Leviticus 20:11
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New International Version
"'If a man has sexual relations with his father's wife, he has dishonored his father. Both the man and the woman are to be put to death; their blood will be on their own heads.

King James Bible
And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Darby Bible Translation
And a man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall certainly be put to death; their blood is upon them.

World English Bible
"'The man who lies with his father's wife has uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.

Young's Literal Translation
And a man who lieth with his father's wife -- the nakedness of his father he hath uncovered -- both of them are certainly put to death; their blood is on them.

Leviticus 20:11 Parallel
Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Committeth adultery - To what has been said in the note on See Exodus 20:14 (note), we may add, that the word adultery comes from the Latin adulterium, which is compounded of ad, to or with, and alter, another, or, according to Minshieu, of ad alterius forum, he that approaches to another man's bed.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Leviticus 18:8 The nakedness of your father's wife shall you not uncover: it is your father's nakedness.

Deuteronomy 27:20,23 Cursed be he that lies with his father's wife; because he uncovers his father's skirt. And all the people shall say, Amen...

Amos 2:7 That pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek...

1 Corinthians 5:1 It is reported commonly that there is fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles...

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Leviticus 20:9 For every one that curses his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he has cursed his father or his mother...

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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
Leviticus 18:7
"'Do not dishonor your father by having sexual relations with your mother. She is your mother; do not have relations with her.

Leviticus 18:8
"'Do not have sexual relations with your father's wife; that would dishonor your father.

Deuteronomy 22:30
A man is not to marry his father's wife; he must not dishonor his father's bed.

Deuteronomy 27:20
"Cursed is anyone who sleeps with his father's wife, for he dishonors his father's bed." Then all the people shall say, "Amen!"

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