19:1 And the LORD said to Moses,
19:1 The LORD spoke to Moses, saying:

19:2 "Say to all the congregation of the people of Israel, You shall be holy; for I the LORD your God am holy.
19:2 Speak to all the congregation of the people of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the LORD your God am holy.

19:3 Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father, and you shall keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.
19:3 You shall each revere your mother and father, and you shall keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.

19:4 Do not turn to idols or make for yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD your God.
19:4 Do not turn to idols or make cast images for yourselves: I am the LORD your God.

19:5 "When you offer a sacrifice of peace offerings to the LORD, you shall offer it so that you may be accepted.
19:5 When you offer a sacrifice of well-being to the LORD, offer it in such a way that it is acceptable on your behalf.

19:6 It shall be eaten the same day you offer it, or on the morrow; and anything left over until the third day shall be burned with fire.
19:6 It shall be eaten on the same day you offer it, or on the next day; and anything left over until the third day shall be consumed in fire.

19:7 If it is eaten at all on the third day, it is an abomination; it will not be accepted,
19:7 If it is eaten at all on the third day, it is an abomination; it will not be acceptable.

19:8 and every one who eats it shall bear his iniquity, because he has profaned a holy thing of the LORD; and that person shall be cut off from his people.
19:8 All who eat it shall be subject to punishment, because they have profaned what is holy to the LORD; and any such person shall be cut off from the people.

19:9 "When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field to its very border, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest.
19:9 When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap to the very edges of your field, or gather the gleanings of your harvest.

19:10 And you shall not strip your vineyard bare, neither shall you gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and for the sojourner: I am the LORD your God.
19:10 You shall not strip your vineyard bare, or gather the fallen grapes of your vineyard; you shall leave them for the poor and the alien: I am the LORD your God.

19:11 "You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another.
19:11 You shall not steal; you shall not deal falsely; and you shall not lie to one another.

19:12 And you shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the LORD.
19:12 And you shall not swear falsely by my name, profaning the name of your God: I am the LORD.

19:13 "You shall not oppress your neighbor or rob him. The wages of a hired servant shall not remain with you all night until the morning.
19:13 You shall not defraud your neighbor; you shall not steal; and you shall not keep for yourself the wages of a laborer until morning.

19:14 You shall not curse the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind, but you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.
19:14 You shall not revile the deaf or put a stumbling block before the blind; you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.

19:15 "You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great, but in righteousness shall you judge your neighbor.
19:15 You shall not render an unjust judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor or defer to the great: with justice you shall judge your neighbor.

19:16 You shall not go up and down as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand forth against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.
19:16 You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not profit by the blood of your neighbor: I am the LORD.

19:17 "You shall not hate your brother in your heart, but you shall reason with your neighbor, lest you bear sin because of him.
19:17 You shall not hate in your heart anyone of your kin; you shall reprove your neighbor, or you will incur guilt yourself.

19:18 You shall not take vengeance or bear any grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.
19:18 You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against any of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the LORD.

19:19 "You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your cattle breed with a different kind; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed; nor shall there come upon you a garment of cloth made of two kinds of stuff.
19:19 You shall keep my statutes. You shall not let your animals breed with a different kind; you shall not sow your field with two kinds of seed; nor shall you put on a garment made of two different materials.

19:20 "If a man lies carnally with a woman who is a slave, betrothed to another man and not yet ransomed or given her freedom, an inquiry shall be held. They shall not be put to death, because she was not free;
19:20 If a man has sexual relations with a woman who is a slave, designated for another man but not ransomed or given her freedom, an inquiry shall be held. They shall not be put to death, since she has not been freed;

19:21 but he shall bring a guilt offering for himself to the LORD, to the door of the tent of meeting, a ram for a guilt offering.
19:21 but he shall bring a guilt offering for himself to the LORD, at the entrance of the tent of meeting, a ram as guilt offering.

19:22 And the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of the guilt offering before the LORD for his sin which he has committed; and the sin which he has committed shall be forgiven him.
19:22 And the priest shall make atonement for him with the ram of guilt offering before the LORD for his sin that he committed; and the sin he committed shall be forgiven him.

19:23 "When you come into the land and plant all kinds of trees for food, then you shall count their fruit as forbidden; three years it shall be forbidden to you, it must not be eaten.
19:23 When you come into the land and plant all kinds of trees for food, then you shall regard their fruit as forbidden; three years it shall be forbidden to you, it must not be eaten.

19:24 And in the fourth year all their fruit shall be holy, an offering of praise to the LORD.
19:24 In the fourth year all their fruit shall be set apart for rejoicing in the LORD.

19:25 But in the fifth year you may eat of their fruit, that they may yield more richly for you: I am the LORD your God.
19:25 But in the fifth year you may eat of their fruit, that their yield may be increased for you: I am the LORD your God.

19:26 "You shall not eat any flesh with the blood in it. You shall not practice augury or witchcraft.
19:26 You shall not eat anything with its blood. You shall not practice augury or witchcraft.

19:27 You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard.
19:27 You shall not round off the hair on your temples or mar the edges of your beard.

19:28 You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh on account of the dead or tattoo any marks upon you: I am the LORD.
19:28 You shall not make any gashes in your flesh for the dead or tattoo any marks upon you: I am the LORD.

19:29 "Do not profane your daughter by making her a harlot, lest the land fall into harlotry and the land become full of wickedness.
19:29 Do not profane your daughter by making her a prostitute, that the land not become prostituted and full of depravity.

19:30 You shall keep my sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.
19:30 You shall keep my sabbaths and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD.

19:31 "Do not turn to mediums or wizards; do not seek them out, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.
19:31 Do not turn to mediums or wizards; do not seek them out, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

19:32 "You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of an old man, and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.
19:32 You shall rise before the aged, and defer to the old; and you shall fear your God: I am the LORD.

19:33 "When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong.
19:33 When an alien resides with you in your land, you shall not oppress the alien.

19:34 The stranger who sojourns with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself; for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
19:34 The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

19:35 "You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity.
19:35 You shall not cheat in measuring length, weight, or quantity.

19:36 You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
19:36 You shall have honest balances, honest weights, an honest ephah, and an honest hin: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.

19:37 And you shall observe all my statutes and all my ordinances, and do them: I am the LORD."
19:37 You shall keep all my statutes and all my ordinances, and observe them: I am the LORD.