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Gives his children to Molech

20:1 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,
20:2 Again, you will say to the children of Israel, Whosoever [he be] of the children of Israel, or of the strangers that temporary stays in Israel, that gives [any] of his children to Molech ; he shall surely be put to death the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
20:3 And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people ; because he has given of his seed to Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
20:4 And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he gives of his seed to Molech, and kill him not
20:5 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.
20:6 And the soul that turns after such as calling up the dead, 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.

Sanctifications


20:7 Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ya’ll holy for 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.
20:8 And ya’ll shall keep my statutes, and do 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
which sanctify you.

Curses father and mother punishment


20:9 For every one that curses his father or his mother shall be surely put to death he has cursed his father or his mother ; his blood [shall be] upon him.
20:10 And the man that commits adultery with [another] man’s wife, [even he] that commits adultery with his neighbour’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Punishment for sexual deviance


20:11 And the man that lies with his father’s wife has uncovered his father’s nakedness both of them shall surely be put to death ; their blood [shall be] upon them.
20:12 And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death they have worked confusion ; their blood [shall be] upon them.
20:13 If a man also lie with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination they shall surely be put to death ; their blood [shall be] upon them.
20:14 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.
20:15 And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death and ya’ll shall kill the beast.
20:16 And if a woman approach to any beast, and lie down thereto, you will kill the woman, and the beast they shall surely be put to death ; their blood [shall be] upon them.
20:17 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 has uncovered his sister’s nakedness ; he shall bear his iniquity.

Woman on her period


20:18 And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness ; he has discovered her fountain, and she has uncovered the fountain of her blood and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.
20:19 And you will not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister, nor of your father’s sister for he uncovers his near kin they shall bear their iniquity.
20:20 And if a man shall lie with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness they shall bear their sin ; they shall die childless.
20:21 And if a man shall take his brother’s wife, it [is] an unclean thing he has uncovered his brother’s nakedness ; they shall be childless.

Obedience required with holiness


20:22 ya’ll shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them that the land, whither I bring you to stay therein, spue you not out.
20:23 And ya’ll 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.
20:24 But I have said to you, ya’ll shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to possess it, a land that flows with milk and honey 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, which have separated you from [other] people.

Difference between clean and unclean beasts


20:25 Ya’ll shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean and ya’ll shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creeps on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.
20:26 And ya’ll shall be holy to me for I 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
[am] holy, and have severed you from [other] people, that ya’ll should be mine.
20:27 A man also or woman that can call up the dead, 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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