New International Version
"Anyone who has sexual relations with an animal is to be put to death.
King James Bible
Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.
Darby Bible Translation
Every one that lieth with a beast shall certainly be put to death.
World English Bible
"Whoever has sex with an animal shall surely be put to death.
Young's Literal Translation
'Whoever lieth with a beast is certainly put to death.
Exodus 22:19 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Lieth with a beast - If this most abominable crime had not been common, it never would have been mentioned in a sacred code of laws. It is very likely that it was an Egyptian practice; and it is certain, from an account in Sonnini's Travels, that it is practiced in Egypt to the present day.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryExcursus on Usury.
The famous canonist Van Espen defines usury thus: "Usura definitur lucrum ex mutuo exactum aut speratum;"  and then goes on to defend the proposition that, "Usury is forbidden by natural, by divine, and by human law. The first is proved thus. Natural law, as far as its first principles are concerned, is contained in the decalogue; but usury is prohibited in the decalogue, inasmuch as theft is prohibited; and this is the opinion of the Master of the Sentences, of St. Bonaventura, of St. Thomas …
Philip Schaff—The Seven Ecumenical Councils
Ciii. Zacchæus. Parable of the Pounds. Journey to Jerusalem.
The Development of the Earlier Old Testament Laws
The Blessing of Jacob Upon Judah. (Gen. Xlix. 8-10. )
"'Do not have sexual relations with an animal and defile yourself with it. A woman must not present herself to an animal to have sexual relations with it; that is a perversion.
"'If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you must kill the animal.
"'If a woman approaches an animal to have sexual relations with it, kill both the woman and the animal. They are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.
"Cursed is anyone who has sexual relations with any animal." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"
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