Leviticus 21:14
Modern Translations
New International Version
He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or a woman defiled by prostitution, but only a virgin from his own people,

New Living Translation
He may not marry a widow, a woman who is divorced, or a woman who has defiled herself by prostitution. She must be a virgin from his own clan,

English Standard Version
A widow, or a divorced woman, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry. But he shall take as his wife a virgin of his own people,

Berean Study Bible
He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

New American Standard Bible
A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by prostitution, these he shall not take; but rather he is to marry a virgin of his own people,

NASB 1995
'A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by harlotry, these he may not take; but rather he is to marry a virgin of his own people,

NASB 1977
‘A widow, or a divorced woman, or one who is profaned by harlotry, these he may not take; but rather he is to marry a virgin of his own people;

Amplified Bible
He may not marry a widow or a divorced woman or one who is profaned by prostitution, but he is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Christian Standard Bible
He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He is not to marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one defiled by prostitution. He is to marry a virgin from his own people,

Contemporary English Version
from your own tribe. Don't marry a divorced woman or any other woman who has already had sex, including a temple prostitute.

Good News Translation
not a widow or a divorced woman or a woman who has been a prostitute. He shall marry only a virgin from his own clan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He must never marry a widow, a divorced woman, a woman who has lost her virginity, or a prostitute. He may only marry a virgin from his own people.

International Standard Version
He is not to marry a widow or one who has been divorced, has been defiled, or has been a prostitute. Instead, he is to take a virgin from among his people as his wife.

NET Bible
He must not marry a widow, a divorced woman, or one profaned by prostitution; he may only take a virgin from his people as a wife.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

New King James Version
A widow or a divorced woman or a defiled woman or a harlot—these he shall not marry; but he shall take a virgin of his own people as wife.

King James 2000 Bible
A widow, or a divorced woman, or defiled, or a harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people as wife.

New Heart English Bible
A widow, or one divorced, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry: but a virgin of his own people shall he take as a wife.

World English Bible
A widow, or one divorced, or a woman who has been defiled, or a prostitute, these he shall not marry: but a virgin of his own people shall he take as a wife.

American King James Version
A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or an harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

American Standard Version
A widow, or one divorced, or a profane woman, a harlot, these shall he not take: but a virgin of his own people shall he take to wife.

A Faithful Version
He shall not take a widow or a divorced woman, or profane, or a harlot, but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

Darby Bible Translation
A widow, or a divorced woman, or a dishonoured one, a harlot, these shall he not take; but he shall take as wife a virgin from among his peoples.

English Revised Version
A widow, or one divorced, or a profane woman, an harlot, these shall he not take: but a virgin of his own people shall he take to wife.

Webster's Bible Translation
A widow, or a divorced woman, or profane, or a harlot, these shall he not take: but he shall take a virgin of his own people for a wife.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
But a widowe, or a diuorced woman, or a polluted, or an harlot, these shall he not marrie, but shall take a maide of his owne people to wife:

Bishops' Bible of 1568
But a wydowe, a deuorsed woman, or a polluted, or a harlot, these shall he not marrie: but shall take a mayde of his owne people to wyfe.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
but no wedowe, ner deuorsed, ner defyled, ner whore, but a virgin of his awne people shal he take to wife,

Tyndale Bible of 1526
but no wedowe nor deuorsed nor poluted whoore. But he shall take a mayden of his awne people to wife,
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
a widow, or cast out, or defiled, [or] a harlot—these he does not take, but he takes a virgin of his own people [for] a wife,

Young's Literal Translation
widow, or cast out, or polluted one -- a harlot -- these he doth not take, but a virgin of his own people he doth take for a wife,

Smith's Literal Translation
A widow, and the driven away, and profane, and an harlot, those he shall not take: but a virgin of his people shall he take a wife.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But a widow or one that is divorced, or defiled, or a harlot, he shall not take, but a maid of his own people :

Catholic Public Domain Version
But a widow, or one who has been repudiated or defiled, or also a mistress, he shall not accept, but only a maiden from among his own people.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
And he shall not take one of these: a widow, or a divorced woman, or a woman defiled with prostitution, but he shall take a virgin woman of his people.

Lamsa Bible
A widow or a woman who is put away or one who is defiled by whoredom, these he shall not take; but he shall take a virgin of his own people to wife.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
A widow, or one divorced, or a profaned woman, or a harlot, these shall he not take; but a virgin of his own people shall he take to wife.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
But a widow, or one that is put away, or profaned, or a harlot, these he shall not take; but he shall take for a wife a virgin of his own people.








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