

The Sabbath Edit

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And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

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Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, 

Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy. 3

Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

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Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD your God.

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And if ye offer a sacrifice of peace offerings unto the LORD, ye shall offer it at your own will.

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It shall be eaten the same day ye offer it, and on the morrow: and if ought remain until the third day, it shall be burnt in the fire.

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And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is abominable; it shall not be accepted.

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Therefore every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Love your neighbor as yourself Edit

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And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.

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And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God.

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Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.

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And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.

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Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

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Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.

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Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor honour the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

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Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour: I am the LORD.

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Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not suffer sin upon him.

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Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the LORD.

When unlike come together Edit

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Ye shall keep my statutes. Thou shalt not let thy cattle gender with a diverse kind: thou shalt not sow thy field with mingled seed: neither shall a garment mingled of linen and woollen come upon thee.

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And whosoever lieth carnally with a woman, that is a bondmaid, betrothed to an husband, and not at all redeemed, nor freedom given her; she shall be scourged; they shall not be put to death, because she was not free.

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And he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD, unto the door of the tabernacle of the congregation, even a ram for a trespass offering.

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And the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering before the LORD for his sin which he hath done: and the sin which he hath done shall be forgiven him.

When you take over the land Edit

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And when ye shall come into the land, and shall have planted all manner of trees for food, then ye shall count the fruit thereof as uncircumcised: three years shall it be as uncircumcised unto you: it shall not be eaten of.

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But in the fourth year all the fruit thereof shall be holy to praise the LORD withal.

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And in the fifth year shall ye eat of the fruit thereof, that it may yield unto you the increase thereof: I am the LORD your God.

Do not as the pagans do Edit

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Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.

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Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.

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Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

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Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.

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Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.

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Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

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Thou shalt rise up before the hoary head, and honour the face of the old man, and fear thy God: I am the LORD.

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And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him.

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But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

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Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

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Just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin, shall ye have: I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt.

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Therefore shall ye observe all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: I am the LORD.

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And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,

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Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel, 

Whosoever he be of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel, that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones. 3

And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.

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And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:

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Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.

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And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

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Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God.

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And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am the LORD which sanctify you.

Propriety of relationships Edit

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For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.

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And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

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And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.

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If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.

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And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

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And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

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And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

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And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

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And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

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And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

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And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.

Judge rightly Edit

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Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out.

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And ye shall not walk in the manners of the nation, which I cast out before you: for they committed all these things, and therefore I abhorred them.

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But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other people.

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Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.

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And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

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A man also or woman that hath a familiar spirit, or that is a wizard, shall surely be put to death: they shall stone them with stones: their blood shall be upon them.

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