Parallel Verses

Amplified

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law; she is your son’s wife. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law; she is your son’s wife, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

King James Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter in law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Holman Bible

You are not to have sexual intercourse with your daughter-in-law. She is your son’s wife; you are not to have sex with her.

International Standard Version

"You are not to expose the nakedness of your daughter-in-law. She's the wife of your son. You are not to have sexual relations with her.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter-in-law. She is thy son's wife. Thou shall not uncover her nakedness.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter-in-law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Bible in Basic English

Or with your daughter-in-law, for she is your son's wife, and you may not take her.

Darby Translation

The nakedness of thy daughter-in-law shalt thou not uncover: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Julia Smith Translation

The nakedness of thy daughter-in-law thou shalt not uncover: she is thy son's wife, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

King James 2000

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law: she is your son's wife; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not expose your daughter-in-law's nakedness; she [is] your son's wife; you must not expose her nakedness.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law. She is your son's wife. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not uncover the privities of thy daughter-in-law, she is thy son's wife; therefore uncover not her privities.

NET Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with your daughter-in-law; she is your son's wife. You must not have intercourse with her.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law: she is your son's wife. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

The Emphasized Bible

The shame of thy daughter-in-law, shalt thou not uncover, - thy son's wife, she is, thou shalt not uncover her shame.

Webster

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter-in-law: she is thy son's wife, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law: she is your son's wife. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

The nakedness of thy daughter-in-law thou dost not uncover; she is thy son's wife; thou dost not uncover her nakedness.

Interlinear

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

the nakedness
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

of thy daughter in law
כּלּה 
Kallah 
Usage: 34

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

thou shalt not uncover
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s brother’s wife; 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. 16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother’s wife; it is your brother’s nakedness.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:12

If a man lies [intimately] with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall most certainly be put to death; they have committed incest; their blood is on them.

Genesis 38:26

Judah recognized the articles, and said, “She has been more righteous [in this matter] than I, because I did not give her to my son Shelah [as I had promised].” And Judah did not have [intimate] relations with her again.

Ezekiel 22:11

In you one has committed a shameful act with his neighbor’s wife, another has lewdly defiled his daughter-in-law, and another has violated his sister, his father’s daughter.

Genesis 38:18-19

He said, “What pledge shall I give you?” She said, “Your seal and your cord, and the staff that is in your hand.” So he gave them to her and was intimate with her, and she conceived by him.

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