Leviticus 20:16

“And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Leviticus 20:16

And if a woman approch vnto any beast, and lie downe thereto, thou shalt kill the woman and the beast: they shall surely be put to death, their blood shalbe vpon them.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'If {there is} a woman who approaches any animal to mate with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if a woman goes near a beast and has sex relations with it, you will put an end to the woman and the beast: their blood will be on them.
- Basic English Bible

And if a woman approach unto any beast to gender therewith, thou shalt kill the woman and the beast: they shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.
- Darby Bible

And if a woman shall approach to any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman and the beast; they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- Webster's Bible

'If a woman approaches any animal, and lies down with it, you shall kill the woman, and the animal: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- World English Bible

`And a woman who draweth near unto any beast to lie with it -- thou hast even slain the woman and the beast; they are certainly put to death; their blood [is] on them.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Leviticus 20:16

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 20:16


20:14 They - All who consented to it.

20:15 Slay the beast - Partly for the prevention of monstrous births, partly to blot out the memory of so loathsome a crime.

20:17 See her nakedness - In this and several of the following verses, uncovering nakedness plainly appears to mean not marriage, but fornication or adultery.


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