Leviticus 18:18
Good News Translation
Do not take your wife's sister as one of your wives, as long as your wife is living.

Contemporary English Version
As long as your wife is alive, don't cause trouble for her by taking one of her sisters as a second wife.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not take thy wife's sister for a harlot, to rival her: neither shalt thou discover her nakedness, while she is yet living.

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Thou shalt not take thy wife's sister for a harlot, to rival her: neither shalt thou discover her nakedness, while she is yet living.

wife.

Genesis 4:19 Who took two wives: the name of the one was Ada, and the name of the other Sella.

Genesis 29:28 He yielded to his pleasure: and after the week was past, he married Rachel:

Exodus 26:3 Five curtains shall be joined one to another, and the other five shall be coupled together in like manner.

to vex her

Genesis 30:15 She answered: Dost thou think it a small matter, that thou hast taken my husband from me, unless thou take also my son's mandrakes? Rachel said: He shall sleep with thee this night, for thy son's mandrakes.

1 Samuel 1:6-8 Her rival also afflicted her, and troubled her exceedingly, insomuch that she upbraided her, that the Lord had shut up her womb: . . .

Malachi 2:15 Did not one make her, and she is the residue of his spirit? And what doth one seek, but the seed of God? Keep then your spirit, and despise not the wife of thy youth.

Context
Unlawful Sexual Relations
17Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy wife and her daughter. Thou shalt not take her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter, to discover her shame: because they are her flesh, and such copulation is incest. 18Thou shalt not take thy wife's sister for a harlot, to rival her: neither shalt thou discover her nakedness, while she is yet living.19Thou shalt not approach to a woman having her flowers: neither shalt thou uncover her nakedness.…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:17
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy wife and her daughter. Thou shalt not take her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter, to discover her shame: because they are her flesh, and such copulation is incest.

Leviticus 18:19
Thou shalt not approach to a woman having her flowers: neither shalt thou uncover her nakedness.

Additional Translations
You must not take your wife’s sister as a rival wife and have sexual relations with her while your wife is still alive.Neither shall you take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

And thou shalt not take a wife to her sister, to be a rival to her , to uncover her nakedness, besides the other in her life-time.

Thou shalt not take a wife in addition to her sister, as a rival, to uncover her nakedness in opposition to her, while she is yet living.

And thou shalt not take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness beside her, during her life.

And thou shalt not take a woman to her sister, to be a rival to her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness besides the other in her life-time.

"'You shall not take a wife to her sister, to be a rival, to uncover her nakedness, while her sister is yet alive.

'And a woman unto another thou dost not take, to be an adversary, to uncover her nakedness beside her, in her life.
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