Leviticus 21:3
Modern Translations
New International Version
or an unmarried sister who is dependent on him since she has no husband--for her he may make himself unclean.

New Living Translation
or his virgin sister who depends on him because she has no husband.

English Standard Version
or his virgin sister (who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may make himself unclean).

Berean Study Bible
or his unmarried sister who is near to him, since she has no husband.

New American Standard Bible
also for his virgin sister who is near to him because she has not had a husband; for her, he may defile himself.

NASB 1995
also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

NASB 1977
also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

Amplified Bible
also his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may become unclean.

Christian Standard Bible
He may make himself unclean for his unmarried virgin sister in his immediate family.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
He may make himself unclean for his young unmarried sister in his immediate family.

Contemporary English Version
or an unmarried sister, who has no husband to take care of her.

Good News Translation
or unmarried sister living in his house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
and especially an unmarried virgin sister who is still close to you.

International Standard Version
virgin sister (who is a near relative of him and did not have a husband— he may defile himself for her).

NET Bible
and his virgin sister who is near to him, who has no husband; he may defile himself for her.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh unto him, which hath had no husband; for her may he be defiled.

New King James Version
also his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband, for her he may defile himself.

King James 2000 Bible
And for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, who has had no husband; for her he may be defiled.

New Heart English Bible
and for his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

World English Bible
and for his virgin sister who is near to him, who has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

American King James Version
And for his sister a virgin, that is near to him, which has had no husband; for her may he be defiled.

American Standard Version
and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband; for her may he defile himself.

A Faithful Version
And for his sister, a virgin, who is near to him, who has had no husband, for her he may be defiled.

Darby Bible Translation
and for his sister, a virgin, that is near unto him, who hath had no husband, for her may he make himself unclean.

English Revised Version
and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, which hath had no husband, for her may he defile himself.

Webster's Bible Translation
And for his sister a virgin, that is nigh to him, who hath had no husband: for her he may be defiled.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Or by his sister a maid, that is neere vnto him, which hath not had a husband: for her he may lament.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And by his sister a mayde that is nye vnto hym, whom no man hath knowe: for her shall he be defiled.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
& vpon his sister, which is yet a virgin, & hath bene no mans wife (which belongeth vnto him) vpon her maie he defyle himself.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
and on his syster as loge as she is a mayde ad dwelleth nye him and was neuer geuen to man: on her he maye defile him selfe.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and for his sister, the virgin, who is near to him, who has not been to a man; he is defiled for her.

Young's Literal Translation
and for his sister, the virgin, who is near unto him, who hath not been to a man; for her he is defiled.

Smith's Literal Translation
And for his sister, a virgin, coming near to him, who was not for a husband for her, he shall be defiled.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
And for a maiden sister, who hath had no husband:

Catholic Public Domain Version
or a virgin sister, who is not married to a husband.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Or he may be defiled for his sister, a virgin who was near to him, who was not with a man,

Lamsa Bible
And for his virgin sister, who is near to him, who had no husband; for her he may defile himself.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
and for his sister a virgin, that is near unto him, that hath had no husband, for her may he defile himself.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
and for a virgin sister that is near to one, that is not espoused to a man; for these one shall defile himself.








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