Leviticus 20:11
Good News Translation
A man who has intercourse with one of his father's wives disgraces his father, and both he and the woman shall be put to death. They are responsible for their own death.

Contemporary English Version
Having sex with one of your father's wives disgraces him. So both you and the woman will be put to death, just as you deserve.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If a man lie with his stepmother, and discover the nakedness of his father, let them both be put to death: their blood be upon them.

New American Bible
If a man disgraces his father by lying with his father’s wife, the two of them shall be put to death; their bloodguilt is upon them.

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If a man lie with his stepmother, and discover the nakedness of his father, let them both be put to death: their blood be upon them.

Leviticus 18:8 Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's wife: for it is the nakedness of thy father.

Deuteronomy 27:20,23 Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, and uncovereth his bed: and all the people shall say: Amen. . . .

Amos 2:7 They bruise the heads of the poor upon the dust of the earth, and turn aside the way of the humble: and the son and his father have gone to the same young woman, to profane my holy name.

1 Corinthians 5:1 It is absolutely heard that there is fornication among you and such fornication as the like is not among the heathens: that one should have his father's wife.

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Leviticus 20:9 He that curseth his father, or mother, dying let him die. He hath cursed his father, and mother: let his blood be upon him.

Context
Punishments for Sexual Immorality
10If any man commit adultery with the wife of another, and defile his neighbour's wife: let them be put to death, both the adulterer and the adulteress. 11If a man lie with his stepmother, and discover the nakedness of his father, let them both be put to death: their blood be upon them.12If any man lie with his daughter in law: let both die, because they have done a heinous crime. Their blood be upon them.…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:7
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother: she is thy mother, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Leviticus 18:8
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's wife: for it is the nakedness of thy father.

Deuteronomy 22:30
No man shall take his father's wife, nor remove his covering.

Deuteronomy 27:20
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife, and uncovereth his bed: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Additional Translations
If a man lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness. Both must surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.And the man that 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 on them.

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.

And if any one should lie with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness: let them both die the death, they are guilty.

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.

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.

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.

"'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.

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.
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