Leviticus 20:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

King James Version

If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Holman Bible

If a man sleeps with a man as with a woman, they have both committed an abomination. They must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.

International Standard Version

"If a man has sexual relations with another male as he would with a woman, both have committed a repulsive act. They are certainly to be put to death.

A Conservative Version

And if a man lays with a man, as with a woman, both of them have committed abomination. They shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

American Standard Version

And if a man lie with mankind, as with womankind, both of them have committed abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Amplified

If a man lies with a male as if he were a woman, both men have committed an offense (something perverse, unnatural, abhorrent, and detestable); they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Bible in Basic English

And if a man has sex relations with a man, the two of them have done a disgusting thing: let them be put to death; their blood will be on them.

Darby Translation

And if a man lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

If a man shall join himself with a male as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

And a man who shall lie with a male in a woman's bed, they did abomination: they two, dying, shall die; their blood is upon them.

King James 2000

If a man also lies with a man, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

" 'As for the man who lies with a male [as] lying [with] a woman, they have committed a detestable thing; they shall surely be put to death--their blood [is] on them.

Modern King James verseion

If a man also lies with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be on them.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a man lie with the mankind after the manner as with womankind, they have both committed an abomination and shall die for it. Their blood be upon their heads.

NET Bible

If a man has sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman, the two of them have committed an abomination. They must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.

New Heart English Bible

"'If a man has sexual relations with a male, as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

New simplified Bible

When a man has sexual intercourse with another man as with a woman, both men are doing something disgusting and must be put to death. They deserve to die!

The Emphasized Bible

And any man who lieth with mankind as with womankind, an abomination, have both of them wrought, - they shall, surely be put to death, - their blood, shall be upon themselves.

Webster

If a man also shall lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

World English Bible

"'If a man lies with a male, as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a man who lieth with a male as one lieth with a woman; abomination both of them have done; they are certainly put to death; their blood is on them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If a man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
man , men , one , husband , any ,
Usage: 692

שׁכב 
Shakab 
lie , sleep , lie down , rest , lien ,
Usage: 210

with mankind
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

as he lieth
משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

with a woman
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767


do , make , wrought , deal , commit , offer , execute , keep , shew , prepare , work , do so , perform , get , dress , maker , maintain ,
Usage: 0

תּעבה תּועבה 
Tow`ebah 
Usage: 117

מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Family And Sexual Offenses

12 'If there is a man who lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have committed incest, their bloodguiltiness is upon them. 13 'If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them. 14 'If there is a man who marries a woman and her mother, it is immorality; both he and they shall be burned with fire, so that there will be no immorality in your midst.



Cross References

Leviticus 18:22

'You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.

Deuteronomy 23:17

"None of the daughters of Israel shall be a cult prostitute, nor shall any of the sons of Israel be a cult prostitute.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor homosexuals,

1 Timothy 1:10

and immoral men and homosexuals and kidnappers and liars and perjurers, and whatever else is contrary to sound teaching,

Jude 1:7

just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them, since they in the same way as these indulged in gross immorality and went after strange flesh, are exhibited as an example in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

Genesis 19:5

and they called to Lot and said to him, "Where are the men who came to you tonight? Bring them out to us that we may have relations with them."

Judges 19:22

While they were celebrating, behold, the men of the city, certain worthless fellows, surrounded the house, pounding the door; and they spoke to the owner of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house that we may have relations with him."

Romans 1:26-27

For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural,



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