1 »No man whose testicles have been crushed or whose penis is cut off shall enter the assembly of Jehovah.
2 »No one of illegitimate birth shall enter the assembly of Jehovah. None of his descendants to the tenth generation shall enter the assembly of Jehovah.
3 »No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of Jehovah. Their descendants to the tenth generation shall not enter the assembly of Jehovah.
4 »This is because they did not meet you with food and water on the way when you came out of Egypt. It is because they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of Mesopotamia, to curse you.
5 »Jehovah your God was not willing to listen to Balaam. Jehovah your God turned the curse into a blessing for you because Jehovah your God loves you.
6 »Never seek peace or try to help the Ammonites or the Moabites as long as you live.
7 »Do not detest an Edomite for he is your brother. Do not detest an Egyptian, because you were an alien strangersguests in his land.
8 »The sons of the third generation who are born to them may enter the assembly of Jehovah.
9 »Guard yourself from every evil thing when your army goes to war against your enemies.
10 »If there is among you any man who is unclean because of a nocturnal emission he must go outside the camp. He may not reenter the camp.
11 »When evening approaches he should bathe himself with water. He may reenter the camp at sundown.
12 »Set up a toilet area outside the camp and go out there.
13 »Keep a spade among your tools. When you sit down outside use the spade to dig and cover up your excrement.
14 »Jehovah your God walks in the middle of your camp. He is there to deliver you and to defeat your enemies before you. Therefore your camp must be holy. He must not see anything indecent among you or He will turn away from you.
15 »Do not hand over an escaped slave to his master.
16 »Let him live with you in your midst. Let him choose a place in one of your towns where it pleases him. Do not mistreat him.
17 »None of the daughters of the sons of Israel shall be a temple prostitute.
18 »Do not bring the hire fee of a harlot or the wages of a dog into the house of Jehovah your God for any vow offering. Both of these are an abomination to Jehovah your God.
19 »Do not charge interest to your brothers, interest on money, food, anything that may be loaned at interest.
20 »You may charge interest to a foreigner, but to your brother countrymen you shall not charge interest. That way Jehovah your God will bless you in all that you undertake in the land you are about to possess.
21 »When you vow to Jehovah your God do not delay the payback. It would be sin, and Jehovah your God will surely require it of you.
22 »It would not be sin if you refrain from vowing.
23 »Be careful to perform the promise that comes from your lips, just as you have voluntarily vowed to Jehovah your God. Keep your promise.
24 »When you enter your neighbor's vineyard you may eat grapes until you are full. But you shall not put any in your basket.
25 »When you enter your neighbor's standing grain you may pluck the heads with your hand. But you must not wield a sickle in your neighbor's standing grain.