24 You must not offer to the Lord an animal whose testicles are bruised, crushed, torn or cut.(A) You must not do this in your own land,

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Exclusion From the Assembly

23 [a]No one who has been emasculated(A) by crushing or cutting may enter the assembly of the Lord.

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 23:1 In Hebrew texts 23:1-25 is numbered 23:2-26.

Let no foreigner(A) who is bound to the Lord say,
    “The Lord will surely exclude me from his people.”(B)
And let no eunuch(C) complain,
    “I am only a dry tree.”

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