Bible study 110 – Leviticus 20

Most of the offenses here have been mentioned before, but now God metes out the penalty.

Death penalty for: child sacrifice to Moloch, cursing your parents, adultery, various kinds of incest, homosexual intercourse, bestiality, and being a wizard.

The rest of the offenses lead to getting “cut off from the people” (which is ambiguous, but probably entails some kind of excommunication): ignoring child sacrifice to Moloch, using wizards, some types of incest, and having sex with menstruating women.

Leviticus 20:16
If a woman approaches any animal and has sexual relations with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they shall be put to death, their blood is upon them.

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