Leviticus 20:11

“And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Leviticus 20:11

And the man that lieth with his fathers wife, hath vncouered his fathers nakednesse: both of them shalbe put to death; their blood shalbe vpon them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'If {there is} a man who lies with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the man who has sex relations with his father's wife has put shame on his father: the two of them are to be put to death; their blood will be on them.
- Basic English Bible

And a man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.
- Darby Bible

And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death: their blood shall be upon them.
- Webster's Bible

'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.
- World English Bible

`And a man who lieth with his father's wife -- the nakedness of his father he hath uncovered -- both of them are certainly put to death; their blood [is] on them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the man that lieth with his father's wife--he hath uncovered his father's nakedness--both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Leviticus 20:11

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 20:11


20:9 Curseth - This is not here meant of every perverse expression, but of bitter reproaches or imprecations. His blood shall be upon him - He is guilty of his own death: he deserves to die for so unnatural a crime.

20:12 Confusion - By perverting the order which God hath appointed, and making the same off - spring both his own child and his grandchild.

20:13 Put to death - Except the one party was forced by the other. See #Deu 22:25|.


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