Deuteronomy 22:5
New International Version
A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor a man wear women's clothing, for the LORD your God detests anyone who does this.

New Living Translation
"A woman must not put on men's clothing, and a man must not wear women's clothing. Anyone who does this is detestable in the sight of the LORD your God.

English Standard Version
“A woman shall not wear a man’s garment, nor shall a man put on a woman’s cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.

Berean Study Bible
A woman must not wear men’s clothing, and a man must not wear women’s clothing, for whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD your God.

New American Standard Bible
"A woman shall not wear man's clothing, nor shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.

King James Bible
The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Christian Standard Bible
"A woman is not to wear male clothing, and a man is not to put on a woman's garment, for everyone who does these things is detestable to the LORD your God.

Contemporary English Version
Women must not pretend to be men, and men must not pretend to be women. The LORD your God is disgusted with people who do that.

Good News Translation
"Women are not to wear men's clothing, and men are not to wear women's clothing; the LORD your God hates people who do such things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
A woman is not to wear male clothing, and a man is not to put on a woman's garment, for everyone who does these things is detestable to the LORD your God."

International Standard Version
"A woman must not wear what is appropriate to a man, nor shall a man put on a woman's garment, because anyone who does this is detestable to the LORD your God.

NET Bible
A woman must not wear men's clothing, nor should a man dress up in women's clothing, for anyone who does this is offensive to the LORD your God.

New Heart English Bible
A woman shall not wear men's clothing, neither shall a man put on women's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A woman must never wear anything men would wear, and a man must never wear women's clothes. Whoever does this is disgusting to the LORD your God.

JPS Tanakh 1917
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.

New American Standard 1977
“A woman shall not wear man’s clothing, nor shall a man put on a woman’s clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.

King James 2000 Bible
The woman shall not wear that which pertains unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are an abomination unto the LORD your God.

American King James Version
The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD your God.

American Standard Version
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
The apparel of a man shall not be on a woman, neither shall a man put on a woman's dress; for every one that does these things is an abomination to the Lord thy God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A woman shall not be clothed with man's apparel, neither shall a man use woman's apparel : for he that doeth these things is abominable before God.

Darby Bible Translation
There shall not be a man's apparel on a woman, neither shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever doeth so is an abomination to Jehovah thy God.

English Revised Version
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.

Webster's Bible Translation
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD thy God.

World English Bible
A woman shall not wear men's clothing, neither shall a man put on women's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to Yahweh your God.

Young's Literal Translation
The habiliments of a man are not on a woman, nor doth a man put on the garment of a woman, for the abomination of Jehovah thy God is any one doing these.
Study Bible
Various Laws
4If you see your brother’s donkey or ox fallen on the road, you must not ignore it; you must help him lift it up. 5A woman must not wear men’s clothing, and a man must not wear women’s clothing, for whoever does these things is detestable to the LORD your God. 6If you come across a bird’s nest with chicks or eggs, either in a tree or on the ground along the road, and the mother is sitting on the chicks or eggs, you must not take the mother along with the young.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 22:4
If you see your brother's donkey or ox fallen on the road, you must not ignore it; you must help him lift it up.

Deuteronomy 22:6
If you come across a bird's nest with chicks or eggs, either in a tree or on the ground along the road, and the mother is sitting on the chicks or eggs, you must not take the mother along with the young.

Treasury of Scripture

The woman shall not wear that which pertains to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD your God.

woman shall not

1 Corinthians 11:4-15
Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head…

abomination

Deuteronomy 18:12
For all that do these things are an abomination unto the LORD: and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee.







Lexicon
A woman
אִשָּׁ֔ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

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

wear
יִהְיֶ֤ה (yih·yeh)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1961: To fall out, come to pass, become, be

men’s
גֶ֙בֶר֙ (ḡe·ḇer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1397: A valiant man, warrior, a person simply

clothing,
כְלִי־ (ḵə·lî-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3627: Something prepared, any apparatus

and a man
גֶּ֖בֶר (ge·ḇer)
Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1397: A valiant man, warrior, a person simply

must not
וְלֹא־ (wə·lō-)
Conjunctive waw | Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

wear
יִלְבַּ֥שׁ (yil·baš)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3847: Wrap around, to put on a, garment, clothe

women’s
אִשָּׁ֑ה (’iš·šāh)
Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 802: Woman, wife, female

clothing,
שִׂמְלַ֣ת (śim·laṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8071: A dress, a mantle

for
כִּ֧י (kî)
Conjunction
Strong's Hebrew 3588: A relative conjunction

whoever
כָּל־ (kāl-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 3605: The whole, all, any, every

does
עֹ֥שֵׂה (‘ō·śêh)
Verb - Qal - Participle - masculine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6213: To do, make

these things
אֵֽלֶּה׃ (’êl·leh)
Pronoun - common plural
Strong's Hebrew 428: These, those

is detestable
תוֹעֲבַ֛ת (ṯō·w·‘ă·ḇaṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 8441: Something disgusting, an abhorrence, idolatry, an idol

to the LORD
יְהוָ֥ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3069: YHWH

your God.
אֱלֹהֶ֖יךָ (’ĕ·lō·he·ḵā)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative
(5) The woman shall not wear . . .--One of the things of which we may well say with St. Paul, "Doth not nature itself teach you?"

Verse 5. - The divinely instituted distinction between the sexes was to be sacredly observed, and, in order to this, the dress and ether things appropriate to the one were not to be used by the other. That which pertaineth unto a man; literally, the apparatus (כְּלִי) of a man, including, not dress merely, but implements, tools, weapons, and utensils. This is an ethical regulation in the interests of morality. There is no reference, as some have supposed, to the wearing of masks for the purpose of disguise, or to the practice of the priests at heathen festivals of wearing masks of their gods. Whatever tends to obliterate the distinction between the sexes tends to licentiousness; and that the one sex should assume the dress of the other has always been regarded as unnatural and indecent (comp. Seneca, 'Epist.,' 122, "Nonne videntur contra naturam vivere qui commutant cum feminis vestem;" and Juvenal, 'Sat.,' 6:252 -

"Quem praestare potest muller galeata pudorem
Quae fugit a sexu?"
) Such a change of vesture is here declared to be an abomination to the Lord, because of its tendency to immorality. 22:5-12 God's providence extends itself to the smallest affairs, and his precepts do so, that even in them we may be in the fear of the Lord, as we are under his eye and care. Yet the tendency of these laws, which seem little, is such, that being found among the things of God's law, they are to be accounted great things. If we would prove ourselves to be God's people, we must have respect to his will and to his glory, and not to the vain fashions of the world. Even in putting on our garments, as in eating or in drinking, all must be done with a serious regard to preserve our own and others' purity in heart and actions. Our eye should be single, our heart simple, and our behaviour all of a piece.
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