New Living Translation
"Do not have sexual relations with your mother's sister, for she is your mother's close relative.
King James Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mother's near kinswoman.
Darby Bible Translation
The nakedness of thy mother's sister shalt thou not uncover; for she is thy mother's near relation.
World English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister: for she is your mother's near kinswoman.
Young's Literal Translation
The nakedness of thy mother's sister thou dost not uncover; for she is thy mother's relation.
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LibraryThe Blessings of Noah Upon Shem and Japheth. (Gen. Ix. 18-27. )
Ver. 20. "And Noah began and became an husbandman, and planted vineyards."--This does not imply that Noah was the first who began to till the ground, and, more especially, to cultivate the vine; for Cain, too, was a tiller of the ground, Gen. iv. 2. The sense rather is, that Noah, after the flood, again took up this calling. Moreover, the remark has not an independent import; it serves only to prepare the way for the communication of the subsequent account of Noah's drunkenness. By this remark, …
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament
Meditations for Household Piety.
Appendix ii. Philo of Alexandria and Rabbinic Theology.
"Do not have sexual relations with your father's sister, for she is your father's close relative.
"Do not violate your uncle, your father's brother, by having sexual relations with his wife, for she is your aunt.
"Do not have sexual relations with your aunt, whether your mother's sister or your father's sister. This would dishonor a close relative. Both parties are guilty and will be punished for their sin.
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