18:1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying,
18:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am Jehovah your God.
18:3 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 customs.
18:4 Mine ordinances shall ye do and my statutes shall ye observe to walk therein: I am Jehovah your God.
18:5 And ye shall observe my statutes and my judgments, by which the man that doeth them shall live: I am Jehovah.
18:6 No one shall approach to any that is his near relation, to uncover his nakedness: I am Jehovah.
18:7 The nakedness of thy father, and the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother: thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
18:8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
18:9 The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, born at home, or born abroad -- their nakedness shalt thou not uncover.
18:10 The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter -- their nakedness shalt thou not uncover; for theirs is thy nakedness.
18:11 The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father: she is thy sister: thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
18:12 The nakedness of thy father's sister shalt thou not uncover: she is thy father's near relation.
18:13 The nakedness of thy mother's sister shalt thou not uncover; for she is thy mother's near relation.
18:14 The nakedness of thy father's brother shalt thou not uncover; thou shalt not approach his wife: she is thine aunt.
18:15 The nakedness of thy daughter-in-law shalt thou not uncover: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.
18:16 The nakedness of thy brother's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy brother's nakedness.
18:17 The nakedness of a woman and her daughter shalt thou not uncover; thou shalt not take her son's daughter, nor her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness: they are her near relations: it is wickedness.
18:18 And thou shalt not take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness beside her, during her life.
18:19 And thou shalt not approach a woman in the separation of her uncleanness to uncover her nakedness.
18:20 And thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to become unclean with her.
18:21 And thou shalt not give of thy seed to let them pass through [the fire] to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah.
18:22 And thou shalt not lie with mankind as one lieth with a woman: it is an abomination.
18:23 And thou shalt lie with no beast to become unclean therewith; and a woman shall not stand before a beast to lie down with it: it is confusion.
18:24 Make not yourselves unclean in any of these things; for in all these have the nations which I am casting out before you made themselves unclean.
18:25 And the land hath become unclean; and I visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land vomiteth out its inhabitants.
18:26 But *ye* shall observe my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of all these abominations: the home-born, and the stranger that sojourneth among you;
18:27 (for all these abominations have the men of the land done, who were before you, and the land hath been made unclean);
18:28 that the land vomit you not out, when ye make it unclean, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.
18:29 For whoever committeth any of these abominations, ... the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
18:30 And ye shall observe my charge, that ye commit not [any] of the abominable customs which were committed before you; and ye shall not make yourselves unclean therein: I am Jehovah your God.
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