1 He who is wounded by crushing or had his male organ cut off shall not enter the
assembly of Jehovah.
2 One of illegitimate birth shall not enter the assembly of Jehovah; even to the tenth
generation none of his shall enter the assembly of Jehovah.
3 An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter the assembly of Jehovah; even to the tenth
generation none of them shall enter the assembly of Jehovah, perpetually;
4 because they did not meet you with bread and water on the way when you came out of
Egypt, and because they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of
Mesopotamia, to curse you.
5 Nevertheless Jehovah your God would not listen to Balaam, but Jehovah your God
turned the curse into a blessing for you, because Jehovah your God has loved you.
6 You shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days, perpetually.
7 You shall not abhor an Edomite, for he is your brother. You shall not abhor an
Egyptian, because you were a sojourner in his land.
8 The children of the third generation born to them may enter the assembly of Jehovah.
9 When the army goes out against your enemies, then keep yourself from every evil
10 If there is any man among you who becomes unclean by accident in the night, then he
shall go outside the camp; he shall not come inside the camp.
11 But it shall be, when evening comes, that he shall wash with water; and when the sun
sets, he shall come into the camp.
12 Also you shall have a place outside the camp, where you may go out;
13 and you shall have a spade among your tools, and when you sit outside, you shall dig
with it and turn over and cover your excrement.
14 For Jehovah your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and give up
your enemies before you; therefore your camp shall be holy, that He may see no unclean
thing among you, and turn away from you.
15 You shall not deliver up to his master a slave who has escaped from his master to you.
16 He shall dwell with you in your midst, in the place which he chooses within one of
your gates, where it is agreeable to him; you shall not oppress him.
17 There shall be no female temple prostitute of the daughters of Israel, nor a male temple
prostitute of the sons of Israel.
18 You shall not bring the wages of prostitution or the price of a dog into the house of
Jehovah your God for any vow, for both of these are an abomination unto Jehovah your
19 You shall not charge interest to your brother; interest on money or food or anything
that is loaned at interest.
20 To a foreigner you may charge interest, but to your brother you shall not charge
interest, that Jehovah your God may bless you in all to which you put your hand in the land
which you are entering to possess.
21 When you vow a vow unto Jehovah your God, you shall not delay to pay it; for
Jehovah your God will seek to require it of you, and it would be sin in you.
22 But if you abstain from vowing, it shall not be sin in you.
23 That which has gone forth from your lips you shall keep and do; that which you have
voluntarily vowed unto Jehovah your God, what you have promised with your mouth.
24 When you come into your neighbor's vineyard, you may eat your fill of grapes at your
pleasure, but you shall not put any in your vessel.
25 When you come into your neighbor's standing grain, you may pluck the heads with
your hand, but you shall not swing a sickle into your neighbor's standing grain.