Leviticus 20:19
New International Version
"'Do not have sexual relations with the sister of either your mother or your father, for that would dishonor a close relative; both of you would be held responsible.

New Living Translation
"Do not have sexual relations with your aunt, whether your mother's sister or your father's sister. This would dishonor a close relative. Both parties are guilty and will be punished for their sin.

English Standard Version
You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for that is to make naked one’s relative; they shall bear their iniquity.

Berean Study Bible
You must not have sexual relations with the sister of your mother or your father, for it is exposing one’s own kin; both shall bear their iniquity.

New American Standard Bible
'You shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister or of your father's sister, for such a one has made naked his blood relative; they will bear their guilt.

King James Bible
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Christian Standard Bible
You must not have sexual intercourse with your mother's sister or your father's sister, for it is exposing one's own blood relative; both people will bear their iniquity.

Contemporary English Version
The sisters of your father and mother are your own relatives, and you will be punished for having sex with any of them.

Good News Translation
If a man has intercourse with his aunt, both of them must suffer the consequences for incest.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You must not have sexual intercourse with your mother's sister or your father's sister, for it is exposing one's own blood relative; both people will bear their punishment.

International Standard Version
"You are not to have sexual relations with your mother's sister or your father's sister, because that is laying bare the nakedness of his close relative. They'll continue to bear responsibility for their iniquity.

NET Bible
You must not expose the nakedness of your mother's sister and your father's sister, for such a person has laid bare his own close relative. They must bear their punishment for iniquity.

New Heart English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister; for he has made naked his close relative: they shall bear their iniquity.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never have sexual intercourse with your mother's sister or your father's sister. Whoever has sexual intercourse with a close relative must be punished.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he hath made naked his near kin; they shall bear their iniquity.

New American Standard 1977
‘You shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for such a one has made naked his blood relative; they shall bear their guilt.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he uncovers his near kin; they shall bear their iniquity.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister: for he uncovers his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

American King James Version
And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister: for he uncovers his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

American Standard Version
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister; for he hath made naked his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy aunt by thy mother, and of thy aunt by thy father: he that doth this, hath uncovered the shame of his own flesh, both shall bear their iniquity.

Darby Bible Translation
And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister shalt thou not uncover; for he hath laid naked his near relation: they shall bear their iniquity.

English Revised Version
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he hath made naked his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

World English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister; for he has made naked his close relative: they shall bear their iniquity.

Young's Literal Translation
'And the nakedness of thy mother's sister, and of thy father's sister, thou dost not uncover; because his relation he hath made bare; their iniquity they bear.
Study Bible HEB ▾ 
Punishments for Sexual Immorality
18If a man lies with a menstruating woman and has sexual relations with her, he has exposed the source of her flow, and she has uncovered the source of her blood. Both of them must be cut off from their people. 19You must not have sexual relations with the sister of your mother or your father, for it is exposing one’s own kin; both shall bear their iniquity. 20If a man lies with his uncle’s wife, he has uncovered the nakedness of his uncle. They will bear their sin; they shall die childless.…
Cross References
Leviticus 18:12
You must not have sexual relations with your father's sister; she is your father's close relative.

Leviticus 18:13
You must not have sexual relations with your mother's sister, for she is your mother's close relative.

Treasury of Scripture

And you shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, nor of your father's sister: for he uncovers his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.

mother's

Leviticus 18:12,13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister: she …

Exodus 6:20 And Amram took him Jochebed his father's sister to wife; and she …

uncovereth

Leviticus 18:6 None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to …







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

have sexual relations with
וְעֶרְוַ֨ת (wə·‘er·waṯ)
Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 6172: Nakedness

the sister
אֲח֧וֹת (’ă·ḥō·wṯ)
Noun - feminine singular construct
Strong's Hebrew 269: Sister -- a sister

of your mother
אִמְּךָ֛ (’im·mə·ḵā)
Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 517: A mother, )

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

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

it is exposing
הֶעֱרָ֖ה (he·‘ĕ·rāh)
Verb - Hifil - Perfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 6168: To be, bare, to empty, pour out, demolish

one’s own kin;
שְׁאֵר֛וֹ (šə·’ê·rōw)
Noun - masculine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 7607: Flesh, as living, for, food, food of any kind, kindred by blood

both shall bear
יִשָּֽׂאוּ׃ (yiś·śā·’ū)
Verb - Qal - Imperfect - third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5375: To lift, carry, take

their iniquity.
עֲוֺנָ֥ם (‘ă·wō·nām)
Noun - common singular construct | third person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5771: Iniquity, guilt, punishment for iniquity
(19) Thy mother's sister.--See Leviticus 18:12.

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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