The Bible in Its Traditions

Leviticus 19:1–17

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And YHWH spoke unto Moses, saying

Lv19:1  And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

The Lord spoke to Moses, saying

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Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them: Ye shall be holy; for I YHWH your God am holy.

Lv19:2  Speak to the congregation of the children of Israel, and thou shalt say to them, Ye shall be holy; for I the Lord your God am holy.

Speak to the entire assembly of the sons of Israel, and you shall say to them: Be holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy.

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Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and ye shall keep My sabbaths: I am YHWH your God.

Lv19:3  Let every one of you reverence his father and his mother; and ye shall keep my sabbaths: I am the Lord your God.

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Turn ye not unto the idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am YHWH your God.

Lv19:4  Ye shall not follow idols, and ye shall not make to yourselves molten gods: I am the Lord your God.

Do not be willing to convert to idols, neither should you make molten gods for yourselves. I am the Lord your God.

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And when ye offer a sacrifice of peace-offerings unto YHWH, ye shall offer it that ye may be accepted.

Lv19:5  And if ye will sacrifice a peace-offering to the Lord, ye shall offer it acceptable from yourselves.

If you immolate a victim of peace offerings to the Lord, so that he may be appeased,

It shall be eaten the same day ye offer it, and on the morrow; and if aught remain until the third day, it shall be burnt with fire.

Lv19:6  In what day soever ye shall sacrifice it, it shall be eaten; and on the following day, and if any of it should be left till the third day, it shall be thoroughly burnt with fire.

you shall eat it on the same day as when it was immolated, and the next day. Then whatever will remain on the third day you shall burn with fire.

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And if it be eaten at all on the third day, it is a vile thing; it shall not be accepted.

If anyone, after two days, will have eaten from it, he shall be profane and guilty of impiety.

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But every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the holy thing of YHWH; and that soul shall be cut off from his people.

And he shall bear his iniquity, for he has polluted what is holy to the Lord. And that soul shall perish from his people.

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And when ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corner of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleaning of thy harvest.

When you will have harvested the grain fields of your land, you shall not cut it down to the surface of the land, even to the ground, nor shall you gather the remaining ears of grain.

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10  And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather the fallen fruit of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and for the stranger: I am YHWH your God.

10  Neither shall you gather the clusters or individual grapes which fall down in your vineyard, but you shall leave them for paupers and travelers to take. I am the Lord your God.

10  And you shall not glean your vineyards, neither shall you gather that which is fallen from your olive trees, but you shall leave them for the poor and the proselytes; for I am the LORD your God.

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11  Ye shall not steal; neither shall ye deal falsely, nor lie one to another.

Lv19:11  Ye shall not steal, ye shall not lie, neither shall one bear false witness as an informer against his neighbour.

11  You shall not steal. You shall not lie. Neither shall anyone deceive his neighbor.

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12  And ye shall not swear by My name falsely, so that thou profane the name of thy God: I am YHWH.

12  You shall not commit perjury in my name, nor shall you pollute the name of your God. I am the Lord.

12  You shall not swear by my name falsely and so profane the name of your God; I am the LORD.

13  Thou shalt not oppress thy neighbour, nor rob him; the wages of a hired servant shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.

13  You shall not slander your neighbor, nor shall you oppress him by violence. The wages of a hired hand, you shall not delay with you until tomorrow.

13  You shall not oppress your neighbor, neither carry him away by force; the wages of him who is hired shall not remain with you all night until the morning.

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14  Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumbling-block before the blind, but thou shalt fear thy God: I am YHWH.

14  You shall not speak evil of the deaf, nor shall you place a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear the Lord your God, for I am the Lord.

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15  Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment; thou shalt not respect the person of the poor, nor favour the person of the mighty; but in righteousness shalt thou judge thy neighbour.

15  You shall not do what is unjust, nor shall you judge unjustly. You shall not consider the reputation of the poor, nor shall you honor the countenance of the powerful. Judge your neighbor justly.

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16  Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand idly by the blood of thy neighbour: I am YHWH.

16  You shall not be a detractor, nor a whisperer, among the people. You shall not stand against the blood of your neighbor. I am the Lord.

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17  Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart; thou shalt surely rebuke thy neighbour, and not bear sin because of him.

17  You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but reprove him openly, lest you have sin over him.