Leviticus 18:24
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English Standard Version
“Do not make yourselves unclean by any of these things, for by all these the nations I am driving out before you have become unclean,

King James Bible
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:

American Standard Version
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you;

Douay-Rheims Bible
Defile not yourselves with any of these things with which all the nations have been defiled, which I will cast out before you,

English Revised Version
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you:

Webster's Bible Translation
Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things; for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Lastly, it was forbidden to take a wife to her sister (עליה upon her, as in Genesis 28:9; Genesis 31:50) in her life-time, that is to say, to marry two sisters at the same time, לצרר "to pack together, to uncover this nakedness," i.e., to pack both together into one marriage bond, and so place the sisters in carnal union through their common husband, and disturb the sisterly relation, as the marriage with two sisters that was forced upon Jacob had evidently done. No punishment is fixed for the marriage with two sisters; and, of course, after the death of the first wife a man was at liberty to marry her sister.

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Defile

Leviticus 18:6-23,30 None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the LORD...

Jeremiah 44:4 However, I sent to you all my servants the prophets, rising early and sending them, saying, Oh...

Matthew 15:18-20 But those things which proceed out of the mouth come forth from the heart; and they defile the man...

Mark 7:10-23 For Moses said, Honor your father and your mother; and, Whoever curses father or mother, let him die the death...

1 Corinthians 3:17 If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple you are.

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Leviticus 20:22,23 You shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them: that the land, where I bring you to dwell therein...

Deuteronomy 12:31 You shall not do so to the LORD your God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hates, have they done to their gods...

Deuteronomy 18:12 For all that do these things are an abomination to the LORD...

Cross References
Genesis 15:16
And they shall come back here in the fourth generation, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete."

Leviticus 18:3
You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you. You shall not walk in their statutes.

Numbers 35:34
You shall not defile the land in which you live, in the midst of which I dwell, for I the LORD dwell in the midst of the people of Israel."

Deuteronomy 9:4
"Do not say in your heart, after the LORD your God has thrust them out before you, 'It is because of my righteousness that the LORD has brought me in to possess this land,' whereas it is because of the wickedness of these nations that the LORD is driving them out before you.

Deuteronomy 18:12
for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD. And because of these abominations the LORD your God is driving them out before you.

1 Kings 9:7
then I will cut off Israel from the land that I have given them, and the house that I have consecrated for my name I will cast out of my sight, and Israel will become a proverb and a byword among all peoples.

Ezra 9:1
After these things had been done, the officials approached me and said, "The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands with their abominations, from the Canaanites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Jebusites, the Ammonites, the Moabites, the Egyptians, and the Amorites.

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