Leviticus 20:13

“If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

If a man also lie with mankind, as hee lyeth with a woman, both of them haue committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shalbe vpon them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'If {there is} a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if a man lie with mankind, as with womankind, both of them have committed abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if a man has sex relations with a man, the two of them have done a disgusting thing: let them be put to death; their blood will be on them.
- Basic English Bible

And if a man lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.
- Darby Bible

If a man also shall lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- Webster's Bible

'If a man lies with a male, as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- World English Bible

`And a man who lieth with a male as one lieth with a woman; abomination both of them have done; they are certainly put to death; their blood [is] on them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if a man lie with mankind, as with womankind, both of them have committed abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 20:13


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


Discussion for Leviticus 20:13

  • Being born again is not a get out of Jail Free card. the thing is believing Jesus Died for our sins is the start, but accepting what he taught an trying to live the way he taught, through his spirit in you.. how can we grow in fruits of the spirit if we continue in the same sin overran over again. faith without works is dead..
  • As a Christian struggling with this particular sin, I STAND for God 's word. He says what He means He means what He says!!! POINT BLANK
  • Keith maggard for verse 13
    I do believe it is a sin but so are so many things we all do Jesus instructed us to love even our enemies I don t think they are my enemy as a matter of fact some have been my friends there is a fraise that has been going around lately that says don t hate me because I sin differently than you do I believe that God views all sin the same and it all needs to be forgiven Jesus said your sins are forgiven go sin no more no I don t hate or even dislike a gay person but if you ask me do I think it is a sin I won t lie to you to protect your feelings
  • Ernest White for verse 13
    I BELIEVE THE SCRIPTURES ARE RIGHT THAT IS WHY GOD SENT US A SAVIOR NAME JESUS WE WERE ALL BORN SINNERS GAY STRAIGHT OTHER WITH A NATURE BENT TOWARD EVIL THAT S WHY WE ALL MUST BE BORN AGAIN THUS ALLOWING GOD TO GIVE US HIS NATURE THROUGH CHRIST THIS NEW NATURE DESIRES TO PLEASE GOD
  • Behold, old things shall pass away".......... This is a new era........ Preach the Gospel of the New Testament ' Christ '
  • BroadwayErik for verse 13
    You can interpret this any way you feel. The only fact of it is that the Old Testament was written by the ancient Israelites thousands of years ago, in a society extremely different from ours. It is easy to take this verse out of context and manipulate it to your liking. Would not you be better off studying the history of the Old Testement and try and analyze what they were ACTUALLY talking about? just a thought.

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