Leviticus 20:16
Good News Translation
If a woman tries to have sexual relations with an animal, she and the animal shall be put to death. They are responsible for their own death.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The woman that shall lie under any beast, shall be killed together with the same. Their blood be upon them.

New American Bible
If a woman goes up to any animal to mate with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they shall both be put to death; their bloodguilt is upon them.

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The woman that shall lie under any beast, shall be killed together with the same. Their blood be upon them.

And if a woman.

Leviticus 18:24,25 Defile not yourselves with any of these things with which all the nations have been defiled, which I will cast out before you, . . .

). Need we wonder then, that God should have made laws of this nature, and appointed the punishment of death for these crimes? This one observation will account for many of those strange prohibitions which we find in the Mosaic law.

and the beast

Exodus 19:13 No hands shall touch him, but he shall be stoned to death, or he shall be shot through with arrows: whether it be beast, or man, he shall not live. When the trumpet shall begin to sound, then let them go up into the mount.

Exodus 21:28,32 If an ox gore a man or a woman, and they die, he shall be stoned: and his flesh shall not be eaten, but the owner of the ox shall be quit. . . .

Hebrews 12:20 For they did not endure that which was said: and if so much as a beast shall touch the mount, it shall be stoned.

Context
Punishments for Sexual Immorality
15He that shall copulate with any beast or cattle, dying let him die: the beast also ye shall kill. 16The woman that shall lie under any beast, shall be killed together with the same. Their blood be upon them.17If any man take his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother, and see her nakedness, and she behold her brother's shame: they have committed a crime. They shall be slain, in the sight of their people, because they have discovered one another's nakedness. And they shall bear their iniquity.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:19
Whosoever copulateth with a beast; shall be put to death.

Leviticus 18:23
Thou shalt not copulate with any beast: neither shalt thou be defiled with it. A woman shall not lie down to a beast, nor copulate with it: because it is a heinous crime.

Leviticus 20:15
He that shall copulate with any beast or cattle, dying let him die: the beast also ye shall kill.

Leviticus 20:17
If any man take his sister, the daughter of his father, or the daughter of his mother, and see her nakedness, and she behold her brother's shame: they have committed a crime. They shall be slain, in the sight of their people, because they have discovered one another's nakedness. And they shall bear their iniquity.

Additional Translations
If a woman approaches any animal to mate with it, you must kill both the woman and the animal. They must surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.And if a woman approach to any beast, and lie down thereto, you shall kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be on them.

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.

And whatever woman shall approach any beast, so as to have connexion with it, ye shall kill the woman and the beast: let them die the death, they are guilty.

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.

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.

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.

"'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.

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.
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