Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

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.

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 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 or 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, the daughter of your father or the daughter of your mother, born at home or born away. Their nakedness you shall not uncover.



Cross References

Leviticus 20:11

And the man who lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness. Both of them shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be on them.

1 Corinthians 5:1

On the whole it is reported that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not even named among the nations, so as one to have his father's wife.

Deuteronomy 22:30

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen.

Genesis 49:4

Unstable as water, you shall not excel, because you went up to your father's bed; then you defiled it. He went up to my couch.

Amos 2:7

panting after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turning aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father will go in to the same woman, to defile My holy name.

Genesis 35:22

And it happened when Israel lived in that land, Reuben went and lay with Bilhah his father's concubine. And Israel heard it. And the sons of Jacob were twelve:

2 Samuel 16:21-22

And Ahithophel said to Absalom, Go in to your father's concubines, that he left to keep the house. And all Israel shall hear that you are abhorred by your father. And the hands of all who are with you will be strong.

Ezekiel 22:10

In you they have uncovered their fathers' nakedness; in you they have humbled her defiled by impurity.

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