And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have worked confusion; their blood shall be on them.
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EXPOSITORY (ENGLISH BIBLE)With his daughter in law.—See Notes on Leviticus 18:15.Leviticus 20:12. Confusion — By perverting the order which God hath appointed, and making the same offspring both his own child and his grand-child.
they have wrought confusion.
both of them shall surely be put to death; it being a breach of the law in Leviticus 18:15; and this is the penalty annexed to it, even death:
they have wrought confusion: have been guilty of a shocking and shameful mixture, as Jarchi and Ben Gersom, as well as confounded the degrees of relation and affinity:
their blood shall be upon them; it being a capital crime, their, blood shall be shed for it; they shall be found guilty of death by stoning, as the Targum of Jonathan.And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.
EXEGETICAL (ORIGINAL LANGUAGES)Leviticus 19:31, cf. Exodus 22:17), "to go a whoring after them," i.e., to make himself guilty of idolatry by so doing, such practices being always closely connected with idolatry.
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