Parallel Verses

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.

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

‘The one who sleeps with his father’s wife is cursed, 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!'

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 is intimate with his father’s [former] wife, because he has violated what belongs to his father.’ And 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.

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

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

19 Cursed be he who distorts the justice to the sojourner, fatherless, and widow. And all the people shall say, Amen. 20 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. 21 Cursed be he who lays with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:30

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

Leviticus 18:8

the nakedness of thy father's wife. It is thy father's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:11

And the man who lays with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness. Both of them shall surely be put to death, their blood shall be upon them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

Fornication is actually heard among you, and such fornication that is not even named among the Gentiles, for some man to have his father's wife.

Genesis 35:22

And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine, and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve.

Genesis 49:4

Boiling over as water, thou shall not have the pre-eminence, because thou went up to thy father's bed, then thou defiled it; he went up to my couch.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread Absalom a tent upon the top of the house, and Absalom went in to his father's concubines in the sight of all Israel.

1 Chronicles 5:1

And the sons of Reuben the first-born of Israel (for he was the first-born, but, inasmuch as he defiled his father's couch, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel, and so the genealogy is not to be reckone

Ezekiel 22:10

In thee have they uncovered their fathers' nakedness. In thee have they humbled her who was unclean in her impurity.

Amos 2:7

those who pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father go to the [same] maiden, to profane my holy name.

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