Exodus 21:10

“If he take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 21:10

If he take him another wife, her food, her rayment, and her duety of mariage shall he not diminish.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"If he takes to himself another woman, he may not reduce her food, her clothing, or her conjugal rights.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

If he take him another `wife'; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage, shall he not diminish.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if he takes another woman, her food and clothing and her married rights are not to be less.
- Basic English Bible

If he take himself another, her food, her clothing, and her conjugal rights he shall not diminish.
- Darby Bible

If he shall take him another wife; her food, her raiment, and her duty of marriage shall he not diminish.
- Webster's Bible

If he takes another wife to himself, he shall not diminish her food, her clothing, and her marital rights.
- World English Bible

`If another [woman] he take for him, her food, her covering, and her habitation, he doth not withdraw;
- Youngs Literal Bible

If he take him another wife, her food, her raiment, and her conjugal rights, shall he not diminish.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 21:10

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 21:10


21:8 Who hath betrothed her to himself - For a concubine, or secondary Wife. Not that Masters always took Maid - servants on these terms.

21:9 After the manner of daughters - He shall give her a portion, as to a daughter.


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