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23 “He who is emasculated by crushing or mutilation shall anot enter the assembly of the Lord.
3 b“An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter the assembly of the Lord; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the Lord forever, 4 cbecause they did not meet you with bread and water on the road when you came out of Egypt, and dbecause they hired against you Balaam the son of Beor from Pethor of 1Mesopotamia, to curse you. 5 Nevertheless the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing for you, because the Lord your God eloves you. 6 fYou shall not seek their peace nor their prosperity all your days forever.
7 “You shall not abhor an Edomite, gfor he is your brother. You shall not abhor an Egyptian, because hyou were an alien in his land. 8 The children of the third generation born to them may enter the assembly of the Lord.
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