Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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

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.

American Standard Version

Thou shalt not lie 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 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.

Verse Picture

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 you shall not let any of your seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shall you profane the name of your God. I am Jehovah. 22 You shall not lie with mankind as with womankind. It is abomination to God. 23 And you shall not lie with any animal to defile yourself with it. And a woman shall not stand before an animal to lie down to it. It is a perversion.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:13

If a man also lies with mankind, as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be on them.

1 Kings 14:24

And also the sodomite was in the land. They did according to all the hateful things of the nations which Jehovah cast out before the sons of Israel.

Romans 1:26-27

For this cause, God gave them up to dishonorable affections. For even their women changed the natural use into that which is against nature.

1 Corinthians 6:9

Do you not know that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived; neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor abusers, nor homosexuals,

1 Timothy 1:10

for fornicators, for homosexuals, for slave-traders, for liars, for perjurers, and anything else that is contrary to sound doctrine,

Deuteronomy 23:18

You shall not bring the hire of a harlot, or the price of a dog, into the house of Jehovah your God for any vow. For even both these are hateful to Jehovah your God.

Judges 19:22

They were making their hearts merry. And, behold, the men of the city, certain sons of Belial, set upon the house all around and beat at the door and spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, Bring out the man that came to your house so that we may know him.

Jude 1:7

as Sodom and Gomorrah, and the cities around them, in like manner to these, committing fornication, and going away after other flesh, laid down an example before-times, undergoing vengeance of everlasting fire.

Genesis 19:5

And they called to Lot, and said to him, Where are the men which came in to you this night? Bring them out to us, that we may know them.

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