Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

New American Standard Bible

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, that is, the nakedness of your mother. She is your mother; you are not to uncover her nakedness.

King James Version

The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Holman Bible

You are not to shame your father by having sex with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual intercourse with her.

International Standard Version

"Neither your father's nakedness nor your mother's nakedness is to be exposed. She's your mother, so you are not to have sexual relations with her.

A Conservative Version

The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, thou shall not uncover. She is thy mother. Thou shall not uncover her nakedness,

Amplified

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, that is, the nakedness of your mother. She is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

Bible in Basic English

You may not have sex relations with your father or your mother: she is your mother, you may not take her.

Darby Translation

The nakedness of thy father, and the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother: thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Julia Smith Translation

The nakedness of thy father, and the nakedness of thy mother thou shalt not uncover: it is thy mother, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

King James 2000

The nakedness of your father, or the nakedness of your mother, shall you not uncover: she is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not expose your father's nakedness or your mother's nakedness--she [is] your mother; you must not expose her nakedness.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father or the nakedness of your mother. She is your mother; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The privities of thy father and thy mother, see thou unhele not: she is thy mother, therefore shalt thou not uncover her privities.

NET Bible

You must not expose your father's nakedness by having sexual intercourse with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have intercourse with her.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, nor the nakedness of your mother: she is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

The Emphasized Bible

The shame of thy father, even the shame of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover, - thy mother, she is, thou shalt not uncover her shame.

Webster

The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, nor the nakedness of your mother: she is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

The nakedness of thy father and the nakedness of thy mother thou dost not uncover, she is thy mother; thou dost not uncover her nakedness.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

or the nakedness
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

of thy mother
אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

shalt thou not uncover
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

thou shalt not uncover
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

References

Easton

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

6 None of you shall approach to any that are near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am Jehovah. 7 The nakedness of thy father, even the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. 8 The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:11

And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Ezekiel 22:10

In thee have they uncovered their fathers nakedness; in thee have they humbled her that was unclean in her impurity.

Leviticus 18:8-16

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

Leviticus 20:14

And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you.

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