Parallel Verses

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.

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.

Amplified

You shall not have intimate relations with any animal to be defiled with it; nor shall a woman stand before an animal to mate with it; it is a perversion.

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.

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 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. 24 Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out from before you;



Cross References

Exodus 22:19

Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.

Leviticus 20:15-16

And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

Leviticus 20:12

And if a man lie with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.

Deuteronomy 27:21

Cursed be he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.

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