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.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryThe 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
For John had been saying to him, "It is not lawful for you to have her."
If there is a man who takes his brother's wife, it is abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother's nakedness. They will be childless.
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