Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

General references

Deuteronomy 22:30
A man shall not take his father's wife and shall not uncover his father's wing.
Genesis 35:22
And it will be in the dwelling of Israel in that land, and Reuben will go, and will lie with Bilhah, his father's concubine: and Israel will hear. And the sons of Jacob will be twelve.
Genesis 49:4
Vain glorious as water, thou shalt not be preeminent; for thou didst go up out of thy father's. bed; then didst thou defile, going up to my couch.
Leviticus 18:8
The nakedness of thy father's wife thou shalt not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.
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,
2 Samuel 16:22
And they will stretch out a tent for Absalom upon the roof, and Absalom will go in to his father's concubines before the eyes of all Israel.
1 Chronicles 5:1
And the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel, (for he the firstborn; and in his defiling his father's bed, the birth-right was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; and not to be enrolled for the birthright
Ezekiel 22:10
Thy father's nakedness was uncovered in thee: they humbled her set apart for uncleanness in thee.
Amos 2:7
Panting for the dust of the earth upon the head of the poor, and they will turn away the way of the humble: and a man and his father will go to the same young girl to profane my holy name:
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.