The Scriptures (ISR 1998)
1“No one wounded, crushed or whose member is cut off does enter the assembly of יהוה.
2“No one of illegitimate birth does enter the assembly of יהוה, even a tenth generation of his does not enter the assembly of יהוה.
3“An Ammonite or Mo’aḇite does not enter the assembly of יהוה, even a tenth generation of them does not ever enter the assembly of יהוה,
4because they did not meet you with bread and water on the way when you came out of Mitsrayim, and because they hired against you Bil‛am son of Be‛or from Pethor of Aram Naharayim, to curse you.
5“But יהוה your Elohim refused to listen to Bil‛am, and יהוה your Elohim turned the curse into a blessing for you, because יהוה your Elohim loves you.
6“Do not seek their peace nor their good, all your days, forever.
7“Do not loathe an Eḏomite, for he is your brother. Do not loathe a Mitsrite, because you were a stranger in his land.
8“The children of the third generation born to them do enter the assembly of יהוה.
9“When the army goes out against your enemies, then you shall guard yourself from every evil matter.
10“When there is any man among you who is not clean because of an emission in the night, then he shall go outside the camp. Let him not come into the midst of the camp.
11“And it shall be, when evening comes, that he bathes with water. And when the sun sets let him come into the midst of the camp.
12“And you shall have a place outside the camp, where you shall go out,
13and you shall have a sharp implement among your equipment, and when you sit down outside, you shall dig with it and turn and cover your excrement.
14“For יהוה your Elohim walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you and give your enemies over to you. Therefore your camp shall be set-apart, so that He does not see unclean matter among you, and shall turn away from you.
15“You do not hand over to his master the slave who has escaped from his master to you.
16“Let him dwell with you in your midst, in the place which he chooses within one of your gates, where it is pleasing to him. Do not oppress him.
17“None of the daughters of Yisra’ĕl is to be a cult prostitute, nor any of the sons of Yisra’ĕl be a cult prostitute.
18“Do not bring the gift of a whore or the pay of a dog to the House of יהוה your Elohim for any vowed offering, for both of these are an abomination to יהוה your Elohim.
19“Do not lend at interest to your brother, interest of silver, interest of food, or interest of whatever is lent at interest.
20“To a foreigner you lend at interest, but to your brother you do not lend at interest, so that יהוה your Elohim might bless you in all that you put your hand to in the land which you are entering to possess.
21“When you make a vow to יהוה your Elohim, do not delay to pay it, for יהוה your Elohim is certainly requiring it of you, and it shall be sin in you.
22“But when you abstain from vowing, it is not sin in you.
23“That which has gone from your lips you shall guard and do, for you voluntarily vowed to יהוה your Elohim what you have promised with your mouth.
24“When you come into your neighbour’s vineyard, you shall eat to the satisfaction of your desire, but do not put any in a receptacle of yours.
25“When you come into your neighbour’s standing grain, you shall pluck the heads with your hand, but do not use a sickle on your neighbour’s standing grain.