Leviticus 20:12
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New International Version
"'If a man has sexual relations with his daughter-in-law, both of them are to be put to death. What they have done is a perversion; their blood will be on their own heads.

King James Bible
And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
And if a man lie with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall certainly be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood is upon them.

World English Bible
"'If a man lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have committed a perversion; their blood shall be upon them.

Young's Literal Translation
And a man who lieth with his daughter-in-law -- both of them are certainly put to death; confusion they have made; their blood is on them.

Leviticus 20:12 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They have wrought confusion - See Leviticus 18, and especially the note on Leviticus 18:6 (note).

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Leviticus 18:15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter in law: she is your son's wife; you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Genesis 38:16,18 And he turned to her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray you, let me come in to you...

Deuteronomy 27:23 Cursed be he that lies with his mother in law. And all the people shall say, Amen.

confusion

Leviticus 18:23 Neither shall you lie with any beast to defile yourself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto...

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Tenth Day. Holiness and Separation.
I am the Lord your God, which have separated you from other people. And ye shall be holy unto me, for I the Lord am holy, and have separated you from other people that ye should be Mine.'--Lev. xx. 24, 26. 'Until the days be fulfilled, in the which he separateth himself unto the Lord, he shall be holy.... All the days of his separation he is holy unto the Lord.'--Num. vi. 5, 8. 'Wherefore Jesus also, that He might sanctify the people through His own blood, suffered without the
Andrew Murray—Holy in Christ

Self-Denial.
"If any man will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me."--Matt. xvi. 24. Good works are not the saint's sanctification, any more than drops of water are the fountain; but they spring as crystal drops from the fountain of sanctification. They are good, not when the saint intends them to be good, but when they conform to the divine law and proceed from a true faith. Yet the intention is of great importance; the Church has always taught that a work could not be called
Abraham Kuyper—The Work of the Holy Spirit

Cross References
Exodus 22:2
"If a thief is caught breaking in at night and is struck a fatal blow, the defender is not guilty of bloodshed;

Leviticus 18:15
"'Do not have sexual relations with your daughter-in-law. She is your son's wife; do not have relations with her.

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