Leviticus 20:11
New International Version
"'If a man has sexual relations with his father's wife, he has dishonored his father. Both the man and the woman are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

New Living Translation
“If a man violates his father by having sex with one of his father’s wives, both the man and the woman must be put to death, for they are guilty of a capital offense.

English Standard Version
If a man lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Berean Study Bible
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.

New American Standard Bible
If there is a man who lies with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

New King James Version
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.

King James Bible
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.

Christian Standard Bible
If a man sleeps with his father's wife, he has violated the intimacy that belongs to his father. Both of them must be put to death; their death is their own fault.

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.

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.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a man sleeps with his father's wife, he has shamed his father. Both of them must be put to death; their blood is on their own hands.

International Standard Version
"If a man has sexual relations with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness, so both of them are to be put to death. Their guilt will remain their responsibility.

NET Bible
If a man has sexual intercourse with his father's wife, he has exposed his father's nakedness. Both of them must be put to death; their blood guilt is on themselves.

New Heart English Bible
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.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Whoever has sexual intercourse with his father's wife has violated his father's marriage. Both he and his father's wife must be put to death. They deserve to die.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And the man that lieth with his father's wife--he hath uncovered his father's nakedness--both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

New American Standard 1977
‘If there is a man who lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And the man that lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness; both of them shall surely die; their blood shall be upon them.

King James 2000 Bible
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 upon them.

American King James Version
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.

American Standard Version
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.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
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.

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.

Darby Bible Translation
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.

English Revised Version
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.

Webster's Bible Translation
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.

World English Bible
"'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.

Young's Literal Translation
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.
Study Bible
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. 12If a man lies with his daughter-in-law, both must surely be put to death. They have acted perversely; their blood is upon them.…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:7
You must not expose the nakedness of your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; you must not have sexual relations with her.

Leviticus 18:8
You must not have sexual relations with your father's wife; it would dishonor your father.

Deuteronomy 22:30
A man is not to marry his father's wife, so that he will not dishonor his father's marriage bed.

Deuteronomy 27:20
Cursed is he who sleeps with his father's wife, for he has violated his father's marriage bed.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'

Treasury of Scripture

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.

Leviticus 18:8
The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.

Deuteronomy 27:20,23
Cursed be he that lieth with his father's wife; because he uncovereth his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen…

Amos 2:7
That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek: and a man and his father will go in unto the same maid, to profane my holy name:

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Leviticus 20:9
For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.







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

lies
יִשְׁכַּב֙ (yiš·kaḇ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7901: To lie down

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

his father’s
אָבִ֔יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

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

he has uncovered
גִּלָּ֑ה (gil·lāh)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

his father’s
אָבִ֖יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

nakedness.
עֶרְוַ֥ת (‘er·waṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6172: Nakedness

Both
שְׁנֵיהֶ֖ם (šə·nê·hem)
Number - mdc | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 8147: Two (a cardinal number)

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

be put to death;
יוּמְת֥וּ (yū·mə·ṯū)
Verb - Hofal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

their blood
דְּמֵיהֶ֥ם (də·mê·hem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 1818: Blood, of man, an animal, the juice of the grape, bloodshed

[is] upon them.
בָּֽם׃ (bām)
Preposition | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew
(11) His father's wife.--Here the penalty is enacted for the sin prohibited in Leviticus 18:8.

Verses 11, 12. - It should be noted that intercourse with a stepmother or daughter-in-law are put, by the punishment inflicted upon them, on the same level with adultery and unnatural crimes (verses 10, 13, 15, 16). 20:10-27 These verses repeat what had been said before, but it was needful there should be line upon line. What praises we owe to God that he has taught the evil of sin, and the sure way of deliverance from it! May we have grace to adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things; may we have no fellowship with unfruitful works of darkness, but reprove them.
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