New American Standard Bible
'None of you shall approach any blood relative of his to uncover nakedness; I am the LORD.
King James Bible
None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the LORD.
Darby Bible Translation
No one shall approach to any that is his near relation, to uncover his nakedness: I am Jehovah.
World English Bible
"'None of you shall approach anyone who are his close relatives, to uncover their nakedness: I am Yahweh.
Young's Literal Translation
None of you unto any relation of his flesh doth draw near to uncover nakedness; I am Jehovah.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Near of kin - See the margin. The term was evidently used to denote those only who came within certain limits of consanguinity, together with those who by affinity were regarded in the same relationship.
To uncover their nakedness - i. e. to have sexual intercourse. The immediate object of this law was to forbid incest.
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
but that we write to them that they abstain from things contaminated by idols and from fornication and from what is strangled and from blood.
'So you shall keep My statutes and My judgments, by which a man may live if he does them; I am the LORD.
'You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, that is, the nakedness of your mother. She is your mother; you are not to uncover her nakedness.
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