Exodus 22:19

“Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Exodus 22:19

ΒΆ Whosoeuer lieth with a beast, shall surely be put to death.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"Whoever lies with an animal shall surely be put to death.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Any man who has sex connection with a beast is to be put to death.
- Basic English Bible

-- Every one that lieth with a beast shall certainly be put to death.
- Darby Bible

Whoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
- Webster's Bible

Whoever has sex with an animal shall surely be put to death.
- World English Bible

`Whoever lieth with a beast is certainly put to death.
- Youngs Literal Bible

(22:18) Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Exodus 22:19

Wesley's Notes for Exodus 22:19

22:17 If the father refused, he shall pay money - This shews how ill a thing it is, and by no means to be allowed, that children should marry without their parents consent: even here where the divine law appointed the marriage, both as a punishment to him that had done wrong, and a recompence to her that had suffered wrong, yet there was an express reservation for the father's power; if he denied his consent, it must be no marriage.

22:18 Witchcraft not only gives that honour to the devil which is due to God alone, but bids defiance to the divine providence, wages war with God's government, puts his work into the devil's hand expecting him to do good and evil. By our law, consulting, covenanting with, invocating or employing any evil spirit to any intent whatever, and exercising any enchantment, charm, or sorcery, whereby hurt shall be done to any person, is made felony, without benefit of clergy; also pretending to tell where goods lost or stolen may be found, is an iniquity punishable by the judge, and the second offence with death. This was the case in former times. But we are wiser than our fore - fathers. We believe, no witch ever did live! At least, not for these thousand years.

22:21 A stranger must not be abused, not wronged in judgment by the magistrates, not imposed upon in contracts, nor any advantage taken of his ignorance or necessity, no, nor must he be taunted, or upbraided with his being a stranger; for all these were vexations. For ye were strangers in Egypt - And knew what it was to be vexed and oppressed there. Those that have themselves been in poverty and distress, if Providence enrich and enlarge them, ought to shew a particular tenderness towards those that are now in such circumstances as they were in formerly, now doing to them as they then wished to be done by.

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