New American Standard Bible
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister; she is your father's blood relative.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.
Darby Bible Translation
The nakedness of thy father's sister shalt thou not uncover: she is thy father's near relation.
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.
Leviticus 18:12 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Thy father's sister - The instance of Amram and Jochebed Exodus 6:20 seems to show that marriage with an aunt was not considered wrong by the Israelites when they were in Egypt.
LibraryThe Doctrine of Arbitrary Scriptural Accommodation Considered.
"But the Righteousness which is of Faith speaketh on this wise,--Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into Heaven?' (that is, to bring Christ down from above:) or, Who shall descend into the deep?' (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth; and in thine heart:' that is, the word of Faith, which we preach; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from …
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation
'The nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, born to your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, for she is your mother's blood relative.
'You shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister or of your father's sister, for such a one has made naked his blood relative; they will bear their guilt.
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