Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not lie with a male as one lies with a female; it is an abomination.

King James Version

Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

Holman Bible

You are not to sleep with a man as with a woman; it is detestable.

International Standard Version

"I am the LORD. You are not to have sexual relations with a male as you would with a woman. It's detestable."

A Conservative Version

Thou shall not lay with mankind, as with womankind. It is abomination.

Amplified

You shall not lie [intimately] with a male as one lies with a female; it is repulsive.

Bible in Basic English

You may not have sex relations with men, as you do with women: it is a disgusting thing.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt not lie with mankind as one lieth with a woman: it is an abomination.

Julia Smith Translation

And with a male thou shalt not lie on a woman's bed: it is abomination.

King James 2000

You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman: it is abomination.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall not lie with a male as lying {with} a woman; that [is] a detestable thing.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not lie with mankind as with womankind. It is abomination to God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

"'Thou shalt not lie with mankind as with womankind, for that is abomination.

NET Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with a male as one has sexual intercourse with a woman; it is a detestable act.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not have sexual relations with a male, as with a woman. That is detestable.

The Emphasized Bible

And, with mankind, shalt thou not lie as with womankind, - an abomination, it is.

Webster

Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.

World English Bible

"'You shall not lie with a man, as with a woman. That is detestable.

Youngs Literal Translation

And with a male thou dost not lie as one lieth with a woman; abomination it is.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Thou shalt not lie
שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

with mankind
זכר 
Zakar 
Usage: 83

as with
משׁכּב 
Mishkab 
Usage: 46

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

Devotionals

Devotionals about Leviticus 18:22

References

Fausets

Images Leviticus 18:22

Prayers for Leviticus 18:22

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

21 And thou shalt not give any of thy seed to make them pass through the fire to Molech; neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am Jehovah. 22 Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination. 23 And thou shalt not lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith; neither shall any woman stand before a beast, to lie down thereto: it is confusion.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:13

And if a man lie with mankind, as with womankind, both of them have committed abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

1 Kings 14:24

and there were also sodomites in the land: they did according to all the abominations of the nations which Jehovah drove out before the children of Israel.

Romans 1:26-27

For this cause God gave them up unto vile passions: for their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature:

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with men,

1 Timothy 1:10

for fornicators, for abusers of themselves with men, for menstealers, for liars, for false swearers, and if there be any other thing contrary to the sound doctrine;

Deuteronomy 23:18

Thou shalt not bring the hire of a harlot, or the wages of a dog, into the house of Jehovah thy God for any vow: for even both these are an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

Judges 19:22

As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain base fellows, beset the house round about, beating at the door; and they spake to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring forth the man that came into thy house, that we may know him.

Jude 1:7

Even as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities about them, having in like manner with these given themselves over to fornication and gone after strange flesh, are set forth as an example, suffering the punishment of eternal fire.

Genesis 19:5

and they called unto Lot, and said unto him, Where are the men that came in to thee this night? bring them out unto us, that we may know them.

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