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Leviticus Chapter 18

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Unlawful marriages and sexual deviants

18:1 And YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
spoke to Mosesמשה
Meaning of the name: Linguist Abraham Yahuda, based on the spelling given in the Tanakh, argues that it combines “water” or “seed” and “pond, expanse of water,” thus yielding the sense of “child of the Nile” click here
, saying,
18:2 Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, I am YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your God.
18:3 After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ya’ll lived, shall ya’ll not do and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ya’ll not do neither shall ya’ll walk in their ordinances.
18:4 Ya’ll shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your God.
18:5 ya’ll shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments which if a man do, he shall live in them I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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No sex with kin


18:6 None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover [their] nakedness I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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18:7 The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, will you not uncover she [is] your mother ; you will not uncover her nakedness.
18:8 The nakedness of your father’s wife will you not uncover it [is] your father’s nakedness.
18:9 The nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father, or daughter of your mother, [whether she be] born at home, or born abroad, [even] their nakedness you will not uncover.
18:10 The nakedness of your son’s daughter, or of your daughter’s daughter, [even] their nakedness you will not uncover for theirs [is] your own nakedness.
18:11 The nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter, begotten of your father, she [is] your sister, you will not uncover her nakedness.
18:12 You will not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister she [is] your father’s near kinswoman.
18:13 You will not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister for she [is] your mother’s near kinswoman.
18:14 You will not uncover the nakedness of your father’s brother, you will not approach to his wife she [is] your aunt.
18:15 You will not uncover the nakedness of your daughter in law she [is] your son’s wife ; you will not uncover her nakedness.
18:16 You will not uncover the nakedness of your brother’s wife it [is] your brother’s nakedness.
18:17 You will not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither will you take her son’s daughter, or her daughter’s daughter, to uncover her nakedness ; [for] they [are] her near kinswomen it [is] wickedness.
18:18 Neither will you take a wife to her sister, to cause distress to [her], to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life [time].
18:19 Also you will not approach to a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness.

Adultery


18:20 Moreover you will not lie carnally with your neighbour’s wife, to defile yourself with her.
18:21 And you will not let any of your seed pass through [the fire] to Molech, neither will you profane the name of your God I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
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No gay sex


18:22 You will not lie with mankind, as with womankind it [is] abomination.

No sex with animals


18:23 Neither will you lie with any beast to defile yourself therewith neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto it [is] confusion.
18:24 Ya’ll defile not yourselves in any of these things for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you
18:25 And the land is defiled therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomits out her inhabitants.
18:26 Ya’ll 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 temporary stays among you
18:27(For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which [were] before you, and the land is defiled 😉
18:28 That the land spue not you out also, when ya’ll defile it, as it spued out the nations that [were] before you.
18:29 For whom ever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit [them] shall be cut off from among their people.
18:30 Therefore shall ya’ll keep my ordinance, that [ ya’ll ] commit not [any one] of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ya’ll defile not yourselves in it I [am] YAHWEH יְהֹוָה
Hebrew Yəhōwā, one vocalization of the Tetragrammaton יהוה‎ (YHWH), the proper name of the God of Israel in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. It is considered one of the seven names of God in Judaism and a form of God’s name in Christianity. Covenant making covenant keeping GOD. For more info click here
your God.

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