Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

A man shall not take his father's wife and shall not uncover his father's wing.

New American Standard Bible

A man shall not take his father’s wife so that he will not uncover his father’s skirt.

King James Version

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

Holman Bible

“A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not violate his father’s marriage bed.

International Standard Version

"A man must not marry his father's wife, so that he will not dishonor his father's memory."

A Conservative Version

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

American Standard Version

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Amplified

A man shall not take his father’s [former] wife, so that he will not expose his father’s wife.

Bible in Basic English

A man may not take his father's wife or have sex relations with a woman who is his father's.

Darby Translation

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.

King James 2000

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's bed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

A man may not take the wife of his father, and [so] {he may not dishonor his father}.

Modern King James verseion

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

No man shall take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's covering.

NET Bible

A man may not marry his father's former wife and in this way dishonor his father.

New Heart English Bible

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

The Emphasized Bible

A man shall not take his father's wife, - neither shall he turn aside his father's coverlet.

Webster

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

World English Bible

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Youngs Literal Translation

'A man doth not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
A man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

shall not take
לקח 
Laqach 
Usage: 966

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Fausets

Law

Context Readings

Detailed Stipulations: Purity And Unity

29 And the man lying with her gave to the maiden's father fifty of silver, and to him she shall be for a wife; because that he humbled her, he shall not be able to send her away all his days. 30 A man shall not take his father's wife and shall not uncover his father's wing.



Cross References

Leviticus 18:8

The nakedness of thy father's wife thou shalt not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed he lying with his father's wife, for he uncovered his father's wing: and all the people said, Amen.

Leviticus 20:11

And a man who shall lie with his father's wife, uncovered his father's nakedness: dying, they shall die: they two their blood is upon them,

1 Corinthians 5:1

In general is fornication heard among you, and such fornication which is not named in the nations, for any to have his father's wife.

Ruth 3:9

And he will say, Who art thou? And she will say, I am Ruth thy servant: and spread thy wing over thy servant, for thou a blood relation.

Ezekiel 16:8

And I shall pass by thee and see thee, and behold, thy time the time of loves; and I shall spread my wing over thee and cover thy nakedness: and I shall swear to thee, and come into covenant with thee, says the Lord Jehovah, and thou shalt be to me.

1 Corinthians 5:13

And them without God judges. And take ye away evil from yourselves.

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