Deuteronomy 22:30

“A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A man shall not take his fathers wife, nor discouer his fathers skirt.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A man shall not take his father's wife so that he will not uncover his father's skirt.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.
- American Standard Version (1901)

A man may not take his father's wife or have sex relations with a woman who is his father's.
- Basic English Bible

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

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.
- Webster's Bible

A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.
- World English Bible

`A man doth not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(23:1) A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Deuteronomy 22:30


22:30 Take - To wife. So this respects the state, and the next branch speaks of the act only.


Discussion for Deuteronomy 22:30

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