43 occurrences

'Nakedness' in the Bible

Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it on both their shoulders, went in backwards, and covered the nakedness of their father. Their faces were backwards, and they didn't see their father's nakedness.

Joseph remembered the dreams which he dreamed about them, and said to them, "You are spies! You have come to see the nakedness of the land."

He said to them, "No, but you have come to see the nakedness of the land!"

Neither shall you go up by steps to my altar, that your nakedness may not be exposed to it.'

You shall make them linen breeches to cover the flesh of their nakedness; from the waist even to the thighs they shall reach:

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, nor the nakedness of your mother: she is your mother. You shall not uncover her nakedness.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife: it is your father's nakedness.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, the daughter of your father, or the daughter of your mother, whether born at home, or born abroad.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your son's daughter, or of your daughter's daughter, even their nakedness: for theirs is your own nakedness.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, conceived by your father, since she is your sister.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's near kinswoman.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister: for she is your mother's near kinswoman.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, you shall not approach his wife: she is your aunt.

"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter. You shall not take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; they are near kinswomen: it is wickedness.

"'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.

"'If a man takes his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and sees her nakedness, and she sees his nakedness; it is a shameful thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the children of their people: he has uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity.

"'If a man lies with a woman having her monthly period, and uncovers her nakedness; he has made naked her fountain, and she has uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

"'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.

If a man lies with his uncle's wife, he has uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.

therefore you shall serve your enemies whom Yahweh shall send against you, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron on your neck, until he has destroyed you.

Then Saul's anger was kindled against Jonathan, and he said to him, "You son of a perverse rebellious woman, don't I know that you have chosen the son of Jesse to your own shame, and to the shame of your mother's nakedness?

Your nakedness shall be uncovered, yes, your shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and will spare no man."

Jerusalem has grievously sinned; therefore she is become as an unclean thing; all who honored her despise her, because they have seen her nakedness: yes, she sighs, and turns backward.

Now when I passed by you, and looked at you, behold, your time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over you, and covered your nakedness: yes, I swore to you, and entered into a covenant with you, says the Lord Yahweh, and you became mine.

Thus says the Lord Yahweh, Because your filthiness was poured out, and your nakedness uncovered through your prostitution with your lovers; and because of all the idols of your abominations, and for the blood of your children, that you gave to them;

therefore see, I will gather all your lovers, with whom you have taken pleasure, and all those who you have loved, with all those who you have hated; I will even gather them against you on every side, and will uncover your nakedness to them, that they may see all your nakedness.

In you have they uncovered their fathers' nakedness; in you have they humbled her who was unclean in her impurity.

These uncovered her nakedness; they took her sons and her daughters; and her they killed with the sword: and she became a byword among women; for they executed judgments on her.

So she uncovered her prostitution, and uncovered her nakedness: then my soul was alienated from her, like as my soul was alienated from her sister.

and they shall deal with you in hatred, and shall take away all your labor, and shall leave you naked and bare; and the nakedness of your prostitution shall be uncovered, both your lewdness and your prostitution.

Therefore I will take back my grain in its time, and my new wine in its season, and will pluck away my wool and my flax which should have covered her nakedness.

Pass on, inhabitant of Shaphir, in nakedness and shame. The inhabitant of Zaanan won't come out. The wailing of Beth Ezel will take from you his protection.

"Behold, I am against you," says Yahweh of Armies, "and I will lift your skirts over your face. I will show the nations your nakedness, and the kingdoms your shame.

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ערוה 
`ervah 
Usage: 54

פּרע 
Para` 
Usage: 16

בּשׂר 
Basar 
Usage: 270

מער 
Ma`ar 
Usage: 2

מערם 
Ma`arom 
Usage: 1

עוּר 
`uwr 
Usage: 1

ערם עירם 
`eyrom 
Usage: 10

ערה 
`arah 
Usage: 15

ערם ערום 
`arowm 
Usage: 16

עריה 
`eryah 
Usage: 6

γυμνητεύω 
Gumneteuo 
be naked
Usage: 1

γυμνός 
Gumnos 
Usage: 9

γυμνότης 
Gumnotes 
Usage: 2