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Do not make yourselves unclean by any of these acts, for that is how the pagans made themselves unclean, those pagans who lived in the land before you and whom the LORD is driving out so that you can go in.
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Defile not yourselves with any of these things with which all the nations have been defiled, which I will cast out before you,
Leviticus 18:6-23,30 No man shall approach to her that is near of kin to him, to uncover her nakedness. I am the Lord. . . .
Jeremiah 44:4 And I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early, and sending, and saying: Do not commit this abominable thing, which I hate.
Matthew 15:18-20 But the things which proceed out of the mouth, come forth from the heart, and those things defile a man. . . .
Mark 7:10-23 For Moses said: Honour thy father and thy mother. And He that shall curse father or mother, dying let him die. . . .
1 Corinthians 3:17 But if any man violate the temple of God, him shall God destroy. For the temple of God is holy, which you are.
Leviticus 20:22,23 Keep my laws and my judgments, and do them: lest the land into which you are to enter to dwell therein, vomit you also out. . . .
Deuteronomy 12:31 Thou shalt not do in like manner to the Lord thy God. For they have done to their gods all the abominations which the Lord abhorreth, offering their sons and daughters, and burning them with fire.
Deuteronomy 18:12 For the Lord abhorreth all these things, and for these abominations he will destroy them at thy coming.
ContextUnlawful Sexual Relations
…23Thou shalt not copulate with any beast: neither shalt thou be defiled with it. A woman shall not lie down to a beast, nor copulate with it: because it is a heinous crime. 24Defile not yourselves with any of these things with which all the nations have been defiled, which I will cast out before you,25And with which the land is defiled: the abominations of which I will visit, that it may vomit out its inhabitants.…
But in the fourth generation they shall return hither: for as yet the iniquities of the Amorrhites are not at the full until this present time.
You shall not do according to the custom of the land of Egypt, in which you dwelt: neither shall you act according to the manner of the country of Chanaan, into which I will bring you. Nor shall you walk in their ordinances.
And thus shall your possession be cleansed, myself abiding with you. For I am the Lord that dwell among the children of Israel.
Say not in thy heart, when the Lord thy God shall have destroyed them in thy sight: For my justice hath the Lord brought me in to possess this land, whereas these nations are destroyed for their wickedness.
For the Lord abhorreth all these things, and for these abominations he will destroy them at thy coming.
1 Kings 9:7
I will take away Israel from the face of the land which I have given them; and the temple which I have sanctified to my name, I will cast out of my sight; and Israel shall be a proverb, and a byword among all people.
And after these things were accomplished, the princes came to me, saying: The people of Israel, and the priests and Levites have not separated themselves from the people of the lands, and from their abominations, namely, of the Chanaanites, and the Hethites, and the Pherezites, and the Jebusites, and the Ammonites, and the Moabites, and the Egyptians, and the Amorrhites.
And was defiled with their works: and they went aside after their own inventions.
Additional TranslationsDo not defile yourselves by any of these practices, for by all these things the nations I am driving out before you have defiled themselves.Defile not you yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you;
Do not defile yourselves with any of these things; for in all these things the nations are defiled, which I drive out before you,
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.
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you:
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things; for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:
"'Don't defile yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations which I am casting out before you were defiled.
'Ye are not defiled with all these, for with all these have the nations been defiled which I am sending away from before you;
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