Leviticus 20
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Punishments for Disobedience
(Leviticus 26:14–39; Deuteronomy 28:15–68)

1And Jehovah will speak to Moses, saying, 2And to the sons of Israel thou shalt say, A man, a man from the sons of Israel, and from the stranger sojourning in Israel which shall give of his seed to Molech, dying, he shall die: the people of the land shall stone him with stones. 3And I will give my face against that man and cut him off from the midst of his people; for he gave from his seed to Molech, in order to defile my holy place and to profane my holy name. 4And if the people of the land, hiding, shall hide their eyes from that man in his giving his seed to Molech, so as not to put him to death; 5And I set my face against that man and against his family, and I cut him off, and all committing fornication after him to commit fornication after Molech, from the midst of their people.

6And the soul which shall turn to necromancers and to wizards, to commit fornication after them, and I gave my face against that soul and I cut him off from the midst of his people. 7And ye were consecrated and ye were holy: for I Jehovah your God. 8And ye watched my laws, and ye did them: I Jehovah consecrating you.

9When a man, a man who shall lightly esteem his father and his mother, dying, he shall die: he lightly esteemed ha father and his mother: his blood is upon him.

Punishments for Sexual Immorality
(Proverbs 5:1–23; 1 Corinthians 5:1–8)

10And a man who shall commit adultery with a man's wife, who shall commit adultery with his friend's wife, dying, he shall die, the adulterer and the adulteress. 11And a man who shall lie with his father's wife, uncovered his father's nakedness: dying, they shall die: they two their blood is upon them, 12And a man who shall lie with his daughter-in-law, dying, they shall die, they two: they did profanation; their blood is upon them. 13And a man who shall lie with a male in a woman's bed, they did abomination: they two, dying, shall die; their blood is upon them. 14A man who shall take a woman and her mother, it wickedness: in fire they shall be burnt, he and they: and there shall not be wickedness in the midst of you. 15And a man who shall give his bed with a quadruped, dying, he shall die: and ye shall kill the quadruped. 16And a woman who shall come near to any quadruped to lie down with it, and didst thou kill the woman and the quadruped; dying, they shall die; their blood is upon them.

17And a man who shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and he saw her nakedness, and she shall see his nakedness; it is a reproach; and they were cut off in the eyes of the sons of their people; he uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity. 18And a man who shall lie with a woman being sick, and uncovered her nakedness; he made naked her fountain, and she uncovered the fountain of her blood: and they two were cut off from the midst of their people. 19And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister, thou shalt not uncover; for he made naked his remainder; they shall bear their iniquity. 20And a man who shall lie with his aunt, uncovered the nakedness of his uncle: they shall bear their sin: they shall die childless. 21And a man who shall take his brother's wife, it is uncleanness: he uncovered his brother's nakedness: they shall die childless.

Distinguish between Clean and Unclean

22And ye watched all my laws, and all my judgments, and did them: and the land shall not vomit you forth, which I brought you there to dwell in it. 23And ye shall not walk in the laws of the nations which I sent out from before you: for they did all these things and I shall be disgusted with them. 24And I said to you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to inherit it, a land flowing with milk and honey: I Jehovah your God, who separated you from the nations. 25And ye separated between clean cattle to unclean, and between unclean birds and clean: and ye shall not make you souls abhorred by cattle or bird, and by any which shall creep upon the earth which I separated to you for unclean. 26And, ye were holy to me: for I Jehovah am holy, and I will separate you from the nations to be to me.

27When a man or a woman shall be among them a necromancer, or a wizard, dying, they shall die: with stone shall they stone them: their blood is upon them.

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Literally From The Original Tongues by Julia E. Smith

Section Headings Courtesy Berean Bible

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