Parallel Verses

Amplified

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

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.

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



Cross References

Leviticus 20:11

The man who lies [intimately] with his father’s wife has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall most certainly be put to death; their blood is on them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported [everywhere] that there is sexual immorality among you, a kind of immorality that is condemned even among the [unbelieving] Gentiles: that someone has [an intimate relationship with] his father’s wife.

Deuteronomy 22:30

A man shall not take his father’s [former] wife, so that he will not expose his father’s wife.

Deuteronomy 27:20

‘Cursed is he who is intimate with his father’s [former] wife, because he has violated what belongs to his father.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.’

Genesis 49:4


“But unstable and reckless and boiling over like water [in sinful lust], you shall not excel or have the preeminence [of the firstborn],
Because you went up to your father’s bed [with Bilhah];
You defiled it—he went up to my couch.

Amos 2:7


“These who pant after (long to see) the dust of the earth on the head of the helpless [as sign of their grief and distress]
Also turn aside the way of the humble;
And a man and his father will go to the same girl
So that My holy name is profaned.

Genesis 35:22

While Israel was living in that land, Reuben [his eldest son] went and lay with Bilhah his father’s concubine, and Israel heard about it.

Now Jacob had twelve sons—

2 Samuel 16:21-22

Ahithophel said to Absalom, “Go in to your father’s concubines, whom he has left behind to take care of the house; then all Israel will hear that you have made yourself odious to your father. Then the hands of all who are with you will be strengthened [by your boldness and audacity].”

Ezekiel 22:10

In you men have uncovered their fathers’ nakedness [the nakedness of mother or stepmother]; in you they have violated women who are [set apart as ceremonially] unclean during their menstrual impurity [or after childbirth].

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