Laws Restricting Foreigners

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Exodus 12:43

And Jehovah said to Moses and Aaron, This is the ordinance of the passover: No stranger shall eat of it;

Leviticus 22:10

And no stranger shall eat the holy thing; the sojourner with the priest, and the hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Deuteronomy 23:3

An Ammonite or Moabite shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah; even their tenth generation shall not come into the congregation of Jehovah for ever;

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and there was found written in it that the Ammonite and the Moabite should not come into the congregation of God for ever;

Deuteronomy 17:15

thou shalt only set him king over thee whom Jehovah thy God will choose: from among thy brethren shalt thou set a king over thee; thou mayest not set a foreigner over thee, who is not thy brother.

Nehemiah 13:3

And it came to pass, when they heard the law, that they separated from Israel all the mixed multitude.

Exodus 21:8

If she is unacceptable in the eyes of her master, who had taken her for himself, then shall he let her be ransomed: to sell her unto a foreign people he hath no power, after having dealt unfaithfully with her.

Leviticus 25:45

Moreover of the children of them that dwell as sojourners with you, of them may ye buy, and of their family that is with you, which they beget in your land, and they shall be your possession.

Deuteronomy 14:21

Ye shall eat of no carcase; thou shalt give it unto the stranger that is within thy gates, that he may eat it, or sell it unto a foreigner; for thou art a holy people to Jehovah thy God. Thou shalt not boil a kid in its mother's milk.

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of the foreigner thou mayest demand it; but what is thine with thy brother thy hand shall release;

Deuteronomy 23:20

of a foreigner thou mayest take interest, but of thy brother thou shalt not take interest; that Jehovah thy God may bless thee in all the business of thy hand in the land whither thou goest to possess it.

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