Parallel Verses

Amplified

And the man who lies carnally with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of the guilty ones shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon their own heads.

New American Standard Bible

'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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

If a man sleeps with his father's wife, he has shamed his father. Both of them must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.

International Standard Version

"If a man has sexual relations with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness, so both of them are to be put to death. Their guilt will remain their responsibility.

A Conservative Version

And the man who lays with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness. Both of them shall surely be put to death, their blood shall be upon them.

American Standard Version

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.

Bible in Basic English

And the man who has sex relations with his father's wife has put shame on his father: the two of them are to be put to death; their blood will be on them.

Darby Translation

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And the man that lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely die; their blood shall be upon them.

Julia Smith Translation

And a man who shall lie with his father's wife, uncovered his father's nakedness: dying, they shall die: they two their blood is upon them,

King James 2000

And the man that 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 upon them.

Lexham Expanded Bible

As for a man who lies with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness; both of them shall be put to death--their blood [is] on them.

Modern King James verseion

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.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If a man lie with his father's wife and uncover his father's privities, they shall both die for it, their blood be upon their heads.

NET Bible

If a man has sexual intercourse with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness. Both of them must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.

New Heart English Bible

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 upon them.

The Emphasized Bible

And any man who lieth with his father's wife, the shame of his father, hath uncovered, - they both shall, surely be put to death - their blood shall be upon themselves.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

"'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 upon them.

Youngs Literal Translation

And a man who lieth with his father's wife -- the nakedness of his father he hath uncovered -- both of them are certainly put to death; their blood is on them.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the man
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

שׁכב 
Shakab 
Usage: 210

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

שׁתּים שׁנים 
Sh@nayim 
Usage: 767

מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

be put to death
מוּת 
Muwth 
Usage: 839

דּם 
Dam 
Usage: 359

References

Context Readings

Family And Sexual Offenses

10 The man who commits adultery with another's wife, even his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death. 11 And the man who lies carnally with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of the guilty ones shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon their own heads. 12 And if a man lies carnally with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have wrought confusion, perversion, and defilement; their blood shall be upon their own heads.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 27:20

Cursed is he who lies with his father's wife, because he uncovers what belongs to his father. All the people shall say, Amen.

Deuteronomy 27:23

Cursed is he who lies with his mother-in-law. All the people shall say, Amen.

Leviticus 18:7-8

The nakedness of your father, which is the nakedness of your mother, you shall not uncover; she is your mother; you shall not have intercourse with her.

Amos 2:7

They pant after [the sight of] the poor [reduced to such misery that they will be throwing] dust of the earth on their heads [in token of their grief]; they defraud and turn aside the humble [who are too meek to defend themselves]; and a man and his father will have sexual relations with the same maiden, so that My holy name is profaned.

1 Corinthians 5:1

It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, impurity of a sort that is condemned and does not occur even among the heathen; for a man has [his own] father's wife.

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