Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

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

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 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. 9 The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or the daughter of thy mother, whether born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.



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.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even among the Gentiles, that one of you hath his father's wife.

Deuteronomy 22:30

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, because he hath uncovered his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Genesis 49:4

Boiling over as water, thou shalt not have the pre-eminence; Because thou wentest up to thy father's bed; Then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch.

Amos 2:7

they that pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father go unto the'same maiden, to profane my holy name:

Genesis 35:22

And it came to pass, while Israel dwelt in that land, that Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine: and Israel heard of it. Now the sons of Jacob were twelve:

2 Samuel 16:21-22

And Ahithophel said unto Absalom, Go in unto thy father's concubines, that he hath left to keep the house; and all Israel will hear that thou art abhorred of thy father: then will the hands of all that are with thee be strong.

Ezekiel 22:10

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

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