Laws Restricting Foreigners

Most Relevant Verses

Exodus 12:43

Yahweh said to Moses and Aaron, "This is the ordinance of the Passover. No foreigner shall eat of it,

Leviticus 22:10

"'No stranger shall eat of the holy thing: a foreigner living with the priests, or a hired servant, shall not eat of the holy thing.

Deuteronomy 23:3

An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of Yahweh; even to the tenth generation shall none belonging to them enter into the assembly of Yahweh forever:

Nehemiah 13:1

On that day they read in the book of Moses in the audience of the people; and therein was found written, that an Ammonite and a Moabite should not enter into the assembly of God forever,

Deuteronomy 17:15

you shall surely set him king over yourselves, whom Yahweh your God shall choose: one from among your brothers you shall set king over you; you may not put a foreigner over you, who is not your brother.

Nehemiah 13:3

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

Exodus 21:8

If she doesn't please her master, who has married her to himself, then he shall let her be redeemed. He shall have no right to sell her to a foreign people, since he has dealt deceitfully with her.

Leviticus 25:45

Moreover of the children of the aliens who live among you, of them you may buy, and of their families who are with you, which they have conceived in your land; and they will be your property.

Deuteronomy 14:21

You shall not eat of anything that dies of itself: you may give it to the foreigner living among you who is within your gates, that he may eat it; or you may sell it to a foreigner: for you are a holy people to Yahweh your God. You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk.

Deuteronomy 15:3

Of a foreigner you may exact it: but whatever of your is with your brother your hand shall release.

Deuteronomy 23:20

to a foreigner you may lend on interest; but to your brother you shall not lend on interest, that Yahweh your God may bless you in all that you put your hand to, in the land where you go in to possess it.

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