Leviticus 18:16
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.

King James Bible
Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness.

Darby Bible Translation
The nakedness of thy brother's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy brother's nakedness.

World English Bible
"'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife: it is your brother's nakedness.

Young's Literal Translation
The nakedness of thy brother's wife thou dost not uncover; it is thy brother's nakedness.

Leviticus 18:16 Parallel
Commentary
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Thy brother's wife - That is, if she had children. See Deuteronomy 25:5. The law here expressed was broken by Antipas in his connection with Herodias Matthew 14:3-4.

Leviticus 18:16 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Doctrine of Arbitrary Scriptural Accommodation Considered.
"But the Righteousness which is of Faith speaketh on this wise,--Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into Heaven?' (that is, to bring Christ down from above:) or, Who shall descend into the deep?' (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.) But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth; and in thine heart:' that is, the word of Faith, which we preach; that if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised Him from
John William Burgon—Inspiration and Interpretation

Obedience
Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day thou art become the people of the Lord thy God. Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the Lord thy God, and do his commandments.' Deut 27: 9, 10. What is the duty which God requireth of man? Obedience to his revealed will. It is not enough to hear God's voice, but we must obey. Obedience is a part of the honour we owe to God. If then I be a Father, where is my honour?' Mal 1: 6. Obedience carries in it the life-blood of religion. Obey the voice of the Lord
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments

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