Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother. You shall not approach his wife. She is your aunt.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s brother; you shall not approach his wife, she is your aunt.

King James Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt.

Holman Bible

You are not to shame your father’s brother by coming near his wife to have sexual intercourse; she is your aunt.

International Standard Version

"You are not to expose the nakedness of your father's brother by having sexual relations with his wife. She's your aunt.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother. Thou shall not approach to his wife. She is thine aunt.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt.

Amplified

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s brother’s wife; you shall not approach his wife; she is your aunt.

Bible in Basic English

You may not have sex relations with the wife of your father's brother, for she is of your family;

Darby Translation

The nakedness of thy father's brother shalt thou not uncover; thou shalt not approach his wife: she is thine aunt.

Julia Smith Translation

The nakedness of thy father's brother thou shalt not uncover: to his wife thou shalt not draw near; she is thine aunt

King James 2000

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, you shall not approach to his wife: she is your aunt.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not expose the nakedness of your father's brother; you must not {have sex with} his wife--she [is] your aunt.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not open the privities of thy father's brother; that is, thou shalt not go in to his wife, for she is thine aunt.

NET Bible

You must not expose the nakedness of your father's brother; you must not approach his wife to have sexual intercourse with her. She is your aunt.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt.

The Emphasized Bible

The shame of thy father's brother, shalt thou not uncover unto his wife, shalt thou not approach, thine aunt, she is.

Webster

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thy aunt.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt.

Youngs Literal Translation

The nakedness of thy father's brother thou dost not uncover; unto his wife thou dost not draw near; she is thine aunt.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

the nakedness
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

thou shalt not approach
קרב 
Qarab 
Usage: 280

to his wife
נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister. For she is your mother's near kinswoman. 14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother. You shall not approach his wife. She is your aunt. 15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law. She is your son's wife. You shall not uncover her nakedness.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:20

And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he has uncovered his uncle's nakedness. They shall bear their sin. They shall die childless.

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