Parallel Verses

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.

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!'

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 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.

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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Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

19 Cursed be he that perverteth the judgment of the stranger, fatherless, and widow! And all the people shall say, Amen. 20 Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; for he uncovereth his father's skirt! And all the people shall say, Amen. 21 Cursed be he that lieth 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, nor uncover his father's skirt.

Leviticus 18:8

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

Leviticus 20:11

And a man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is universally reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the nations, so that one should have his father's wife.

Genesis 35:22

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

Genesis 49:4

Impetuous as the waters, thou shalt have no pre-eminence; Because thou wentest up to thy father's couch: Then defiledst thou it: he went up to my bed.

2 Samuel 16:22

So they spread a tent for Absalom upon the roof; 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 firstborn of Israel (for he was the firstborn; but, inasmuch as he defiled his father's bed, his birthright was given to the sons of Joseph the son of Israel; but the genealogy is not registered according to the birthright,

Ezekiel 22:10

in thee have they discovered their fathers' nakedness; in thee have they humbled her that was unclean in her separation.

Amos 2:7

panting after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turning aside the way of the meek; and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name.

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