• Akiva Murguia

Parsha - Acharei Mot- Verses of Interest


Leviticus Chapter 18

6 No man shall come near to any of his close relatives, to uncover [their] nakedness. I am the Lord.

7 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father or the nakedness of your mother; she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

8 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness.

9 The nakedness of your sister, whether your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether born to one who may remain in the home or born to one who must be sent outside you shall not uncover their nakedness.

10 The nakedness of your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter you shall not uncover their nakedness, for they are your own nakedness.

11 The nakedness of the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father she is your sister: you shall not uncover her nakedness.

12 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister; she is the close relative of your father.

13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, for she is the close relative of your mother.

14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother you shall not come near his wife; she is your aunt.

15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter in law; she is your son's wife you shall not uncover her nakedness.

16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

17 You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter; you shall not take [in marriage] her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness they are close relatives, it is evil counsel.

18 And you shall not take a woman with her sister [in marriage] as rivals, to uncover the nakedness of one upon the other, in her lifetime.

19 And to a woman during the uncleanness of her separation, you shall not come near to uncover her nakedness.

20 You shall not lie carnally with your neighbor's wife, to become defiled by her.

21 And you shall not give any of your offspring to pass through for Molech. And you shall not profane the Name of your G-d. I am the Lord.

Leviticus Chapter 19

22 You shall not lie down with a male, as with a woman: this is an abomination.

23 And with no animal shall you cohabit, to become defiled by it. And a woman shall not stand in front of an animal to cohabit with it; this is depravity.

24 You shall not defile yourselves by any of these things, for the nations, whom I am sending away from before you, have defiled themselves with all these things.

25 And the land became defiled, and I visited its sin upon it, and the land vomited out its inhabitants.

26 But as for you, you shall observe My statutes and My ordinances, and you shall not do like any of these abominations neither the native, nor the stranger who sojourns among you.

27 For the people of the land who preceded you, did all of these abominations, and the land became defiled.

28 And let the land not vomit you out for having defiled it, as it vomited out the nation that preceded you.

29 For anyone who commits any of these abominations, the persons doing so shall be cut off from the midst of their people.

30 And you shall observe My charge, not to commit any of the abominable practices that were done before you, and you shall not become defiled by them. I am the Lord your G-d.


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