Parallel Verses

Amplified

Neither shall you lie with any beast and defile yourself with it; neither shall any woman yield herself to a beast to lie with it; it is confusion, perversion, and degradedly carnal.

New American Standard Bible

'Also you shall not have intercourse with any animal to be defiled with it, nor shall any woman stand before an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion.

King James Version

Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

Holman Bible

You are not to have sexual intercourse with any animal, defiling yourself with it; a woman is not to present herself to an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion.

International Standard Version

"You are not to present yourself to an animal in order to have sexual relations with it and by doing so to defile yourself. A woman is not to present herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it. It's detestable.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not lay with any beast to defile thyself with it, nor shall any woman stand before a beast, to lay down with it. It is a perversion.

American Standard Version

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.

Bible in Basic English

And you may not have sex relations with a beast, making yourself unclean with it; and a woman may not give herself to a beast: it is an unnatural act.

Darby Translation

And thou shalt lie with no beast to become unclean therewith; and a woman shall not stand before a beast to lie down with it: it is confusion.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith; neither shall any woman stand before a beast to join herself with it; it is mixture.

Julia Smith Translation

And to any quadruped thou shalt not give thy bed, to be defiled with it: and a woman shall not stand before a quadruped, to lie with it: it is profanation.

King James 2000

Neither shall you lie with any animal to defile yourself with it: neither shall any woman stand before an animal to lie down with it: it is perversion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall not {have sexual relations} with any animal, becoming unclean with it; and a woman shall not stand {before} an animal to copulate with it--that [is] a perversion.

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt lie with no manner of beast to defile thyself therewith, neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto, for that is abomination.

NET Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with any animal to become defiled with it, and a woman must not stand before an animal to have sexual intercourse with it; it is a perversion.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not lie with any animal to defile yourself with it; neither shall any woman give herself to an animal, to lie down with it: it is a perversion.

The Emphasized Bible

And of no beast, shalt thou have carnal knowledge to commit uncleanness therewith, - neither shall a woman present herself to a beast to couch down thereto, - confusion, it is.

Webster

Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

World English Bible

"'You shall not lie with any animal to defile yourself with it; neither shall any woman give herself to an animal, to lie down with it: it is a perversion.

Youngs Literal Translation

And with any beast thou dost not give thy copulation, for uncleanness with it; and a woman doth not stand before a beast to lie down with it; confusion it is.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Neither shalt thou
נתן 
Nathan 
Usage: 2011

lie
שׁכבת 
Sh@kobeth 
lie
Usage: 4

with any beast
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

to defile
טמא 
Tame' 
Usage: 162

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

פּנים 
Paniym 
Usage: 2119

a beast
בּהמה 
B@hemah 
Usage: 190

to lie down
רבע 
Raba` 
Usage: 3

References

Hastings

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

22 You shall not lie with a man as with a woman; it is an abomination. 23 Neither shall you lie with any beast and defile yourself with it; neither shall any woman yield herself to a beast to lie with it; it is confusion, perversion, and degradedly carnal. 24 Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, for in all these things the nations are defiled which I am casting out before you.



Cross References

Exodus 22:19

Whoever lies carnally with a beast shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 20:15-16

And if a man lies carnally with a beast, he shall surely be [stoned] to death, and you shall slay the beast.

Leviticus 20:12

And if a man lies carnally with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have wrought confusion, perversion, and defilement; their blood shall be upon their own heads.

Deuteronomy 27:21

Cursed is he who lies with any beast. All the people shall say, Amen.

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