Leviticus 18:12
New International Version
“’Do not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.

New Living Translation
“Do not have sexual relations with your father’s sister, for she is your father’s close relative.

English Standard Version
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s relative.

Berean Study Bible
You must not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

New King James Version
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is near of kin to your father.

New American Standard Bible
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s blood relative.

NASB 1995
‘You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s blood relative.

NASB 1977
‘You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s blood relative.

Amplified Bible
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s sister; she is your father’s blood relative.

Christian Standard Bible
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.

American Standard Version
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Do not uncover the nakedness of the sister of your father, for she is the close relative of your father.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister, for she is near akin to thy father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: because she is the flesh of thy father.

English Revised Version
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never have sexual intercourse with your father's sister. She is your paternal aunt.

International Standard Version
"You are not to have sexual relations with your father's sister. She's your father's near blood relative.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.

Literal Standard Version
You do not uncover the nakedness of a sister of your father; she [is] a relation of your father.

NET Bible
You must not have sexual intercourse with your father's sister; she is your father's flesh.

New Heart English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's flesh.

World English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's near kinswoman.

Young's Literal Translation
The nakedness of a sister of thy father thou dost not uncover; she is a relation of thy father.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Unlawful Sexual Relations
11You must not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father’s wife, born to your father; she is your sister. 12You must not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative. 13You must not have sexual relations with your mother’s sister, for she is your mother’s close relative.…

Cross References
Leviticus 18:11
You must not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father; she is your sister.

Leviticus 18:13
You must not have sexual relations with your mother's sister, for she is your mother's close relative.

Leviticus 20:19
You must not have sexual relations with the sister of your mother or your father, for it is exposing one's own kin; both shall bear their iniquity.


Treasury of Scripture

You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she is your father's near kinswoman.

Leviticus 20:19
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Exodus 6:20
And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she bare him Aaron and Moses: and the years of the life of Amram were an hundred and thirty and seven years.









(12) Thy father's sister.--According to the law which obtained in the time of Christ this prohibition not only extended to the father's half-sisters, but even when they were begotten by the grandfather illegitimately. It is remarkable that Moses himself was the offspring of such an alliance, since his father Amram married his own aunt Jochebed, who was the sister of his father. (See Exodus 6:20.)

Verses 12-15. - Fifthly, incest with a paternal or maternal aunt is forbidden; sixthly, with an aunt by marriage; seventhly, with a daughter-in-law. The last of these finds its place in Ezekiel's catalogue of abominations (Ezekiel 22:11; cf. Genesis 28:18, 26).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
You must not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's 3808: Not, no

have sexual relations with
עֶרְוַ֥ת (‘er·waṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 6172: Nakedness

your father’s
אָבִ֖יךָ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

sister;
אֲחוֹת־ (’ă·ḥō·wṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 269: Sister -- a sister

she
הִֽוא׃ (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is your father’s
אָבִ֖יךָ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's 1: Father

close relative.
שְׁאֵ֥ר (šə·’êr)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 7607: Flesh, as living, for, food, food of any kind, kindred by blood


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