Leviticus 20:10
New International Version
“’If a man commits adultery with another man’s wife—with the wife of his neighbor—both the adulterer and the adulteress are to be put to death.

New Living Translation
“If a man commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife, both the man and the woman who have committed adultery must be put to death.

English Standard Version
“If a man commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Berean Study Bible
If a man commits adultery with another man’s wife—with the wife of his neighbor—both the adulterer and the adulteress must surely be put to death.

King James Bible
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

New King James Version
‘The man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, he who commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress, shall surely be put to death.

New American Standard Bible
‘If there is a man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, one who commits adultery with his friend’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.

NASB 1995
If there is a man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, one who commits adultery with his friend’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

NASB 1977
‘If there is a man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, one who commits adultery with his friend’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Amplified Bible
‘The man who commits adultery with another’s wife, even his neighbor’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall most certainly be put to death.

Christian Standard Bible
“If a man commits adultery with a married woman—if he commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife—both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a man commits adultery with a married woman—if he commits adultery with his neighbor’s wife—both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.

American Standard Version
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And a man who commits adultery with the wife of a man and will commit adultery with the wife of his neighbor, the adulterer and the adulteress shall certainly be killed.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Whatever man shall commit adultery with the wife of a man, or whoever shall commit adultery with the wife of his neighbour, let them die the death, the adulterer and the adulteress.

Contemporary English Version
If any of you men have sex with another man's wife, both you and the woman will be put to death.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If any man commit adultery with the wife of another, and defile his neighbour's wife, let then: be put to death, both the adulterer and the adulteress.

English Revised Version
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Good News Translation
If a man commits adultery with the wife of an Israelite, both he and the woman shall be put to death.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
"If a man commits adultery with another man's wife or with his neighbor's wife, both he and the woman must be put to death for their adultery.

International Standard Version
"If anyone commits adultery with another man's wife, including when someone commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the adulterer and the adulteress are to die.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, both the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Literal Standard Version
And a man who commits adultery with a man’s wife—who commits adultery with the wife of his neighbor—the adulterer and the adulteress are surely put to death.

NET Bible
If a man commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, both the adulterer and the adulteress must be put to death.

New Heart English Bible
"'The man who commits adultery with another man's wife shall surely be put to death, both the adulterer and the adulteress.

World English Bible
"'The man who commits adultery with another man's wife, even he who commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

Young's Literal Translation
'And a man who committeth adultery with a man's wife -- who committeth adultery with the wife of his neighbour -- the adulterer and the adulteress are surely put to death.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Punishments for Sexual Immorality
10If a man commits adultery with another man’s wife— with the wife of his neighbor— both the adulterer and the adulteress must surely be put to death. 11If 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.…

Cross References
John 8:5
In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such a woman. So what do You say?"

Exodus 20:14
You shall not commit adultery.

Leviticus 18:20
You must not lie carnally with your neighbor's wife and thus defile yourself with her.

Numbers 5:13
by sleeping with another man, and it is concealed from her husband and her impurity is undetected (since there is no witness against her and she was not caught in the act),

Deuteronomy 5:18
You shall not commit adultery.

Deuteronomy 22:22
If a man is found lying with another man's wife, both the man who slept with her and the woman must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.

2 Samuel 11:5
And the woman conceived and sent word to David, saying, "I am pregnant."


Treasury of Scripture

And the man that commits adultery with another man's wife, even he that commits adultery with his neighbor's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

the adulterer

Deuteronomy 22:22-24
If a man be found lying with a woman married to an husband, then they shall both of them die, both the man that lay with the woman, and the woman: so shalt thou put away evil from Israel…

2 Samuel 12:13
And David said unto Nathan, I have sinned against the LORD. And Nathan said unto David, The LORD also hath put away thy sin; thou shalt not die.

Ezekiel 23:45-47
And the righteous men, they shall judge them after the manner of adulteresses, and after the manner of women that shed blood; because they are adulteresses, and blood is in their hands…









(10) Shall be surely put to death--That is, by stoning. (See Leviticus 20:2.) This precept is also to be found in Exodus 21:17; Proverbs 20:20, and is referred to by our Lord (Matthew 15:14; Mark 7:10).

His blood shall be upon him--That is, he has brought it upon himself to be killed. (See Joshua 2:19.) This phrase, which occurs seven times either in the singular or plural, is only to be found in this chapter (See Leviticus 20:9; Leviticus 20:11-13; Leviticus 20:16; Leviticus 20:27). According to the authorities during the second Temple, it carried with it death by lapidation. . . .

Verse 10. - The Hebrew punishment for adultery is more severe than that of most other nations. Death is again pronounced as the penalty of both adulterer and adulteress in Deuteronomy 22:22. The crime is that of a man with a married woman, whether the man be married or not; it is not that of a married man with an unmarried woman, which, in a country where polygamy was allowed, could not be regarded in the same light.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
If a man
וְאִ֗ישׁ (wə·’îš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

commits adultery
יִנְאַף֙ (yin·’ap̄)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5003: To commit adultery, to apostatize

with
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

[another] man’s
אִ֔ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's 376: A man as an individual, a male person

wife—
אֵ֣שֶׁת (’ê·šeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

with
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Preposition
Strong's 854: Nearness, near, with, by, at, among

the wife
אֵ֣שֶׁת (’ê·šeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female

of his neighbor—
רֵעֵ֑הוּ (rê·‘ê·hū)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 7453: Friend, companion, fellow

both the adulterer
הַנֹּאֵ֖ף (han·nō·’êp̄)
Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular
Strong's 5003: To commit adultery, to apostatize

and the adulteress
וְהַנֹּאָֽפֶת׃ (wə·han·nō·’ā·p̄eṯ)
Conjunctive waw, Article | Verb - Qal - Participle - feminine singular
Strong's 5003: To commit adultery, to apostatize

must surely
מֽוֹת־ (mō·wṯ-)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill

be put to death.
יוּמַ֥ת (yū·maṯ)
Verb - Hofal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 4191: To die, to kill


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