Leviticus 20:21

“And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Leviticus 20:21

And if a man shall take his brothers wife, it is an vncleane thing: hee hath vncouered his brothers nakednesse, they shall be childlesse.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

'If {there is} a man who takes his brother's wife, it is abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother's nakedness. They will be childless.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is impurity: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if a man takes his brother's wife, it is an unclean act; he has put shame on his brother; they will have no children.
- Basic English Bible

And if a man take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness: they shall be childless.
- Darby Bible

And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
- Webster's Bible

'If a man takes his brother's wife, it is an impurity: he has uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
- World English Bible

`And a man who taketh his brother's wife -- it [is] impurity; the nakedness of his brother he hath uncovered; childless they are.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is impurity: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Leviticus 20:21

Wesley's Notes for Leviticus 20:21


20:21 His brother's wife - Except in the case allowed by God, #Deu 25:5|.


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