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23 “He that is wounded in the stones or hath his private member cut off shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

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23  He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the assembly of Jehovah.

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23 He who is wounded in the testicles, or has been made a eunuch, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

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The Lord’s assembly

23  No man whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off can belong to the Lord’s assembly.

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23 (22:30) “A man is not to take his father’s wife, thus violating his father’s rights.

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Who Cannot Become One of the Lord’s People

Moses said to Israel:

23 If a man’s private parts have been crushed or cut off, he cannot fully belong to the Lord’s people.

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23 He that is a eunuch, whether he have been crushed or cut, shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah.

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23 An eunuch, whose testicles are broken or cut away, or yard cut off, shall not enter into the church of the Lord.

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People Who Cannot Join in Worship

23 “A man with a crushed testicle or part of his sex organ cut off may not join with the men of Israel to worship the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 “No one whose testicles are crushed or whose male organ is cut off shall enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 “No one whose testicles are crushed or whose male organ is cut off shall enter the assembly of the Lord.

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The Lord’s People

23 No man who has had ·part of his sex organ [L his testicles crushed or his penis] cut off may come into the ·meeting to worship [assembly of] the Lord [Acts 8:26–40].

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23 1 What men ought not to be admitted to office. 9 What they ought to avoid when they go to war. 15 Of the fugitive servant. 17 To flee all kinds of whoredom. 19 Of usury. 21 Of vows. 24 Of the neighbor’s vine and corn.

None that is hurt by bursting, or that hath his privy member cut off, shall enter into the Congregation of the Lord.

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Various Laws

23 A man whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off may never join the assembly of the Lord.

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Exclusion from the Lord's People

23 “No man who has been castrated or whose penis has been cut off may be included among the Lord's people.

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Exclusion and Inclusion

23 “No man whose testicles have been crushed or whose penis has been cut off may enter the Lord’s assembly.

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23 ¶ He that is wounded in the stones or is castrated shall not enter into the congregation of the LORD.

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23 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

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23 He that is wounded in the stones, or hath his privy member cut off, shall not enter into the congregation of the Lord.

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23 “No man with crushed testicles or whose male organ is cut off may come into the assembly of Yahweh.

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23 “If a man’s testicles are crushed or his penis cut off, he shall not enter the sanctuary.

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23 No eunuch is to enter the congregation of God.

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Various Laws

23 A man whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off may never join the assembly of Yahweh.

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Persons Excluded from the Assembly

23 No one who is emasculated or has his male organ cut off shall enter the assembly of the Lord.

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The Lord’s People

23 No man who has had part of his sex organ cut off may come into the meeting to worship the Lord.

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Purity in Public Worship

23 A man with crushed or severed genitals may not enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Who Can Worship With the Lord’s People?

23 No man whose sex organs have been crushed or cut can join in worship with the Lord’s people.

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Exclusion From the Assembly

23 No one who has been emasculated by crushing or cutting may enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Exclusion from the assembly

23 No one who has been emasculated by crushing or cutting may enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Congregation

23 “He who is emasculated by crushing or mutilation shall not enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Who Cannot Go into the Meeting of the Lord

23 “No man who has his sex part crushed or cut off will go into the meeting of the Lord.

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Regulations concerning Worship

23 “If a man’s testicles are crushed or his penis is cut off, he may not be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 No one whose testicles are crushed or whose penis is cut off shall be admitted to the assembly of the Lord.

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23 He that is wounded in the testicles, or hath a severed organ, shall not enter into the Kahal Hashem.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 “He whose testicles are crushed or whose male member is cut off shall not enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Those Excluded from the Assembly

23 “He whose testicles are crushed or whose male member is cut off shall not enter the assembly of the Lord.

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The next group of laws describes certain people who may not come into the holy place to worship the Lord. This is the defining right of a member in good standing of the community, so the people described here are, in effect, being excluded from community membership itself. The reasons for exclusion reflect Deuteronomy’s ongoing concerns: rejecting pagan practices, upholding lawful marriage, maintaining wholeness and purity, and showing compassion to those in need.

23 Moses: No emasculated man, either by crushing or severing his male organs, may come and worship the Eternal.

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23 He who is emasculated by crushing or cutting shall not enter into Yahweh’s assembly.

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23 A gelding when his stones be broken, either cut away, and his rod cut off, he shall not enter into the church of the Lord. (When a man is made a gelding, or a eunuch, that is, if his stones, or his ballocks, be broken, or cut off, or if his rod is cut off, he shall no longer be part of the Lord’s congregation.)

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23 `One wounded, bruised, or cut in the member doth not enter into the assembly of Jehovah;

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