Leviticus 18:18
Text Analysis
Strong'sHebrewEnglishMorphology
802 [e]וְאִשָּׁ֥ה
wə-’iš-šāh
And a womanConj-w | N-fs
413 [e]אֶל־
’el-
toPrep
269 [e]אֲחֹתָ֖הּ
’ă-ḥō-ṯāh
her sisterN-fsc | 3fs
3808 [e]לֹ֣א
norAdv-NegPrt
3947 [e]תִקָּ֑ח
ṯiq-qāḥ;
shall you takeV-Qal-Imperf-2ms
6887 [e]לִצְרֹ֗ר
liṣ-rōr,
as a rivalPrep-l | V-Qal-Inf
1540 [e]לְגַלּ֧וֹת
lə-ḡal-lō-wṯ
to uncoverPrep-l | V-Piel-Inf
6172 [e]עֶרְוָתָ֛הּ
‘er-wā-ṯāh
her nakednessN-fsc | 3fs
5921 [e]עָלֶ֖יהָ
‘ā-le-hā
-Prep | 3fs
2416 [e]בְּחַיֶּֽיהָ׃
bə-ḥay-ye-hā.
while the other is alivePrep-b | N-mpc | 3fs









Hebrew Texts
ויקרא 18:18 Hebrew OT: Westminster Leningrad Codex
וְאִשָּׁ֥ה אֶל־אֲחֹתָ֖הּ לֹ֣א תִקָּ֑ח לִצְרֹ֗ר לְגַלֹּ֧ות עֶרְוָתָ֛הּ עָלֶ֖יהָ בְּחַיֶּֽיהָ׃

ויקרא 18:18 Hebrew OT: WLC (Consonants Only)
ואשה אל־אחתה לא תקח לצרר לגלות ערותה עליה בחייה׃

ויקרא 18:18 Paleo-Hebrew OT: WLC (Font Required)
ואשה אל־אחתה לא תקח לצרר לגלות ערותה עליה בחייה׃

ויקרא 18:18 Hebrew Bible
ואשה אל אחתה לא תקח לצרר לגלות ערותה עליה בחייה׃

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'You shall not marry a woman in addition to her sister as a rival while she is alive, to uncover her nakedness.

King James Bible
Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to marry a woman as a rival to her sister and have sexual intercourse with her during her sister's lifetime."
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