11 Bible Verses about

Laws Restricting Foreigners

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Exodus 12:43

The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the ordinance of the Passover: no foreigner is to eat of it;

Leviticus 22:10

'No layman, however, is to eat the holy gift; a sojourner with the priest or a hired man shall not eat of the holy gift.

Deuteronomy 23:3

"No Ammonite or Moabite shall enter the assembly of the LORD; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, shall ever enter the assembly of the LORD,

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read aloud from the book of Moses in the hearing of the people; and there was found written in it that no Ammonite or Moabite should ever enter the assembly of God,

Deuteronomy 17:15

you shall surely set a king over you whom the LORD your God chooses, one from among your countrymen you shall set as king over yourselves; you may not put a foreigner over yourselves who is not your countryman.

Nehemiah 13:3

So when they heard the law, they excluded all foreigners from Israel.

Exodus 21:8

"If she is displeasing in the eyes of her master who designated her for himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He does not have authority to sell her to a foreign people because of his unfairness to her.

Leviticus 25:45

'Then, too, it is out of the sons of the sojourners who live as aliens among you that you may gain acquisition, and out of their families who are with you, whom they will have produced in your land; they also may become your possession.

Deuteronomy 14:21

"You shall not eat anything which dies of itself You may give it to the alien who is in your town, so that he may eat it, or you may sell it to a foreigner, for you are a holy people to the LORD your God You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Deuteronomy 15:3

"From a foreigner you may exact it, but your hand shall release whatever of yours is with your brother.

Deuteronomy 23:20

"You may charge interest to a foreigner, but to your countrymen you shall not charge interest, so that the LORD your God may bless you in all that you undertake in the land which you are about to enter to possess.

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