Leviticus 20:15
New International Version
"'If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you must kill the animal.

New Living Translation
"If a man has sex with an animal, he must be put to death, and the animal must be killed.

English Standard Version
If a man lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death, and you shall kill the animal.

Berean Study Bible
If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he must be put to death. And you are also to kill the animal.

New American Standard Bible
If there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.

King James Bible
And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

Christian Standard Bible
If a man has sexual intercourse with an animal, he must be put to death; you are also to kill the animal.

Good News Translation
If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he and the animal shall be put to death.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
If a man has sexual intercourse with an animal, he must be put to death; you are also to kill the animal.

International Standard Version
"If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he is to be put to death, and you are also to kill the animal.

NET Bible
If a man has sexual intercourse with any animal, he must be put to death, and you must kill the animal.

New Heart English Bible
"'If a man lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; and you shall kill the animal.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A man who has sexual intercourse with an animal must be put to death. You must kill the animal, too.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death; and ye shall slay the beast.

New American Standard 1977
‘If there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.

Jubilee Bible 2000
And if a man copulates with a beast, he shall surely be put to death, and ye shall slay the beast.

King James 2000 Bible
And if a man lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death: and you shall slay the animal.

American King James Version
And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and you shall slay the beast.

American Standard Version
And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And whosoever shall lie with a beast, let him die the death; and ye shall kill the beast.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that shall copulate with any beast or cattle, dying let him die, the beast also ye shall kill.

Darby Bible Translation
And if a man lie with a beast for copulation, he shall certainly be put to death; and ye shall kill the beast.

English Revised Version
And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

Webster's Bible Translation
And if a man shall lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.

World English Bible
"'If a man lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; and you shall kill the animal.

Young's Literal Translation
'And a man who giveth his lying with a beast is certainly put to death, and the beast ye do slay.
Study Bible
Punishments for Sexual Immorality
14If a man marries both a woman and her mother, it is depraved. Both he and they must be burned in the fire, so that there will be no depravity among you. 15If a man has sexual relations with an animal, he must be put to death. And you are also to kill the animal. 16If a woman approaches any animal to mate with it, you must kill both the woman and the animal. They must surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.…
Cross References
Exodus 22:19
Whoever has sexual relations with an animal must surely be put to death.

Leviticus 18:23
You must not have sexual relations with any animal, thus defiling yourself with it; a woman must not stand before an animal to mate with it; that is a perversion.

Leviticus 20:16
If a woman approaches any animal to mate with it, you must kill both the woman and the animal. They must surely be put to death; their blood is upon them.

Deuteronomy 27:21
Cursed is he who has sexual relations with any animal.' And let all the people say, 'Amen!'

Treasury of Scripture

And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and you shall slay the beast.

Leviticus 18:23
Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.

Exodus 22:19
Whosoever lieth with a beast shall surely be put to death.

Deuteronomy 27:21
Cursed be he that lieth with any manner of beast. And all the people shall say, Amen.







Lexicon
If a man
וְאִ֗ישׁ (wə·’îš)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 376: A man as an individual, a male person

has sexual relations
יִתֵּ֧ן (yit·tên)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 5414: To give, put, set

with an animal,
בִּבְהֵמָ֖ה (biḇ·hê·māh)
Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal

he must be put to death.
מ֣וֹת (mō·wṯ)
Verb - Qal - Infinitive absolute
Strong's Hebrew 4191: To die, to kill

And
וְאֶת־ (wə·’eṯ-)
Conjunctive waw | Direct object marker
Strong's Hebrew 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

you are also to kill
תַּהֲרֹֽגוּ׃ (ta·hă·rō·ḡū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 2026: To smite with deadly intent

the animal.
הַבְּהֵמָ֖ה (hab·bə·hê·māh)
Article | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 929: A dumb beast, any large quadruped, animal
(15, 16) with a beast.--See Leviticus 18:23.

20:10-27 These verses repeat what had been said before, but it was needful there should be line upon line. What praises we owe to God that he has taught the evil of sin, and the sure way of deliverance from it! May we have grace to adorn the doctrine of God our Saviour in all things; may we have no fellowship with unfruitful works of darkness, but reprove them.
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