Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

King James Version

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Bible

'Cursed is the one who sleeps with his father's wife, for he has violated his father's marriage bed.' And all the people will say, 'Amen!'

International Standard Version

"Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his father's wife, because he has disgraced his father.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

A Conservative Version

Cursed be he who lays with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

American Standard Version

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Amplified

Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he uncovers what belongs to his father. All the people shall say, Amen.

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is he who has sex relations with his father's wife, for he has put shame on his father. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; for he uncovereth his father's skirt! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Cursed is he that lies with his father's wife because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

Cursed be he that lies with his father's wife; because he uncovers his father's bed. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the one who lies with the wife of his father, because {he has dishonored his father's bed}.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath opened his father's covering.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his father's former wife, for he dishonors his father.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath turned aside his father's coverlet. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt: and all the people shall say, Amen.

World English Bible

'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is he who is lying with his father's wife, for he hath uncovered his father's skirt, -- and all the people have said, Amen.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ארר 
'arar 
Usage: 63

be he that lieth
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

כּנף 
Kanaph 
Usage: 109

And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

19 'Cursed is he who distorts the justice due an alien, orphan, and widow.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.' 20 'Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he has uncovered his father's skirt.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.' 21 'Cursed is he who lies with any animal.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'



Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:30

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

Leviticus 18:8

'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:11

'If there is a man who lies with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father's wife.

Genesis 35:22

It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it.

Genesis 49:4

"Uncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence, Because you went up to your father's bed; Then you defiled it--he went up to my couch.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they pitched a tent for Absalom on the roof, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

1 Chronicles 5:1

Now the sons of Reuben the firstborn of Israel (for he was the firstborn, but because he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; so that he is not enrolled in the genealogy according to the birthright.

Ezekiel 22:10

"In you they have uncovered their fathers' nakedness; in you they have humbled her who was unclean in her menstrual impurity.

Amos 2:7

"These who pant after the very dust of the earth on the head of the helpless Also turn aside the way of the humble; And a man and his father resort to the same girl In order to profane My holy name.

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