Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Cursed be he who lays with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

New American Standard Bible

Cursed is he who lies with his mother-in-law.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

King James Version

Cursed be he that lieth with his mother in law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Holman Bible

‘The one who sleeps with his mother-in-law is cursed.’
And all the people will say, ‘Amen!’

International Standard Version

""Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his mother-in-law.' "Then all the people are to respond by saying, "Amen!'

American Standard Version

Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Amplified

‘Cursed is he who is intimate with his mother-in-law.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Bible in Basic English

Cursed is he who has sex relations with his mother-in-law. And let all the people say, So be it.

Darby Translation

Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law! And all the people shall say, Amen.

Julia Smith Translation

Cursed he lying with his daughter-in-law: and all the people said Amen.

King James 2000

Cursed be he that lies with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Lexham Expanded Bible

'Cursed be the one who lies with his mother-in-law.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Modern King James verseion

Cursed is he who lies with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law.' And all the people shall say, 'Amen.'

NET Bible

Cursed is the one who has sexual relations with his mother-in-law.' Then all the people will say, 'Amen!'

New Heart English Bible

'Cursed is he who lies with his mother-in-law.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

The Emphasized Bible

Cursed, be he that lieth with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say - Amen.

Webster

Cursed be he that lieth with his mother-in-law: and all the people shall say, Amen.

World English Bible

'Cursed is he who lies with his mother-in-law.' All the people shall say, 'Amen.'

Youngs Literal Translation

Cursed is he who is lying with his mother-in-law, -- 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

with his mother in law
חתן 
Chathan 
Usage: 28

And all the people
עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Smith

Context Readings

Blessings And Curses

22 Cursed be he who lays with his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen. 23 Cursed be he who lays with his mother-in-law. And all the people shall say, Amen. 24 Cursed be he who smites his neighbor in secret. And all the people shall say, Amen.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:14

And if a man takes a wife and her mother, it is wickedness. They shall be burnt with fire, both he and they, that there be no wickedness among you.

Leviticus 18:17

Thou shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter. Thou shall not take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness. They are near kinswomen. It is iniquity.

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