Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife. It is your brother's nakedness.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.

Holman Bible

You are not to have sexual intercourse with your brother’s wife; it will shame your brother.

International Standard Version

"You are not to have sexual relations with your brother's wife. She's the nakedness of your brother.

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife. It is thy brother's nakedness.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.

Amplified

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

Bible in Basic English

You may not have sex relations with your brother's wife, for she is your brother's.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not expose the nakedness of your brother's wife; she [is] your brother's nakedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not unhele the privity of thy brother's wife, for that is thy brother's privity.

NET Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with your brother's wife; she is your brother's nakedness.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

The Emphasized Bible

The shame of thy brother's wife, shalt thou not uncover, - the shame of thy brother, it is.

Webster

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

The nakedness of thy brother's wife thou dost not uncover; it is thy brother's nakedness.

Interlinear

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

the nakedness
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

it is thy brother's
אח 
'ach 
Usage: 629

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Smith

Watsons

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

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. 17 You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shall you undertake to uncover her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter. They are her near kinswomen; it is wickedness.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:21

And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing. He has uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.

Deuteronomy 25:5

If brothers live together, and one of them dies and has no child, the wife of the dead shall not marry outside to a stranger. Her husband's brother shall go in to her and take her as a wife for himself, and perform the duty of a husband's brother to her.

Matthew 22:24

saying, Master, Moses said, If a man dies, having no children, his brother shall marry his wife and raise up seed to his brother.

Mark 12:19

Teacher, Moses wrote to us, If a man's brother die and leaves his wife, and leaves no children, his brother should take his wife and raise up seed to his brother.

Matthew 14:3-4

For Herod had laid hold on John, and had bound him, and had put him in prison because of Herodias his brother Philip's wife.

Mark 6:17

For Herod himself had sent out and laid hold on John and had bound him in prison because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife. For he had married her,

Luke 3:19

But Herod the tetrarch (being reproved by him on account of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, and for all the evils which Herod had done)

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