Leviticus 18:11
New International Version
"'Do not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife, born to your father; she is your sister.

New Living Translation
"Do not have sexual relations with your stepsister, the daughter of any of your father's wives, for she is your sister.

English Standard Version
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter, brought up in your father’s family, since she is your sister.

Berean Study Bible
You must not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father’s wife, born to your father; she is your sister.

New American Standard Bible
'The nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, born to your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

King James Bible
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Christian Standard Bible
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father's wife's daughter, who is adopted by your father; she is your sister.

Contemporary English Version
or half sister

Good News Translation
Do not have intercourse with a half sister; she, too, is your sister.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You are not to have sexual intercourse with your father's wife's daughter, who is adopted by your father; she is your sister.

International Standard Version
"You are not to have sexual relations with the daughter of your father's wife. Born of your father, she's your sister, so you are not to have sexual relations with her.

NET Bible
You must not have sexual intercourse with the daughter of your father's wife born of your father; she is your sister. You must not have intercourse with her.

New Heart English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, conceived by your father, since she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never have sexual intercourse with a daughter of your father and his wife. She is your own sister.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

New American Standard 1977
‘The nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter, born to your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

King James 2000 Bible
The nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, begotten of your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

American King James Version
The nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, begotten of your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

American Standard Version
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of the daughter of thy father's wife; she is thy sister by the same father: thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Douay-Rheims Bible
11Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, whom she bore to thy father, and who is thy sister.

Darby Bible Translation
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father: she is thy sister: thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

English Revised Version
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

Webster's Bible Translation
The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten by thy father, (she is thy sister) thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.

World English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, conceived by your father, since she is your sister.

Young's Literal Translation
The nakedness of a daughter of thy father's wife, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister; thou dost not uncover her nakedness.
Study Bible
Unlawful Sexual Relations
10You must not have sexual relations with your son’s daughter or your daughter’s daughter, for that would shame your family. 11You must not have sexual relations with the daughter of your father’s wife, born to your father; she is your sister. 12You must not have sexual relations with your father’s sister; she is your father’s close relative.…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:9
You must not have sexual relations with your sister, either your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether she was born in the same home or elsewhere.

Leviticus 18:10
You must not have sexual relations with your son's daughter or your daughter's daughter, for that would shame your family.

Leviticus 18:12
You must not have sexual relations with your father's sister; she is your father's close relative.

Treasury of Scripture

The nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, begotten of your father, she is your sister, you shall not uncover her nakedness.







Lexicon
You must not
לֹ֥א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

have sexual relations with
עֶרְוַ֨ת (‘er·waṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6172: Nakedness

the daughter
בַּת־ (baṯ-)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 1323: A daughter

of your father’s
אָבִ֙יךָ֙ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

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

born
מוֹלֶ֣דֶת (mō·w·le·ḏeṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 4138: Nativity, lineage, native country, offspring, family

to your father;
אָבִ֔יךָ (’ā·ḇî·ḵā)
Noun - masculine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1: Father

she
הִ֑וא (hî)
Pronoun - third person feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 1931: He, self, the same, this, that, as, are

is your sister.
אֲחוֹתְךָ֖ (’ă·ḥō·wṯ·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 269: Sister -- a sister
(11) Thy father's wife's daughter.--If this clause stood alone it would denote the daughter of a man's stepmother by another or previous husband, since "father's wife" in Hebrew always denotes stepmother (see Leviticus 18:8, Leviticus 20:11; Deuteronomy 23:1, Deut. 26:20), in which case the man and the maiden, though no blood relations at all, would be forbidden to each other by virtue of the damsel's mother having married the man's father. It would thus differ from Leviticus 18:9, where the maiden is a half-sister either by the same father or the same mother.

Begotten of thy father.--Literally, the birth, or offspring of thy father (see Leviticus 18:9), that is, though the daughter of the stepmother, she is begotten by the same father, and hence is his half-sister on the father's side, which is exactly the same case already prohibited in the first clause of Leviticus 18:9. Hence to avoid a senseless repetition of the same prohibition we must either regard this clause as having crept into the text from a marginal gloss, or we must correct the first letter of the disjunctive particle in Leviticus 18:9, which would make it "the nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father and the daughter of thy mother." Accordingly, Leviticus 18:9 prohibits marriage with a full sister, whilst the verse before us forbids it with a half-sister. The latter is the more probable, since intermarriage between entire stepbrother and stepsister has always been, and still is, legitimate among the Jews.

Verse 11. - Incest with a half-sister on the father's side is again forbidden. Perhaps "the prohibition refers to the son by a first marriage, whereas verse 9 treats of the son by a second marriage" (Keil). 18:1-30 Unlawful marriages and fleshly lusts. - Here is a law against all conformity to the corrupt usages of the heathen. Also laws against incest, against brutal lusts, and barbarous idolatries; and the enforcement of these laws from the ruin of the Canaanites. God here gives moral precepts. Close and constant adherence to God's ordinances is the most effectual preservative from gross sin. The grace of God only will secure us; that grace is to be expected only in the use of the means of grace. Nor does He ever leave any to their hearts' lusts, till they have left him and his services.
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