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

New Living Translation
“A man must not marry his father’s former wife, for this would violate his father.

English Standard Version
“A man shall not take his father’s wife, so that he does not uncover his father’s nakedness.

Berean Study Bible
A man is not to marry his father’s wife, so that he will not dishonor his father’s marriage bed.

King James Bible
A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

New King James Version
“A man shall not take his father’s wife, nor uncover his father’s bed.

New American Standard Bible
“A man shall not take his father’s wife in marriage, so that he does not uncover his father’s garment.

NASB 1995
"A man shall not take his father's wife so that he will not uncover his father's skirt.

NASB 1977
“A man shall not take his father’s wife so that he shall not uncover his father’s skirt.

Amplified Bible
“A man shall not take his father’s [former] wife, so that he will not expose his father’s wife.

Christian Standard Bible
“A man is not to marry his father’s wife; he must not violate his father’s marriage bed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A man is not to marry his father's wife; he must not violate his father's marriage bed."

American Standard Version
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Contemporary English Version
A man must not marry a woman who was married to his father. This would be a disgrace to his father.

Douay-Rheims Bible
No man shall take his father's wife, nor remove his covering.

English Revised Version
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Good News Translation
"No man is to disgrace his father by having intercourse with any of his father's wives.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A man must never marry his father's wife because this would disgrace his father.

International Standard Version
"A man must not marry his father's wife, so that he will not dishonor his father's memory."

JPS Tanakh 1917
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Literal Standard Version
A man does not take his father’s wife, nor uncover his father’s skirt.”

NET Bible
A man may not marry his father's former wife and in this way dishonor his father.

New Heart English Bible
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

World English Bible
A man shall not take his father's wife, and shall not uncover his father's skirt.

Young's Literal Translation
'A man doth not take his father's wife, nor uncover his father's skirt.

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Marriage Violations
29then the man who lay with her must pay the young woman’s father fifty shekels of silver, and she must become his wife because he has violated her. He must not divorce her as long as he lives. 30A man is not to marry his father’s wife, so that he will not dishonor his father’s marriage bed.

Cross References
1 Corinthians 5:1
It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is intolerable even among pagans: A man has his father's wife.

Leviticus 18:8
You must not have sexual relations with your father's wife; it would dishonor your father.

Leviticus 20:11
If a man lies with his father's wife, he has uncovered his father's nakedness. Both must surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Deuteronomy 22:29
then the man who lay with her must pay the young woman's father fifty shekels of silver, and she must become his wife because he has violated her. He must not divorce her as long as he lives.

Deuteronomy 27:20
Cursed is he who sleeps with his father's wife, for he has violated his father's marriage bed.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'


Treasury of Scripture

A man shall not take his father's wife, nor discover his father's skirt.

Leviticus 27:20
And if he will not redeem the field, or if he have sold the field to another man, it shall not be redeemed any more.

Leviticus 18:8
The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.

Leviticus 20:11
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.

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Ruth 3:9
And he said, Who art thou? And she answered, I am Ruth thine handmaid: spread therefore thy skirt over thine handmaid; for thou art a near kinsman.

Ezekiel 16:8
Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest mine.









Verse 30. - To these is appended a general prohibition of incestuous connections, the first provision in the earlier law being cited as a sort of index to the whole (Leviticus 18:7, etc.).





Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
A man
אִ֖ישׁ (’îš)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

is not
לֹא־ (lō-)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

to marry
יִקַּ֥ח (yiq·qaḥ)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3947: To take

his father’s
אָבִ֑יו (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

wife,
אֵ֣שֶׁת (’ê·šeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

so that he will not
וְלֹ֥א (wə·lō)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

dishonor
יְגַלֶּ֖ה (yə·ḡal·leh)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1540: To denude, to exile, to reveal

his father’s
אָבִֽיו׃ (’ā·ḇîw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

marriage bed.
כְּנַ֥ף (kə·nap̄)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3671: An edge, extremity, a wing, a flap, a quarter, a pinnacle


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