Parallel Verses

Julia Smith Translation

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

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.

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

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Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

19 Cursing he turning away the judgment of the stranger, the orphan and the widow: and all the people said, Amen. 20 Cursed he lying with his father's wife, for he uncovered his father's wing: and all the people said, Amen. 21 Cursed he lying with any cattle: and all the people said, Amen.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 22:30

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

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,

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.

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.

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:

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