Leviticus 18:16

“Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou shalt not vncouer the nakednesse of thy brothers wife: it is thy brothers nakednesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You may not have sex relations with your brother's wife, for she is your brother's.
- Basic English Bible

The nakedness of thy brother's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy brother's nakedness.
- Darby Bible

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
- Webster's Bible

'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.
- World English Bible

`The nakedness of thy brother's wife thou dost not uncover; it [is] thy brother's nakedness.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 18:16


18:16 Thy brother's wife - God afterwards commanded, that in one case, a man should marry his brother's widow.


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