Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

And the shame of thy mother's sister, or of thy father's sister, shalt thou not uncover, - for his near of kin, hath he exposed - their iniquity, shall they bear.

New American Standard Bible

You shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for such a one has made naked his blood relative; they will bear their guilt.

King James Version

And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Holman Bible

You must not have sexual intercourse with your mother’s sister or your father’s sister, for it is exposing one’s own blood relative; both people will bear their punishment.

International Standard Version

"You are not to have sexual relations with your mother's sister or your father's sister, because that is laying bare the nakedness of his close relative. They'll continue to bear responsibility for their iniquity.

A Conservative Version

And thou shall not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister, for he has made naked his near kin. They shall bear their iniquity.

American Standard Version

And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he hath made naked his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Amplified

You shall not uncover the nakedness of (have intimate relations with) your mother’s sister or your father’s sister, for such a one has uncovered his blood relative; they will bear their guilt.

Bible in Basic English

And you may not have sex connection with your mother's sister or your father's sister, for they are his near relations: their sin will be on them.

Darby Translation

And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister shalt thou not uncover; for he hath laid naked his near relation: they shall bear their iniquity.

Julia Smith Translation

And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister, thou shalt not uncover; for he made naked his remainder; they shall bear their iniquity.

King James 2000

And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister: for he uncovers his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And you shall not expose the nakedness of your mother's sister, and you shall not expose your father's sister, because such a person has dishonored his close relative--they must bear their guilt.

Modern King James verseion

And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister. For he uncovers his near kin. They shall bear their iniquity.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Thou shalt not uncover the privities of thy mother's sister nor of thy father's sisters, for he that doth so, uncovereth his next kin: and they shall bear their misdoing.

NET Bible

You must not expose the nakedness of your mother's sister and your father's sister, for such a person has laid bare his own close relative. They must bear their punishment for iniquity.

New Heart English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister; for he has made naked his close relative: they shall bear their iniquity.

Webster

And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

World English Bible

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister; for he has made naked his close relative: they shall bear their iniquity.

Youngs Literal Translation

'And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister, thou dost not uncover; because his relation he hath made bare; their iniquity they bear.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And thou shalt not uncover
גּלה 
Galah 
Usage: 188

the nakedness
ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

אם 
'em 
Usage: 220

אחות 
'achowth 
אחות 
'achowth 
Usage: 114
Usage: 114

שׁאר 
Sh@'er 
Usage: 16

נסה נשׂא 
Nasa' 
Usage: 653

References

American

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Family And Sexual Offenses

18 And, any man, who lieth with a woman having her sickness, and uncovereth her shame, her fountain, hath he exposed, she, also hath uncovered her fountain of blood, - they shall therefore both be cut off out of the midst of their people. 19 And the shame of thy mother's sister, or of thy father's sister, shalt thou not uncover, - for his near of kin, hath he exposed - their iniquity, shall they bear. 20 And, any man, who lieth with his uncles wife, the shame of his uncle, hath he uncovered, - their sin, shall they bear - childless, shall they die.



Cross References

Leviticus 18:6

No person whatsoever, unto any of the near kin of his own flesh, shall approach to uncover the parts of shame, - I, am Yahweh.

Exodus 6:20

So then, Amram took Jochebed, his father's sister to himself to wife, and she bare to him - Aaron and Moses. And, the years of the life of Amram, were a hundred and thirty-seven.

Leviticus 18:12-30

The shame of thy father's sister, shalt thou not uncover, - thy father's near of kin, she is.

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