Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s wife; it is your father’s nakedness.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

You are not to have sex with your father’s wife; it will shame your father.

International Standard Version

"You are not to have sexual relations with your father's wife. It's your own father's nakedness.

A Conservative Version

the nakedness of thy father's wife. It is thy father's nakedness.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s wife; it is your father’s nakedness.

Bible in Basic English

And you may not have sex relations with your father's wife: she is your father's.

Darby Translation

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

The nakedness of your father's wife shall you not uncover: it is your father's nakedness.

Lexham Expanded Bible

You must not expose the nakedness of your father's wife--it is your father's nakedness.

Modern King James verseion

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife. It is your father's nakedness.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The privities of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover, for they are thy father's privities.

NET Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with your father's wife; she is your father's nakedness.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife: it is your father's nakedness.

The Emphasized Bible

The shame of thy father's wife, shalt thou not uncover, - thy father's shame, it is.

Webster

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

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife: it is your father's nakedness.

Youngs Literal Translation

The nakedness of the wife of thy father thou dost not uncover; it is the nakedness of thy father.

Interlinear

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

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

shalt thou not uncover
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

References

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Laws Of Sexual Relations

7 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. 8 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s wife; it is your father’s nakedness. 9 The nakedness of your sister, either your father’s daughter or your mother’s daughter, whether born at home or born outside, their nakedness you shall not uncover.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:11

If there is a man who lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is immorality among you, and immorality of such a kind as does not exist even among the Gentiles, that someone has his father’s wife.

Deuteronomy 22:30

A man shall not take his father’s wife so that he will not uncover his father’s skirt.

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed is he who lies with his father’s wife, because he has uncovered his father’s skirt.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Genesis 49:4

Uncontrolled as water, you shall not have preeminence,
Because you went up to your father’s bed;
Then you defiled it—he went up to my couch.

Amos 2:7

“These who pant after the very dust of the earth on the head of the helpless
Also turn aside the way of the humble;
And a man and his father resort to the same girl
In order to profane My holy name.

Genesis 35:22

It came about while Israel was dwelling in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine, and Israel heard of it.Now there were twelve sons of Jacob—

2 Samuel 16:21-22

Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left to keep the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. The hands of all who are with you will also be strengthened.”

Ezekiel 22:10

In you they have uncovered their fathers’ nakedness; in you they have humbled her who was unclean in her menstrual impurity.

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